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The Cheesecake Factory Has Been Accused of Sneakily Tricking Customers Into Leaving Bigger Tips | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I'm always suspicious when a restaurant server makes suggestions.<p>They might reveal, for example, a special that they just <i>know</i> I'll love. (Chef has likely told them to push it, as the protein's …

Customers

Kuehne + Nagel improves profit 4% in Jan-Sep amid margin pressures | PortCalls Asia | Asian Shipping and Maritime News

International logistics service provider Kuehne + Nagel increased earnings by over 4.0% in the first nine months of the year compared to the same …

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Suez Canal

The Suez Canal, inaugurated in Egypt in December 1869, is one of the amazing industrial achievements that still inspires awe and continues to …

DHL's $85M Singapore hub features first fully automated express facility in South Asia | PortCalls Asia | Asian Shipping and Maritime News

DHL Express has launched its EUR85.0 million (US$85.4 million) South Asia Hub, a fully mechanized 24-hour express facility located within Changi …

All About Shipping

Maersk ships scrapped in dangerous shipyards in Bangladesh<p>The Producer – photo credit: S. Rahman<p><i>A Maersk oil ship is just now being scrapped in a</i> …

Energy

A Little-Noticed Fact About Trade: It’s No Longer Rising

The constant flow of goods from Asia to the United States was briefly interrupted last month after Hanjin, the South Korean shipping line, filed for bankruptcy, stranding several dozen of its cargo ships on the high seas.<p>It was a moment that made literal the stagnation of globalization.<p>The growth …

APL Expands Latin America Service Network

<i>APL has announced the launch of the Colombia Bridge Express (CBX) Service – a weekly feeder service which connects the major markets of Colombia and</i> …

Top 25: Global Freight Forwarders

*Revenues and volumes are company reported or Armstrong & Associates, Inc. estimates. Revenues have been converted to US$ using the average exchange …

The industry's seaborne news provider

Hunter Group exercises options for the construction of three more VLCCs at DSME.<p>Seaspan Corporation has added another 10,000 TEU SAVER design boxship …

Yang Ming might be next up for consolidation | PortCalls Asia | Asian Shipping and Maritime News

Taiwanese container line Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., the state’s No. 2 and now the world’s ninth largest box carrier, may be merged with other …

China

Railroad Veteran’s Turnaround Strategy Faces Hurdles in U.S.

In Canada, Hunter Harrison cut costs and boosted shares with ‘precision railroading,’ but analysts say U.S. rail networks are different<p>Railroading veteran Hunter Harrison has turned around Canada’s two biggest freight carriers with tighter schedules and rigorous cost discipline. But his operating …

We Found A Cheap Way To Move Your Stuff Across The Country

No U-Haul required. 👍<p>Search online for “cheapest way to move” and you’ll find a whole bunch of services that claim to haul boxes across the country for cheap. However, it can be tricky to know which of them to trust.<p>We’ve found one company, however, that’s worth a shot for the mover with no …

10 Must-have apps that every hiker shouldn’t live without

Share103<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 128<p>When we start planning long hikes, we always think of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan saying, “To live will be an awfully …

Saturday Night Live: The 15 best sketches of 2016

It was the best of times (<i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, Beyoncé’s <i>Lemonade</i>, Obama dancing to “Hotline Bling”), it was the worst of times (the …

Comedy

9 U.K. Artists Making Jazz Feel Brand New

These musicians are bringing grime, garage, dancehall, and more to the jazz world.<p>Jazz has long been a proud part of British culture. Saxophonist …

Warm Your Belly With This Easy Crockpot Curry Chicken Recipe

<i>Using Paleo-friendly ingredients, our friends at PaleoHacks created a curry recipe that is sure to fill your belly with best spices and flavors India has to offer.</i><p>Ah, curry. Just the mere mention of that word is enough to get my olfactory senses tingling with eager anticipation! This spectacular …

Recipes

One Interactive Map Reveals the Wi-Fi Passwords From Airports Around the World

Frequent travelers understand the headache of finding decent Wi-Fi in most airports. Slow lines or service that is limited to 30 minutes can make killing time on a layover a nightmare. Travel blogger and computer security engineer Anil Polat has solved the problem with this online map of …