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Iconic Brands That Just Vanished

<b>1. Compaq</b><p>At the turn of the 21st century, Compaq accounted for roughly 20% of U.S. PC sales. In 2001, Interbrand rated Compaq’s brand as the 24th …

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Economists Have A One-Page Solution To Climate Change

Climate change seems like this complicated problem with a million pieces. But Henry Jacoby, an economist at MIT's business school, says there's really just one thing you need to do to solve the problem: Tax carbon emissions.<p>"If you let the economists write the legislation," Jacoby says, "it could …

A Small Number of People Are Causing a Huge Share of Our Greenhouse Emissions

Top five regrets of the dying

There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common …

Disabled workers paid just pennies an hour – and it's legal

One of the nation's best-known charities is paying disabled workers as little as 22 cents an hour, thanks to a 75-year-old legal loophole that critics say needs to be closed.<p>Goodwill Industries, a multibillion-dollar company whose executives make six-figure salaries, is among the nonprofit groups …

Why Facebook Cofounder Chris Hughes And Google Are Giving Cash Directly To The Poorest

Here’s a radical idea: Instead of providing services or training to the world’s poorest, how about giving them cash instead?<p>GiveDirectly, a U.S.-based nonprofit operating in Kenya, is doing just that, and it’s won the support of the likes of Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and Google. Last Thursday …