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The Fine Art of Giving Gifts in China

When you receive a gift, you should open it only if your hosts ask you to do so, or if they begin telling you about the gift and you ask permission to open it.

The 7 Signs of Workaholism

A new study applies scientific rigor to the idea of being addicted to work and comes up with a checklist to see if you really do have a problem.

Happy & Healthy Employees

Creating a worksite wellness program is a great step toward encouraging healthy habits with employees.

Car detects if drivers are falling asleep at the wheel, wakes them up

Spain's Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia has now created the Harken project, which places sensors into seatbelts and car seats to track drivers' alertness.

Nothing Performs Like an Entrepreneur Under Pressure

How Advice Interactive's CEO and her husband, the CFO, were determined to keep their business afloat while taking care of their sick son.

5 Quick Tips on How to Grow and Scale Your Business

Starting a business is arguably the hardest part of business success, but growing that business comes in a close second. You not only have to worry about making sure your business is growing in the first place, but you have to make sure that growth is steady. Show More Summary

Betting on Fusion Energy

Tech Crunch's Y Combinator and Mithril Invest in Helion, A Nuclear Fusion Startup covers a $1.5 million investment in Helion, a nuclear fusion startup. What makes this really intriguing is Helion's claim that it can produce, in 3 years, a...

5 Simple Tricks for Tackling That Big Hairy Project You've Been Avoiding

Got a major task gnawing at you? Here are several simple ways to break through the procrastination and get it done.

Pinterest Images that Receive the Best Engagement

Pinterest can be a powerful marketing tool, particularly for visual brands. But there are some types of images that lead to more engagement, clicks, and purchases than others. An infographic released by Ripen Ecommerce outlines some of the most successful types of images on the site. Show More Summary

iPhone Creates Demand for Cosmetic Surgery: FaceTime Facelift

Robert K. Sigal, a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Washington, DC-area plastic surgery practice The Austin-Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery, is seeing firsthand technology’s direct effect on the demand for plastic surgery. “Patients...Show More Summary

Video: The Quest for Free (Groceries)

I know that the stores get reimbursed and all, but is this ethical? More here.

Endless Summer: How Six Seasonal Industries Stay Warm in Winter

Six Flags earns 80% of its revenue between Memorial Day and Labor Day, so what does the Amusement Park Industry do to generate revenue in the off-season? Amusement Parks The Amusement Parks industry, which consists of theme parks and water parks that provide thrill rides, animal exhibits and other attractions, is highly dependent on seasonal […]

What is StumbleUpon and How Does it Work?

What if there was a site that could predict everything you wanted to see on the Internet? StumbleUpon is a social network that helps you discover unique and interesting things across the Web. So what is StumbleUpon, exactly?  StumbleUpon...Show More Summary

Lending Club, Fast-Growing Peer-to-Peer Lender, Files for IPO

The online startup that helped establish the now-ubiquitous crowdfunding model plans to raise up to $500 million as it goes public.

Big Shakeup Coming to Reeling Malaysia Airlines

The embattled airline will announce its plans by the end of this month.

Spotlight: Jetty Productions Creates Professional Videos on a Budget

Video marketing is still a relatively new tool for businesses. Some might even require help with creating compelling video content. That’s where Jetty Productions comes in. Jetty Productions LLC is a digital marketing company that focuses on video content. Show More Summary

Bringing Digital Analytics to Main Street Retailers

Swarm might indicate that a store’s rate of converting shoppers into buyers is low by comparing its performance to benchmark data for similar stores.

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