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Who Do Designers Marry?

A new infographic from Bloomberg charts out most common matchups based on profession—and some curious patterns emerge. Whoever said love is a mystery was clearly living before a time of big data. The latest example: Bloomberg has charted out the likelihood of potential marriages based on profession. Read Full Story

Design Lessons From The Amazing 1980s Books That Taught Kids To Code

From the earliest era of programming come design ideas that are still surprisingly relevant. 1982 was a big year for early computing, with the release of the Commodore 64 and the first computer with a graphical user interface, Apple's Lisa, the following year. Computers were miniaturizing fast, and making their way to regular consumers even faster. Read Full Story

From The Career Files: Even More Practical Advice For New Lawyers

13 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Making connections in a new city can be challenging, but moving after graduation can be the ideal time to head to a new locale.

London's Garden Bridge Is Exposing The Messy Business Of Architecture Competitions

Allegations of unethical dealings and a rigged procurement process are plaguing the once-celebrated project. This week, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President Jane Duncan called for an immediate halt to construction of a tree-lined pedestrian bridge in London. Her claim? The procurement process was rigged and lousy with unethical dealings. Read Full Story

The Tiny Colorado Town That Makes The Grammys

Unlike most awards, the Grammys are still made by hand—in a Colorado town with a single stoplight. You've probably never wondered where the gilded awards you see in the hands of movie stars and musicians during awards season come from, because the answer has seemed self-evident: a factory. Show More Summary

Live: Success Academy Responds To Today's NYT "Rip & Redo" Story

LIVE on #Periscope: Success Academy parents & teachers call on @nytimes to tell the whole story. WATCH LIVE: https://t.co/T99hLt1x3s — Success Academy (@SuccessCharters) February 12, 2016 The direct link to watch it on your web browser is here. Show More Summary

How Designers Can Improve Their Bottom Line In 5 Easy Steps

Once you grasp business, you don't just design better, you also have a stronger position from which to defend your design. The most successful designers solve problems with a clear point of view. Maybe they even conjure a bit of magic. Show More Summary

The Ancient Origins Of Your Obsession With Coloring Books

Coloring books have roots reaching back 1,000 years, and share meditative benefits first discovered by Buddhists. One thousand years ago, on the stone floors of a monastery in Tibet, a monk hunches on his knees, placing rubies the size of dust motes to draw a delicate line of glowing red sand. Show More Summary

CBS Scraps Project in Co-Production Rift

CBS has pulled the plug on a new drama project just days after ordering it to pilot. Writing on Deadline.com, Nellie Andreeva reports that the crime drama from “Burn Notice” creator Matt Nix and “Black Box” creator Amy Holden Jones....

CBS Takes Hit Daytime Show to Prime Time

CBS is bringing one of its franchise shows — network television’s No. 1 daytime series — to prime time. The network today announced plans to air three special prime-time editions of “The Price Is Right.” The venerable game show, hosted...

Section 504: UNREASONABLE WORKLOAD ACCOMMODATIONS

Kim:  My friend’s son was receiving chemo for the first school semester this year. He is a junior. He had a homebound tutor and 504 implemented.There was poor communication by the history teacher and the problem now, is that the teacher...Show More Summary

Army Pays Woman $820,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment Case

The Army has paid $820,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former military police trainee who says she was fired after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor, defense lawyers said Wednesday.

Girl Pleads Guilty to Plotting Mom's Death with Soldier Beau

A 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl accused of plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother pleaded guilty Thursday in a deal with prosecutors.

Wikimedia Takes Down Diary Of Anne Frank, Uses It To Highlight Idiocy Of DMCA Rules, Copyright Terms

13 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We've written a few times about the copyright status of the Diary of Anne Frank lately, mainly because it's pretty clear that the original work was supposed to enter the public domain in Europe on January 1st of this year, as it was 70 years after Frank's tragic death. Show More Summary

Dish Agrees To Cripple Its Ad-Skipping DVR To Settle Fox Lawsuit

13 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

For years now, broadcasters have waged legal war on Dish network for giving consumers what they want: namely a DVR that automatically skips advertisements users weren't watching anyway. Fox, CBS and NBC Universal all sued Dish back in 2012, claiming that the ad-skipping technology embedded in its "Hopper" DVR violated copyright. Show More Summary

The State of Green Business 2016

Last year, in the GreenBiz and Trucost 2015 State of Green Business report, we addressed an elephant in the room. We called it sustainable growth. At the time the trend was alarming. The largest 500 U.S. companies’ natural capital costs — the unpaid cost to the economy from pollution, natural resource depletion and related health costs — […]

Andrea Martin To Star In Tracey Wigfield NBC Pilot, Kimrie Lewis-Davis Also Cast

Andrea Martin is set as one of the two leads in NBC’s untitled Tracey Wigfield comedy pilot from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Also cast in the single-camera project from Universal TV is Kimrie Lewis-Davis (Scandal, Peeples). They join...Show More Summary

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