It’s no secret that I believe we need to do a better job at engaging in positive discussion about genre’s best works in relation to award season. We’re really good at getting annoyed, upset and frothy at the mouth about some things (as Abigail Nussbuam recently wrote about with much finer words, and more hands,... Read more »
Environmental group says company's feel-good image doesn't apply to its role in tropical forest destruction in Indonesia. Lately P&G has done a pretty amazing job of leveraging the role and stories of motherhood in its advertising to make an emotional connection to consumers. Read Full Story
By Max Fraad Wolff: In February 2014, employment increased by a greater than expected 175,000 net new jobs. The February numbers came in with 45,000 more new jobs than expected, and we saw upward revisions of 25,000 new jobs to the December 2013 and January 2014 numbers. Show More Summary
Chelsea Handler, like any good comic, has absolutely no filter, and she gave Piers Morgan what for on Monday night, shaming him for tweeting during the commercial break instead of being a good host and paying attention to his guest. When he said she wasn't being interesting enough, she shot back, "Maybe that's why your job is coming to an end."
"I have no idea how or why it happened, or why I even tried to do it," reports Joe C., "but while at a summer job, after getting up from my chair to get something from the printer for about the thousandth time, I glanced around, andShow More Summary
Bloomberg News this week offered the state of Washington as a powerful rebuttal to those who claim hiking the minimum wage would kill jobs. Washington, it turns out, has had the nation's highest minimum wage since 1998 and over the past 15 years enjoyed annual job growth well above the national average. Show More Summary
All children will at some point become involved in sports, whether actively or through a standard school curriculum. Particularly if your child starts to exhibit a natural interest in sports, it is your job firstly to guide them through their curiosity by helping them to find the most enjoyable sporting outlet. Show More Summary
As the economy gets stronger, jobs in the tech sector continue to boom. Every month around 9,600 technology-related jobs are added. Which is why teaching technology — be it MOOCs, code camps, meetups — has become such a popular entrepreneurial endeavor over the past few years. But not everyone has been catching the wave. Minorities and women represent a...
New GM Europe design boss Mark Adams will bring a sharper and more premium look to the next-generation Opel Astra, the company says. And there may be no better man for the job of sharpening any new model, with Adams formerly responsible for design GM’s prestige marque Cadillac. Show More Summary
Idaho officials believe not enough businesses are looking at their state when deciding to expand or relocate. Unfortunately, the proposed solution (PDF) – a new jobs tax credit – is unlikely to be the fix. From the Associated Press: According...Show More Summary
Congratulations to Tom Lawler for winning another "Crystal Ball" award (most accurate 2- and 3-year forecasts ending in 2013 for panel of forecasters). Also I've another great site to the right sidebar: House of Debt by Atif Mian and...Show More Summary
Thanks to SchoolCIO for sharing my article, Avoid Sucker's Choices When Choosing Tech for Schools! You can find it online at their web site. When I look around, I focus on the technology that gets the job done. If that's Windows (I hate Windows), then that's the tool. Show More Summary
This guest post is written by Nicolette Manglos-Weber. She is a research assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame. Her work has appeared in Social Forces, Sociological Perspectives, and Sociology of Religion. In many of the discussions I hear and read about preparing grad students for the brutal academic job market in sociology, one key […]
The U.S. House of Representatives is serious about job creation. So serious, in fact, that they are willing to sacrifice a healthy environment just so corporations have the “potential” to create new jobs without having to worry about...Show More Summary
Rinspeed imagines how high-end cars might look like when autonomous driving technology matures. Based on the Tesla Model S, the XchangE is basically a compact hotel on wheels. With a motel bathtub paint job. More here.
Republican Steve King of Iowa, who is no slack in the nut job department, is warning businesses that gay people might try to trick them into refusing service just so they can be sued. Okay, I know that’s kinda hard to think about without getting a headache. Show More Summary
Normally, we wouldn’t blog about journalist moving jobs – but Tim Montgomerie is an exception. He is an actor in, not just an observer of, Britain’s political drama which is… Continue reading The post What’s next for Tim Montgomerie? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
How good of a troll is South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier? Here's all you need to know in one story: After winning the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1—South Carolina's second in as many seasons—the Ol ' Ball Coach was handed the trophy...Show More Summary
Phil Jackson has pretty much made it known that he does not want to coach. But that doesn’t mean he won’t take a front office gig. The Knicks have been in hot pursuit of Jackson over the past few weeks and according to ESPN, he’s likely to take that job. What this role will be […]
A portion of a Nintendo Life review... When it comes to traditional hidden object play, Vacation Adventures: Park Ranger does a good job of keeping things manageable and uncomplicated, offering wonderful scenes that might even make you feel a bit bad to see them so cluttered. Full review here