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Exclusive: Jimmy Choo To Pledge Industry-beating Growth In Expected IPO

By Astrid Wendlandt PARIS (Reuters) - Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo will seek to woo investors with a share market flotation prospectus promising industry-beating annual sales growth of more than 10 percent on the back of aggressive expansion plans in Asia and elsewhere, a source close to the deal told Reuters. Show More Summary

The Power of Team Collaboration in the Workplace

Recent research by Cornerstone On Demand shows 38 percent of workers feel there is not enough collaboration in the workplace. Factors that would encourage collaboration, according to participants of the study, include positive recognition...Show More Summary

Poll: Trust in media at an all-time low

Americans' confidence in the media's ability to "report the news fully, accurately, and fairly" has returned to an all-time low of 40 percent, according to a new Gallup poll. Americans' trust in the mass media was higher in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but has been generally "edging downward" since former President George W. Show More Summary

Scientists Are Reinventing Photosynthesis to Grow More Food

8 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What if we could grow rice and wheat with the same amount of water and fertilizer but end up with 50 percent more food? Sound like magic? Bad accounting? No, just some chemistry and genetic engineering. Scientists have recently figured out the second of three steps to make photosynthesis a whole lot more efficient in plants. Read more...

Poll: Florida’s Medical Marijuana Amendment in Danger

Efforts to make Florida the first southern state to adopt medical marijuana are in danger of possibly coming up short this November. A new SurveyUSA/WFLA pollfound only 56 percent of voters at this moment plan to support Amendment 2, Florida's Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative while 31 percent plan to vote against it. The remaining 13 percent are still undecided.

NASA Partners with Boeing and SpaceX to Build ‘Space Taxis’, Kohl’s to Hire 67,000 Holiday Workers, General Mills to Streamline and Save

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Kohl’s plans to hire big for the holidays. The company said it will hire more than 67,000 workers this holiday season, an increase of about 34 percent from last year. Tip your housekeeper…...Show More Summary

Almost half of Americans in big cities are strapped

Forty-five percent of households in the largest U.S. cities can't afford to cover life emergencies

Should We Be Electing Our Judges?

When the idea of electing judges was first introduced, it was seen as a way to avoid corruption. Today it has the opposite effect. A poll taken in Texas found that 83 percent percent of Texans believe that campaign contributions influence judicial decisions and 48 percent of judges agreed. Show More Summary

Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

Across the nation, American businesses, families, and communities are embracing clean, renewable energy that is homegrown, healthy, and can never run out. By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate,...Show More Summary

Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

Across the nation, American businesses, families, and communities are embracing clean, renewable energy that is homegrown, healthy, and can never run out. By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate,...Show More Summary

Democrats’ trust in media falls

10 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Gallup 54 percent of Democrats have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the news media, according to a new poll by Gallup. That’s a 14-year low. Republicans’ trust in the media fell from last year, and independents’ trust inchedShow More Summary

What 7 Things Everybody Needs to Know About Google Search Optimization

As one of the most visited websites around the globe, with over 12 billion searches sent through its engine per month and owning 67.5 percent of the U.S. search market, Google can play a huge role in the popularity of your own site.Show More Summary

Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett: 100 Percent Together, Source Claims

Did or or didn't he? That's been the question surrounding the Hank Baskett cheating story for weeks now, as many wonder whether he and wife Kendra Wilkinson simply invented this scandal to serve as a storyline for their reality show. But...Show More Summary

Your 2-year-old doesn't need to go to school

13 hours agoOdd : The Week: Lifestyle

Kids cost a lot of money — $500,000 on average, excluding college tuition. That's a 25 percent increase since the 1960s. And partly to blame is the spiking costs of childcare and education, which used to make up 2 percent of the total cost, but now make up 18 percent. Show More Summary

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of September 13

Penguin Random House has dominated the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List this year, capturing about 50 percent of the top 25 titles in recent weeks. This week, that share hikes up to 75 percent. 17 of the titles on this week's list belong to the world's largest trade publisher. Show More Summary

SMS Brand Engagement Popular with Consumers, Survey Says

According to the findings of a new global SAP study, consumers in twelve nations have one thing in common — a strong penchant for communicating with brands via SMS. 81 percent of those surveyed express liking SMS over a mobile app to communicate with a brand largely for the sake of simplicity. In addition, 71 […]

Dermatologist Tips on Caring for Tattooed Skin

Tattoos are a popular way to express yourself and change your appearance. In fact, more than a third of Americans ages 18 to 25, and about 40 percent of Americans ages 26 to 40 have tattoos, according to the Pew Research Center. “As a permanent and often pricey form of body art, tattoos are an […]

Global change: Trees continue to grow at a faster rate

Trees have been growing significantly faster since the 1960s. The typical development phases of trees and stands have barely changed, but they have accelerated -- by as much as 70 percent. This was the outcome of a study carried outShow More Summary

HIV/AIDS Experiences A "Senior Moment"

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults ages 55 and older accounted for 19 percent of the estimated 1.1 million people living with HIV infection in the United States in 2010. Sept. 18 is National HIV/AIDS Aging and Awareness Day. Show More Summary

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