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    Digg: Business Stories

  • Is Business School Gutting The Economy?

    27 Feb 2015 | 5:58 am
    Business schools, despite broadening their curriculum recently to encourage entrepreneurship and socially responsible careers, still basically amount to banker factories.
  • YouTube: 1 Billion Viewers, No Profit

    25 Feb 2015 | 10:09 pm
    Google Inc. nurtured YouTube into a cultural phenomenon, attracting more than one billion users each month. Still, YouTube hasn’t become a profitable business .
  • ​Why You Won't Be Able To Buy An Apple Car

    25 Feb 2015 | 12:28 pm
    Apple probably isn't getting into the car business . At least not in the way we know it today. It's getting into the mobility business , where you dial up a ride on your smartphone, Uber-style, get to where you're going and move on with your life.
  • Waffle House Enters The Package Delivery Business

    24 Feb 2015 | 4:49 am
    Roadie wants to do to the shipping industry what Uber has done to the taxi business , the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported in January.
  • The Trouble With Owning A Legal Weed Business

    6 Feb 2015 | 10:02 am
    Marijuana is legal in Colorado, but federal law makes banking nearly impossible for the cannabis industry. The result: a dangerous all-cash operation that requires armed guards and layers of security.
 
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    Digg: Lifestyle Stories

  • Kids, Allergies And A Possible Downside To Squeaky Clean Dishes

    24 Feb 2015 | 4:38 pm
    "I think it is very interesting that with a very common lifestyle factor like dishwashing, we could see effects on allergy development," says Dr.
  • How Social Media Changed The American Road Trip

    19 Feb 2015 | 10:51 pm
    There was no reception on this quiet road in Montana, which weaved through tan hills dotted with dark evergreens and the occasional smattering of cows, and there hadn’t been for hours. I took a deep breath and turned off the crackling country radio station. Maybe some silence would do me good — or I’d completely lose my mind."
  • Snapchat, Superman, And The Dangerous Rise Of Branded Ecstasy

    18 Feb 2015 | 4:51 pm
    Since 2013, this social networking app, digital currency, delivery service, and comic book character have each had their logos printed on what was sold as tablets of ecstasy, the quintessential party drug.
  • Etsy's Weirdest, Most NSFW Valentine's Day Gifts

    9 Feb 2015 | 9:32 am
    What is more passionate than overpriced prix-fixe and bodega roses? Reminding your significant other that you have genitalia and you want to use it on them.
  • The Best Hangover Cure Is An IV Drip In The Back Of A Sketchy Bus

    28 Jan 2015 | 11:45 pm
    Descended as I am from a dynasty of problem drinkers, I’ve come to rely on an eclectic stable of hangover remedies. Aleve, starchy breakfast, marijuana, morning sex, a well-spiced michelada or Bloody Mary — all work wonders in tandem with my Anglo-Saxon stoicism. But in late-empire America, there’s always a more expensive solution.
 
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    Digg: Sports Stories

  • That Was A Thing: Sports Phone, The 1980s Way To Get Real-Time Scores

    26 Feb 2015 | 12:15 am
    The concept couldn’t be simpler: You call a number and hear a minute-long message with the latest scores and sports news. A half hour later, if you want another update, you call again — and pay another dime.
  • Ready For Cricket

    23 Feb 2015 | 6:58 pm
    The Cricket World Cup is here, and will be going on for some time. Get to know it, and get into it. You have no other sports plans.
  • The Insanely Dangerous, Weirdly Meditative Sport Of Freediving

    23 Feb 2015 | 4:22 am
    Imagine holding your breath for three minutes. Now imagine doing it as you dive to depths of 200 feet or more.
  • America Needs A Sports Czar

    20 Feb 2015 | 12:52 pm
    Mark Matcho for ESPN The Magazine A 1972 bill proposed regulation as a way to "provide the sports fan with a voice in the system." This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March 2 Analyt...
  • What Now For Sports Photojournalism?

    3 Feb 2015 | 2:24 am
    Their work has graced Sports Illustrated’s pages for countless issues — which makes the magazine’s recent decision to lay off all six of the full-time staff...
 
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    Digg: World Stories

  • The Human Struggle To Get Qatar Ready For The World Cup

    24 Feb 2015 | 3:40 pm
    Despite its proximity, the air-conditioned splendor of Doha's National Convention Center — where some of football's most powerful figures met today to move the Qatar 2022 World Cup to November — seems a million miles away from the sprawling labor camps on the outskirts of the city.
  • The Spy Cables

    23 Feb 2015 | 10:53 am
    A huge new leak of hundreds of secret intelligence papers from agencies all over the world offers a glimpse into the murky world of espionage, including documents from Israel’s Mossad, Britain’s MI6, Russia’s FSB, Australia’s ASIO and South Africa’s SSA.
  • The Spy Cables: A glimpse into the world of espionage

    23 Feb 2015 | 9:40 am
    A digital leak to Al Jazeera of hundreds of secret intelligence documents from the world 's spy agencies has offered an unprecedented insight into operational dealings of the shadowy and highly politicized realm of global espionage.
  • The Terrifying And Hilarious World Of Pace Car Driving

    19 Feb 2015 | 2:28 pm
    When Vince Vaughn pulls the pace car onto Daytona International Speedway before the start of Sunday's Daytona 500, he will drive around the most hallowed stock car grounds in the world .
  • A Map Of The World 's Largest Annual Human Migration

    19 Feb 2015 | 1:09 am
    This mass migration is the largest annual movement of humans in the world , and now it can be tracked by smartphone .
 
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    Digg: Apple Stories

  • ​Why You Won't Be Able To Buy An Apple Car

    25 Feb 2015 | 12:28 pm
    Apple probably isn't getting into the car business. At least not in the way we know it today. It's getting into the mobility business, where you dial up a ride on your smartphone, Uber-style, get to where you're going and move on with your life.
  • Google And Apple Fight For The Car Dashboard

    24 Feb 2015 | 4:38 pm
    In the coming months, dealerships around the country will begin selling vehicles capable of running Android- and Apple -compatible dashboard systems.
  • Tesla, Google, Apple : Is Silicon Valley The Future Of The US Car?

    23 Feb 2015 | 4:22 am
    Apple remains silent on the project, but the reports were partially backed up by a lawsuit filed against the tech giant.
  • Apple Wants To Start Producing Cars As Soon As 2020

    19 Feb 2015 | 7:02 pm
    Apple , which has been working secretly on a car, is pushing its team to begin production of an electric vehicle as early as 2020, people with knowledge of the matter said.
  • How Apple Reinvented Premium

    18 Feb 2015 | 9:18 pm
    By definition, Apple products are premium because they cost more. But what needs to be recognized is that Apple has reinvented what premium means, and this reinvention is as profound as the innovation of the products they sell.
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    Digg: Career Stories

  • Priced Out: Why I Can No Longer Afford A Career In Writing

    20 Feb 2015 | 11:38 am
    My conditions seemed so reasonable. I wasn’t even looking for full-time work. I was willing and eager to build a patchwork of writing gigs that would rival the patchwork of my loans. All I needed was the opportunity to start sewing it together. But my patchwork utopia never materialized.
  • The Old Man And The League

    16 Feb 2015 | 12:03 am
    Kobe Bryant has always done things on his own terms. The end of his NBA career won't be any different.
  • Who Really Had The Best Movie Career After 'SNL'

    15 Feb 2015 | 6:08 am
    Films that had at least one "SNL" alumnus have made an aggregate $88.3 billion, or $114.8 billion when you adjust for inflation to 2014 dollars. That’s a pile of money.
  • Eddie Murphy Is Making Reggae Music Now?

    9 Feb 2015 | 2:41 pm
    Yes. Though we prefer "Party All The Time" to this newer, slower Murphy jam.
  • Career Arc: Bob Odenkirk’s Long, Strange Ride to the Top

    6 Feb 2015 | 1:57 pm
    Never Mr. Go For Broke, he’s spent almost three decades larking it up in the shallows of cutting-edge TV without ever being the one who gets knocked. Yet here he is, headlining the saga of how Saul Goodman became Saul Goodman, with enough inherited prestige on the line that his glibness — which always used to be his ace in the hole — risks looking frivolous. And that’s too bad, because if anyone’s career makes a case for the upside of inconsequentiality, his does.
 
 
 
 
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