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Gawker Files For Bankruptcy Amid Legal Battle With Billionaire, Pro Wrestler

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | June 10, 2016 | Canada Business
A $140-million judgment against Gawker comes home to roost.

Gawker Media Files For Bankruptcy

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | June 10, 2016 | Media
Gawker Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing lists the company's assets as between $50 and $100 million and says its liabilities are between $100 million and $500 million. Gawker is currently appealing a $140 million verdict in favor of...

Just In: The 5 Worst States For Retirement In 2016

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | June 10, 2016 | Fifty
When planning your golden years, there's more to consider than just the weather. With a limited income, many retirees also have to consider the financial feasibility of a retirement destination. Kiplinger's, the personal finance website, recently released its annual list of the 15 worst states for...

Women’s And Men’s Brains Work Differently When It Comes To Cooperating

Sara G. Miller | Alanna Vagianos | June 10, 2016 | Women
By: Sara G. Miller, Staff Writer Published: 06/09/2016 on LiveScience When men and women work together, their brains may not take the same approach to cooperating, a new study suggests. In the new study, the areas of the brain that lit up were synchronized...

Here's What Happened When Elon Musk Met A ‘Silicon Valley’ Star

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | June 10, 2016 | Technology
We've just got more evidence that Elon Musk is kind of delusional. If the billionaire entrepreneur's recent claim that we all live in a video game wasn't enough to convince you of this, then consider exhibit two: Musk's totally embarrassing exchange with "Silicon Valley" star T.J....

This New Drug Could Be The Answer For People With Migraines

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | June 10, 2016 | Healthy Living
An experimental new drug called erenumab has been shown in a study to significantly reduce the number of migraine days per month for chronic sufferers, its developers say. If the drug eventually hits the market, it could mean major relief for people with

Twitter Is Gleefully Slamming Stephen Curry's New Shoes

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | June 10, 2016 | Sports
Some critics are finding Stephen Curry's new shoes a good fit -- for jokes. "These $120 sneakers look like they should sport the name of a shuffleboard player, not an NBA superstar," New York Magazine wrote. The internet's full-court press of...

Apple Store Thief Dresses Like Staffer To Lift $16K In iPhones

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | June 10, 2016 | Canada Business
Talk about a trick even the "Genius Bar" couldn't think up.

Apple Apps To See Push For Subscription Service, Reports Say

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | June 9, 2016 | Canada Business
Why charge a customer once when you can do it multiple times?

Exxon Supports A Carbon Tax Except When There Is A Vote On A Carbon Tax

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | June 9, 2016 | Business
ExxonMobil has long maintained that it supports a carbon tax in the United States.  For instance, here's Suzanne McCarron, ExxonMobil vice president of public and government affairs, in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 14: "When governments are considering policy options, ExxonMobil believes a revenue-neutral carbon tax is...

How Clothing Designer Eileen Fisher Came To Embrace The Masculine

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | June 9, 2016 | Business
Sometimes growing a brand means rethinking your leadership style. Eileen Fisher ran into this problem as her eponymous clothing line approached $300 million in annual revenue. The company grew so big that she recently realized she needed to revise how it's run. Fisher spoke to The Huffington...

Air Pollution's Cost: Up To 9 Million Lives, $2.6 Trillion By 2060

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | June 9, 2016 | Canada Business
Canada will see 300 deaths, $1.6 billion in costs by 2060.

Canada Ranks Among World's Best Economies By This 1 Measure

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | June 9, 2016 | Canada Business
Canada: it's not quite the world's richest country. But it's up there. At US$50,230.80, the Great White North ranks high in the world when it comes to gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, a key measure of a country's wealth — though its place has fallen in recent years. Canada...

Senator: Smoking Hemp To Get High Akin To 'Smoking Cotton From A T-Shirt'

The Huffington Post | Liz Adetiba | June 9, 2016 | Politics
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Canada's Stock Market Is Beating The Rest Of The World By A Mile

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | June 9, 2016 | Canada Business
But it still hasn't returned to previous highs.

The End Of ‘Shrink It And Pink It’: A History Of Advertisers Missing The Mark With Women

Jenavieve Hatch | June 9, 2016 | Women
Read More: Voices, Women News
Ladies, as everyone knows, are dainty and fragile, and prefer the world to be awash in pastels. Or at least, that’s the philosophy behind the old marketing mantra for making products attractive to women: “Shrink it and pink it.”

This Bill Would Make It Harder To Breathe. The House Passed It, Of Course.

Jacquie Lee | June 9, 2016 | Politics
The House passed a bill on Wednesday that would delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s new ozone regulations for perhaps another decade -- a move that could endanger the health of millions of Americans. The EPA’s October 2015 regulations lowered the limit for ground-level ozone pollution...

The Iconic Blue IKEA Bag Is Getting A Makeover

Jenna Amatulli | June 9, 2016 | HuffPost Home
Laundry day is about to get fancy. IKEA's infamous FRAKTA bag, everyone's favorite cat-carrier/dirty clothes-holder/catch-all bag, is undergoing a makeover. The OG tote we know and love is blue and yellow polypropylene and costs a mere $0.99. The new bag commissioned by IKEA will be a big...

PHOTOS: Real-Life 'Wall-E' Robots Have A Very Important Job To Do

Casey Williams | June 9, 2016 | Technology
Robots are helping to keep the lights on in China's Anhui province.  New images from Getty show cute robots inspecting power lines, transistors and other equipment at a power station in the city of Chuzhou, in eastern China. The robots look remarkably like Disney's lovable "Wall-E." Don't let that fool...

Welcome to Larry Page’s Secret Flying-Car Factories

Peter Finocchiaro | June 9, 2016 | Technology
Three years ago, Silicon Valley developed a fleeting infatuation with a startup called Zee.Aero.
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