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Harry Bradford is an Associate Editor for HuffPost Business and HuffPost Small Business. His writing has appeared on Newsweek.com and AOL News, among other publications.

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Santa Claus Is Selling Guns On A California Billboard

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 3:55 PM

A California gun range is using Santa Claus' jolly old image to promote firearms.

Down Range Indoor Training Center in the town of Chico recently put up this billboard featuring Santa holding a semi-automatic rifle, CBS 13 reports.

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Of Course Some Random Person Is Trying To Trademark 'I Can't Breathe'

(28) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 2:44 PM

An Illinois woman has filed an application to trademark the now-famous rallying cry associated with the death of Eric Garner.

Catherine Crump of Waukegan, Illinois, filed the application to trademark the phrase "I can't breathe" last week with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The Smoking Gun reported...

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Boston Uber Driver Accused Of Raping Passenger In Back Seat

(100) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 7:29 PM

A driver for the ride-sharing service Uber was arraigned in Boston on Wednesday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a passenger who'd gotten into his car.

The female passenger got into a vehicle operated by Alejandro Done, 46, around 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6, according to a statement from the Middlesex...

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Beware: New Facebook Feature Makes It Much Easier For 'Friends' To Find Embarrassing Posts

(7) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 12:50 PM

Facebook just made it a lot easier for your "friends" to dig up the most ridiculous stuff you've posted on the social network.

Last week, Facebook started rolling out a new search feature that lets you search friends' past Facebook status updates for specific keywords.

The good news...

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iPod classic、販売終了後に価格高騰 数倍の値段でも買う理由は?

(2) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 2:11 AM

アップルは今秋、音楽プレーヤー「iPod classic」の販売を終了した。だが、「ガーディアン」紙の記事によれば、アマゾンやイーベイでは、中古品のiPodが元値の数倍の値をつけているという。

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Walmart Is Offering An iPhone 6 For Just $129

(21) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 3:54 PM

Walmart has slashed the prices on several models of the new iPhone.

The largest retailer in the world is offering the new iPhone 6 for just $129, a $50 discount from the usual Walmart price, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The offer applies to the 16-gigabyte iPhone 6,...

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'Comfyballs' Underwear Denied Trademark Because 'Balls'

(128) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 2:38 PM

A Norwegian apparel company has little left to say besides "balls!" after its trademark application for men's underwear was denied by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The reason: vulgarity.

Tonic Brands A.S. in October was denied a federal trademark registration for the word "Comfyballs," The Telegraph reported...

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iPod Classics Are Selling For As Much As $900 Now

(93) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 10:27 AM

Apple stopped selling the iPod Classic in the fall, but people still really want those chunky music players. And they're willing to pay a lot.

On Amazon and eBay old iPods are priced many times higher than they were originally listed, The Guardian first...

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Por que ser workaholic é péssimo para você mesmo e para todas as pessoas em volta

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 11:15 PM

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” (trabalhar sem parar e nunca brincar faz de Jack um sujeito sem graça), diz um ditado inglês. Além disso, prejudica a saúde de Jack e tem impacto negativo sobre seus relacionamentos e sua vida profissional.

Certo? Sim. Certíssimo.

Hoje existem...

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세계는 얼마나 부패했나? (인포그래픽)

(1) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 11:39 AM

뉴질랜드에서 누군가를 뇌물로 매수하려는 계획은 포기하는 것이 좋다. 반면 북한에서는 상당히 잘 통할 수 있다.

정부와 기업의 부정부패 퇴치운동을 하는 단체, 국제투명성기구(Transparency International)'가 공개한 새 지도는 세계의 부패 상태를 지역별로 조명한다. 또한 국가경영을 전문으로 하는 12개 기관에서 입수한 데이터와 전문가 의견을 토대로 175개 국가를 평가했다. 뇌물...

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世界の腐敗度ランキング、最悪の国はアフリカとアジアのあの国 日本は?

(10) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 2:01 AM

政府や企業の汚職問題に取り組む非営利組織が、2014年版の腐敗認識指数(CPI)を公開した。腐敗度が最も低かったのはデンマークで最も腐敗した国と評価されたのは、ソマリアと北朝鮮。

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Target Worker's Speech Is Probably The Best Thing That's Happened On A Black Friday

(39) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 3:04 PM

What do a horde of Spartan warriors on the verge of battle and a store full of Target employees on Black Friday have in common?

A dude who can give a kick-ass motivational speech, that's what.

Meet Scott Simms, an employee at a Target store in Westminster, Md., who...

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Here's How Bad Corruption Is Around The World

(90) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 9:44 AM

Don't expect bribery to get you far in New Zealand. North Korea, however, may be a different story.

A new map by Transparency International, a non-profit group dedicated to fighting governmental and corporate corruption, shows how levels of corruption vary around the world. Using data and expert opinion...

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8 Facts To Show Your Boss Next Time You Want To Take A Sick Day

(3) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 7:35 AM

There are a lot of reasons why the majority of American workers end up going to work sick. This flu season, make sure pressure from your boss isn’t one of them.

Bringing a cold or flu to work can wreak havoc on your office. But for a variety...

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クリスマスプレゼント、アメリカ各州の一番人気は?(マップ)

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 2:42 AM

いろいろなお店での割引サービスを提供しているアメリカのウェブサイトSumoCouponが、アメリカの各州でどの商品が一番ググられているかを分析して、「今年のホリデーシーズンで最も人気のあるプレゼント」マップを作った。

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These Photos Show The Sad Reality Of What Thanksgiving Has Become

(181) Comments | Posted November 28, 2014 | 5:40 PM

Thought Thanksgiving was about coming together with family and being grateful for what you have? Think again. It seems the holiday is becoming more about shopping.

With more and more retailers choosing to open their doors for holiday shopping on Thursday rather than wait till Black Friday, frenzied...

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Target Black Friday Hours 2014

(1) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 8:19 AM

Target's Black Friday deals will kick off earlier than ever this year at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

The big box retailer will remain open from 6 p.m. on Thursday until either 11 p.m. or midnight on Black Friday depending on the store, a Target...

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Here Are The Most Googled Toys In Each State

(7) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 3:37 PM

The must-have holiday gift this year isn't a cutting edge robot or even the latest video game console, it's a Rubik's cube. Well, it is if you live in Colorado, anyway.

A new map made by SumoCoupon, a website that offers discounts at various stores, reveals the gifts...

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Where To Get The Biggest Black Friday Discounts This Year

(2) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 9:37 AM

If you want to find the most heavily discounted items on Black Friday, head to J.C. Penney.

According to a recent survey by consumer finance site WalletHub, J.C. Penney's average discount for Black Friday sale items will be as much as 65 percent, more than any other...

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What Your Work Lunch Really Says About You

(49) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 7:31 AM

You might not realize it, but your co-workers can tell a lot about you based on the lunch you eat. They see that air of superiority when you're eating your homemade organic kale chips. Or maybe you don't eat lunch until 5:00? They get that too: You're such a harder...

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