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Laurence 'Lo' Toney, Poker Chief At Zynga, Departs Struggling Game Company

Reuters   |   October 9, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zynga Inc's executive overseeing its key poker game has quit, hitting the gamemaker in a particularly vulnerable spot as it struggles...

'Winter-Blend' Gasoline Could Reduce Prices In California

AP   |  JASON DEAREN   |   October 8, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO — State air pollution regulators said Monday that California's air quality is not expected to worsen appreciably after the governor ordered the release...

Virginia Rubino, 93-Year-Old New York Woman, Loses Parking Spot To Co-Op Board

The Huffington Post   |  Caroline Fairchild   |   October 8, 2012

People will do anything for parking in Manhattan -- even if it means confiscating a 93-year-old woman's spot. For the last 31 years, 93-year-old Virginia...

Does Mitt Romney Have The Guts To Kill These Tax Breaks? President Obama Didn't

The Huffington Post   |  Catherine New   |   October 8, 2012

As part of his much-discussed tax plan, Mitt Romney has said he plans to eliminate or place caps on certain deductions and loopholes. The idea...

Retro Radio Shack Commercial Shows Awesomely Huge Phone On The Go (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Priscilla Frank   |   October 8, 2012

Everything was bigger in the 80s: the hair, the shoulder-pads, the attitude... the list goes on. But not even the largest of Thigh-Mastered thighs can...

Facebook 'Want' Button Gets Tested With Retailers

Reuters   |  Alexei Oreskovic   |   October 8, 2012

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is testing a feature that lets users of the social network create "wishlists" of home furnishings,...

Comcast Contract Workers Allegedly Scare Seattle Residents With Threatening Sales Tactics

The Huffington Post   |  Caroline Fairchild   |   October 10, 2012

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Comcast contract workers in Seattle are taking bad customer service to a whole new level. Several residents in Seattle have complained that door-to-door cable service...

Facebook 'Sponsored Stories' Settlement: Social Network Pitches New $20 Million Agreement To Settle Lawsuit

Reuters   |  Nate Raymond   |   October 8, 2012

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has proposed a revised $20 million settlement in a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating the rights...

Princeton Economist Harvey Rosen: Obama Campaign Misrepresenting My Work On Romney's Tax Plan [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   October 10, 2012

The Obama campaign claims that a Princeton economist's findings support its assertions about Mitt Romney's tax plan, but the economist says that's not exactly true....

Jessica Ridgeway Missing: Police, Community Continue Search For 10-Year-Old Colorado Girl

AP   |  STEVEN K. PAULSON and P. SOLOMON BANDA   |   October 8, 2012

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Authorities searched fields and along highways in suburban Denver on Monday for signs of a 10-year-old girl who has been missing since...

Uptown Neighborhood Renewal 'Cash Mobs' Seek To Support Local Struggling Businesses

  |   October 8, 2012

By Jordan Davidson UPPER MANHATTAN — A group of upper Manhattan residents is mobbing local stores — armed with a wad of cash and a...

11 Lies About The Federal Reserve

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   October 8, 2012

The Federal Reserve has a lot of haters, and those haters are spreading some rumors. Texas Governor Rick Perry echoed many conservatives' sentiments when he...

Come4.org Porn Site Plans To Donate All Money To Charity, 'Revolutionize Online Porn' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Meredith Bennett-Smith   |   October 9, 2012

Globally aware online pornography? That's the concept behind proposed porn site Come4.org, a free, not-for-profit, crowd-sourced porn site that would link uploaded porn to a...

Black Friday 2012 Deals: What Not To Buy This Year

The Huffington Post   |  Caroline Fairchild   |   November 12, 2012

Looking to buy a new TV this holiday season? Waiting until Black Friday could be a big mistake. Data from consumer-price research firm Decide Inc....

America's Strangest Trademark Requests

The Huffington Post   |  Alice Hines and Harry Bradford   |   October 8, 2012

Trademark fights are no joke, even when they're over smiley faces. Over the years, companies large and small have attempted to lock down catchphrases and...

Blacksocks, App For Sorting Socks, Is In Fact A Real Thing

Reuters   |  Natasha Baker   |   October 8, 2012

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) - If matching socks is a daily problem a new app that sorts them into pairs and even lets users...

Janesville Workers Go Back To School For Training In High-Demand Jobs: PBS Reports On Small Town Struggles In Recession

  |  Joanne Jacobs   |   October 9, 2012

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Community College Spotlight blog. PBS will air As Goes Janesville this evening.The documentary includes a...

California Gas Prices Prompt Calls For Investigation From Sen. Dianne Feinstein

AP   |  CHRISTOPHER WEBER   |   October 8, 2012

LOS ANGELES — The statewide average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in California rose to an all-time high Monday, the third record-setting day...

Record High Gas Prices Bring Out Thieves

The Huffington Post   |  Janean Chun   |   October 8, 2012

Besides dealing with an expensive product and desperate customers, gas station owners now face another consequence of soaring California gas prices: gas thieves. Thieves stole...

Hulk Hogan Sex Tape: Porn Website Sex.com Makes Former Wrestler 'Huge Offer' For Rights To Video

  |   October 8, 2012

A porn company has made Hulk Hogan a "huge offer" for rights to a sex tape that leaked online last week, TMZ reports. According to...

Stephen Evans, Hotel Bill-Dodger, Found Through DNA Left On Toothbrush

  |   October 8, 2012

He sure didn't escape by the skin of his teeth. Last June, Stephen Evans stayed two days at a guest house in the Welsh resort...

Leo Guarente, Junk Depot Owner, Returns $114,000 In Savings Bonds To Customer

The Huffington Post   |  Harry Bradford   |   October 8, 2012

When cleaning out an old home, be sure to do one of two things: Be very thorough, or hire really honest junk collectors. Doing the...

How To Be A Genius Without Being A Jerk

Forbes   |   October 8, 2012

Everyone has distinct talents that make them great at something. Whether you’re blessed with extraordinary intellect, physical prowess or virtually anything else, your area of...

Lacks Enterprises CEO Richard Lacks Urges Employees To Vote For Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   October 8, 2012

Richard Lacks, CEO of Michigan-based Lacks Enterprises, a car-part manufacturer, is urging his employees to vote for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, MLive.com reports. Not...

GM Hiring Software Engineers And Other Computer Nerds In High-Tech Push

AP   |  TOM KRISHER   |   October 9, 2012

DETROIT (AP) — Now hiring in Detroit: Software developers and programmers. General Motors is moving past layoffs and the Motor City's rusty, low-tech image. It's...

McDonald's Mega Millions Pool Still Seeks Jackpot From Co-Worker Mirlande Wilson

The Huffington Post   |  Ron Dicker   |   October 8, 2012

A pool of McDonald's Mega Millions players still believes coworker Mirlande Wilson made like the Hamburglar and stole all the winnings. Now the group is...

Walmart, American Express Card To Launch As Alternative To Debit And Checking Accounts

AP   |   October 8, 2012

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores and American Express are teaming up on a reloadable prepaid card for shoppers. The two companies said Monday that Bluebird,...
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Age Discrimination: Older Workers Worry About Hiring Bias

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Ann Brenoff   |   November 13, 2012

In the first 919 days that Jim Pawlak was out of work, he sent out 908 resumes and was called for fewer than 50 interviews....

How To Avoid Burning Out At Work

Fortune Magazine   |  Verne Harnish   |   November 16, 2012

Here are a few methods, from simple coffee breaks to Panamanian CEO retreats, to avoid work burnout and recharge your business. 1. Get Away and...
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Elizabeth Burgos, Detroit Woman, Will Give House Away For $100 In Drawing

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Kate Abbey-Lambertz   |   October 8, 2012

Elizabeth Burgos is hoping a creative idea will help her sell her house, reunite her children with her husband of 15 years and make one...

Judy Garland's Dress From 'Wizard Of Oz' Up For Auction

AP   |  SANDY COHEN   |   October 8, 2012

LOS ANGELES — The Dorothy dress is going up for auction. Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien says Judy Garland's original costume from "The Wizard of Oz"...

China Art Auctioneers Face Off With Foreign Rivals In New Turf War

AP   |  KELVIN CHAN   |   October 8, 2012

HONG KONG — Chinese and international auction houses are encroaching on each other's territory in Hong Kong and Beijing for the first time as they...
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