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Purge These Redundancies and Needless Phrases

Rob Reinalda | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Rob Reinalda

Do you enter your PIN number at the ATM machine? Well, stop it. PIN stands for personal identification number. ATM stands for automated teller machine.

Courting Controversy Has Not Only Made Media Redundant, It's Skewed the News

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

What has become clear to the average citizen who wants to stay current but who's spinning from the onslaught is that we can no longer rely on media to curate and guide the news; we have to do it for ourselves.

On the Death of Journalism -- and of My Career at the Independent Newspaper

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.07.2013 | Media
Christina Patterson

Like most journalists, I want to think, and I want to write. Sure, we can write books, but most writers can't earn a living any more by writing books. We're meant to be blogging. We're meant, in other words, to be giving the thing we used to be paid for away, in the ether, for free.

We'd All Be Better Off if There Were More Female Entrepreneurs

Olivia Chapman | Posted 12.26.2012 | Small Business
Olivia Chapman

I started my own business, natural skincare company Oleo Bodycare, at the age of 49 -- a time when most people start to look seriously at their retirement plans not becoming an entrepreneur!

UK: 13-Year-Old Paperboy Offered $11 Severage Package

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 13-year-old paperboy in Bedfordshire who earns 6.53 pounds a week could have been one of the youngest people in the UK to be offered a redundancy pa...

When More Is Less: "Redundancy" May Actually Reduce Nuclear Security

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

"The increased use of ski helmets has not led to decreases in head injuries in accidents on the slopes because many skiers with helmets just go faster down more treacherous terrain."