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'What's the wait at airport security? Is my food safe?' More questions about the shutdown answered
CNN

The federal government has been partially shut down for almost a month now -- the longest stretch in US history. more…

Wellcome Trust could become first big employer to launch four-day week
The Guardian (AU)

Exclusive: research foundation is largest company yet considering cut in staff hours That Friday feeling could soon be switched to Thursday, at one major employer at least. The science funding foundation the Wellcome Trust is considering moving all of its 800… more…

Five Ways to Finance a Franchise
Entrepreneur.com

Franchisees share how they pulled together the cash to open their own franchise. more…

Walgreens is forging alliances with tech giants like Microsoft as it prepares for war with Amazon (WBA, MSFT)
Business Insider

Walgreens, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the US, is up against stiff competition as rivals like CVS Health strike deals and Amazon looms. As a defensive move, Walgreens has taken a partnership approach, forging alliances rather than doing outright tak… more…

Struggling to Engage Employees? Try Approaching That Goal the Old-Fashioned Way.
Entrepreneur.com

Remote work programs, office perks and next-generation tech might help to attract talent, but they've largely failed to engage those doing the work. more…

Giles Yeo: ‘Love your food but don’t eat quite as much of it as you want’
The Guardian (AU)

The obesity expert and author of Gene Eating on fad diets, the magic of miso and why he can’t say no to pork scratchings Dr Giles Yeo arrives for lunch in Cambridge by bike from his research lab at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. In a corner of the Oak bistro he exch… more…

Girl, five, died riding faulty disability lift, court hears
The Guardian (AU)

Mother of Alexys Brown gives moving impact statement at two firms’ sentencing hearing A mother has told a court how her five-year-old daughter was killed when her head became trapped in a faulty disability lift at their family home. Alexys Brown, who was desc… more…

My dog's medical insurance is paying off big time
Boingboing.net

My dog had some pretty massive surgery. Pet insurance did what it was supposed to do. I will start with the absolute shame I feel: the first thing I said to my veterinarian, as she told me my 125 lb Great Pyrenees rescue, Nemo, likely needed double CCL (crani… more…

The Case for Starting an Emergency Abortion Fund
Time

You’re always being told to be proactive when it comes to protecting yourself financially for the future. Investment advisors suggest siphoning earnings into company-matched 401(k)s from the moment you start your first job as well as opening college accounts … more…

25% of Antibiotic Prescriptions Are Unnecessary. Here’s Why That’s So Dangerous
Time

A new study pinpoints exactly how many of the millions of antibiotic prescriptions filled in the U.S. aren’t really necessary. more…

Many Federal Employees Can’t Afford Diapers Due To Trump’s Government Shutdown
The Huffington Post

A pantry dedicated to Coast Guard families in need went through three months' worth of diapers in two weeks. more…

'SNL' pits millennials against baby boomers in hilariously sad game show sketch
USA Today

"Saturday Night Live" had fun with the wide generational divide between millennials and baby boomers with a game show sketch featuring host Rachel Brosnahan. But millennials watching may just feel even sadder. more…

Anti-abortion activists play defense in Congress while waiting for Supreme Court decisions
USA Today

Anti-abortion activists coming to Washington face newly empowered opponents in Democratic House. more…

The Bleak Brilliance of Nick Drnaso’s Graphic Novels
Newyorker.com

Panel by panel, a Chicago cartoonist has been chronicling some of the darkest aspects of modern life, D. T. Max writes. more…

The ‘Age of Tech’ Is Over
Theatlantic.com

Publicly traded tech companies now trade at one of the smallest premiums in history. more…

How a Stroke Turned a 63-Year-Old Into a Rap Legend
Theatlantic.com

The story of Dr. Rapp more…

Insurance market for football evaporating, causing major threat for NFL
Espn.in

From the NFL to rec leagues, football is facing a stark new threat: An evaporating insurance market that is fundamentally altering the sport's economics, squeezing and even killing off programs faced with higher costs and a scarcity of available coverage. more…

Preparing for Prison (2016)
Blogspot.com

I’ve written previously about various aspects of imprisonment, including practical preparations such as packing your personal possessions (r... more…

Americans misperceive racial economic equality
Pnas.org

Race-based economic inequality is both a defining and persistent feature of the United States that is at odds with national narratives regarding progress toward racial equality. This work examines perceptions of Black–White differences in economic outcomes, b… more…

"Dark-Hunter" Author Sherrilyn Kenyon Says Her Husband Tried To Poison Her To Death
Buzzfeednews.com

Sherrilyn Kenyon claims her husband and his assistant fed her poisoned food over a three-year period in order to collect life insurance money. View Entire Post › more…