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(Photo: AP / Paul Sakuma)The Final Count Is In: Ex-Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro Gets A $58 Million Severance Package
The Yahoo flag flies at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., Monday, April 20, 2009....Full Story

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(Photo: WN / RTayco)15 Revealing Signs You Genuinely Love What You Do
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(Photo: AP / Igor Golovniov)G7 backs more sanctions if Russia escalates Ukraine crisis: US
A group of pro-Russian activists warm themselves at a bonfire next to barricades in front of an entrance to the Ukrainian regional office of the Security Service in Luhansk, 30 kilometers (20 miles) west of the Russian border, in Ukraine, Friday, April 11, 2014....Full Story

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(Photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore)Andrew Garfield: I'm not funny
Andrew Garfield speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International, for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California....Full Story

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5 Reasons Your Attitude Is Hurting Your Career
This post is about trying to help you, not about criticizing you. Please consider it in that light. | Your attitude is one of the most important factors in creating your long-term career happiness. As noted in the first chapter of my career book, “Attitude is...Full Story
Why Everyone Wants To Work In Biotech
Companies like Celgene, Biogen Idec, and Gilead Sciences all took top spots on our list of the Best Employers in America. Clearly there are a lot of people who love working in biotech — but why? | Biotech companies have plenty of perks, sometimes including top-tie...Full Story
Researchers Make A Big Fertility Breakthrough
You can forget about the birds and the bees. | If you really want to learn how babies are made, you need to know about Juno and Izumo. | Fertilization takes place when an egg cell and a sperm cell recognize one another and fuse to form an embryo. | But how they recogniz...Full Story
Guy Who Broke Into FBI Office Describes The Most Shocking Thing He Found There
In 1971 Keith Forsyth and seven other activists known as the Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into an FBI office in Media, Penn. and stole a ton of documents that revealed the agency's far-reaching abuses of power. | The FBI's COINTELPRO program spied o...Full Story
Stone Brewing Co. honors brewer with $100K donation
ESCONDIDO — Last year, Stone Brewing Co. lost an employee and Team Stone colleague to a tragic forklift accident. According to news reports, the Aug. 24, 2013, accident occurred when a forklift overturned and pinned the 27-year-old brewer, which resulted in severe ...Full Story
Wisconsin's unemployment rate falls to five-year low of 5.9%
  | By of the Journal Sentinel | Video | Loading... | Kassiu, a at the , died unexpectedly Wednesday, zoo officials said. | Zookeepers reported that the female gorilla and mother appeared normal Wednesday morning, but in the afternoon, Kassiu was weak and no longer...Full Story
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Thu 17 Apr 2014
Alfa Romeo Returns To America After 2 Decades With A Gorgeous Little Sports Car
Business Insider After a two-decade hiatus, Alfa Romeo has returned to the American market with its pocket-sized 4C supercar. | To commemorate the occasion, introduced a special edition 4C was unveiled at this week's New York International Auto show.  | The...
Scientists Announce Major Advance In Cloning
Business Insider NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced on Thursday, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two...
Chipotle Is Raising Its Prices For The First Time In Three Years
Business Insider Chipotle is raising its prices for the first time in three years following a surge in beef and avocado prices.  | The burrito chain will start increasing prices by mid-single-digits by the end of the quarter, Jack Hartung, Chipotle's chief finan...
Waukesha County reports drop in overdoses ahead of heroin forums
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   | By of the Journal Sentinel | Kassiu, a at the , died unexpectedly Wednesday, zoo officials said. | Zookeepers reported that the female gorilla and mother appeared normal Wednesday morning, but in the afternoon, Kassiu was weak and no longer ...
Former Senate candidate Tim Michels won't run for Petri seat in Congress
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   | By of the Journal Sentinel | Kassiu, a at the , died unexpectedly Wednesday, zoo officials said. | Zookeepers reported that the female gorilla and mother appeared normal Wednesday morning, but in the afternoon, Kassiu was weak and no longer ...
University of Pittsburgh Announces $37.5 Million Investment in Support of Sustainability Academics and Research
PR Newswire New initiatives funded through Office of the Provost, Swanson School of Engineering, and philanthropic gifts from alumni John C. Mascaro and John A. Swanson | PITTSBURGH, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --To mark the tenth anniversary of the U...
Sonic Is Getting Closer To Dominating The Burger Scene
Business Insider The carhop burger chain Sonic is planning to add 1,000 new restaurant locations over the next decade, the company announced Thursday.  | Sonic Drive-In is currently the No. 4 burger chain in the U.S. by sales, after McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burg...
Kerry Announces Deal That Might Calm Down The Crisis In Ukraine
Business Insider Diplomats from the United States, Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union announced a preliminary deal on Thursday that would provide a path to de-escalation in the Ukrainian crisis. | U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry outlined the terms of the deal...
How To Stop Facebook's Video Ads From Automatically Playing
Business Insider Facebook recently introduced the worst kind of ads to its users. If you sign in to the desktop or mobile version, a video trying to sell some kind of a service will immediately begin to play. The only way to stop it is to tap on it once. | Lifehacker...
Quasimondo uncorks a mesmerizing glimpse of humanity with 'Bottle 99'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   | By of the Journal Sentinel | The big news keeps on rolling in for Milwaukee Bucks fans. | Following , Thursday brought the announcement that Duke star freshman Jabari Parker is declaring for the draft. | April 17, 2014 11:41 a.m.&n...
What Will Happen When The Earth’s Magnetic Field Switches Or Collapses
Business Insider Magnetic poles surrounding the globe. | The Earth’s magnetic field protects life on Earth, shielding it from damaging radiation and moderating our climate. | So the idea that it could completely flip around, or collapse altogether, should cause...
Dodge's New Retro-Inspired Muscle Car Comes In 8 Trims
Business Insider Dodge has finally taken the covers off its 2015 Challenger, but the model we're most interested in, the high-performance SRT, is nowhere to be seen. Hopefully we’ll see it soon, as it’s the one that's expected to get Chrysler's new s...
10 Ways To Force Yourself Out Of Your Comfort Zone
Business Insider As entrepreneurs, we crave a challenge. It's a critical component of peak performance because it provides stimulation. | Without it, when we get too comfortable, we are bored, which can be the death of motivation and creativity for an ...
Facebook Can Now Track Your Precise Location Continuously Through Your Phone
Business Insider Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg |   | Today, Facebook launches a new function for its Android and iPhone apps called "Friends Nearby", which allows users to track each others' locations continuously down to the nearest half mile or — if y...
Honda's Famous 'Asimo' Robot Has Learned A Bunch Of New Tricks
Business Insider Fourteen years ago, Honda introduced the first generation of Asimo, a humanoid robot designed to be an assistant to people with limited mobility. It was also something of a public relations push to get people interested in studying science and mathem...
Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft's New Initiative Is Proof That Not All Tech Companies Are Evil
Business Insider A Lyft driver gives a senior a ride to a medical appointment. | See Also | Ride-sharing startup Lyft just announced a new campaign called "Lyft for Good" that should make a lot of "normals" in Silicon Valley happy. | The idea behind Lyft for Good is ...
Truth, lies and guerilla politics over gun control v. ‘gun safety’
The Examiner Following yesterday’s launch by Michael Bloomberg of his $50 million “Everytown for Gun Safety” political machine, an enterprising team of gun rights activists struck preemptively by registering that name on Facebook, and today the Seattle P-I....
Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #45: Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman Discuss 'Art and Craft'
IMDb Philanthropy, mental health, and art forgery all take center stage in Sam Cullman's and Jennifer Grausman's documentary "Art and Craft." It's not just about money for Mark Landis, the orchestrater of a 30-year con, and this e...
An 18-Year-Old Intern Who Kept Screwing Up Brain Surgery On Mice Accidentally Stumbled Upon A Scientific Breakthrough
Business Insider A mouse brain. | Last year Stanford grad Theo Roth and researchers from the National Institute of Health published a paper in "Nature" on how the brain responds to trauma. | The researchers found, among other things, that brain damage could be signif...
9 Bargain Convertibles You Can Buy Right Now
Business Insider Few cars bring more smiles per mile than convertibles, and as summer nears, it’s that time of year again. | To commemorate the recently warming weather, the powers that be at Edmunds.com asked their readers to vote for ...
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