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People choose baby names to be fashionable

( —Parents these days name their babies Jacob or Isabella instead of John or Mary for similar reasons that people decades ago bought cars with tailfins instead of Edsels—because they are fashionable, according ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Telecommuting: Was Yahoo doing it right?

Yahoo's leaked edict under CEO Marissa Mayer that calls remote workers back to the office lit the Twitterverse on fire, angering advocates of telecommuting and other programs intended to balance work and home life.

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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Study: One in four divorces 'inefficient'

(—Many people divorce with hope of finding greater happiness than they did in a "bad" marriage. But a new national study by an Iowa State University economics professor found that in approximately one in four divorces, ...

dateSep 13, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Samsung in hot seat over abusing Chinese workers

(AP)—Fresh off a billion-dollar loss in a patent fight with rival smartphone maker Apple, embattled Samsung Electronics Co. now finds itself accused by a labor rights group of mistreating workers in China and illegally ...

dateSep 05, 2012 in Business
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