When retailers strike out twice: How to turn customer revenge into reconciliation
Canceled flights, lost luggage, a product confirmed to be "in stock" that turns out to be on back order after you've driven 20 minutes to get it—most everyone has at some time experienced anger and frustration over similar ...
Rising levels of 'underemployed', according to new research paper
More and more people want to work longer hours – but can't because there isn't a demand for their services. Meet the "underemployed".
Taiwan's HTC reports record low net profit
Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC said Monday net profit slumped 98.1 percent in the three months to March compared to a year earlier, hitting a record low of Tw$85 million ($2.83 million).
Japan whale 'research' a flashpoint in global dispute
Japan says the work that goes on at the Institute of Cetacean Research is crucial for studying whale populations; critics counter it is a way to get around an international ban on commercial whaling.
Google wants Password123 in Museum of Bad Headaches
Researchers find gender bias in sexual cannibalism papers
Want the shortest path to the good life? Try cynicism
(Phys.org)—Research by a University of Cincinnati classics professor sheds new light on the philosophy of the ancient Cynics. They actually held values they viewed as a shortcut to happiness.
Disney's magical vision calls for 3-D printed optical elements (w/ Video)
What do internet service providers care about?
A research paper to be published in the World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development suggests that despite the public pronouncements on corporate and social responsibility made by leading Intern ...
Misconduct, not error, accounts for most scientific paper retractions, new study finds
In sharp contrast to previous studies suggesting that errors account for the majority of retracted scientific papers, a new analysis—the most comprehensive of its kind—has found that misconduct is responsible ...
Snail mail is far from dead, research finds
The rise of social media is often associated with a decline in the use of traditional forms of paper-based correspondence.
Bringing style home
Does the ideal ratio of couch to rug size keep you up at night? Are the exposed wires of your stereo causing you angst? Is that crocheted toilet paper cover kitschy enough to be cool? If you wonder, then you are not alone.
Too many Facebook friends bad news for charities: study
New research suggests the more friends we have on Facebook, the less likely we are to share information about charitable causes.