Stoical types will tell you that the only way to SUI well is to not do it at all, but there are some tips that can help you do it better. Because chances are, you are going to be exposed to a drink and a store, or a drink and your computer and an Internet connection, at some point in the very near future. You might as well be prepared, or as prepared as possible. Follow these rules.
One long-held taboo of office life is that you're not supposed to talk about what you make. It appears that may be changing.
Cupcake haters, your day has come! The icing is coming off America's cupcake craze. Wring your hands in delirious pleasure and laugh, oh, laugh.
The New York Post was derided Tuesday for apparent inaccuracies in its reporting on the bombing at the Boston Marathon. And now, its rival tabloid, the Daily News, is facing criticism over an apparent photo touch-up.
Dish is willing to pay $25.5 billion for Sprint because it thinks the wireless high-speed Internet Sprint can offer is the future of streaming TV.
With all the spikes and subsequent crashes in Bitcoin's value over the last couple of days, it's hard to keep track of how the currency and all of its enthusiastic owners are doing.
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey reveals some disconcerting, if not terribly surprising, facts about how women feel and are treated in the workplace—things that many people already know, and many have worked to change.
Court documents show that Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed by countless iPhone and iPod Touch owners who claim that the company failed to honor its own warranty.
The federal government has charged Scott London, a former partner at accounting powerhouse KPMG, of insider trading, in what might be one of the most stupidly brazen corporate crimes anyone has seen in quite some time.
After enjoying a week or so of increasing value, Bitcoin took a huge dive today, which explains why the "virtual currency" is not a currency at all, but more of a stock people have invested in to get rich.
If Twitter is the new résumé, will any of us ever have a job? Or will we just stop wanting to tweet?
The desire comes around at a certain time of year, when it's just starting to get nice, when the office workers of America and beyond have been cooped up for too long, too long, in the too-hot or too-cold confines of their offices. Working outside! Can we work outside today?
As the remembrances poured in for Margaret Thatcher, a trailblazing female politician who once called feminism "poison," in came the #LeanIn references from Silicon Valley to Fox News about the former British Prime Minister and "the fact that Thatcher embodied the 'Lean In' culture," even though she didn't.
Hulu owners have an offer on the table from a real person offering real money to purchase the streaming television service, but the price tag is significantly lower than the last time the company was for sale.
The good news is that unemployment rate actually went down to 7.6 percent, lower than it's been at any point since Obama took office. Based on what we're seeing from economics watchers across the spectrum, here are the big reactions — simplified.
It's a pretty big day at Al Jazeera America — the company confirmed its first bold faced name hire, and set up a brand spanking social media account for the kids to follow along with at home.
Bloomberg (not the man) has added tweets to Bloomberg Terminal, its Wall Street information machine, hoping to fix, in one fell swoop and in a week when the SEC stepped in on social media, all of the headaches that Twitter has been giving the markets.
Jeffrey Skilling's lawyers are negotiating a new sentencing deal that would put an end to a long-running legal process that has been going on for more than a decade now. But it's also stirring up mixed emotions.
Pens, wonderful pens, are still making a statement in this age of the Internet and the iPhone. Inspired by the CEO and president of Montblanc, we investigate possible pen-types, and what those pens might declare about their owners.
The economy is doing well, but could be doing better. So President Obama is reportedly reaching for a old idea that didn't work so well the last time.
Forget making the world more open and connected. Facebook has a more pressing, arguably more difficult task ahead: creating advertisements that its billion users both "like" and actually like. And Mark Zuckerberg is finally speaking out about it.
Tesla's posh all-electric cars are cool, but they're expensive. So when the company announced a financing scheme on Tuesday that could bring ownership cost below $500 a month, we listened.
Apparently bored with conquering the entertainment world, Jay-Z has decided he wants to become a sports agent. Well, he's already got the first lesson down — how to poach clients from bigger agents.
Advertently or not, The New Yorker this week presents a sort of Goofus-and-Gallant account of the kinds of media organizations to emerge in the digital age: Henry Blodget's news aggregator Business Insider and hipster clothing store-turned-magazine-turned-advertising empire Vice.
Remember a couple of months ago, when hedge fund giant Carl Icahn went nuclear on hedge fund giant Bill Ackman for short-selling Herbalife stock? Turns out the spat might've made both men millions.
The Daily Mail doesn't know what it is yet, but it does know that America is an untapped market they want to tackle head on by going after the boring, stodgy New York Times.
The Internet's favorite wanton waif and drug user Cat Marnell is writing a book, and apparently that book got picked up by Simon & Schuster. Marnell got a pretty hefty sum for the deal.
Many of us are desk-eating experts, eating at our desks not once or twice or thrice a week, but every single day. Some of us even prefer it that way. But how do you desk-lunch better? Like so.
A tremendous thing happened in the weird world of bitcoin on Thursday. For the first time in the currency's history, the total value of all bitcoins in circulation topped $1 billion. That's right: A billion bucks, right out of thin air.
Amazon announced Thursday that it is acquiring Goodreads, the book-based social network founded by Otis Chandler in 2006. The purchase price was undisclosed, and the deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013.
Remember 24-hours ago, when we told you that the official story of who shot Bin Laden had given way to a stupid media feud? We underestimated the situation. It's downright ridiculous at this point.
It takes Dave Morin of Path just those short responses in a Vanity Fair interview about his iPhone to encapsulate all the money that young tech execs throw around, with or without a business model. It's enough to make you want to throw your phone at the wall.
During today's oral arguments before the Supreme Court, concerning the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remarked that present rules concerning same-sex marriage create a tiered system, which she compared to the grades of milk one can purchase
After three straight days of anti-Apple articles in the state run newspaper People's Daily, China's propaganda push is having unintended effects, making the government look like the enemy in a fight it keeps on picking.
If you've ever faced the frustration of not being able to fill your bottle of H20 to the top because you have to tilt it to align it with the stream, there is a new fountain for you.
Never mind that Dell buyout deal proposed by founder and CEO Michael Dell in early February, activist investor and professional company shaker upper Carl Icahn with the help of Blackstone has put a better offer on the table, he confirmed in a letter today
It took all weekend, but European finance chieftains finally clinched a deal that will keep Cyprus afloat—by taking a heavy toll from their wealthiest customers.
Timothy Noah, formerly a senior editor at the newly-relaunched New Republic, sent the political sector of Twitter into a confused frenzy Friday afternoon when he tweeted the magazine had unexpectedly fired him.
Russia turned down the offer to bail Cyprus out of a jam and now the island is going back to the drawing board to try and pull off a financial miracle.
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, may be a bit unpopular at the country club for the next few weeks, after expressing support for an increased minimum wage on CNBC today. Not all of his CEO friends already pay close to what President Obama proposes.
As if a story about women's butts couldn't get any more tantalizing, Lululemon CEO Christine Day more or less just asked the owners of the struggling workout-wear company's defective yoga pants to bend over in skin-tight, possibly see-through leggings and have someone inspect their butts.
The government of Cyprus has until Monday to figure out how raise 6 billion euros worth of emergency funds or the European Central Bank will pull the plug on their end of the bailout deal. And the one and only backup plan is in the hands of the one country you probably don't want to be in hock to: Russia.
He is no stranger to assassination attempts — both real and potentially imaginary — but according to a piece in the new issue of The Atlantic the Iranian leader's closest brush with death was entirely accidental.
Lululemon tried to make a scapegoat out of the Taiwanese company that manufactured a recent batch of see through yoga pants. Bad idea. Said supplier is now suggesting that Lululemon made the whole thing up.
When CNN went to confirm Silicon Valley's diversity problem with actual Silicon Valley companies, most of them refused to share employee data. And sharing diversity numbers — or a lack thereof — is exactly how you fix a diversity problem in the tech world.
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