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Employment Boundaries: "Databases That Contain Information About Suspected Shoplifters Can Hurt Innocent Job Applicants" Shoplifting results in substantial loss of potential revenue for retailers ...
by ShockandAwed
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 02:55 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Tonight I just watched an episode of Cold Case on TV called "Sabotage" ( 2008, Season 5, Episode 12 ). While I didn't consider this particular episode one of their better efforts, it did pertain to ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 11:58 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Cotton was first spun by machinery in England in 1730. English inventors in the 18th century began to automate textile cottage industry processes including carding, spinning and weaving. James ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 16, 2013 at 12:38 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Thanksgiving is upon us. Time for a meal with family and friends, time for football games half-watched due to the massive ingestion of tryptophan and good wine, and the time to give thanks for the ...
by rickrocket
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 11:21 AM PST with 45 Recommends
I don't get it. Watching the news this morning featuring people camped out already at Best Buy... for Black Friday, I wondered aloud: WTF? Why would someone with a job to take vacation (or unpaid ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 07:19 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Jeez, I hate this time of year. I'm already letting everyone down, and it's not even Thanksgiving. Retailers have already handed me my no-expenses-paid itinerary for yet another seasonal guilt trip.
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 07:38 AM PST with 16 Recommends
If you read one long expose to end your week,
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 74 comments on Sat Apr 30, 2011 at 05:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Hello America, you’re in a Depression. Not the emotional one (although that’s likely to follow) but an economic one. In short everyone’s broke. It’s not going to get ...
by Moonflowrr
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2008 at 10:59 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Cross-posted from Seeing the World Through the Bottom of a Wine Glass . What happens when consumers' and producers' interest, and modern technology, ...
by dhonig
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2008 at 07:56 PM PDT with 20 Recommends