McDonald’s is now offering original kids’ books with Happy Meals
Starbucks trademarked “Duffin” (doughnut-muffin mashup), and immediately received backlash. Welcome to #duffingate.
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Tweeter Home Entertainment (TWTRQ) was a consumer electronics retailer that sold TVs, car radios, home theater systems, and the like at more than 100 U.S. stores. In 2007 it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and had its assets sold to a new owner, who also filed for Chapter 11 a year later.
So why did shares of Tweeter stock jump more than 1500% this morning?
The company is hoping to raise $1 billion.
Get ready for ads in your Instagram feed.
Let’s hope no life-threatening asteroids head toward Earth during the government shutdown.
- If you buy your own health insurance
- If you’re uninsured
- If someone else deals with your health insurance
Let’s get this out of the way: Betabrand calls its synthetic fleece Vagisoft. Yes, it’s material named after a woman’s privates. And yes, cofounder Chris Lindland is aware of the product’s Beavis & Butthead-ness and occasionally fields complaints from people who aren’t comfortable with the concept—despite the fact that Betabrand markets the resulting garments as “so ineffably comfy, test subjects had to be removed from them with the Jaws of Life.”
Perhaps you’ve heard: Sitting is the new smoking. For years, a growing body of research has shown sitting for extended periods of time, the way most of us do for50 to 70 percent of our lives, can cause a host of issues from lower back pain to diabetes to an increased risk of death.
The Stir Kinetic Desk automatically and strategically adjusts between sitting and standing positions based on data it collects about your habits over time. The Stir Kinetic Desk is simple to operate, because all of its controls are packed into a little built-in touchscreen on the desk’s bottom left-hand corner. After you initially store your preferred sitting and standing heights, double-tapping on the touchscreen will cause the desk to move up or down.
We got to try one out at the office. Watch.
Like Evernote? Like Post-it Notes? You’re gonna love this.
The two have teamed up to create new stickies, which the Evernote app recognizes by color, and automatically digitizes and organizes the notes into different categories.
"This ‘hope’ is always followed by a page of boilerplate. In any case, if you don’t know me, don’t pretend you care about me."
The Canadian insurance company offered $9 a share or $4.7 billion.
"During a catered lunch with the Studiomates, I polled the group to find out how many of them had worked in a more traditional office setting. Eight of the dozen people at the table had. None of them think they will ever go back. Offices, a couple of people agreed, were built to create barriers to new ideas and getting things done.
…The collaborative atmosphere energized me (the cold brew coffee helped, too). And it got me thinking about how to apply some of their techniques to my own office.”
So long, pit stains. This “performance dress shirt" eliminates your sweat problem.
File under silly but perhaps necessary inventions.