Because the proposed law would give more power to cash-strapped local officials to impose fines on polluters, it might have some teeth
Automakers' boards are beginning once again to trust made-in-Detroit executives
With Chief Justice John Roberts leading the Supreme Court in eroding traditional affirmative action, liberals should reassess strategy
Using custom-built smartphones, Google and NASA are developing smart robots to work on menial tasks at the International Space Station
Higher inflation drives Japanese to play the currency market
The ProGlide FlexBall will not use new proprietary blades, perhaps due to pressure from cheap razor subscription services
A master's thesis reveals how Chinese exporters may skirt controls on selling ancient art
Expatriate professionals prepare for change when they set off to work abroad, but the real shock awaits their return to the corporation
Sandy victims were still looking for credit to help them move on from the devastating storm
Favorite Twitter user to follow:
There is a tie for my favorite Twitter user. The first one is @NYTimes, as their posts keep me up to date on the latest news from around the world. My second favorite is @Zappos; I truly enjoy reading Tony Hsieh's updates because I find his tweets to be refreshing and entertaining.
How Twitter helps him run Porter Novelli:
Twitter has become a real asset to Porter Novelli. It allows us to communicate with one another around the world in real time, and to engage in truly global conversations. It also enables us to do incredible things for our clients, including rapid-response consumer research, direct dialogue with stakeholders, and real-time dissemination of information, which can be especially useful in a crisis.
"Some say Twitter et al is a giant echo chamber. But fresh content is out there."
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