Unsurprising New Research Finds Bar and Restaurant Employees at High Risk for Alcoholism
Bartenders can make a lot in tips, one of the upsides to working in the bar or restaurant industry. However, a new study suggests there is a major pitfall to employment in a business where booze is served: it is a common breeding ground for alcoholism.
Walmart Tests iPhone App to Speed Up Checkout Process
Walmart, the world’s largest retail chain, is currently testing a “scan and go” iPhone application that would allow customers to scan items as they shop and pay more quickly and conveniently at a self-checkout counter.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Is Keeping Your Change — Dollars and Sense
Saying the phrase “keep the change” has been a nice way of tipping a little extra for good service for many years, but recently the gourmet burrito-slinging Mexican grill known as Chipotle has taken it upon themselves to keep it without your permission.
What Are the Top Destinations for Labor Day Travel?
Just in time for the last long weekend of summer, Priceline has released its annual list of top 50 Labor Day destinations, and you just might be surprised at what cities made the cut.
Mark Zuckerberg Meets Facebook’s Oldest, 101-Year-Old User
While there might not be a spot in ‘The Guinness Book of World Records’ to praise Facebook’s oldest registered user — maybe there should be. On Monday, Florence Detlor, the social network’s oldest registered user, celebrated her 101st birthday by crashing in on Mark Zuckerberg and his crew of hackers, nerds and programmers at Facebook’s California headquarters.
Research Reveals Ways to Identify Dangerous People on Twitter
You might think you can distinguish between civil society and the dance of a maniac just by gazing into the hollow, unstable color of a person’s eyes, but a new study finds that it is actually a person’s Twitter account that tells the haunting tale of the mental defective.
World’s Oldest Person, Besse Cooper, Turns 116 Years Young
Some might find the 116th birthday marker to be a little daunting. However, if you are healthy and lucky enough to be one of only eight people to celebrate it, we are positive the ride has been one for the books.
New Study Reveals That Business Travelers Are Behaving Very, Very Badly
It appears as if the great American workhorse is actually a wild eyed party animal with an insatiable appetite for self-destruction.
Which Cities Have the Worst Cell Phone Reception?
If you are experiencing things like dropped calls, poor reception and less than desirable download speeds, it is likely because your coverage area is in one of the following metropolitan cities with the shoddiest cell phone signals in the country.
eBay Bans the Sale of Magic and Other Hocus Pocus — Dollars and Sense
The great beast of worldwide commerce has finally put its filthy hooves on the necks of the occult merchant and slobber jawed the wicked and the mystic right out of business.
AT&T Employees File Suit Claiming Company Places ‘Heavy Restrictions’ on Lunch Breaks
More and more employers are now encouraging lunch breaks as a means for promoting health and creativity. However, workers for AT&T in Indiana claim the only thing creative about their lunch break is the “heavy restrictions” the company is putting on them.
Fast-Casual Joints Set the Standard by Creating a Better, Yummier Burger
The carnivorous world of the burger business has been using the “better is better” philosophy to help beef up their sales, and as cheesy as it might sound, consumers seem to be eating it up.