Monthly Archives: August 2013

10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do BY Kevin Daum

“As a longtime employer of dozens, I was always grateful to have good employees. It takes a lot to recruit and maintain top talent. Every once in a while special employees come along that just really seem to get it. They drive the entire company forward in ways that were unimaginable.”

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The Death of Beer Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

“It’s been a rough decade for beer. Americans are drinking less brew. Producers are making less, too. Meanwhile, wine has closed a 20-point favorability gap with beer in the just 20 years.”

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The Most Powerful Dissent in American History

“If there is a more relevant or powerful passage in American law, I am not aware of it. Relevant because it expressed a universal concept — free trade in ideas — that 125 years after the Constitution was ratified still had not yet taken hold in our democracy.”

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Why Jeff Bezos Got a Better Deal on The Washington Post Than You Think : Jordan Weissmann

“Turns out the new mogul won’t have to worry much about the newspaper’s pesky pension costs. And that means it could be much closer to profitability than most realize. With his $25.”

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Welcome to Holland

“And so it begins. Before I get to the end of this post, I’ll explain why the image you see here is not how the people of Holland, Michigan, would like their town to be understood.”

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How to Calibrate Your HDTV and Boost Your Video Quality in 30 Minutes or Less

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Top 10 Ways to Modernize Your Old, Retro Gadgets

“No gadget lasts forever, but that doesn’t mean you can’t turn it into something else and give your new tech an old school feel. Here are 10 awesome projects for bringing your old, retro gadgets into the future.”

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