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  • Allergies shouldn't be a source of embarrassment

    Allergies shouldn't be a source of embarrassment
    Q: Your peanut-allergic daughter just entered grade school and suddenly feels embarrassed by her allergy. How can you help her cope? Parental advice Acknowledge her feelings but let her know there is nothing to be embarrassed about. It's actually...
  • Online job applicants can face unexpected hurdles

    Online job applicants can face unexpected hurdles
    Job hunting has become considerably more convenient post-Internet. Prospective employees can find out who's hiring, as well as figure out job requirements and submit resumes, with the click of a button. But, as with most other things made easier with...
  • SeaWorld San Diego to announce new ride for 2012

    SeaWorld San Diego to announce new ride for 2012
    SeaWorld San Diego plans to unveil a $10 million-plus manta-themed ride and animal exhibit for 2012, according to construction documents. The marine park had been keeping the project under wraps until Web snoops discovered an online bid invitation for...
  • 7 unusual thesauri to celebrate Roget

    7 unusual thesauri to celebrate Roget
    Thesaurus day, observed on Jan. 18, commemorates the birthday of Peter Roget, who first published his celebrated collection of synonyms in 1852. In observance of Thesaurus Day, here is a list of unique and unusual thesauri. "The Thinker's Thesaurus:...
  • Taking a chance on the rest of your life

    Taking a chance on the rest of your life
    There is not much time left. You may be 50, or 64 or 32 when it hits you in the gut that life is finite and if you're going to make a contribution to this world, you'd better start making it. In midlife, we reassess. We ask ourselves how we want to...
  • What to do when you've been dissed

    What to do when you've been dissed
    My favorite zinger was directed against me by the mother of a college boyfriend. "I've seen many photographs of you," she informed me when we first met, her eyes slowly — and with obvious disapproval — taking in my frizzy hair, fussy dress...
  • Credit-rating firms' shares plunge on subprime-related court ruling

     
    Investors who believe that major credit-rating firms should be held responsible for their disastrously optimistic ratings of subprime-mortgage bonds have won at least an interim victory. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in New York ruled late...
  • Bloomberg said to be favored bidder for BusinessWeek

     
    McGraw-Hill Cos. favors Bloomberg News parent Bloomberg LP as a buyer for BusinessWeek magazine, Reuters reports today: McGraw-Hill is leaning toward selling its money-losing BusinessWeek magazine to Bloomberg LP, although another bidder could still...
  • Bloomberg buys BusinessWeek [Updated]

     
    Michael Bloomberg has found one more thing to stick his name on. The media mogul and mayor of New York has acquired BusinessWeek from McGraw Hill. The deal combines two of the biggest names in business journalism, although in some......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Dec. 19, 1959

     
    Mash Notes and Comment (Form letter) "Kind Friends -- "A joyous year of rich fulfillment to you all! "A severely bitten hand (received when a frightened little dog at our shelter misunderstood my attempts to feed it) has put my typing hand out of...
  • Celine Dion reaches peak of the decade's Ultimate Top 10

     
    All she had to do was stay in one place instead of touring like other top acts. Kenny Chesney and Dave Matthews Band come in close behind in combined album sales and concert revenue for the decade. What's the formula......