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4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings
Smartphones

4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off
Fitness Businesses

Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off

The landscape may still be dominated by big-box gyms, but smaller more niche services are quickly gaining ground.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Umami Burger Founder's Latest Dish? Chocolate Fried Chicken
Restaurants

Umami Burger Founder's Latest Dish? Chocolate Fried Chicken

The founder of the LA burger joint-turned-national franchise is hoping to make similar magic with a new restaurant called ChocoChicken.
Geoff Weiss
'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords
Food Businesses

'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

A look at the key phrases restaurants are serving up for the health-conscious customer.
Kate Taylor
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)
Bitcoin

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial
Bitcoin

'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial

The reclusive California engineer again denies inventing Bitcoin, this time in a depressing statement that reveals that he can't find steady work nor afford internet service.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
BrusselKale: The Trendiest Superfood of All?
Trends

BrusselKale: The Trendiest Superfood of All?

Two trendy vegetables have united to create a hip hybrid that may be the next big thing in food.
Kate Taylor
6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week
Bitcoin

6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

Which startup wants to bury your Bitcoin in a subterranean 'vault'? Which global investment giant disses Bitcoin as not a currency at all? Which billionaire called Bitcoin 'just a joke'? Find out here.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted
Target

Target Falls for the Terrifying 'Thigh Gap' Trend and Totally Gets Busted

On the heels of its massive data breach, Target has something else to apologize for. And what it screwed up this time could have girls everywhere feeling even worse about their bodies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Living Large in 117 Square Feet
Business Unusual

Living Large in 117 Square Feet

Forget the McMansion. Tumbleweed Tiny House Company offers 21 floor plans for houses starting at 117 square feet.
Jim Morrison
For the First Time, Promising News on the Obesity Front
Health

For the First Time, Promising News on the Obesity Front

The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has fallen 43 percent over the last decade.
Laura Entis
Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year
Mobile

Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year

From more education apps to iBeacons exploding on the market, 2014 will be a year where mobile will see massive disruption. Here are 10 predictions.
Rishu Mandolia
Famed Photographer Predicts the Death of the 'Selfie'
Marketing

Famed Photographer Predicts the Death of the 'Selfie'

The 'selfie' fad may appear to be gaining steam, but legendary '60s photographer David Bailey gives it a 6-month shelf life.
Laura Entis
6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game
Starting a Business

6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game

Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt offers her view of trends that are going to take the main stage in 2014.
Catherine Clifford