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Thu July 24, 2014
Source     Fark Headline Comments
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Clearly all those airline baggage fees are helping profits go up -- by driving more passengers to an airline that doesn't charge baggage fees
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(10)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Wine dealer faces long prison sentence merely for proving that wine snobs can't tell cheap plonk from fine vintages when the labels are switched
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(62)
 
(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
Beloved Market Basket CEO ousted in family coup has put an offer down to buy back his stores: "You get... NOTHING. You lose. GOOD DAY, SIR"
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(66)
 
(Fortune)
 
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Hyundai warranty on continued profits suddenly expires
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(14)
 
(WATE Knoxville)
 
 
 
Two months after Tennessee restaurant says "Guns are welcome" business has really shot up
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(107)
 


Wed July 23, 2014
(CNBC)
 
 
 
With today's recall, GM has likely recalled nearly every model in its portfolio since the beginning of the year
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(92)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
The newest wine region in the world is ... Ethiopia?
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(66)
 
(MSN)
 
 
 
World's second richest man pushes for three-day work week
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(66)
 
(Fark)
 
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Passengers complain that EasyJet left them stranded 200 miles from their destination. Ryanair laughs, says it considers THAT door-to-door service
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(4)
 
(AutoExpress (UK))
 
 
 
Hot Wheels has produced a full-size car based on Darth Vader (pics)
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(22)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
A look inside the illegal dog-meat trade. Your dog would prefer you had steak
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(42)
 
(HR Grapevine)
 
 
 
Think any tattoos are work acceptable? Think again
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(110)
 
(Kottke)
 
 
 
"Cheeseburgers are the coal of the food world, with externalities in spades; in fact it's unlikely that producers of cheeseburgers bear the full cost of any aspect of making them"
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(31)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Weak golf sales force Dick's to follow through and slice 400 employees
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(17)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Owner of UK burger chain seeking lettuce, selling stakes
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(5)
 
(HR Grapevine)
 
 
 
"Opening the office blinds is no simple task for BBC staff in Scotland, who are required to call a help desk 307 miles away in England for permission to carry out such a task"
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(45)
 


Tue July 22, 2014
(Philly.com)
 
 
 
None of the CEOs avoiding American taxes by off-shoring their headquarters want to talk to Congress for some reason
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(133)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
If you have 40-foot-long French fries, we have just the thing for you
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(16)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Aversion to white flour leaves Americans with a loathe of bread
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(94)
 
(Jezebel)
 
 
 
Why the American tipping culture sucks and what can be done about it. Ohhh, look...a tipping thread
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(92)
 
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
One week after being embarrassed by their phone rep, Comcast now pays lip service to better employee training. "Our customer service rep did what we trained him to do"
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(46)
 
(South Jersey Courier-Post)
 
 
 
Homeowner gets his mortgage modified to lower payments. Company decides "lower" means $200 a month more. Homeowner gets awarded enough damages to pay off his house and several more
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(64)
 
(Forbes)
 
 
 
Let's get ready to ruuuuuuuuble. Innnn the red corner, is Bill Ackman. Annnnd in the blue corner, is Herbalife. At the sound of the opening bell I want you both to come out and kick each other in the 'nads
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(20)
 
(Daily Star)
 
 
 
British have fastest-growing economy in the western world right now. Suck it, China
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(32)
 
(Himalayan Times)
 
 
 
Harley-Davidson's second-quarter profit comes in short as the company is being forced to admit that they have completely saturated the market of North American dentists with Harleys and they don't know who else might buy one
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(86)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Open Table names 30 best BBQ restaurants and, well, bless their poor, dear, sweet little hearts, they do try so very, very hard. (Southern FARKers: uninstall this app if you have it. These people are obviously idiots.)
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(433)
 


Mon July 21, 2014
(DNA Info)
 
 
 
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of Williamsburg hipster voices suddenly cried out in terror, and suddenly ordered a grande double mocha chip chai decaf soymilk Frappuccino®
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(28)
 
(Gawker)
 
 
 
McDonald's, Taco Bell apologize for selling expired garbage meat, saying they actually meant to sell unexpired garbage meat
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(17)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Will the A) Bull or B) Bear or C) Crazy Chicken descend on Wall Street this week?
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(9)
 
(Toronto Star)
 
 
 
High cost of gas keeping Canadians from travelling this summer. On the positive side, what they're not spending on fuel, hotels and meals they're able to reinvest into beer
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(9)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Electrolux doesn't suck as much as it used to
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(12)
 
(Paste Magazine)
 
 
 
Coors is baffled by good beer
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(82)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
"Facebook Explains Why It Wants to Be a Retail Store." Thanks. It's Monday, and we all needed a good laugh to start the week
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(12)
 
(Daily Telegraph)
 
 
 
Going to a Chinese restaurant and don't speak Chinese? You'll just have to order off the English menu...at 10% extra per dish
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(315)
 
(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
Market Basket workers fired for trying to stage coup to counter coup that ousted CEO. Lawmakers are now joining in with the workers by boycotting the supermarket
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(58)
 
(Herald Sun)
 
 
 
Company invents a T-shirt that can never get wet. 25 colleges unexpectedly cancel Spring Break
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(35)
 


Sun July 20, 2014
(NPR)
 
 
 
Remember when the CBO were screaming that minimum wage increases would hurt small businesses and kill jobs? Yeah, about that
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(123)
 
(SacBee)
 
 
 
Remember when business groups were screaming that California's tax increases would hurt small businesses and kill jobs? Yeah, about that
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(80)
 
(AutoBlog)
 
 
 
The biggest exporter of cars built in America is ... BMW?
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(15)
 
(Network World)
 
 
 
Microsoft didn't announce 18,000 layoffs last week. That was a synergy-related headcount restructuring
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(41)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Good news for CNN: They still have a viewer, and he wants to buy them. Bad news for CBS: It's their president
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(10)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Ericsson shares jump on news of someone buying one of their phones
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(10)
 


Sat July 19, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
US east coast holds enough oil and gas reserves to supply Europe and China for decades
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(82)
 
(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
Shortage of wool causes prices to rise 11 percent in one month. That's not just some yarn the sheep farmers are spinning
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(17)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
R.J. Reynolds descendant takes a bite of bankrupt cupcake chain hoping to smoke some sweet profits out of the ashes of the company, swears on a stack they're not addictive
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(8)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Wall Street shoots down Malaysia Airlines stock
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(7)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Airline offers full refund for any future flights during the next seven days. No questions asked. Difficulty: Malaysia Airlines
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(13)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Starbucks opens its first store in Colombia. Coffee bean farmers can now pay $5 for a cup of coffee made with the beans they were paid five cents a day to pick
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(54)
 
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Starbucks finally puts the lid on those mega free drink concoctions
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(53)
 


Fri July 18, 2014
(Gawker)
 
 
 
Gawker reporter's assignment: figure out if TGI Friday's unlimited appetizers deal really is unlimited by eating mozzarella sticks for fourteen hours straight
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(267)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
FedEx indicted for shipping drugs for online pharmacies, says it can't be responsible for what's in its packages, even when filled with VAGR@ or OXXEE or CI@L$ being delivered to empty lots or vacant homes
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(123)
 
(Network World)
 
 
 
Now this is a perk, CEO-style: Sprint gave Dan Hesse $227,000 just to pay lawyers to negotiate his $49-million contract
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(10)
 
(SFGate)
 
 
 
For a cool five mil, you can have Frank Sinatra's old penthouse
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(11)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Passenger airplane gets shot down? QUICK, RAISE THE PRICE OF OIL
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(13)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
10 cars that Americans don't want to buy, dealers continue to push
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(48)
 
(Global Geopolitics)
 
 
 
The US stock market continues climbing ad infinitum thanks to companies, among other things, being their own biggest stock purchasers, in turn helping the USA climb back into its third largest stock bubble in history
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(61)
 
(Oregon Live)
 
 
 
Seattle taxi drivers attend "charm school" to stay competitive. Or as New York cabbies call charm school, learning never point with the middle finger when flipping off another driver
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(11)
 
(Seacoastonline.com)
 
 
 
Fired CEO is so well-liked by his employees that they threaten to strike or even quit unless he is reinstated. That's not how class warfare is supposed to work
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(173)
 
(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Seeing as most of the horses in the stable have bolted, might as well think about closing the barn door
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(21)
 

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