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Lululemon founder steps down as chairman - USA TODAY
Athletic apparel maker Lululemon Athletica said Tuesday founder Chip Wilson will step down as chairman of the board, following his controversial statement about women's body types. The Vancouver-based company also announced that Laurent Potdevin ...
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:39:39 GMT
Pantene Breaks Down Every Sexist Workplace Stereotype in One Ad - TIME
In 60 seconds, Pantene Philippines used an ad to deftly break down the double standards men and women face in the workplace. While a man is a “boss,” a woman is seen as “bossy.” Men are “persuasive,” while women are “pushy.” If a guy works late, he's ...
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:52:01 GMT
How I Told My 7-Year-Old Son He Has Down Syndrome - Huffington Post
At this point, I know he does not actually have any idea what I am talking about, but he has heard me in this we-must-do-something state before, so he then said what he always says -- "Settle down," -- followed by, "What time is it?" "I'm not sure," I ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:35:52 GMT
Padded 'calm-down' room causing anxiety in kids - New York Daily News
“It's no way to treat a child.” The school's so-called “calm-down” room is small, about the size of a walk-in closet, said Hall, who visited it with her son at the start of the school year. It's empty, but for a soft mat lining the floor and a single ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:52:03 GMT
Why Minecraft creator turned down job at Valve - GameSpot
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson was offered a job at Valve, but he turned it down in one of the most difficult decisions he's ever made in his life. The revelation comes from an except of the new book Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 03:23:09 GMT
Assessing a Budget Deal, US Markets Are Down - New York Times
Wall Street was trading lower on Wednesday as investors assessed a provisional budget deal reached in Washington and its potential effect on an expected wind-down of Federal Reserve stimulus. In afternoon trading, the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index ...
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:30:09 GMT