Walmart workers planning massive strike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Thousands of Walmart employees are gearing up for a massive strike Thursday. Last week, fast food workers walked out on their jobs — demanding $15 an more…

London 'fryscraper' glare melts cars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Japan Times) A British property developer said Tuesday it was investigating after sun rays reflected from its half-finished London skyscraper melted parts of several cars, including a luxury more…

Future factories let workers build car from home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) The factories of the future will look very different from those today, with not a person in sight. Instead, workers will log into robot-assisted manufacturing "cells" more…

Kodak's back in action, making film stock again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Dissolve) Yesterday, Kodak officially emerged from bankruptcy, returning to operation as a business primarily interested in packaging, graphic communications, and functional printing. (Translation: they've put a lot more…

'How to survive Obamageddon'

by Jim Fletcher -- Now that the "thinkable" has happened, and Mitt Romney is just an historical footnote in politics, the United States must fasten its seatbelt and wait out four more more…

A how-to lesson on simplifying your shopping

by Roger Simmermaker -- Where can you browse American, buy American, and enter for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate from an exclusive made-in-USA-only website at the same time? At more…