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8 Ways to a Healthier Workday

Long hours in the office chair can lead to serious health risks. Take these steps to prevent your workday from harming you in body and soul.

10 Lessons From The Inc. 500

Inc. Magazine's annual list of the top 500 fastest growing businesses is out. How does your business measure up?

Actually, the Rich Don’t Create Jobs. Demand Does

There's been a lot of talk in the last few months about taxes on the rich. But do the rich really create jobs, or is it a smoke screen?

5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

If you aren't telling your online audience what to think of you, someone else is.

The Census Questions 8 and 9

While filling out this year's census I wondered, how relevant are questions 8 and 9 going to be to the government programs they might serve? Don't the questions themselves make the

xkcd & Imgur joins 4chan battle vs. AT&T

AT&T has effectively pissed off the mob and the net intelligentsia. Good luck folks!

How to Get Emails from the President

I got an email from President Obama yesterday. Did you? The email was from a whitehouse.gov address, not democrats.org or another political site. So, if you were one of the 13 mi

Philip Brewer's fiction

This post won't go up on the front page at Wise Bread; only people who subscribe to my posts via the RSS feed or email should see it. Even for you guys, I'll keep it short, becaus

Three reasons to stop freaking out about socialism

McCain-Palin are trying to paint the Obama-Biden ticket as a bunch of socialist nutjobs. But 'socialism' isn't nearly the red menace that they are making it out to be, and McCain h

New York Times turns off double click dictionary pop ups!

The New York Times website had a terrible feature that would open a new window every time you double clicked on any word in a story.  The window pointed to a definition of the word you just highligthed.  Apparently the Times had a pretty low opinion [more]

We just need to vote

Barack Obama is sounding more presidential with every speech.  When his supporters booed John McCain, he responded not with glee or bitterness, but with class. "No, we don't need that," said Obama.  The boos die down a bit. [more]

The AIG retreat pictures: Why it's worse than you think

AIG defended the $440,000 corporate retreat as a reward for their independent brokers. But just a few years ago AIG got in trouble for bribing independent brokers to betray their c

Did Russia launch Denial of Service Attacks against Georgia?

At 3:00 am Saturday morning I tried accessing Georgia's main government and presidential websites and received a "network timed out" message. I confirmed with Siteuptime that the

The Make You Wanna Holla Presentation

In a realm where the DJ is dead and many spend more time texting and e-mailing than talking, defeat the Borg with a little bit of imagination. And if you've got your PC or Mac join

Are You Stealing From Your Photographer?

We've removed this article from our archives. We have great respect for photographers and their work. We do not endorse reprinting copyrighted photographs even for personal u

Know a homeless veteran who needs a job? Call Bill O'Reilly.

Last night, quite by accident, I found myself listening to Bill O'Reilly's "The Radio Factor." This is not a habit of mine, I left work late and don't usually

Blogs are Not Second Class

Those of you who have come to know Wise Bread and Parenting Squad are probably aware that they are blogs – Killer Aces Media FairBlogs ™ to be exact.

What If Everyone Suddenly Became Frugal?

What if a magical spaceship from the planet Cheapos came to earth and brainwashed everyone so that every single American stopped buying useless junk and started to live way below t

Fox News: Let Slip the Dogs of War

According to Fox News, Mike Huckabee's statements about showing Iran the "gates of hell" was the most popular statement of last night's debate, even among moderat

Kevin Rose supports Ron Paul, Barack Obama

As far as I can tell, Rose has never submitted any Ron Paul stories himself, though I suspect he might have voted for more than a couple of them.