Archive | December, 2012
Melissa Nelson, the woman fired by James Knight for being too attractive to work with. Clearly she should know better.

Bosses can legally fire women for being too attractive

In Australia, what I’m about to describe to you is, to date, deemed “unfair dismissal” and is therefore illegal behaviour. But our friends over the Pacific, the United States Of America, tell a different story. IOWA CITY, Iowa — A dentist acted legally when he fired an assistant that he found attractive simply because he […]

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The Single Couple – Moron or Oxymoron?

We all have friends who are wonderfully together, and no, I’m not talking about having their head screwed on or a life plan, (well perhaps I am in some part). What I’m really referring to is the friend who revels in their relationship to the point that they can spend all day, every day with […]

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The Future of DVD Rentals

Vending machines are the new (or are they the interim?) distribution channel for DVD rentals. Market leader Oovie—which was bought by Hoyts in 2009—and market challengerVideo Ezy Express are battling for the business of Aussie movie renters. But are they fighting the wrong fight? It is clear that the DVD rental market is suffering at the hands of legal online distribution […]

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The NRA are right for the wrong reasons

How many more copycats are waiting in the wings for their moment of fame from a national media machine that rewards them with wall-to-wall attention and a sense of identity that they crave, while provoking others to try to make their mark. A dozen more killers, a hundred more? How can we possibly even guess […]

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Apocalypsefail | Image Credit: http://survivalacres.com/blog/apocalypse-not/

Apocalypse Not

Well, I’m still here…. and so are all of you. Or at least most of you. The dreaded apocalypse didn’t happen. Guess I’d better finish clearing the roads from the gigantic snowfall. This would be a GOOD time to make some new resolutions.  The heck with waiting for the New Year. We just got handed […]

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