Say Goodbye to the 40-Hour Work Week

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Say Goodbye to the 40-Hour Work Week

By: Lauren Saccone

If it feels like you're working constantly, you're not far off from the truth. The average work week has been getting progressively longer as time goes one. Traditionally, a full-time job demanded 40 hours a week from employees, but a recent study indicates that the new normal for Americans with full-time gig is now about 47 hours a week.

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Fast Food Workers Are Turning Up the Heat in Fair Wage Protests

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Fast Food Workers Are Turning Up the Heat in Fair Wage Protests

By: Danielle Thillet

It’s pretty common for those of us with cushy office jobs to look down our noses at people who work in the foodservice industry. Then again, it’s hard to judge when you’re the one getting testy over you’re double-bacon-cheeseburger not coming out of the drive-through window quickly enough. Fast food employees work in over-heated, cramped... Read More

Following Ferguson, There’s Now a Push for Police Body Cameras

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Following Ferguson, There’s Now a Push for Police Body Cameras

By: Danielle Thillet

Americans seem pretty split when it comes to opinions on what really happened between 19-year-old Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson (the event that left Brown dead and sparked days of protests, riots, and clashes with police in Ferguson, MO). But one thing that can be agreed upon is the need to prevent a similar scenario from... Read More

Germany Has a Radioactive Wild Boar Problem

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Germany Has a Radioactive Wild Boar Problem

By: Chris O'Shea

Wild boars are not exactly the most cuddly creatures. They're hairy, have big tusks, and grunt a lot. And if they're in Germany, there's a good chance they're also radioactive. That's according to the latest study by officials in Saxony. They've found that many of the boars there are basically glowing, which only adds to the unpleasantness... Read More

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