It’s been a turbulent start to the year for brands that sell period underwear. In early January, Jessian Choy, a journalist from Sierra magazine, sent samples of period underwear from two brands—Thinx and Lunapads—to a lab at the University of Notre Dame. Choy reported that the Thinx underwear was found to contain a toxic chemical called PFAS in the crotch, while the Lunapads products were free of PFAS. PFAS is associated with all kinds of health problems, including cancer and reproductive problems. In the aftermath of Choy’s story, consumers began to worry that all period underwear, regardless of brand, may be toxic. … [Read more...] about Period underwear could be toxic. Should it be regulated?
Your pay, your way “Mobile technology in general has really changed people’s concepts of money and the speed of being able to transact with money,” says Doug Politi, president of compliance solutions at ADP. Popular mobile payment services such as Venmo and Zelle have changed expectations: People want speed and convenience when it comes to transactions. “I go to Starbucks, I order it in advance. I walk in, pick it up, and leave,” he says. “I don’t stop at a cash register anymore, and I pay my tolls driving 70 miles an hour.” … [Read more...] about Should you be able to pick when you get paid?
There’s no better way to judge the importance of a business thinker than to assess the stature of the people whom he or she influenced. By that standard, Clayton Christensen, who died from complications relating to cancer treatment on January 23 in Boston, had few peers. … [Read more...] about Clayton Christensen, who gave us the Innovator’s Dilemma, has died
In the second scenario, the criminal will develop a website that uses the branding of the corporate client, and even register a domain with a familiar naming convention, all in order to offer a sense of false security to the soon-to-be-victimized recruiter. Once the corporate credentials are exposed, the criminal has a foothold on the victim’s network, and the opportunity to expand their scam further. … [Read more...] about Two employment scams are hiding in plain sight—here’s how to spot them
The news instantly became fodder for late-night hosts and set into motion an upcoming Netflix comedy series starring and produced by Steve Carell. For the thought leaders who were able to look past the knee-jerk reaction of satire involved with Trump and a cartoonishly titled branch of government must surely be laughing a little bit now with what the Space Force logo looks like. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Space Force logo is a total rip-off of ‘Star Trek’ and NASA