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The barista asks if she is wrong to prank customers by pretending to be firing whenever they complain

The barista is called “mean” by her friends after telling them about the prank she pulls on customers at her job at the coffee shop. She described how the prank came about. In her post, the high school student described how often she deals with unfriendly and grumpy customers who all seem to be in …

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TJ Holmes and Amy Robach wear matching outfits while jogging after ABC's firing

TJ Holmes and Amy Robach wear matching outfits while jogging after ABC’s firing

“GMA3” anchors-turned-lovers TJ Holmes and Amy Robach tried to run away in LA after news broke that they were leaving ABC. The beleaguered couple donned matching workout gear and walked out of the same house within minutes of each other Friday morning but chose to run in opposite directions, as shown in exclusive photos to …

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Firing small, high-velocity bullets at a spacecraft could speed up travel to the stars

Firing small, high-velocity bullets at a spacecraft could speed up travel to the stars

Today, many space agencies are looking at cutting-edge propulsion ideas that would allow rapid transfer to other bodies in the solar system. They include NASA concepts of thermonuclear or electric propulsion (NTP/NEP) that could enable transit times to Mars in 100 days (or even 45) and a Chinese nuclear-powered spacecraft that could explore Neptune and …

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Physicists break a record for firing a laser into their university corridor

Physicists break a record for firing a laser into their university corridor

Physicists have just set a new record by confining a self-focusing laser pulse to a cage of air, along a 45-meter (148-foot) long university corridor. With previous results well below a metre, this latest experiment led by physicist Howard Melchberg of the University of Maryland (UMD) breaks new ground for trapping light in channels known …

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Firing Etiquette: Microsoft and others show us what not to do when we get rid of jobs

Firing Etiquette: Microsoft and others show us what not to do when we get rid of jobs

There is no good way to eliminate thousands of jobs. But as recent layoffs in tech and banking have shown, there are better and worse ways to do it. This applies not only to the layoffs themselves, but also to what the company is doing around the same time. For its part, Microsoft came under …

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After a massive hiring spree in the first two years of the pandemic, industry giants like Amazon and Meta have reversed course in 2022.

Tech layoffs continue through 2023. Why companies are firing workers

While last year the job market was remarkably strong, the tech industry was an exception. After a huge hiring spree in the first two years of the pandemic, industry giants like Amazon and Meta reversed course in 2022. There were at least 154,000 layoffs from more than 1,000 tech companies last year, according to layoffs.fyi, …

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Browns defensemen stress the 'roster' has been shortened in the wake of Joe Woods' firing

Browns defensemen stress the ‘roster’ has been shortened in the wake of Joe Woods’ firing

BEREA, Ohio — As the Browns players packed their lockers and headed for exit meetings Monday, change and disappointment remained in the air. For the second year in a row, Cleveland failed to make the playoffs. For the second year in a row, defensive breakdowns and a slow start to the season were an issue …

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