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Blackouts

Blackouts

Ironically, all the technological advancement in the world is not always enough to keep the lights on.

 
Don’t Feed the Patent Trolls

Don’t Feed the Patent Trolls

A new push for reform aims to put an end to a long history of frivolous patent infringement lawsuits.

 
A Century of Safety

A Century of Safety

The milestones that have made the National Safety Council the beacon of safety standards it is today.

 
Running Mates: Infamous Sneaker Wars

Running Mates: Infamous Sneaker Wars

Disputes in the sneaker industry.

 
Time Line: Fighting Intellectual Property Theft

Time Line: Fighting Intellectual Property Theft

Medications, tattoos and body armor have been the focus of some notable intellectual property theft cases.

 
A Time Line of Workplace Homicides

A Time Line of Workplace Homicides

It has been a tragic year for employee violence. We look back at some of the most high-profile shootings.

 
An Anonymous Threat

An Anonymous Threat

A look at a few of the lesser-known, though still noteworthy attacks by one of the world’s most feared hacker groups.

 
Fanarchy

Fanarchy

Egypt’s soccer riot in February was among the most horrific sports tragedies in modern times.

 
A Year of Fines

A Year of Fines

Banks are finally owning up to fines stemming from the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown of 2008.

 
Status Update — Fired

Status Update — Fired

Social media is a great way to market a company. It is also a great way to get fired from one.

 
Time Line: Space Waste

Time Line: Space Waste

The growing collection of debris orbiting the Earth is jeopardizing the future of space exploration.

 
Deadliest Terrorist Attacks

Deadliest Terrorist Attacks

The 10-year anniversary of September 11 reminds us that terrorist attacks have been all too common.

 
Historic Floods of the Big Muddy

Historic Floods of the Big Muddy

This summer’s flooding of the Missouri River is the worst in its storied history of devastation.

 
The Lives of Workers

The Lives of Workers

For National Safety Month, a look back at significant moments in workplace safety.

 
A Decade of Discrimination

A Decade of Discrimination

Discrimination cases serve as painful reminders of how no one benefits from inequality in the workplace.