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Experts Discuss the Worst Business Decision Ever

The Atlantic magazine asked a number of experts to weigh in on the following question: "What was the worst business decision ever made?" Listen to what ...


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2000 Brand New, Shiny, Wrong-sized Trains

Note to self: When ordering an entire nation's worth of new trains, make sure they're the right size. That message came too late for the country ...


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Young Man Dies Trying to Save His Cell Phone

In January 2014 a 26-year-old man died after he fell into the frigid waters of the Chicago River. Shortly after midnight, Ken Hoang, a visitor from St. ...


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Confused Pilot Lands Plane at Wrong Airport

The Boeing 747 Dreamlifter is the modified plane that can haul more cargo than any plane in the world. It weighs about 600,000 pounds and usually requires ...


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Man Robs Same Store 15 Years Apart

In 1999, 25-year-old Christopher Miller was arrested after he forced employees into the back room of the Stride Rite shoe store on Hooper Avenue in Toms ...


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'Popular Mechanics' on How to Avoid Deadly Accidents

Each year 37,000 men between the ages of 18 to 50 die from an accident. It's the leading cause of death for men in that age bracket. Some instances of ...


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The U.S. Government's Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure

Every few years the U.S. Department of Defense publishes a short book that contains amazing stories about real crime, cheating scientists, drug dealers, ...


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Bear Gets Trapped by Tempting Jar

A 100-pound young Black Bear in Jamison City, Pennsylvania got into unexpected trouble when he found an old plastic jar. The jar contained cooking oil ...


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Navy Admiral 'Turns a Blind Eye' to Order

Perhaps you've heard the phrase "turn a blind eye," which means to ignore undesirable information. The saying comes from a 19th century British naval ...


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George Custer's Reckless Buffalo Chase

In the spring of 1867, George Custer and his regiment were on a scouting expedition on the plains of Kansas. Suddenly Custer's English greyhounds, ...


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