When Mom Slams a Brand on Instagram

As a mom with influence, Caitlin Houston felt the need to act. Ms. Houston, of Wallingford, Conn., read a post on Instagram this summer by Karen Feldman, the founder of the Striped Sheep, a mommy-and-me clothing company, claiming that one of her designs had been ripped off by Tuckernuck, a high-end women’s clothing retailer. So…

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Welcome to Redditsgiving!

Last year, Adam Naor and his girlfriend placed an ad on Craigslist inviting strangers to Thanksgiving dinner in their apartment in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. “There was no prior research, it wasn’t a trend we wanted to be part of,” said Mr. Naor, 32, who works for Indeed, an employment search engine. “We…

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8 Ski Apps, Ready for Winter

Your season pass is purchased, your ski house booked and your gear tuned up. But before you hit the slopes, you might want to download a ski app — or eight — on your mobile phone. From dedicated powder predictors to artificial intelligence-generated, Olympic-level ski instruction, there’s never been so much technology to help optimize…

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Virginia Tech faculty named American Association for Advancement of Science fellows

Five scientists from Virginia Tech were named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a high honor of the world’s largest scientific society, according to an announcement this week. Elected by their peers and representing a broad range of AAAS “sections,” including statistics, neuroscience, engineering, psychology, and geology/geography, the Virginia…

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Nine UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 26, 2019 — Nine University of California, Irvine researchers in areas ranging from neurodevelopment and chemical synthesis to labor economics and library sciences have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. A total of 443 AAAS members are being honored this…

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