Apparently this woman had second thoughts about that complete box set of Grey's Anatomy DVDs she'd ordered from Amazon. Either that, or there's something about the driver she doesn't like.
Amazon is buying up empty shopping malls and transforming them into fulfillment centers, reports ABC News. In March, Amazon won approval to turn a mall in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, into a 3.4 million-square-foot distribution building, and a mall in Knoxville, Tennessee, into a 220,000-square-foot distribution center. In December, the local planning board in Worcester, Massachusetts,… READ THE REST
At Slate, Daniel Politi reports that Amazon has admitted its drivers have to pee in bottles and issued an apology to the U.S. representative it mocked on Twitter for making the claim. Amazon rowed back an initial denial that it gave last week when it aggressively responded to Rep. Mark Pocan on Twitter. The Democrat… READ THE REST
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Amazon illegally retaliated against two internal critics when it fired them, reports Karen Weise for the New York Times. The employees, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, had publicly pushed the company to reduce its impact on climate change and address concerns about its warehouse workers. The agency… READ THE REST
Back in 1992, Luminox was a fledgling sports watch manufacturer when it began working with the U.S. Navy to create a new watch for use by elite Navy SEALs. After that popular Navy SEAL watch was born, other elite units reached out to follow suit as Luminox crafted timepieces for the U.S. Coast Guard, the… READ THE REST
The humidifier has been around for almost 100 years, going through all kinds of design variations and advancements along the way. Considering all that potential research and development time, it begs an important question. Why do you have to fill most humidifiers from the bottom? It seems like a pretty significant design flaw that most… READ THE REST
With the spring in full force, we have a question. Why is spring the only season that results in cleaning? Sure, we all batten down for winter, so we likely are a bit laxer about straightening up the house during the coldest months of the year. But seriously… is spring cleaning an excuse to live like… READ THE REST