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Ax Throw, Log Climb at Adirondack Lumberjack Class

Ax Throw, Log Climb at Adirondack Lumberjack Class

Curriculum includes "history of axes"

The annual Adirondack Woodsmen's School teaches students lumberjack skills like sawing, chopping, ax throwing, log boom running and pole climbing. Read More »

Uber Rider 'Held Against My Will' In High-Speed Chase

Uber Rider 'Held Against My Will' In High-Speed Chase

Second kidnapping claim against Uber drivers in a month.

A businessman claims that a driver for rideshare company Uber kidnapped him and brought him along during a high-speed chase with authorities. Read More »

10 Cities Where Wages Are Increasing

10 Cities Where Wages Are Increasing

The top city has seen a 3 percent rise in wages

PayScale's quarterly index of wage trends reveals the 10 cities where wages have seen the most growth in 2014. Read More »

Here Are People's Morning Routines In 8 Major Cities Around The World

Here Are People's Morning Routines In 8 Major Cities Around The World

Only 44 percent of Londoners wake up before 7 a.m.

An IKEA report surveyed more than 8,000 people in eight major cities on their morning habits, and found several interesting differences between residents. Read More »

On Writing, Tongue Sandwiches: What I Learned From My Dad

On Writing, Tongue Sandwiches: What I Learned From My Dad

My dad did a lot of things. One was write a memoir.

My dad's memoir, which explored his small-town childhood in the early '60s, inspired me to pursue writing. Read More »

Lessons I Learned from My Dad

Lessons I Learned from My Dad

Holocaust survivor Boris Nemko personified 'up-by-your-bootstraps'

Lessons I learned from my father on work and life. Read More »

First Lady's Secret Service Detail Went Hunting Cupcakes

First Lady's Secret Service Detail Went Hunting Cupcakes

Looked for bakery made famous by Sex and the City

A Secret Service agent assigned to Michelle Obama searched for a gourmet cupcake while the First Lady visited with a couple after a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read More »

Is Pinterest The Future Of Law Enforcement?

Is Pinterest The Future Of Law Enforcement?

Cops use platform to track down owners of stolen property

Police departments are using sites like Pinterest in ways that open up some possibilities for the intersection of law enforcement and social media. Read More »

Dairy Farmers Replace Workers With Robotic Milkers

Dairy Farmers Replace Workers With Robotic Milkers

The milkbot revolution is nigh

Dairy farmers hoping to cut down on labor costs are exploring robotic milkers, which track production and allow cows to decide when they're milked. Read More »

Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Payment Practices

Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Payment Practices

Suit says women worked hundreds of unpaid hours

Five Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are suing the team for failing to pay them in accordance with minimum wage laws, and subjecting them to degrading treatment. Read More »

UPS Un-Fires 250 Workers It Axed For Participating In Walkout

UPS Un-Fires 250 Workers It Axed For Participating In Walkout

Employees will still serve a 10-day suspension

UPS has re-hired the 250 drivers it fired for participating in a walkout. After receiving criticism, the company made a deal with the local Teamsters union. Read More »

Case Against Lazy EMT Workers Dismissed On Technicality

Case Against Lazy EMT Workers Dismissed On Technicality

Unconscious woman didn't request help herself

The case against the EMT workers who failed to come to Eutisha Rennix's aid was dismissed on a technicality because she did not request the help herself. Read More »

Movie Theater Apologizes For Ousting Diabetic Customer

Movie Theater Apologizes For Ousting Diabetic Customer

Man tried to bring in store-bought strawberries

A Brooklyn movie theater has apologized after calling the cops on a diabetic customer who brought in a container of store-bought strawberries. Read More »

Internet To USPS: 'What's Amazing Is This Guy Has A Job'

Internet To USPS: 'What's Amazing Is This Guy Has A Job'

Video of less-than-amazing delivery sparks online clamor

A video of a USPS driver flinging a package against a customer's garage door has gone viral, as Twitter users post it in response to a new USPS campaign. Read More »

Is McDonald's Stealing Employees' Wages?

Is McDonald's Stealing Employees' Wages?

Lawsuits say McDonald's fails to pay employees for all hours worked

Workers have filed class-action suits against McDonald's, alleging it steals income with practices that drive wages below the legal minimum. Read More »

13 Jobs You Thought You Wanted

13 Jobs You Thought You Wanted

'You like sleep? This is not the career for you.'

Reddit users tell you why you shouldn't enter their chosen career field. From doctors to photographers to aerospace engineers, every job has its hated aspects. Read More »

McDonald's Worker: I Was Fired For Treating Firefighters To A Hot Meal

McDonald's Worker: I Was Fired For Treating Firefighters To A Hot Meal

Worker accused of swearing to supervisor

A 23-year-old single mother said she was fired from a McDonald's because she paid to treat firefighters to some hot meals when the franchise owner refused to. Read More »

What It's Like To Be ... An Improv Comedian

What It's Like To Be ... An Improv Comedian

More of a calling than a ticket to riches

If you're a collaborative person, improv comedy might be for you. AOL Jobs visits Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC to find out more. Read More »

Sandy's Unsung Heroes: 'Unwatering Team' Drains New York's Tunnels

Sandy's Unsung Heroes: 'Unwatering Team' Drains New York's Tunnels

Their job title sounds like a linguistic, and even practical, impossibility: They are the "unwatering" team. Their assignment: Drain the water from New York City after Hurricane Sandy drowned the East Coast. Read More »

New York Teacher Gets Paid $75,000 To 'Do Nothing' And Live Streams The Proof

New York Teacher Gets Paid $75,000 To 'Do Nothing' And Live Streams The Proof

Lots of workers waste time at work, but few would want to broadcast video of themselves doing it. But New York technology teacher Francesco Portelos is doing that just to protest his suspension, which he says has left him to languish in a "rubber room" -- a detention center for teachers. Portelos (pictured... Read More »

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