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5 books Bill Gates wants you to read this holiday season

Gates wrote on his blog that he read more fiction in 2019 than normal, but there is only one that he recommends you read this holiday season.
Lightning is seen through the window of a plane in November 2010.

Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected

The FAA administrator will be questioned by Congress today over its certification of the change to the 787 Dreamliner as well as the 737 Max.
IHOP has a new fast-casual restaurant.

IHOP is opening a new fast-casual chain with pancake bowls and digital kiosks — here’s what it will be like to visit

Flip'd serves menu items that are not available at IHOP, including pancake bowls, which make it easier to eat pancakes on the go.

Video of a FedEx worker struggling under the weight of a 144-pound package reveals the human impact of online shopping

Some people have defended the FedEx employee's behavior amid the busiest season of the year for delivery workers.
Walmart has gotten a new CEO and a new outlook on e-commerce since 2009.

Here are some of the biggest ways Walmart has changed as it embraced e-commerce in the last decade

In 2009, Walmart employed 2.1 million people worldwide. 10 years later, the retail giant boasts a workforce of 2.2 million.

The 11 most shocking retail acquisitions of the last decade

Mergers are a common practice in the retail business, and the past decade was no exception with a slew of significant acquisitions.
Flight attendants notice many details on planes that most passengers don't catch.

Flight attendants reveal 10 things they notice on planes that you probably miss

Flight attendants spend hundreds of hours in the air each year, so they learn to notice small details about the planes they work on.
Coca-Cola is worth more than $230 billion.

Coke CEO reveals his biggest regret since taking the helm of the $230 billion company

"I mean, they tell you all these things in the beginning, and then you spend the next few years working out they're true," Quincey said.
Neumann bought four separate units in the building in 2017, combining two of them.

Ousted WeWork CEO Adam Neumann might be selling part of his Manhattan compound, according to reports

Rumors of the sale come in the midst of Neumann reportedly regaining his billionaire status, thanks to Softbank's October bailout of WeWork.
The west coast is the place to be buying a vacation home right now.

The 10 best places in the US to buy a winter home right now, ranked

A recent report by rental management company Vacasa analyzes the 10 best markets to buy a winter vacation home in the US this season.