Can employers ask for applicants’ passwords? (The Washington Post, 26 Mar 2012, PageA12)


Can employers ask for applicants’ passwords?
BY MANUEL VALDES
The Washington Post
26 Mar 2012

seattle — Two U.S. senators are asking Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday. Troubled by reports of the…read more…

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Ladies’ night is moving behind the bar (The Washington Post, 14 Mar 2012, PageE7)


Ladies’ night is moving behind the bar
Wilson is the author of “Boozehound: On the Trail of the Obscure, the Rare, and the Overrated in Spirits” (Ten Speed Press, 2010). Follow him on Twitter: @boozecolumnist.
The Washington Post
14 Mar 2012

After all these years, as enlightened as we pretend to have become, the bar is still a place where gender stereotypes persist. Not just persist, but thrive. Consider the endless conversation over what constitutes a “manly” drink vs. a “girly” drink….read more…

The District (The Washington Post, 14 Mar 2012, PageE7)


The District
Recipes tested by Jason Wilson and Jane Touzalin; e-mail questions to food@washpost.com
The Washington Post
14 Mar 2012

This puckery, potent cocktail is like a New York Sour, but with the addition of Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur and bitters. Alexandra Bookless of the Passenger calls for one dash each of Angostura and Fee Brothers old-fashioned bitters. Feel free to…read more…

Her Lips Were Devil Red (The Washington Post, 14 Mar 2012, PageE7)


Her Lips Were Devil Red

The Washington Post
14 Mar 2012

It’s not every day that you see an anejo tequila used in a cocktail. In naming this drink, Estadio bartender Alexandra Nichols says, she was pondering who might drink it, and “I imagined the woman described in â€�Livin’ La Vida Loca,’ by Ricky…read more…

Web start-up is geared to political independents (The Washington Post, 12 Mar 2012, PageA11)


Web start-up is geared to political independents
BY STEVEN OVERLY Capital Business Staff Writer overlys@washpost.com
The Washington Post
12 Mar 2012

A quote from boxer Mike Tyson rests atop an old fireplace mantle in the third-floor offices of Ruck.us, an Internet start-up near Logan Circle: “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” The laminated paper that bears the quote — and…read more…

New ipad’s Retina Display: You won’t believe your eyes. (The Washington Post, 8 Mar 2012, PageA12)


New ipad’s Retina Display: You won’t believe your eyes.
Joshua Topolsky Joshua Topolsky is the founding editor in chief of the Verge ( theverge.com), a technology news Web site. To read previous columns, go to postbusiness.com.
The Washington Post
8 Mar 2012

san francisco — Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that Apple just made a fairly major announcement. A couple of announcements, actually. At an event in San Francisco, the company introduced new versions of two of its most…read more…

With subtle changes, Apple makes small-screen impact (The Washington Post, 8 Mar 2012, PageA12)


With subtle changes, Apple makes small-screen impact
kangc@washpost.com harrisonj@washpost.com Staff writers Hayley Tsukayama and Sarah Halzack contributed to this report.
The Washington Post
8 Mar 2012

Enhanced resolution positions new ipad as TV alternative san francisco — Apple unveiled a new ipad on Wednesday with a display that the company said is sharper than the most sophisticated television sets, upping the ante in the competition to deliver…read more…