To see works published online, please visit janetburns.contently.com or review the (usually more out-of-date) selections below.

CEO Raises Hit 3-Year High, Led By Charter, Whose Workers Have Been Striking For 5 Months – Forbes

The Entrepreneur Who Brought Weed To Alaska Is Facing A 54-Year Sentence As Her Reward – Forbes

An Icelandic Power Plant Is Turning Its Carbon Emissions Into Stone (Really) – Forbes

From Bondage to Brains: A Cultural History of Zombies – mental_floss

My Migraine Meds Cost $40,000 a Year, And We’ve Known About This Drug for Millennia – AlterNet

After ‘Year of Pot,’ Cannabis Industry is Worth Serious Cash – AlterNet, Salon, Pasadena Weekly

10 Plans to Weaponize Animals – mental_floss

Where Are All The Poor Kids in Disney Movies? – AlterNet

The Anti-Surveillance State: Clothes and Gadgets Block Face Recognition Technology… – AlterNet

15 Deadly Facts About ‘GoldenEye 007’ – mental_floss

How Urban Farming Could Change Hawaii – CityLab

Fire Safety Lessons from The Towering Inferno – The Toast

Local Surfers Rebuild Their Second Home – The Local (New York Times blog)

Award-Winning App Promises Butlers for All – PSFK


Further articles are available via my Contently and Forbes pages.