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Women and single people get a little more sleep each night on average than men and married people, respectively.

The economics.... of sleep?

Jul 16, 2015
'Early to bed, early to rise' really does have a wealth effect, researchers find.
Posted In: wages, sleep, survey, data, freakonomics

Lawyers find success in the Bakken

Jul 16, 2015
The booming population of young men is helping fuel the need for attorneys.
Posted In: North Dakota, lawyers, rural
Patti LuPone gives a curtain speech following the night she took away a cell phone from a patron who was texting during her performance in the off-Broadway show "Shows for Days."

It's been a tough week for Broadway

Jul 15, 2015
Plus, the first high definition pictures of Pluto.
Posted In: broadway, pluto, cell phone etiquette, cell phones
The NASA logo on a protective box at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Can private companies keep the space station supplied?

Jul 15, 2015
Failed missions to the ISS leave NASA and researchers with the bill.
Posted In: NASA, international space station, space station, spacex
An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2015.

Who's an employee?

Jul 15, 2015
The Department of Labor has issued guidance on classifying workers.
Posted In: sharing economy, Uber, employees

For Amazon, e-retail is just the tip of the iceberg

Jul 15, 2015
The online store celebrated 'Prime Day,' but in 20 years, it's become much more.
Posted In: Amazon

And the Emmy goes to ... who cares?

Jul 15, 2015
Are the television awards still relevant?
Posted In: emmy awards, emmy's, television

Bird flu is winding down but bakers still feel a pinch

Jul 15, 2015
The price of liquid eggs, bought by the bucket, has skyrocketed.
Posted In: bird flu, avian flu, bakers

Big bank outlook: slow and steady

Jul 14, 2015
While earnings potential may be low, growth for banks has been safer and steady.
Posted In: JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo

How do you pronounce Greece's favorite food?

Jul 13, 2015
It's not quite as contentious as "gif."
Posted In: Food, Greek, Greece, greekcrisis

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