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Multi-channel networks: YouTube's big break

Nov 25, 2014
New stars are born less frequently on stage and more frequently online.
Posted In: YouTube, Stars, Entertainment
In 1965, English singer Petula Clark wears an imitation zebra coat and matching hat designed for her by a Paris dressmaker.

A new high-tech shopping helper: Dressing room mirrors

Nov 25, 2014
Dressing room mirrors with touch screens that tell stores about your preferences and buying habits are part of a wider push to track online and offline shopping activity.
Posted In: mirror, department store, app, ebay, Nordstrom, Retail
Calories are listed next to menu items at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in New York City. New York was the first city to implement and enforce calorie counts on fast food menus.

How restaurants calculate calorie counts

Nov 25, 2014
New FDA rules will require more businesses to post calorie counts. Most of them will turn to a database to help them (roughly) figure it out.
Posted In: calorie, fast food, fast food menu, calorie menu
A JetBlue aircraft prepares to land at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. in May 2014.

Flight school: JetBlue to offer educational videos

Nov 25, 2014
By the end of the year, the airline plans to provide you with an eggheaded excuse to avoid talking to the passenger next to you.
Posted In: JetBlue, Online classes, airplace, flying, Education

On-the-ground coverage from protests Ferguson

Nov 25, 2014
Marketplace's Adam Allington is in Missouri covering the grand jury decision.
Posted In: Ferguson, police, protest
A Tofurky holiday roast, from the company's recipe blog.

Making it a meatless Thanksgiving with Tofurky

Nov 25, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Seth Tibbott, founder and president of the Tofurky company.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, turkey, vegetarian, vegan
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden listen to Chuck Hagel speak during a White House press conference announcing his resignation as secretary of defense.

Help wanted: Versatile executive to lead Department of Defense

Nov 24, 2014
Rewriting the job description for the Pentagon CEO
Posted In: defense secretary, hagel, job description
Michael Jackson performs in 1988.

Who gets the money made by dead celebrities?

Nov 24, 2014
Even celebrities in financial trouble can make tens of millions after death.
Posted In: celebrities, Michael Jackson, Elvis
Recording artist Jay-Z, makes an announcement on the steps of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles for the Budweiser Made in America Music Festival.

Clydesdales go missing from Budweiser's holiday ads

Nov 24, 2014
The brewing company is partnering with Jay-Z to try to appeal to younger costumers.
Posted In: Budweiser, Jay-Z, holiday, commercials, clydesdale

Where in the world are the important financial centers?

Nov 24, 2014
Here are the stories we're reading and numbers we're watching Monday morning.

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