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Excerpt: 'Law of the Jungle'

Sep 30, 2014
Read a passage from Paul Barrett's book about one lawyer's face-off with oil executives.
Posted In: big oil, rainforest

PODCAST: Think of it as a conscious uncoupling

Sep 30, 2014
PayPal and eBay split, a change in health care payment and impact investing.

Silicon: Imagine life without glass

Sep 29, 2014
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt looks at the economics behind chemical elements.
Posted In: elementals, elements

PODCAST: The strength of the Indian-American community

Sep 29, 2014
AIG goes to trial, Narendra Modi visits the U.S. and food gets VC funding.

It's time to break out the decorative gourds

Sep 26, 2014
It's pumpkin-spice latte time.
Posted In: pumpkins, latte, washington post

PODCAST: The price of AC cools down

Sep 26, 2014
Bill Gross' big move, the FTC turns 100 and AC units cool down in price.

PODCAST: The number of uninsured Latinos drops

Sep 25, 2014
A dive in merchandise orders, more Latinos are getting insurance and 19th-century America.
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More unmarried Americans, thanks to economic woes

Sep 24, 2014
The number of single Americans is at an all-time high.
Posted In: marriage, disappearing jobs, pew research center

PODCAST: Paula Deen goes digital

Sep 24, 2014
Early shopping season, interstate inversions, and Paul Deen's online network.
Miners pushing an ore car into the Grace tin and tungsten mine in Bolivia, circa 1945.

Tungsten: just try and smash it

Sep 23, 2014
The element that is behind lighting and writing.
Posted In: elements, Science