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Final note: A particularly happy birthday

Sep 19, 2012
September 19, 1982 marks the first day someone typed a colon, a dash and a right parentheses and said: "Hey, look at what this looks like sideways."
Posted In: computer, emoticons

Mining school alums blast Harvard-ians in yearly pay

Sep 18, 2012
Last year, Harvard graduates made less money per year than alumni from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology -- which costs about four times less than Harvard to attend.
Posted In: harvard, mining, college tuition, salary

Fourth richest woman in the U.S. has an unusual celebrity connection

Sep 17, 2012
Can you guess who was Elaine Tettemer Marshall's mother-in-law?
Posted In: Anna Nicole Smith

Drinking in Disney World and fracking in Texas

Sep 14, 2012
Disney World finally turns on the tap, and Halliburton puts out "Lost" signs for a radioactive probe its lost in west Texas.
Posted In: disney, fracking

McDonald's to post calorie counts in all restaurants

Sep 12, 2012
Now all customers will know how many calories are in that Big Mac.
Posted In: McDonald's, calorie

Royal Caribbean introduces a Barbie cruise

Sep 11, 2012
You can get a Barbie-decorated stateroom, tea parties, fashion shows and more.
Posted In: Barbie

Apple's iPhone 5 sales could boost U.S. GDP

Sep 10, 2012
It's said the new gadget, expected to be released on Wednesday, could add between a quarter and a half a percentage point to fourth-quarter GDP.
Posted In: apple, iphone 5, GDP

Bernanke's low mortgage rate

Sep 6, 2012
Thanks to financial disclosure rules, we know what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pays on his mortgage.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, mortgage

NY's high court considers: Is lap dancing a tax-exempt art?

Sep 5, 2012
New York's highest court is hearing legal arguments by a strip club about whether nude lap dancing is art -- and therefore eligible for state tax exemption.
Posted In: dancing, New York, tax

Millions of Apple IDs hacked

Sep 4, 2012
This morning, we woke to news that a hacker group had leaked a million Apple IDs.
Posted In: apple

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