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Disney offers made-to-order princess dolls

Aug 8, 2012
Girls aged 3 to 12 can now have their likeness photographed and molded into an actual princess figurine.
Posted In: disney

Kraft says gum sales are struggling

Aug 7, 2012
"Gum," the food conglomerate says, "continues to be weak."
Posted In: Kraft, gum

Shannon Eastin will be first female official in an NFL game

Aug 6, 2012
She'll be on the field Thursday night when the Green Bay Packers play the San Diego Chargers.
Posted In: NFL

Arnold Schwarzenegger to teach global policy at USC

Aug 2, 2012
The actor and former governor of California has donated to create a new think tank for state and global policy.
Posted In: Arnold Schwarzenegger, global policy, USC

NYSE halts trading after strange volatility

Aug 1, 2012
It brought back memories of the flash crash a couple years ago.
Posted In: NYSE

How much is that Olympic medal worth?

Jul 31, 2012
The sports blog Deadspin cross-referenced current prices on precious metals exchanges with Olympic hardware.
Posted In: Olympics 2012, London Olympics

Apollo U.S. flags still standing on the moon

Jul 30, 2012
A new series of pictures of the moon show five of the six American flags put up by the Apollo crews 40 years ago are still standing.
Posted In: space, mars, moon

A walk in the park

Jul 27, 2012
A little green space in the middle of the concrete jungle of downtown Los Angeles can remind office workers what's really important in life.
Posted In: urban parks

Egyptian Olympians were wearing fake Nike gear

Jul 26, 2012
Members of Egypt's Olympic team were apparently given fake Nike gear to wear during training in London.
Posted In: Olympics, Nike

Product safety commission sues Buckyball magnets

Jul 25, 2012
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has filed a complaint against Buckyballs, the maker of the popular magnet toys.
Posted In: recall

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