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Starting pitcher Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers throws with his left hand.

Turns out ... lefties make less

Dec 12, 2014
New study shows righties have the upper hand.
Posted In: left handed, Earnings, Income Gap
A worker fixes the logo of German car maker BMW on a car at the company's plant in Regensburg, southern Germany.

BMW sponsors a series of articles about ... BMWs

Dec 10, 2014
Someone at BMW thinks way too much about car door acoustics.
Posted In: BMW, car doors, acoustics
An abandoned home stands against the Detroit skyline in September 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.

Resignation to signal end of a rocky era for Detroit

Dec 9, 2014
Detroit's "emergency manager" is expected to resign. And once-bankrupt city will finish fiscal year in the black.
Posted In: Detroit, financial emergency, debt
An actor dressed as Santa Claus waves from a suspended sleigh in Berlin.

Santa Claus' estimated salary for 2014

Dec 8, 2014
Billions and billions of customers served.
Posted In: Santa, Christmas, holidays
The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington, D.C.

Which government agencies get cursed at the most?

Dec 4, 2014
The website Regulations.gov breaks it down.
Posted In: profanity, federal government, government agencies, IRS
The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. According to the Fed, daily hotel room rates in Southern California have risen to pre-recession levels.

Highlights from the Fed's beige book

Dec 3, 2014
It brims with economic tidbits on such things as hotel rates and e-commerce.
Posted In: The Fed, Beige Book, Thanksgiving, hotels, e-commerce
The White House.

A first: National debt passes $18 trillion

Dec 2, 2014
That's twelve zeros.
Posted In: trillion, national debt, Obama
The organic produce stand in the Shop & Save Market grocery store in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Americans go organic but aren't sure what that means

Dec 1, 2014
Consider the power of idealistic consumption.
Posted In: organic food, organic, GMOS
15th October 1980: Jackie Chan, martial arts expert, in Britain to publicize his film the "Big Brawl."

A Jackie Chan movie just changed the solar industry

Nov 28, 2014
The material in blu-ray discs make solar panels more efficient.
Posted In: solar, Jackie Chan, solar panels, blu-ray
Cranberries are harvested at Weston Cranberry Farm in Carver, Massachusetts.

The government is literally buying tons of cranberries

Nov 26, 2014
34,000 tons, to be exact. Happy Thanksgiving.
Posted In: cranberry, surplus, department of agriculture

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