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A slew of $100 bills.

Money can buy you less unhappiness

Jan 23, 2015
Hidden among psychological mumbo-jumbo is a truth: Negative memories stick with us.
Posted In: Money, happiness, psychologists, negativity bias
An open hood reveals the motor of a Volkswagen e-Golf electric car.

Auto industry's dirty little secret: Fake engine noise

Jan 22, 2015
Drivers want vroom-vroom with their MPGs. Enter the "Soundaktor."
Posted In: car engine, speakers, gas milage
A boy asks an owl how many licks it takes to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop in a commercial from 1984.

Tootsie Roll CEO, 95, leaves behind a sweet legacy

Jan 21, 2015
Melvin Gordon ran Tootsie Roll Industries, founded in 1896, for more than 50 years.
Posted In: candy, tootsie roll, commercials
Lou Brazils fills his tank this week at a gas station in Dellwood, Missouri.

Oil prices tank, we save billions

Jan 20, 2015
In more than half the states, gas is selling for less than $2 a gallon.
Posted In: crude oil, oil prices
A snowplow in Winthrop, Massachusetts.

Want to track a snowplow? There's an app for that.

Jan 19, 2015
Data delivered via smartphone can show skeptics that snowplow drivers are doing their jobs. Or not.
Posted In: snow plow, app, winter
Taylor Swift poses at the Guess Portrait Studio during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Maybe Obama should just 'Shake it Off'

Jan 16, 2015
John Boehner takes aim at Barack Obama with a dozen Taylor Swift GIFs.
Posted In: Taylor Swift, John Boehner, Barack Obama, State of the Union
The scene at the opening of the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Economic schmooze-fest in the Alps just got pricier

Jan 15, 2015
Swiss franc's good fortune makes World Economic Forum a lot more expensive for Americans.
Posted In: Swiss franc, Davos, currency exchange
Cover of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo featuring the Prophet Muhammad is displayed with newspaper front pages from around the world outside the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Latest Charlie Hebdo will barely be distributed in US

Jan 14, 2015
3 million were printed but only 300 copies of the magazine will be sold here.
Posted In: Charlie Hebdo, France, U.S.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen in Washington, D.C.

Happy reminder, courtesy of the Labor Department

Jan 13, 2015
There are more jobs open today than there have been in 14 years.
Posted In: jobs market, labor market, Janet Yellen
A gas station customer in Miami.

Texan winks, plays 'let's make a deal' with customers

Jan 12, 2015
Houston furniture dealer ties a tidy potential refund to the price of oil.
Posted In: oil prices, gas prices, Houston, furniture dealers

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