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Judge bans financial jargon from Fabrice Tourre trial

Jul 17, 2013
She's instructed lawyers to "have a heart" and stay away from words like 'security,' 'collateral' and 'asset-backed.'
Posted In: trial, Fabrice Tourre

Zimmerman trial jurist already has a book deal

Jul 15, 2013
Juror B37 -- one of six women on the panel that acquitted Zimmerman Saturday -- has signed with a book agent.

A whole new meaning to the term 'sexting'

Jul 12, 2013
A new survey finds that one in 10 American adults admits to using a smartphone during sex. And among 18-34-year-olds, it's one in five.
Posted In: smartphones

Americans don't think journalists contribute a lot to society

Jul 11, 2013
The military topped a survey of occupations in the U.S. that people think "contribute a lot" to society.
Posted In: journalism, journalists

Drawing a comfort food can make you feel comforted

Jul 10, 2013
A study says simply drawing pictures of comfort food can make you feel better.
Posted In: drawing, Food

Recreating the feeling of Starbucks, without the high-priced coffee

Jul 9, 2013
A new website can help -- it lets you stream the sound of a local coffee shop to wherever you are
Posted In: coffee

Reuters ends early access to consumer data

Jul 8, 2013
The financial information conglomerate had previously let its highest-paying customers have the data two seconds early.
Posted In: reuters, high-frequency trading

'Baywatch' = California, 'Golden Girls' = Florida

Jul 5, 2013
A Reddit user maps out the most significant television shows set in each state.
Posted In: tv, television

A window that talks to you

Jul 4, 2013
An ad agency has invented a talking window -- and how many hot dogs does it take to win a hot dog eating contest?
Posted In: technology

Tracking my package: A whole new meaning

Jul 3, 2013
All police have to do is ask, and the post office will tell them what kind of mail you've been receiving.
Posted In: post office, U.S. Postal Service, surveillance

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