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Want to shop like a pro? Buy generic

Jul 25, 2014
A new study says chefs, pharmacists and other professionals prefer generic goods.
Posted In: generic drugs, cooking, generics

Following movie stars all the way to the theater

Jul 24, 2014
What are you going to see this weekend? Check your timeline.
Posted In: movie theaters, Twitter, movies

GM recall numbers keep going up, up, up

Jul 23, 2014
The automaker recalled another 700,000 vehicles today.
Posted In: General Motors, car recalls, auto industry

It's illegal to work in August...for Congress

Jul 22, 2014
According to law, Congress is not permitted to work during the month of August.
Posted In: Congress, Congressional recess, summer vacation
Orange Is The New Black

Orange really is the new black (and white)

Jul 21, 2014
A sheriff makes inmates wear striped uniforms after orange jumpsuits became chic.
Posted In: prison, fashion, netflix, television

How many apps do you use in a month?

Jul 18, 2014
Nielsen measured how many apps we use on a regular basis.
Posted In: apps, electronics
Facebook

Yes, Facebook is sucking your soul

Jul 17, 2014
Just in case you needed social science to prove it.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, academics

Pardon my (economic) language

Jul 16, 2014
Here's a new economic indicator for you: The frequency of CEO profanity.
Posted In: CEOs, economic indicators, recession, language

If California were divided into six states...

Jul 15, 2014
In which direct democracy shoots itself in the foot.
Posted In: california, Silicon Valley, ballot initiatives

Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

Jul 14, 2014
Customs officials seized a live shipment of the animals which can carry disease.
Posted In: animals, enviroment, Health, customs

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