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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
Moviegoers line up to see "The Interview" in Los Angeles when the film was released Christmas Day.

Sony might break even with 'The Interview' after all

Jan 9, 2015
Our best guess: Studio may bring in about $60 million from "The Interview."
Honda display at a Los Angeles Auto Show.

Auto industry has a record year (for safety fines)

Jan 8, 2015
Fine for Honda alone sets a record: $70 million for failing to report deaths, injuries.
Posted In: Honda, auto industry, national highway traffic safety administration
Passengers wait at a security checkpoint at Chicago O'Hare Airport.

U.S. airlines are least punctual ... in the world

Jan 7, 2015
Two American companies make the top 20 list of airlines known for running on time.
Posted In: Airlines, punctuality, america being bad at things
Ted Turner, founder of CNN, attends the Lone Sailor Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

CNN's ready for the apocalypse

Jan 6, 2015
You'll know world's ending when CNN airs video of band playing "Nearer, My God to Thee."
Posted In: end of the world, cnn, video

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