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Display of energy drinks in a store in San Diego.

Now that’s an unexpected energy boost. (Thanks, Cuba)

Dec 17, 2014
Investors confuse the Cuba Energy Company with the country.
Posted In: energy drinks, cuba, cuban beverage company, San Diego
Freshly brewed coffee.

Coffee engineered to put you to sleep. Seriously.

Dec 16, 2014
Counting Sheep Coffee comes in two varieties: Bedtime Blend/40 Winks and Lights Out.
Posted In: coffee, dragon's den, Amazon, Canada
It costs 1.66 cents to make a penny.

We lost $100 million making pennies and nickels

Dec 15, 2014
Dreadful penny and nickel news, but cheaper copper shaves millions off the loss.
Posted In: pennies, Nickels, the mint, coins
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

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A graphical history of cable consolidation

Feb 13, 2014
Tracking the history of the cable industry.
Posted In: cable, Comcast, Time Warner

Stressed out by the Davos World Economic Forum?

Jan 21, 2014
Try meditating with Goldie Hawn.
Posted In: Davos, World Economic Forum, Goldie Hawn
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