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Texting

China creates a texting lane

Sep 15, 2014
They're really worried about texting-related collisions.
Posted In: texting, walking, China

A spot of . . . coffee?

Sep 12, 2014
Who drinks more coffee, cops or journalists?
Posted In: coffee, British, tea
Fist-bump

Goodbye, handshake. Hello, fist bump!

Sep 11, 2014
Forget sneezing into your elbow.
Posted In: handshake, public health, greetings
Reddit

Leaked photos = a quarter-billion page views for Reddit

Sep 10, 2014
Last week's leak led to enough page views to power Reddit for almost a month.
Posted In: reddit, photos, celebrities, hackers
Cats

More people own cats than stock these days

Sep 9, 2014
Stocking up on cats instead of shares? You're not alone.
Posted In: cats, stock, recession
American workforce

Americans never stop working

Sep 8, 2014
In case you needed data to prove it.
Posted In: workforce, weekends, night shift
Trust fall

No one trusts anyone

Sep 5, 2014
I don't trust you.
Posted In: Trust, according to a recent study, america
Yelp

Yelp gets a positive review from the courts

Sep 4, 2014
The company wins big on extortion claims.
Posted In: Yelp, advertising, lawsuits

Colorful snippets from the Fed's 'Beige Book'

Sep 3, 2014
Really! They're interesting! We promise!
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Beige Book
Angelo R. Mozilo

Angelo Mozilo really doesn't get it

Sep 2, 2014
Angelo Mozilo wants to know why people still think he's a villain.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis, Countrywide

Editor Picks

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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"Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics," by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, are groundbreaking books that explore "the hidden side of everything." Now there's Freakonomics Radio, a project that includes a weekly podcast, regular segments on Marketplace, and one-hour specials to be broadcast on public-radio stations across the country. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.

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