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Going soft on us

Sep 17, 2008
Times are rough, but researchers at Georgia Pacific's Innovation Institute in Neenah, Wis., have come up with a way to bring a little bit of...
Posted In: extra soft toilet paper, Great Northern, toilet paper, tp

Thanks for the memories

Sep 16, 2008
Yesterday, tourists were posing for pictures outside of Lehman Brothers in New York City, doubtless to show everyone back home that they were there...
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, New York City

The sweet deal

Sep 15, 2008
No surprise the dollar fell today after the news of the shake-ups on Wall Street. But a good pie is still worth... well, at least a '72 Chevy pick...
Posted In: '72 Chevy pick-up, barter, Chevy, pie, trade

Botox might help migraines

Sep 12, 2008
Botox eases wrinkles, but can it also ease migraine headaches? Allergan says it can. The company that produces Botox reports that two large tests...
Posted In: Allergan, Botox, headaches, migraines

The new Beatles Monopoly game -- Yeah, yeah, yeah!

Sep 11, 2008
Now this is fab. USAopoly is hoping to capitalize on a new generation of Beatlemania (and the old one too) with a new Monopoly game -- The Beatles...
Posted In: Beatles, board game, game, George and Ringo, John, Monopoly, Paul

Heads up: Air New Zealand is looking for a few bald men

Sep 10, 2008
My mother always said she had eyes in the back of her head. Now, a New Zealand airline wants to put temporary tattoos on the back of the heads of...
Posted In: Air New Zealand, bald men, human billboards, tattoo

United stock plunges on really big oops

Sep 9, 2008
UAL stocks tanked -- and we mean tanked -- when a headline that flashed across trading screens erroneously reported that the carrier was filing for...
Posted In: stocks, UAL, United Airliines

Bad buzz on Seinfeld and Gates ad

Sep 8, 2008
Microsoft's new commercial with Jerry Seinfeld isn't exactly drawing rave reviews. Here are a few of the headlines:...
Posted In: advertising, commercial, computers, Microsoft, operating systems, Seinfeld, Vista

Will it be easy being green -- and red?

Sep 8, 2008
Here's a Muppet News Flash: NBC has announced that a new movie starring Kermit and the gang will be released during the holidays. The cast of "Le...
Posted In: Christmas, holidays, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Muppets, Whoopi Goldberg

More hot wheels

Sep 5, 2008
Call it reverse sticker shock. A report by JP Morgan auto analysts says the average price of a new vehicle fell more than 2 percent in the second...
Posted In: auto prices, auto sales, JPMorgan

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