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iPlank: Woman duped into buying wooden tablet

Aug 31, 2011
Nearly two weeks after Hewlett-Packard said it would discontinue production of its TouchPadtablet, the tablet is getting at least one more go. O...
Posted In: iPad

Ten fun facts from an unconventional Atlas

Jul 26, 2011
Do you know what state has the highest level of home ownership? What about the state with the most dedicated dental patients? We'll there's a boo...
Posted In: Cynthia Enloe

London: Pay up Mr. President

Jul 22, 2011
President Obama owes the city of London $193....
Posted In: London, Obama

There's new bling bling on the high seas

Jul 21, 2011
You'd think just owning a yacht would be enough of a luxury. But not for UK jeweller and designer Stuart Hughes, whose 98-foot yacht is now the e...
Posted In: bling bling, boats, gold, luxury

Mercer ranks the world's most expensive cities

Jul 13, 2011
If you think your apartment is expensive, try living in Luanda, Angola -- which has been named the world's most expensive city by the compensatio...
Posted In: cities, New York

Floating Chinese government officials visit Marketplace

Jul 1, 2011
The original image of the floating Chinese officials Local officials in China's Huili county wanted to show, in a picture, that they ...

When out-of-network ATM fees just don't matter

Jun 30, 2011
So this might be jealousy talking, but nothing makes paying ATM fees worse than seeing how little those few bucks matter to some people. In East...
Posted In: ATM, banking, Hampton, picture this

The sheepish sheepdog

Jun 27, 2011
It reads almost like the plot line of a Woody Allen movie: There's a new workplace hazard for Ci, a Border Collie, who was born and bred to herd ...
Posted In: dogs, england, not news, sheep

Meet New York's 'Urban Prospector'

Jun 21, 2011
So it turns out the streets of New York really are paved with gold. Raffi Stepanian is a self-described urban prospector. Stepanian makes his li...
Posted In: gold, New York, urban mining

America's Top Ten Filthiest Cities

Jun 14, 2011
Who knew that one of America's favorite festivals would land New Orleans the not-so-coveted title of America's dirtiest city. New Orleans, known...
Posted In: cities, los angeles, magazine, New Orleans, New York

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Marketplace's series on summer jobs around the nation.