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Your Facebook photo: A window into your soul?

Feb 22, 2013
Your online avatar -- that photo or icon that stands for you in the virtual world -- is so much more than an image. Commentator Scott Huler says it's a window into the soul...and that's annoying. Huler lays out his big issues with these few small pixels of modern life.
Posted In: avatars

Why I don't need a senior discount

Feb 15, 2013
Senior citizens get to purchase a host of goods and services at prices 10-20 percent lower than their under-5o counterparts. But commentator Lorie Eber says it's time for senior citizens give up their discounts.
Posted In: baby boomers, senior citizens, elderly, discounts

Facebook privacy issues: Not the only reason I'm 'unfriending' you

Feb 15, 2013
Commentator Julia Angwin says erosion of privacy on Facebook left her little choice.
Posted In: Facebook, social media

Infrastructure should have its own budget

Feb 13, 2013
Spending on infrastructure and education can help fuel future growth.
Posted In: State of the Union, infrastructure, Education, government spending

The mojo of a 'man purse'

Feb 8, 2013
Most guys, when they go shopping, stuff their wallets and keys in their pockets. Maybe a cellphone. But sometimes you need more than your pockets. Commentator Scott Huler has a suggestion -- a man bag.
Posted In: accessories, men

Family members as property

Feb 7, 2013
Commentator Afi-Odelia Scruggs contemplates her great-great-grandfather as someone's 'personal property.'
Posted In: slavery

The pledge of a middle manager

Jan 31, 2013
What one commentator imagines corporate middle managers say to themselves in the mirror.
Posted In: workplace, humor

It still pays to own a home

Jan 25, 2013
Many young people say they have no interest in ever owning a home. So these days, more and more people are renting. But commentator Chris Farrell says buying is still a better option for all concerned.
Posted In: Housing, rent, rent vs. buy, buying a home

Baby Boomers compete for bucket list victories

Jan 18, 2013
Commentator Judy Muller takes a look at the economics of creating a bucket list for the baby boomer generation.
Posted In: baby boomers, Senior moment, senior citizens

The digital age has changed what it means to 'search'

Jan 15, 2013
As more sites look to monetize web search functions, a commentator questions what it means 'to search.'
Posted In: Google, search, Internet

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