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A thin line between health and unhealthy obsession

Jun 12, 2012
The high-tech activity gadget Fitbit helps people track their steps. But some people may take using these types of devices a step too far.
Posted In: Health, fitness
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Should the government help you lose weight?

Jun 8, 2012
Obesity is a recognized problem, but commentator Justin Wilson says it's a problem that's best solved by personal choices, not government intervention.
Posted In: Commentaries, obesity, Michael Bloomberg
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College grads, please don't hurt us

Jun 8, 2012
Author Charles Wheelan asks recent college grads to not use their new knowledge for evil.
Posted In: commencement, college grads, college degree, evil
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Ponzify: Silicon Valley's next hot IPO

Jun 8, 2012
A prospectus for Silicon Valley's next hot tech stock offering, where nothing could possibly go wrong. It's a company called Ponzify.
Posted In: humor, ponzi, IPO
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What Mayor Bloomberg should ban next

Jun 5, 2012
Writers at the web magazine Brokelyn say banning Big Gulps isn't enough.
Posted In: New York City, Michael Bloomberg
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Breaking a buck

Jun 1, 2012
Money market mutual funds are just as vulnerable to the temperaments of Wall Street.
Posted In: Commentaries, Chris Farrell, money market mutual funds
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How to avoid the 'fiscal cliff'

May 30, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says lawmakers need to apply the brakes on automatic spending cuts and tax increases set to go into effect at the end of the year or the U.S. may face a new recession.
Posted In: Fiscal policy, Bush tax cuts, federal budget, spending
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Chasing marijuana users comes at too high a cost

May 28, 2012
Decriminalizing marijuana could help ease taxpayer burden.
Posted In: marijuana, pot, taxpayers
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Are you 'network literate'?

May 22, 2012
Commentator Ben Casnocha says our ever-expanding social networks require a whole new skill.
Posted In: networking, social networking, social networks
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It's summer. Time for a yard sale, right?

May 22, 2012
In summer, Americans start to dream of easy money and a clean garage -- but that dream might turn into a nightmare.
Posted In: Yard sale, summer, humor, Entrepreneurship

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