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A screenshot from Chili's Instagram account, with a view of the chain's new plating, which is supposed to make the food more photogenic.

Making food more selfie-friendly

May 15, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching and stories we're reading Friday.

How much are our feelings worth?

May 15, 2015
New consumer sentiment numbers come out tomorrow – and they’re not (all) free.
Posted In: data, consumer sentiment, consumers

It's a Mad Mad Men world for AMC

May 14, 2015
AMC wants to make the most of the end of "Mad Men."
Posted In: Mad Men, AMC, television, advertising

When you're too cool for school

May 14, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
Many macroeconomic models don't consider the irrational side of human behavior.

How human behavior impacts the economy

May 13, 2015
Richard H. Thaler explores the human side of economics in his latest book.
Posted In: macreconomics, human behavior, finance

Art auction at Christie's sets record for expensive art

May 13, 2015
But is the price tag more about setting a record than the art itself?
Posted In: Christie's, art, auctions

All the news that's fit to Facebook

May 13, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
David Brown, vice president for operations at Capital Lodge.

Oil downturn takes men out of 'man camps'

May 12, 2015
Housing planned during North Dakota's oil boom is now short on occupants.
Posted In: Bakken, oil rigs, oil drilling, oil prices, North Dakota, Williston, mancamps

The scissors that cost as much as $1000

May 12, 2015
...and why this hairdresser swears by them.
Posted In: Pro Tool, Scissors, haircut

Do presidential libraries really pay off for cities?

May 12, 2015
The Obama Presidential Library is expected to be an economic boon to its host city.