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'bed-in for peace'

By the numbers: What violence costs the planet

Jun 19, 2014
A think tank did some calculations.
Posted In: peace index, violence, think tanks, war

Will the instability in Iraq flow to the pump?

Jun 16, 2014
What exactly goes into the price at the pump
Posted In: gas, gas taxes, Iraqi oil

Don't have cable and want to watch the World Cup?

Jun 13, 2014
Cord-cutters who want to watch the World Cup are going to have to get creative.
Posted In: World Cup, cord cutting, WatchESPN, VPNs
Father's Day Tools

Things your dad likes: Tools, electronics, crackers

Jun 13, 2014
A list of favorite brands of fathers confirms every male stereotype.
Posted In: father's day, branding, consumer behavior
Oil Production

How big is Iraq's oil industry now?

Jun 10, 2014
Iraq's oil production was booming before a pipeline to Turkey was bombed.
Posted In: energy, Oil, Iraq
California Chrome

How much is California Chrome worth?

Jun 6, 2014
Even if he wins horse racing's Triple Crown, the horse may not fetch top dollar.
Posted In: California Chrome
US Dollars

What a billion dollars buys you this week

May 30, 2014
There have been a lot of billion dollar deals in the past couple days.
Posted In: billionaires, billion

The fight for Hillshire, as measured in hot dogs

May 29, 2014
How many chickens and hot dogs can one buy with $6.1 billion?
Posted In: Hillshire Farm, meat

10 facts about Bitcoin (before it gets boring)

May 29, 2014
You can now pay your Dish Network TV bill with Bitcoin, so...
Posted In: bitcoin, directv

Apple confirms it will buy Beats for $3 billion

May 28, 2014
$3 billion is a lot of headphones. But how many, you ask?
Posted In: Beats by Dre, apple

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