Features by Chau Tu

New Monopoly: No jail, and done in 30 minutes

Hasbro's new Monopoly Empire game removes jail from the board, and is designed to fit into busy schedules of today's youth.
Posted In: Monopoly, board game

Royal Mint ready for the royal baby's birth

Babies born in the U.K. on the same day as Prince William and Kate Middleton's child will get a special silver coin from the Royal Mint.
Posted In: royal, Kate Middleton, Prince William

Marketplace's at-bat playlist: We're in the money?

With Major League Baseball's All-Star Weekend upon us, we want to hear what would get people pumped up at the plate.
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Music

Have you bribed someone in the past year?

According to a global public opinion survey, most people in the world believe corruption has increased in the last two years.
Posted In: bribery, corruption

Minneapolis has the lowest unemployment rate for a major U.S. city

With an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent, the Minneapolis-St.Paul area beat out Oklahoma City.
Posted In: Unemployment, Minneapolis, oklahoma

Private taxis take to the streets...and skies?

App-based car services like Uber and Lyft rise in popularity, much to chagrin of traditional taxi companies. Uber is even offering helicopter services this Independence Day holiday.
Posted In: Lyft, Uber, taxi, Transportation

Why Netflix loves suspenseful mad scientists

Netflix introduces a new virtual assistant to help you pick what to watch next. It's just the latest effort to help you pick your next movie.
Posted In: netflix, streaming

The businesses who supported gay marriage

Many corporations, from Marriott to Pfizer to Viacom, signed an amicus brief in opposition to DOMA.
Posted In: DOMA, Prop 8, gay marriage

How the world consumes news: Depends on where you live

Digital consumption of news is rising worldwide, thanks to increasing usage of tablets and sharing on social media.
Posted In: news, media

Some must read economic news from Court's ruling on gay marriage

Catching you up on what you need to know about the Supreme Court rulings on cases concerning legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States.
Posted In: gay marriage, gay, Supreme Court


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