Features by Gigi Douban

Why Jeeps are turning into luxury SUVs

Jeep is entering the luxury SUV competition as SUV sales roar back.
Posted In: SUV, luxury cars, Jaguar
Shaquille O'Neal smiles at the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, part of the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend.

In the NBA, 'Hack-a-Shaq' is fouling ratings, too

The strategy of fouling bad free-throw shooters can be effective, but slows the game
Posted In: Sports, basketball, football, advertising

Russia and China team up in agriculture

A $2 billion fund will finance agriculture ventures along their border.
Posted In: Russia, China, Agriculture
The unhappy recipient of a badly cooked meal takes the offending dish to the kitchen to show the chef.

Kitchen appliances are back in fashion

A growing interest in cooking has given small appliances a comeback.
Posted In: home, Housing, consumer

One rare-disease biotech company buys another

Alexion, which has one drug on the market, is purchasing Synageva, which has none.
Posted In: biotech, merger, prescription drugs

Disney vs movie theaters in the next box office fight

Exploring the relationship between studios and theater owners.
Posted In: Marvel, disney, movie theaters, The Avengers
McDonald's french fries sit under a heat lamp at a restaurant in San Francisco.

McDonald's wants to serve up a giant turnaround

The company's huge size and long history complicate its efforts to keep up
Posted In: McDonald's, corporate profits
Quarterback Jameis Winston is expected to be a top pick in the 2015 NFL draft.

The NFL draft comes to Chicago

The city hosts the event with much fanfare but at what cost?
Posted In: NFL draft, Chicago, NFL, New York
The amount of hip replacement surgeries has increased drastically since 2000.

Hip surgery: a procedure surges in popularity

Companies are negotiating with select hospitals to keep surgery costs under control.
Posted In: surgery, hip replacement, orthopaedics

Why car insurance rates vary wildly by state

States with lots of lawsuits tend to have higher insurance rates.
Posted In: car insurance, maine, North Carolina


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