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Features by Sean Cole

Can't afford gas? Try a 'commuter bike'

One up side of high gas prices is that many people are choosing alternate and more environmentally friendly means of transportation. bicycling is on that list. Sean Cole reports on a bicycle hand made for commuters.
Posted In: Jobs

What's this buzz about energy drinks?

Energy drinks are a multibillion-dollar industry with scores of brands on the shelves. But which is worth stocking up on in your fridge? We asked energy drink junkie Sean Cole to go exploring.
Posted In: Food

Hot Jobs: Mac's is big on Cape Cod

Mac's Seafood in Wellfleet, Mass., has been serving up eats to hungry beach-goers since 1995. For our Hot Jobs series, we stopped by to talk to one of the servers, who says the whole place really cooks.
Posted In: Jobs

How far can money go toward healing?

It's been almost a year since Canada agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to survivors of its Indian Residential Schools who suffered physical and sexual abuse. Sean Cole reports on how whether money can truly right a wrong.
Posted In: Canada

The dream of Dubai

Dubai aims to be the biggest and the best in every way, but as Sean Cole reports, there's debate as to whether the reality of Dubai lives up to the dream.

The game of wealth management

It's difficult talking to kids about managing an inheritance, but wealth management firm GenSpring aims to make an otherwise tough conversation into a game. Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Savings

Women who earn more than their men

A recent report based on census data showed that women who out-earned their male suitors and partners made them feel uncomfortable and inadequate. Sean Cole tries to find out if this is really true.

An average family? Meet the Simpsons

What if everybody in the world consumed like the average American family? Sean Cole went in search of that family and with TV as his guide, he didn't have to look too far.

Fight homelessness, feed the meter

In a novel approach to fighting homelessness, San Francisco will install 10 old parking meters in heavily panhandled neighborhoods and use the money deposited for charities. Sean Cole reports on a similar program in Montreal.
Posted In: Canada, Charity

Food crisis hits middle class here, abroad

It's not just the poor who are suffering from the global food crisis. More middle-class people are having trouble feeding themselves. Sean Cole visits a family in Minnesota. Then, Gretchen Wilson reports from South Africa where home gardening is a necessity.

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