Commentator Jessica Seigel says the American fashion industry's refusal to institute minimum weight rules on the runway is just one sign of a "thin is in" mentality that's bad for everyone, including the bottom line.
Lower oil prices have been slowly siphoning profits from all the Big Oil companies, but BP announced today that its fourth-quarter profit fell to a two-year low because of all that extra safety spending.
Kodak is entering the inkjet printer market with a line using ink that lasts for 100 years. That's more than seven times what's out there now, but it might be longer than the company survives if this strategy doesn't work.
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