Is Boink the next Playboy?

May 8, 2006
Sean Cole reports on a new magazine by and for college students about one of their favorite topics: sex.
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Many happy returns

Apr 25, 2006
This year marks the 50-year anniversary of the shipping cargo container. Commentator and business historian John Steele Gordon explains the importance of these containers to the economy.
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Sweet'N Low story is a bitter one

Apr 19, 2006
The sugar substitute Sweet'N Low made one Brooklyn family very wealthy -- but the riches also split the family and some members even wound up in trouble with the feds. Author Rich Cohen tells Kai Ryssdal the sorry tale.
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Job Files: Tax preparer

Apr 17, 2006
In this special Tax Day installment, Alaskan Jerry Lieboff talks about his work as a tax preparer who makes house calls in the bush.
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Venture capital gender gap

Apr 10, 2006
More women are starting companies than ever before, but only about 4% of them are backed by venture capital. Ethan Lindsey takes a look at why.
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Hispanic businesses boom

Mar 21, 2006
The US Census Bureau releases a new report showing Hispanic-owned businesses grew at three times the national rate from 1997 to 2002. Dan Grech reports.
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Is necessity the mother of this show?

Mar 16, 2006
A new reality series hopes to cash in on the success of "American Idol," only this time it will be inventors, not budding singers, who will take the stage. Curt Nickisch reports on ABC's "American Inventor," which premieres tonight.
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New Breed of Entrepreneurs

Mar 10, 2006
Say goodbye to the golden years and hello to spread sheets. Baby boomers are joining the small business boom. Alex Cohen reports.
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The Secret Millionaire's Club

Feb 8, 2006
Warren Buffett has teamed up with a British company to create an animated series called "The Secret Millionaire's Club" to teach children how to invest their money. Storylines will include corporate raiders, crooked politicians, and corrupt accountants. Curt Nickish takes a look.
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Demo conference

Feb 8, 2006
There's a conference in Phoenix where the future's on display. It's called "Demo," and high-tech start-ups are showing off their products to an audience of venture capitalists. Cheryl Glaser speaks to Fortune Magazine's Adam Lashinsky about the conference.
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