Life at a glance

The Dallas regional US patent office is lined with patent diagrams

Got an invention? Head to your regional patent office

Nov 30, 2015
Fighting backlog, the US Patent office hopes regional offices will cut down wait.
Posted In: patents, intellectual property, Dallas
A teller counts yuan banknotes in a bank in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu province on Tuesday.

Considering China's currency for reserve status

Nov 30, 2015
The 10-year treasury yield, China's currency, and communities designed to help those with dementia.

Millennials don't take a gamble

Nov 27, 2015
Holiday retail, millennial gambling, and seeking asylum in the U.S.

Portland puts its best foot forward in shoe design

Nov 26, 2015
Global trading, toy making, and shoe making.

A sweet Thanksgiving for sweet potato pie

Nov 25, 2015
This year's hot dish has a long history in the African American community.
Posted In: pie, sweet potato
Chelsea Peretti is one of the many comedians starring in their own Netflix stand up special.

Entertainment companies get serious about comedy

Nov 25, 2015
Streaming services and cable channels are clamoring for stand-up comedy
Posted In: comedy, netflix, stand up
USAA is planning to use Visa credit cards, a switch from Mastercard.

How to use reward points on your credit card

Nov 25, 2015
American consumers, Russian fuel, and credit card points.

Pushback to chip card technology

Nov 24, 2015
Investors and the Fed, the housing market, and chip card technology.
 A view of downtown Detroit.

Ending urban blight, there's an app for that

Nov 23, 2015
The Pfizer-Allergan merger, money words and phrases, and addressing urban blight with an app.
President Obama (R) and daughters Sasha and Malia at the annual Thanksgiving Turkey pardon ceremony in the White House last year.

Lucky turkey chosen to meet president

Nov 20, 2015
President Obama will pardon the California bird this upcoming week.
Posted In: turkeys, President Obama, white house
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