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What you should know when you’re buying olive oil

Dec 8, 2023
There are different varieties of the kitchen staple, so olive oil experts joined us to break down the basics.
Extra virgin olive oil is supposed to taste fruity, pungent and bitter, food writer Nancy Harmon Jenkins told us.
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Why are perfume commercials so weird? 

Dec 1, 2023
They’re often surreal or provocative. Occasionally kinda now, kinda wow.
Perfume sells you a fantasy.
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For public good, not for profit.

Why are we hearing so much about AI all of a sudden?

Oct 13, 2023
Experts say that big companies often observe or invest in innovations years before they become widely known. 
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What are the origins of rebates? 

Oct 6, 2023
The term goes back centuries, and became a major source of controversy in the late 19th century.

Should the U.S. be worried about deflation? 

Sep 29, 2023
As price gains cool down, we consider the risk that the trend will go too far. Plus, is consumer sentiment a trustworthy indicator of economic activity?
Price gains have been on the decline after a bout of decades-high inflation that started during the pandemic. It's a welcome change for consumers, but deflation is another threat to the economy.
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