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Thu March 05, 2015
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(CSC)
 
 
 
Let's rewind the clock back to 1998. Does the video-by-mail business model pose a significant threat to Blockbuster? Here comes the (data) science
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
If you want a completely recession-proof portfolio, invest in American whiskey. Stocks, not bottles
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(24)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
There are lots of new jobs being created in Canada. Problem is, they all suck
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(21)
 
(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Rise of robot factories ushering in 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
"Finance is no longer an instrument for getting money into productive businesses, but instead for getting money out of them." Asinine tag lights cigar with $100 bill and lays off Sad tag
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(City A.M.)
 
 
 
Here are the worst body language mistakes you can make in a job interview. Getting an erection as you look at photos of the interviewer's wife not among them
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(57)
 
(Variety)
 
 
 
Netflix CEO David Wells has a moment of clarity a couple of weeks too late
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(77)
 
(Global Geopolitics)
 
 
 
IMF Director: The Greek bailout was all about lining the pockets of Germany and France
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(15)
 
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Tesla to owners: For our business reputation, please don't pimp your ride
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(28)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
"A quarter of Britain's entrepreneurs left school at 16"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Mark Cuban: "We're in a tech bubble - and it's worse than 2000"
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(55)
 
(CBS Minnesota)
 
 
 
2,600 Target workers find out that the bulls eye drawn on their back is not just the store logo
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(26)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Dear Coca-Cola, If you run an ad in Germany celebrating the 75th birthday of Fanta, you probably shouldn't refer to 1940 as the "Good Old Times"
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(Fortune)
 
 
 
Etsy plans IPO; stock certificates to be delivered in hot pink woolen envelopes
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Wed March 04, 2015
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Virgin Mobile to allow rollover, will henceforth be known as "Technical Virgin Mobile"
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Goodyear returns to making bicycle tires. Sadly, too many Americans pedaling down the road with a Goodyear insignia may be confused with their blimp
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(21)
 
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 15 major US cities. Suburbia never looked so good
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
How to stop rich people from speeding? Just base the fine on a percentage of their income. Very clever, Finland. Very clever
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(30)
 
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Smith & Wesson beats projected 3Q earnings estimates. Stock goes ballistic
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
In the future, SkyMall will once again grace the passenger seats of your airline. In an interesting twist, the new CEO promises that it will offer products "that people actually want to buy"
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Old, wealthy white man says he never experienced discrimination or harassment in the workplace
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(Refinery29)
 
 
 
Pregnant model walks the runway at the Dolce and Gabbana fashion show, announces to the press that she is now eating for one
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Remember that scene in Terminator 2 where the T-1000 melted apart but then pieced itself back together to wreak more havoc? This is the financial equivalent
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Tue March 03, 2015
(Fast Company)
 
 
 
What one guy learned after crashing Ivy League classes for four years
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(32)
 
(Voice of America)
 
 
 
Kenya burns 15 tons of ivory to prove that ivory is just a fiat currency too RON PAUL
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Turns out even successful bank robbers make less money than you do, but at least they don't hate going to work
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(Mashable)
 
 
 
So, why is Michael Jordan not upset at only being ranked #1,741 on a new list?
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(Evo (UK))
 
 
 
Here's a review of the new Rolls Royce Phantom Serenity, in case you can't make your mind up between it and some sort of Bentley
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(29)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Our long national nightmare is over: Bill Gates is once again declared the world's richest person
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(17)
 
(Lansing State Journal)
 
 
 
Why the Keystone pipeline won't just die already
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(Marketing Magazine (UK))
 
 
 
Soon you'll be able to watch targeted ads playing on your whiskey bottles
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(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
Twenty pieces of furniture that were clearly designed by the insane
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Celebrate National Pancake Day with free pancakes at IHOP. Make a small donation to the Children's Miracle Network Hospital to cover the cost of syrup and butter
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(17)
 
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
That sharp taste in Mrs. T's Pierogies might be the cheese. Or the plastic shards
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(19)
 
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Coming soon to a Costco Near you a 2015 Chevy Silverado LTZ Kirkland Signature Edition for "members only"
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Mon March 02, 2015
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Warren Buffett thinks investing in Tesco is like living with an infestation of cockroaches
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(Fusion)
 
 
 
I lasted one day on Warren Buffett's 'eat like a six-year-old' diet
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(News 10 ABC Sacramento)
 
 
 
California spends $200 million to import thousands of workers to take your jerb
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Italy did a financial study to determine how significant an impact prostitution and drugs had on the country's economic stability. Turns out, it makes up a pretty huge dent in it
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Someone posted on my Facebook feed that Google+ is dead. What the heck is that anyway?
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Sun March 01, 2015
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Auto recalls to remain high in 2015. NHTSA to keep GM in the #1 position on their speed dial list
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
12,000 low wage workers to benefit from the first phase of Walmart workforce training. Lesson one: "How to use your Walmart paycheck as proof to qualify for Food Stamps"
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Canadian sues American Airlines over their newly upgraded premium service
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(Pocket Lint)
 
 
 
Swatch enters the smartphone market. In related news, this is 1986 apparently, because Swatch is still in business (pic)
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Ever wonder why the McDonald's apple pies are right behind the cash register?
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
International travelers to the U.S. spent a record $222 billion in 2014. And that was just the ones who wanted a blanket and bottle of water on the flight over
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(Deslidefied)
 
 
 
The nine most unusual pizzas, both in the U.S. and abroad. Coming soon to a restaurant near you:
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(Des Moines Register)
 
 
 
Grocery chain that was site of very first ATM transaction in 1977 auctioned off piecemeal in bankruptcy proceedings. Unknown if 25-cent terminal fee was charged
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(Cars.com)
 
 
 
Buying a used electric car? Finally, no more sticker shock
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Sat February 28, 2015
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
The nation's oldest mall is now the nation's newest dead mall. RIP American mall culture
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
World's first man-made island solely devoted to partying to be built in Dubai featuring two 'mega clubs,' four beach clubs and 100 restaurants
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Thousands of houses sitting empty in Britain and can't be sold even for £1 because of British government's bedroom tax (pics)
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Dressmaker who made the hotly debated black and blue dress sees green
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(Globe and Mail)
 
 
 
"This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 1991 Ford Explorer. It was crude and effective and was the vehicle that established SUVs. Canny marketing persuaded shoppers that these primitive vehicles were cool"
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Sears loses $159 million in the 4Q, but CEO sees hope in the smaller declines. Which is like the Cubs manager praising the team for only losing a game by 5 runs
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Airline pilots increasingly free to go hatless at the airport. Repeat, hatless
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(9)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
IRS says that the average tax return so far is $3,120. For everyone else who has yet to file, $3,120 also happens to be their average yearly income
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
What has government ever done for the middle class? I mean, aside from the 5-day work week, child labor laws, food safety, banking guarantees, public safety agencies, property law, and of course the roads, the roads go without saying
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(Vice)
 
 
 
It costs 1.66 cents to make a penny. So, why is it still around? Just don't ask the pro-penny lobby group Americans for Common Cents
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(54)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Only 26% of Americans plan to retire. The other 74% just aren't counting on making it to their estimated retirement age of 97
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(23)
 
(Foodbeast)
 
 
 
The cream-filled Cinnabon Delights at Taco Bell not rough enough for the roof of your mouth? Company decides to coat them with Cap'n Crunch. Happy now?
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Fri February 27, 2015
(ABC)
 
 
 
As young consumers avoid products of Big Food, Big Food opts to dress up products in hipster costume to evade anti-corporation filters. "I figured it's going to be a hip version of tacos" says unwary millennial about U.S. Taco
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Taco Bell to invade Japan. Haven't those poor people suffered enough?
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(46)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
British bookmakers losing a fortune this year as gamblers prove better at figuring sports odds than them
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(17)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Restaurant closes itself down for not meeting its own standards
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(14)
 
(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Peeps to debut new mystery flavor, say it may even taste like a real marshmallow
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(11)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Apple getting nibbled by troublesome parasite that simply will not go away
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(36)
 
(CBS San Francisco)
 
 
 
Ben & Jerry's say they will consider making the most awesome ice cream ever
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(27)
 
(USA Today)
 
 
 
American desserts are disappearing, most likely down the gullets of whomever is closest to them
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(24)
 
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Ten car parts that need to be totally redesigned. It's time to rethink, retool, replace
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(35)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
America has finally drilled its way to lower oil prices. This of course is going to be a problem
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(31)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
ATM in Russia gives loans on the spot, but charges 730% annual interest rate. Or as American payday loan companies call that, underselling the competition
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(13)
 
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Google just paid $25 million to buy the entire '.app' TLD. What a load of cr.app
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