Do Energy Drinks Work?
Do Energy Drinks Work?
on January 8, 2013

Experts say there’s little proof they do anything that coffee doesn’t.

Man Rents His House to Homeless Family for $1 a Month
Man Rents His House to Homeless Family for $1 a Month
on January 7, 2013

He spent a year living at his mother’s house so they could have his.

United Airlines Attempts First Fare Hike of the Year
United Airlines Attempts First Fare Hike of the Year
on January 7, 2013

Two airlines were quick to raise prices, but the others wouldn’t play along.

Man Argues Corporations are People to Avoid Traffic Ticket
Man Argues Corporations are People to Avoid Traffic Ticket
on January 7, 2013

Pretending paperwork is a passenger is part of his plan to start a legal battle.

Stronger Glass Coming to Smartphones
Stronger Glass Coming to Smartphones
on January 7, 2013

The newest version of Corning’s Gorilla Glass makes scratches 40 percent less visible, and three times harder to mark in the first place.

Happy People Make More Money
Happy People Make More Money
on January 7, 2013

New research ties wealth to emotional health. One of the keys to success may be a happy childhood.

Despite Giving Billions Away, Bill Gates Getting Richer
Despite Giving Billions Away, Bill Gates Getting Richer
on January 4, 2013

The founder of Microsoft has donated more than $28 billion to charity. But his wealth is going up, not down.

Super Bowl Ads Hit Record Price
Super Bowl Ads Hit Record Price
on January 4, 2013

How much would you pay for a 30-second slot during one of the most-watched events on TV? Probably not this much.

How to Get on The Price Is Right
How to Get on The Price Is Right
on January 4, 2013

If you’ve ever dreamed of being a contestant, reading a funny first-person account can’t hurt your chances.

Consumer Watchdog Is Just Getting Started
Consumer Watchdog Is Just Getting Started
on January 4, 2013

In its first couple years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined big banks millions and assumed oversight of credit reporting agencies. That was a warm-up.

Should We Make a Trillion-Dollar Coin?
Should We Make a Trillion-Dollar Coin?
on January 4, 2013

Some people are suggesting the government make a valuable platinum coin that could circumvent Congressional bickering over the debt.

2013’s Most Stressful Jobs
2013’s Most Stressful Jobs
on January 3, 2013

A study measured different kinds of job demands to decide who has the most hectic work. The results are a little strange.

An Apple iWatch?
An Apple iWatch?
on January 3, 2013

With a big technology showcase coming up, rumors are flying fast. One of them is that Apple might make a smartphone you can wear.

Government Investigation of Google Over
Government Investigation of Google Over
on January 3, 2013

The Federal Trade Commission decided the company does not unfairly promote its own services.

Rig Company to Pay $1.4 Billion for Oil Spill
Rig Company to Pay $1.4 Billion for Oil Spill
on January 3, 2013

Transocean, partially responsible for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, will pay up and plead guilty to a criminal charge.

Hormel Buys Skippy Brand
Hormel Buys Skippy Brand
on January 3, 2013

You probably wouldn’t put peanut butter on your pepperoni, but the brand’s apparently worth $700 million to its new owner.

Fiscal Cliff Deal May Boost Home Sales
Fiscal Cliff Deal May Boost Home Sales
on January 2, 2013

One measure in the agreement extends a tax break for underwater homeowners.

Study: Sugar Makes You Overeat
Study: Sugar Makes You Overeat
on January 2, 2013

We already know sugary drinks contribute to obesity. But researchers have discovered they actually change how the brain works.

We Hit the Debt Ceiling Again
We Hit the Debt Ceiling Again
on January 2, 2013

America owes $16.394 trillion. And yes, that probably means another big, expensive fight in Congress.

How Billionaires Got Richer in 2012
How Billionaires Got Richer in 2012
on January 2, 2013

The world’s richest people added $241 billion more to their net worth last year. Here’s how, and by how much.

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