Half The Worlds Wildlife Has Vanished Since 1970 [Infographic]
Over the past 40 years, human activity has exacted a devastating toll on the planets wildlife population. According to a shocking new report from...
Playful Education In The Age Of Video Games, Binary Thinking, And Social...
One of the hardest things to teach in my humanities classroom at Temple University is that there are no right answers. It doesn’t matter how...
The Pseudoscience of Inflation: Part II
A few weeks back this column discussed some of the basic problems with measuring inflation in the macro economy. It pointed out that economists...
Home prices rise 5.6%
Home prices rose in July but as a slower rate, as the real estate markets rebound continues to cool off.
News Corp. to buy realtor.com parent
News Corp. has signed a nearly billion-dollar deal to buy control of the parent company of realtor.com, an online marketplace for real estate.
Wine in a can, a keg, a carton...and its not bad
Jordan Kivelstadt decided to ditch glass wine bottles after he literally kicked a keg.
Supervalu gets hacked ... again
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EBay spinning off PayPal as separate company
EBay is spinning off its online payment service PayPal as a separate company.
Stock Market Today: Stocks Off Session Lows but Still Lacking Momentum
Major U.S. stock markets started Mondays trading session weak, but the selling appears to have stabilized after investors digested overnight...
CVS Health Kicks the Tobacco Habit and Will Outperform Walgreen
The drugstore companys innovative changes make it a better investment than Walgreen, which tripped on its tax inversion plans. Click to view a...
Bill Gross Departure Not Seen as ‘Imminent Risk’ to Pimco Total Return
Morningstar doesnt believe Bill Gross’s surprise departure from Pimco will pose an immediate risk to the bond managers flagship mutual fund....
Clovis Shares Higher on Improved Outlook for Lung Cancer Drug
Clovis Oncology shares are higher Monday because AstraZeneca, its direct competitor to develop a new, genetically targeted lung cancer drug,...
Has Fracking Made Natural Gas Too Cheap for Energy Companies?
The purchase of Athlon by Encana illustrates the flight away from gas as frackings success keeps prices low. Click to view a price quote on ECA....
Dollar Surges as Eurozone Inflation Sinks
The dollar continued to surge Tuesday, buoyed by a slump in the euro as eurozone inflation sank to a five-year low.
Stocks Drop on Erratic Day
Stocks declined Monday, dragged down by new concerns over economic growth and unease over protests in Hong Kong.
U.S. Judge: Argentina in Contempt
A U.S. judge on Monday declared Argentina in contempt of court as its government continues to battle with creditors holding its defaulted bonds.
Asian Shares Fall
Stocks markets fell in Asia as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and a weak reading of Japans economy hurt already sagging sentiment.
Samsung Takes Koreas Stock Market Down With It
South Koreas stock market hit three-year highs in July, buoyed by investors optimism. Then Samsung Electronics intervened.