Christmas Crooks Are on the Loose This Holiday Season — Dollars and Sense
Employee theft and shoplifting will cost retailers nearly $9 billion this holiday season, and unfortunately it's the upstanding consumer who pays for that loss in the end.
How to Get the Best Deals From the Retailers’ Price-Matching Wars — Dollars and Sense
Retailers are competing hard to get inside your wallet this holiday season, and as a result, there are big savings to be found in checkout lines all across the country. We know a few ways you can take advantage of this.
Is Sneezing Into Your Elbow the Healthy Thing to Do?
Most of us have been taught to cover our mouths when we cough or sneeze, but for the last five years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been trying to persuade kids to cover their convulsive expulsions with their elbows, instead of using their hands.
Which Jobs Are Disappearing Quickest?
It has been predicted that by 2020, the United States will experience a nearly 14.5 percent labor increase, making room for an additional 20 million new jobs as the result of this country’s growing population and competitive marketplace.
New Research Reveals Overweight Teens Get Bad Grades
There are many dangers that can come from being an overweight or obese teenager, including the risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and stroke. However, new research indicates that teens suffering from obesity might be at risk for acquiring more than just poor health, but lower school grades as well.
Walmart Tests iPhone App to Speed Up Checkout Process
Walmart, the world’s largest retail chain, is currently testing a “scan and go” iPhone application that would allow customers to scan items as they shop and pay more quickly and conveniently at a self-checkout counter.
Why Do We Eat Fast Food So, Well, Fast?
There are times when the dining area of a fast food joint looks more like the savage confines of an arctic wolf den with a pack of mangy inhabitants tearing a bloated caribou limb from limb.
Shocking New Study Finds Cutting Calories May Not Mean You Will Live Longer
If you are one of those health nuts who has been counting and cutting calories under the preconceived notion that living on a Third World country starvation diet is the key to achieving longer life – man, do we have some news for you.
Temper Tantrums in Children Could Be a Sign of Serious Problems
Witnessing a temper tantrum oozing from the sticky mouth of a spoiled little whipper-snapper is not only a less than desirable experience, but it also carries enough nerve-bending weight to turn us adults into the Jimmy Hoffa of the local cherry red behind union.
Mark Zuckerberg Meets Facebook’s Oldest, 101-Year-Old User
While there might not be a spot in ‘The Guinness Book of World Records’ to praise Facebook’s oldest registered user — maybe there should be. On Monday, Florence Detlor, the social network’s oldest registered user, celebrated her 101st birthday by crashing in on Mark Zuckerberg and his crew of hackers, nerds and programmers at Facebook’s California headquarters.