All too often we see expansive marketing campaigns for diet pills and celebrity diet crazes that rarely emphasize a balanced diet and regular exercise.
A torrent of inventions that supposedly meet our needs--for a price, of course--meet "needs" that don't exist at all.
America wastes a lot of food every year--133 billion pounds in 2010, to be exact, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). It's a ridiculous amount, but between my own wasteful food habits and my years in the food service industry, I'm not surprised. If other Americans are even remotely like me, no wonder that waste pile is so high (sorry, Earth).
Not all collaborations make sense. For proof, take a gander at these odd partnerships that yield nothing but confusion.
Just how fast is high-frequency trading?
A study by the National Association of College Stores states that the average college student spends about $655 each year on textbooks. Depending on your major, however, $655 may be a drop in the bucket. While you can find most textbooks used, simply asking these prices for a new book is crazy.
Every generation has a handful of bizarre toy ideas that turn out to be short-lived and wildly popular fads.
It takes a boatload of greenbacks to fund a presidential campaign. Here's a peak into how it works.
Youth unemployment is on the rise. It's time to fight back.
From day one, Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty have borrowed to pay for the country's pricey expenditures. Now federal debt is enormous and unsustainable. How did it come to this?