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  • Robert B. Reich: The share-the-scraps economy

    How would you like to live in an economy where robots do everything that can be predictably programmed in advance, and almost all profits go to the robots' owners? Meanwhile, human beings do the work that's unpredictable -- odd jobs, on-call projects,...
  • Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics

    Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics
    Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents. These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why. Here are some...
  • Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come

    Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come
    If hotel rates seemed a bit more expensive last year, it wasn’t your imagination. The average U.S. hotel rate in 2014 was the highest ever — up 4.6% to $115 per night — and industry experts are predicting a 5.2% increase by the end...
  • New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback

    New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback
    Finding refuge from the bitter cold that settled over New York City one recent evening, Uriel Israelov, 21, enjoyed a smoke with friends in a cozy corner of Sahara East in the East Village, which he made sound like the homey bar featured on the long-...
  • Can evil automated switchboards really be improved?

     Can evil automated switchboards really be improved?
    The automated switchboard, that most satanic of corporate innovations, isn't going away even though the vast majority of consumers despise it. In fact, the technology may play an even greater role in your life by migrating to your cellphone. First,...
  • Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks

     Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks
    As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass. There was one creature, however, that...
  • Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout

    Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout
    Robert Benmosche, the former president and chief executive of AIG who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182-billion government bailout, died of lung cancer Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center, the company said. He was 70. Benmosche became AIG's...
  • Why carbs don't deserve rap as new diet villain

    It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
  • Former AIG CEO Robert Benmosche Dies Of Cancer At 70

    NEW YORK — Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday. The company says Benmosche died Friday morning at...
  • 5 things Neil Diamond could do between shows while in Allentown

    5 things Neil Diamond could do between shows while in Allentown
    Singer Neil Diamond on Friday kicks off the world tour to promote his new album “Melody Road” at Allentown’s PPL Center – the first music artist to play two shows at the new arena, and Diamond has promised they will be full of hits...
  • The College Waiting Game

    The College Waiting Game
    I've spent my entire life wondering what it would be like to be in my last year of high school. I imagined fun elective classes with my friends and knowing what I want to do with my future, just like I've been told all my life. And sure, senior year is...