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  • Concept of market collapse with  falling meteorites

    Why Such Fear?

    An article in the Los Angeles Times said that worries about a possible recession are mounting…

     
  • Enchanted by Exclusion

    Enchanted by Exclusion

    The Belgian city of Aalst held a parade featuring caricatures of Orthodox Jews and people dressed in Nazi SS uniforms.

     
  • Pass the Barbecue Sauce

    Pass the Barbecue Sauce

    A recent report notes that sales of meat and poultry grew 1% last year to more than $50 billion.

     
  • The Cannabis Conundrum

    The Cannabis Conundrum

    Fifty years ago, the fabulous Furry Freak Brothers told us, “Dope will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no dope.”

     
  • Going Up?

    Going Up?

    A record 26 supertall skyscrapers were completed last year. The previous record was 18, set just two years ago.

     
  • What Gets to Outer Space First? A Tesla Spaceship or Its Stock Price?

    What Gets to Outer Space First? A Tesla Spaceship or Its Stock Price?

    The price of Tesla stock hit another all-time high recently, while the company’s valuation has exceeded the $100 billion mark.

     
  • Playlist, Doll and Play Reflect Continuing Trend Toward Inclusion

    Playlist, Doll and Play Reflect Continuing Trend Toward Inclusion

    What is believed to be the first transgender children’s doll, complete with male genitals and a red dress, is now on sale.

     
  • They’ve Got Your DNA

    They’ve Got Your DNA

    26 million people had shared their DNA with one of the four leading ancestry and health databases. That’s enough for researchers to extrapolate data on virtually all Americans.

     
  • [Article] Attacks on Successful Corporations Accelerate

    [Article] Attacks on Successful Corporations Accelerate

    In the past, society’s appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of the trend of social mood — and consequently, the stock market. That appetite seems to be growing again.

     
  • Despite Scandal, Jackson Remains in the Limelight

    Despite Scandal, Jackson Remains in the Limelight

    After an HBO documentary in March resurfaced allegations about Michael Jackson’s past, it looked like the singer’s reputation might be in trouble.