While we sports fans regularly lionize the stars of pro baseball, football, basketball, etcetera, it's time to acknowledge that the team executives and owners also are great sports – and they routinely make dazzling off-the-field... [read more]
Sometimes, the cost of winning is so great that you really lose.
This little lesson seems to be dawning on several food industry powers. Such huge prossessors and retailers as ConAgra,... [read more]
Get ready for the rapture! Not the religious kind, but a financial rapture being promised to us by the holy spirits of Silicon Valley.
Actually, making a financial killing is the... [read more]
Any remake of the 1950s movie "The Bad Seed," should cast Monsanto in the title role.
This biotech behemoth has a monopolistic grip on the creation and sale of Frankenseeds –... [read more]
When President Obama called for raising America's wage floor to nine bucks an hour, GOP House leader John Boehner attacked it like a gater on a poodle.
Incredibly, he claimed that... [read more]
With all the woes that we humans have inflicted on our weary, old Earth – from the reckless plundering of her resources to the self-destructive tampering with her climate – perhaps it's time we gave... [read more]
Have you had your minimum daily requirement of "nanos" today?
Nanomaterials, that is – manufactured or natural substances that are broken down in high-tech facilities to be teensie-tiny, molecule-sized particles. Don't... [read more]
As one who's been there, I can tell you that being unemployed is punishment enough, without having a pack of ideologically hidebound legislators snarling, snapping, and ripping at your meager rations.
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Walt Disney Inc. has announced that its Magic Kingdom will soon be even more magical, thanks to a new technological wonder called MyMagic+.
Only, MyMagic is not a fantasy, there's nothing... [read more]
"In the wealthiest nation on Earth," President Obama declared in his State of the Union speech, "no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty."
Right! Not only does... [read more]