A hotdog vendor near Ground Zero in New York City charged people different prices depending on whether they were locals or foreigners. Rossen Reports made an undercover video catching Ahmed Mohammed
Memorial Day weekend is here and console users should also line up their games for a full weekend of gaming. Fortunately, there are some big-time deals to be found on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and the Nintendo eShop. Dragon Age:...Show More Summary
The madness of the Fed’s pending 81 month run of zero interest rates comes down to an inflation subterfuge that has no logical or empirical grounding in real world economics. Essentially, the Keynesians who currently inhabit the Eccles...Show More Summary
It seems the news travels fast, and in New York, the police are definitely paying attention: After a report that a hot dog vendor near Ground Zero had been caught charging customers $30 for a hot dog and overcharging on other items like pretzels, water and soda, the NYPD announced they’ve served the wiener peddler with three fines for not … [More]
Yes, it is time for another installment of “Things that Tick Me Off,” the category where I allow myself that chance to vent about something that is so annoying that I must vent to retain my sanity. One of the things highest on my list are vendors who fleece tourists as they try to enjoy […]
By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - The shares of U.S. airlines plunged on Wednesday on concerns that several big carriers are gearing up for a fare war, with Dallas as ground zero. Southwest Airlines Co shares plummeted more than 9 percent in a wider selloff of U.S. Show More Summary
Is ripping off customers good business? Can you always get away with it? Sometimes, customers rebel, as they did in New York.
One of the joys of street food is that it’s usually cheap, compared to what you’d get in a sit down restaurant or even a fast food joint. But New York City officials say a rumble broke out near Ground Zero recently when a food vendor was accused of charging tourists $30 for a hot dog, while sticking to the … [More]
The NBC New York investigative team has discovered an injustice they simply cannot abide: At a stand down by the 9/11 memorial, a man is selling hot dogs and pretzels for up to $30. New York is expensive, but not that expensive.NBC News reports that the vendor jacks up the arbitrary... More »
The week’s list of deals for Xbox Live Gold members is here offering discounts up to 50% off on Dragon Age games and DLC, as well as the Metal Gear Solid and Dragon Ball series. A number of Xbox One and Xbox 360 are discounted through this week’s Deals with Gold sale. The sale is […]
This week's Deals with Gold promotion sees titles such as Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and Dragon Age: Inquisition discounted by as much as 50 percent for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. The deals are exclusive to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and will be valid until May 25.
Afghan poppy fields are ground zero in the global war on drugs - a battle authorities are largely losing.
Snake is about to infiltrate Capm Omega in pixel artist Catherine’s beautiful giffy recreation of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’ opening. Read more...
Could virtual reality be in every tech-friendly home by the end of next year? Late 2015/early 2016 is shaping up to be ground zero for the arrival of consumer-ready VR. The HTC Vive, a collaboration with Steam gatekeeper Valve Software, and Microsoft's HoloLens (it's more AR than VR, but whatever) are both expected to surface this fall. Show More Summary
Progress at ground zero was once measured in years. This spring and summer promise one milestone after the next, separated sometimes only by days.
Tourist lady: Oh my god! Oh my god! That’s ground zero! –Construction site, 42nd & 6th
UNC's Norman Sharpless looks at a patient's genetic data. Dr. Lucas Wartman is ground zero in the genetic battle against cancer. The assistant director of cancer genomics at Washington University in St. Louis developed acute lymphoblastic leukemia himself. When treatment options ran out, his colleagues looked to his DNA and RNA (the [...]
San Francisco has become ground zero for class warfare as wealthy real estate developers snatch up cheap housing and kick out long time residents so they can build million dollar condos in a process called gentrification. City Supervisor...Show More Summary
Where else? St. Sabina...one of many Ground Zeroes of violence : Spike Lee needs extras for his new Chicago-based film, and it doesn’t sound like the “Do the Right Thing” and “Malcolm X” director is too picky.There will be a casting call for the Amazon Studios film, which is using the working title “Chiraq,” from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Show More Summary
Coppin State University, a public HBCU just a block away from ground zero of the civil unrest that has captivated a nation, is the largest employer, largest research hub, largest cultural outlet and represents the fastest growing part...Show More Summary