Target Corp. is offering its 10 percent employee discount to shoppers this weekend following a massive breach of its customers’ credit and debit card information.Meanwhile, investigators believe that overseas hackers were responsible...Show More Summary
According to a CNN poll released Friday, President Obama’s approval rating—42 percent—matches the all-time low he reached last month in...
Following a cyberattack that compromised the credit card data of as many as 40 million customers, Target is suddenly feeling pretty generous. The company is offering a 10 percent discount to all U.S. customers who shop at Target stores on Dec. Show More Summary
By Hard Assets Investor: By Sumit Roy Natural gas inventories fell by 285 bcf. Natural gas was last trading up by nearly 4 percent to $4.41/mmbtu after the Energy Information Administration reported that operators withdrew a record-breaking 285 billion cubic feet from storage last week. Show More Summary
72% of Consumers Are Willing to See a Doctor Via Telehealth Video Conferencing hitconsultant.net a> • 72 percent of consumers across the eight countries are willing to see a doctor via telehealth video conferencing for non-urgent appointments, according to a recent Intel survey.The findings conclude that most people are optimistic… Sent from Flipboard, your personal […]
Stocks rallied again on Friday, completing one of the market's best weeks of the year. This rally is tied to growing signs that the pace of U.S. economic growth is finally picking up. The government reported a 4.1 percent jump in GDP over the summer. Show More Summary
Ubisoft's online store is currently hosting a massive sale, including half-priced versions of Assassin's Creed 4, and Far Cry 3 at 75 percent off. The caveats attached to these deals are all time-based and surprisingly complicated. For instance,...
Finally some encouraging job news? Unemployment hit a five-year low at seven percent along with meaningful job growth for college graduates. Young job seekers who played by the rules went to college, racked up big debts and are finally being hired into above minimum wage jobs that relate to their college studies. Show More Summary
Kids’ Right to Read Project has revealed that book censorship is on the rise in school districts across the U.S. this year. In fact, according to a report in Shelf Awareness, the organization saw a 53 percent increase in cases in 2013,...Show More Summary
LINCOLN, Neb. — About 30 percent of the major global cereal crops – rice, wheat and corn – may have reached their maximum possible yields in farmers' fields, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln research published this week in Nature Communications. These findings raise concerns about efforts to increase food production to meet growing global populations. read more
A new Gallup poll shows that 50 percent of wealthy investors — those with over $100,000 in assets — view the stock market as a good or excellent way to grow money. Only 27 percent of poorer investors — those with less than $100,000 — feel the same way: There are likely many reasons poorer investors see stocks this way. Show More Summary
55 percent of Hinge users are looking to find a relationship, according to internal user surveys by the app developer. 35 percent want to find good dates. Only 5 percent admit to just wanting a hookup. That’s a huge contrast … Read more ›
A new A.P. poll finds that the number of Americans who oppose marijuana legalization has fallen dramatically in the last few years. In a survey completed last week, 29 percent of respondents said they opposed "legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use," compared to 55 percent in 2010. Show More Summary
Infertility affects up to 15 percent of couples around the world, and in vitro fertilization (IVF) is one way to treat this common condition. A study reveals a safe, accurate, and low-cost method to select genetically normal embryos for the IVF procedure and thereby increase a couple's chance of producing a healthy child.
The start of the Great Recession in December 2007 marked the beginning of a more virulent form of American capitalism that continues to this day. Despite the unemployment rate falling from 7.8 percent to 7 percent over the past year, the labor market is far from healthy. Show More Summary
If you thought the intimate horror of using the toilet while your significant other showers was the plight of poor and cramped city-dwellers, think again. The hot new home renovation for the one percent is the his-and-hers master bath, the Wall Street Journal reports. Featuring two vanities and double-wide showers,... More »
Post by Emily Abbate. I think there's no denying it anymore: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are 100 percent NOT dating right now. They didn't spend Thanksgiving together. They haven't been hanging out. Rob's over in London prepping for the holidays with his family, who, if you remember correctly, aren't exactly Kristen's biggest fans. Show More Summary
Black women are 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than their white counterparts. The post Black Women Are More Likely To Die From Breast Cancer Than White Women, And The Gap Is Getting Worse appeared first on ThinkProgr...
Three years ago, a team of researchers, entrepreneurs and data geeks set out on an ambitious mission: To put the world’s technology startups under the microscope in an effort to better understand why some succeed and why 90 percent eventually go the way of the dinosaur. Show More Summary
By Len Lazarick | Maryland Reporter Maryland’s next governor would get a 20 percent pay raise to $180,000 a year under recommendations made Tuesday night by the Governor’s Salary Commission. Four other statewide officials — the lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller, state treasurer and secretary of state — would also get a 20 percent pay...