New Movie Releases — ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green,’ ‘The Expendables 2,’ ‘ParaNorman’ and ‘Sparkle’
The four new movies opening in theaters this weekend include everything from action to heartwarming family fare to Whitney Houston’s last big-screen appearance.
Being Surrounded by Women Could Actually Save You Money
If you paid attention in high school economics, you already know the theory of supply and demand: the more of something there are, the less value they have. Seems the same thing applies to dating, because new research shows men are more likely to spend money on a woman if he thinks she’s his one shot at … well, let’s call it “romantic opportunity.” Or sex. We can call it sex. You’re so boring thou
Can Having a Pet Make You Healthier and Help Your Finances? — Dollars and Sense
Thanks to the faltering economy, many Americans are opting not to take on the expense of pet ownership — but could they actually be doing themselves more harm than good?
Did Progressive Lawyers Defend a Man Who Killed One of Its Policyholders?
A man whose sister was killed by another motorist says that during the ensuing court battle, his sister’s insurance company — Progressive — actually defended the at-fault driver. And after taking his complaints public, the case is getting a lot of attention.
Police Officer Killed After Shooting Near Campus of Texas A&M [VIDEO]
Three people are dead and four more were wounded after a gunman opened fire from inside his home near the campus of Texas A&M university.
US Gymnast Gabby Douglas Makes History Winning Olympic Gold in Women’s All-Around
US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won perhaps the most coveted title in her sport when she took the gold medal in the women’s all-around competition on Thursday in London, becoming the first African-American female gymnast to ever win individual Olympic gold.
How Much Are Olympic Medals Actually Worth?
Olympic athletes often train for years in the hopes of someday getting a medal. But while the 4,700 medals currently being doled out in London are priceless to the athletes who win them, the actual value of the raw materials may be less than you think.
What Are the Coolest Cities in America?
The definition of “cool” is rather subjective — for some people, they just know it when they see it. But using its own criteria, Forbes combed through dozens of metropolitan areas to come up with its list of America’s coolest cities. And the results might surprise you.
Are You Getting the Overtime Pay You Deserve?
If you’re working overtime and aren’t getting the pay required by law, you’re part of a growing number of Americans who are now filing wage complaints against their employers under the Fair Labor Standard Act.
Which Technology Issues Cause the Most Stress? [INFOGRAPHIC, POLL]
Modern technology may have made our lives easier, but our reliance on it has a price. Fully 60 percent of respondents in a new survey said they find issues associated with technology to be downright stressful.
Bank of America Eliminates Thousands of ATMs — Dollars and Sense
If you’re a Bank of America customer and finding an ATM seems harder these days, it’s not your imagination. In a cost-cutting move, the North Carolina-based banking giant has eliminated nearly 10 percent of its teller machines — more than 1,500, to be exact.
Woman Begs for Boob Job Cash
Patience may be a virtue, but honesty could get you a new set of boobs. At least that’s the theory being espoused by an Ohio chick standing on busy streets begging passersby for breast-implant money.