Publication: The Curious Capitalist

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General Mills Reverses Legal Terms After Controversy

General Mills announced it was removing controversial legal terms from its website on Saturday following an uproar over the changes. “Because our concerns and intentions were widely misunderstood, causing concerns among our consumers, we’ve decided ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

10 Cities Where Americans Are Pretty Much Terrified to Live

According to Gallup , 70.5% of Americans surveyed in 2012 and 2013 said they felt safe walking alone at night. This is effectively unchanged from 2011, when 71% of respondents said they felt safe. More 8 Solutions to San Francisco’s Housing Problems ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 6 hours ago]
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Take a Look at Jane Austen, Roald Dahl, and Albert Einstein’s Stunning Business Cards

What would some of the world’s most famous writers, thinkers, and politicians’ stationary look like if they were alive today? Online printing company MOO has an answer—sort of. The firm has designed a collection of modern letterheads and business ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Documents Detail Another Delayed GM Recall

(DETROIT) — Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims. Additionally, the National Highway Traffic ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

LeBron James Is Lovin’ McDonald’s — in China

China, meet McDonald’s new cultural emissary. LeBron James, meet China. The fast food empire will feature the NBA star in its China-focused commercials later this year, using LeBron as a gambit to boost its sales by satisfying the Chinese love of ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

N.Y. Judge Upholds Charges Against Financier’s Kin

(NEW YORK) — A judge has declined to toss out federal fraud charges against the brother of a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder, though she noted that two charges have flaws that the government must fix. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

If You Have a Heart, This Puppy Ad Will Completely Melt It

American spending on pets reached a record $55.7 billion last year, according to the American Pet Products Association. “If the pet industry were tracked by the U.S. government as a single entity, we’d be the seventh largest retail segment in the country,” ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

17 Things Extremely Happy People Say Every Day

This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was originally published at Inc.com . More Here’s How You Help the Poor Without Soaking the Rich Here’s ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Record Labels Suing Pandora Over Oldies

Sony, Warner and several other major record labels are suing Pandora for copyright infringement, accusing the Internet radio mogul of playing pre-1972 songs by artists like Buddy Holly and the Rolling Stones without licenses. The record companies ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

This Is What’s Going to Replace Your Boring Old Sedan

A new automotive segment is being hatched this Easter Week at the New York International Auto Show—the small SUV. Three new models aimed directly at millennials made their debuts: Chevrolet’s Trax, Jeep’s Renegade and Honda’s HR-V. “The small SUV is ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Big Comeback Planned for the All-American Drive-in Burger Joint

MoreHow Breakfast Became the Most Important Meal of the Day Wal-Mart Could Make Organic Food Cheap—and Eventually, Plentiful The Resurgence of Cheap Old-School Mass Market Beer The once-ubiquitous drive-in restaurant–you know, the kind with rollerskating ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Twitter’s Got Talent

Twitter shares rose more than 11% Tuesday after the company announced a key new hire and acquired a social data company. Daniel Graf , who previously headed up Google Maps project, will be Twitter’s new vice president of product. Twitter paid an ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 15 2014]

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...Flyers Sports Illustrated 'Scandal' recap: "The Price of Free and Fair Elections Entertainment Weekly But government aid can only reduce the suffering of the poor; it usually can’t make them escape poverty permanently. We know that from watching what has happened in the developing world over the past half century. Those countries that have tried to use wide-scale state programs to alleviate poverty—such as India—have not achieved results as quickly as nations that did not, such as Singapore and South Korea. (See my recent piece on this subject.) Generally, the high-performance economies of East Asia didn’t fight poverty by playing Robin Hood—soaking the rich and handing out cash to the poor. There is no reason why we’d have to do that today. "
...Flyers Sports Illustrated 'Scandal' recap: "The Price of Free and Fair Elections Entertainment Weekly SoSo far, the flagship tech companies that have posted earnings bore few big surprises or disappointments. While several companies posted solid results, it wasn’t enough for the more hyped, overvalued stocks like Google. Others, like Intel, that were left out of last year’s tech rally performed much better. "
...Flyers Sports Illustrated 'Scandal' recap: "The Price of Free and Fair Elections Entertainment Weekly If the amount on your paycheck hasn’t budged in years, this should come as no surprise: Companies have been able to hold down wages for the past several years because the economy was crummy and people were happy to have a job, any job. "
...Time Huffington Post Here's An Updated Tally Of All The People Who Have Ever Died From A Marijuana Overdose Huffington Post Columbus Short: I Feel "Raw and Vulnerable Right Now People Rangers score three in third to take Game 1 vs. Flyers Sports Illustrated 'Scandal' recap: 'The Price of Free and Fair Elections Entertainment Weekly Aereo uses thousands of dime-sized antennas to pick up free, over-the-air TV signals, which it transmits to customers over the Internet for a monthly fee starting at $8. The startup has angered the major broadcasters, including NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS, which claim the service is illegal because it’s ripping off their copyrighted TV signals. Aereo hit back on Thursday by launching a website designed to advance its argument that the service is legal. "

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Record Labels Suing Pandora Over Oldies [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 18 2014]
Here’s How You Help the Poor Without Soaking th... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 18 2014]
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General Mills Reverses Legal Terms After Contro... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 5 hours ago]
General Mills announced it was removing controversial legal terms from its website on Saturday following an uproar over the changes. “Because our concerns and intentions were widely misunderstood, causing concerns among our consumers, we’ve decided ...
10 Cities Where Americans Are Pretty Much Terri... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 6 hours ago]
According to Gallup , 70.5% of Americans surveyed in 2012 and 2013 said they felt safe walking alone at night. This is effectively unchanged from 2011, when 71% of respondents said they felt safe. More 8 Solutions to San Francisco’s Housing Problems ...
Take a Look at Jane Austen, Roald Dahl, and Alb... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 6 hours ago]
What would some of the world’s most famous writers, thinkers, and politicians’ stationary look like if they were alive today? Online printing company MOO has an answer—sort of. The firm has designed a collection of modern letterheads and business ...
Documents Detail Another Delayed GM Recall [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 19 2014]
(DETROIT) — Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims. Additionally, the National Highway Traffic ...
If You Have a Heart, This Puppy Ad Will Complet... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Apr 19 2014]
American spending on pets reached a record $55.7 billion last year, according to the American Pet Products Association. “If the pet industry were tracked by the U.S. government as a single entity, we’d be the seventh largest retail segment in the country,” ...
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