Why Are People Buying So Many Lottery Tickets These Days? — Dollars and Sense
The economic downturn has been rough on a lot of businesses, but it’s been a boon for state lotteries. Seems people who only have a few dollars to spare aren’t putting them away for a rainy day — they’re trying to parlay them into big bucks.
Majority of US Employees Experience Work-Related Stress
Stressed out about your job? You’re not alone. A new survey of US employees finds nearly three-quarters of them experience at least one of a variety of workplace-related worries.
Jeffrey Johnson Identified As Empire State Building Shooter
A man who shot and killed a former co-worker near the Empire State Building on Friday morning has now been identified as 53-year-old Jeffrey Johnson.
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.
Toyota Is Giving Away 100 New Cars to Nonprofits — Dollars and Sense
If you’re part of a non-profit organization that could use a new car, Toyota wants to help. It’s doing a car giveaway, and all you have to do to win is harness the power of social media.
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.
Can Music Make You More Productive at Work?
Having trouble getting things done at work or staying focused on the task at hand? Fire up your iPod.
Amazing New Wristband Technology Could Keep You from Getting Skin Cancer
During the barbecues and pool parties of summer, many people lose track of how much sun exposure they’ve had — and wind up with a nasty burn. New technology in the form of a wristband could change that, and lower the rates of skin cancer along the way.
eBay Rolls Out Same-Day Delivery Service
If there’s one downside to internet shopping, it’s that you don’t get the immediate gratification of having an item in your hands the moment you buy it. But if eBay has its way, you could at least get some of your shiny new purchases within a few hours.
Would You Get a Root Canal Before You’d Give Up Facebook?
People who love social media really love it — and a new poll shows just what they’d be willing to do before they’d consider giving it up.