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Standing the Test of Time: Farmers' Almanacs

By David Sharp | Aug 15
Hundreds of almanacs served a nation of farmers over two centuries ago. These days, only a handful of them remain.

Lifestyles of the Four-Legged and Fabulous

By Tim Parks | Aug 14
"Lifestyles of the Four-legged and Fabulous," celebrity pets and the stuff that dreams are made of, epitomize the terms "lucky dog" and "cat fancy."

Wal-Mart is Buying Online Retailer Jet.com

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 9
Wal-Mart is buying fast-growing online retailer Jet.com for $3 billion in cash plus $300 million in stock, scooping up a newcomer that launched a year ago with the intention of challenging online leader Amazon.

As U.S. Housing Recovers, Low Incomes Keep Detroit Behind

By Corey Williams | Aug 8
Despite efforts by the mayor's office, lenders and community groups, home values remain depressingly low in Detroit.

Amazon Unveils Cargo Plane As It Expands Delivery Network

By Phoung Le | Aug 5
Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant's own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process.

British Couple Finds £5,000 Worth of Jewelry in Old Chair

Aug 3
A couple who bought a dusty old chair for just £5 (approximately $6.75) were astonished to find diamond jewelry worth £5,000 ($6,670) hidden inside it.

Spa Trends: Sound Vibrations & Digital Detox

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 29
Sound vibrations, warm seashells and a "digital detox" that involves surrendering your cellphone were among the healing and de-stressing techniques on display at this year's International Spa Association expo.

Items Fetch High Prices at Four Seasons Restaurant Auction

Jul 27
Items from The Four Seasons sold for well over their pre-sale estimates in Tuesday's all-day auction.

It's a (Finnish) Woman's World

By Jill Gleeson | Jul 26
Legendary design house Marimekko celebrates 65 years of eye-popping home furnishings and fashion.

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.

11 thru 20 of 1942 Stories