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  • ent_jimmyfallon.jpg Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' debut: Social media reacts

    Jimmy Fallon kicked off a new era on "The Tonight Show" Monday night and garnered mostly positive reviews. Here's a sampling of reaction on social media.

    February 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Samoas, Thin Mints and business ethics

    But these lessons aren't learned when Scouts sell outside grocery stores or via mobile app, or, even worse, when parents ask their colleagues to purchase Girl Scout cookies, a query I recently received at a casual work lunch. My friend wasn't prepared for the lecture that followed. I'd be more than happy to buy cookies from his daughter, I said, but only if she called me on the phone to personally ask for the sale.

    February 14, 2014

  • Screen shot 2014-02-13 at 2.40.11 PM.png VIDEO: Spectacular ice caves on Lake Superior

    Droves of people are braving the cold to hike a frozen Lake Superior to see dramatic ice caves in northern Wisconsin. Since the caves were deemed accessible in January, more than 35,000 have hiked to see the ice formations.

    February 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 01.jpg US News names its 'Best Cars for the Money'

    U.S. News & World Report Wednesday announced its annual Best Cars for the Money list on its Best Cars website.

    February 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • distracted-driving.jpg Risky things drivers do in their cars

    Everyone understands the risk of taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the steering wheel, says David Teater, senior director of transportation strategic initiatives for the National Safety Council. But most people don't appreciate the demands of driving on the parts of the brain involved in attention, planning and language, he says.

    February 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • You're doing it wrong: how to make better ramen

    The finer points of instant ramen preparation may be up for debate, but the noodle cakes and flavor packets bequeathed to the world by Momofuku Ando are un-mess-up-able.

    February 10, 2014

  • miracleonice.jpg VIDEO: Memorable moments from the Winter Olympics

    The Winter Olympics open today in Sochi, Russia, and seem poised to provide their share of indelible memories. Take a look back at some other memorable moments from past Games.

    February 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • What to read into nutrition labels on raw meat

    When you read a nutrition facts label for raw meat, is the fat content listed for raw or cooked weight? If it's the cooked weight, is the manufacturer assuming the meat is rare or well done?

    February 6, 2014

  • Screen shot 2014-01-29 at 1.36.23 PM.png 5 things you probably didn't know about the Sochi Olympics

    Even with heavy media coverage, there are still a few interesting (and weird) things you might not know about the upcoming Olympic games in Russia.

    February 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • 5 favorite 2014 Super Bowl ads

    Dozens of polls around the web tried to track the best ads of Super Bowl 2014, and while the results vary, there are a few that appear on most of the "best of" lists.

    February 3, 2014

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