How to Capture $5 Trillion in Female Spending

How to Capture $5 Trillion in Female Spending A new ‘female economy’ will drive $5 trillion in incremental global spending during the next several years, according to a new book from Boston Consulting Group. "Women Want More" advises marketers that 1 billion women work worldwide, more than half of college students are women,... »

Study explains how protein keeps hunger at bay

Study explains how protein keeps hunger at bay By Julie Steenhuysen Thu Jan 17, 2008 7:20 PM ET Diets high in protein may be the best way to keep hunger in check, U.S. researchers said on Thursday in a study that offers insight into how diets work. They found that protein does the best... »

OK to be gray

OK to be gray If America's newest Idol and sexiest superhero don't mind sporting silvery hair, perhaps its millions of graying baby boomers can feel better about themselves.   By Robin Abcarian, Times Staff Writer May 27, 2006 IN the afterglow of his win, the newest American Idol, 29-year-old Taylor Hicks, took questions after... »

Innovative owners might look to use cheap tricks

Innovative owners might look to use cheap tricks By MARY PAULSELL Published Saturday, July 5, 2008 This has become the era of cheap tricks. No, not those cheap tricks. I mean the innovative ways small businesses are finding to conserve resources, reduce costs and survive the economic downturn. The creativity that fueled their entrepreneurial... »

Blogs heat up N.Y. dining scene

Blogs heat up N.Y. dining scene `GOSSIP' LEAVES BITTER TASTE IN PUBLICISTS' MOUTHS By Adam Goldman Posted on Mon, Jan. 15, 2007 NEW YORK – Ben Leventhal and Lockhart Steele are a pair of bloggers fighting a guerrilla war against the city's publicists. Nearly every day, the two provide restaurant information on their popular... »

Flock: 19 questions for a startup

Flock: 19 questions for a startup

EXCLUSIVE Q&A with Flock: 19 questions for a startup Saturday, March 31, 2007; Posted: 2:40 PM – by Alex Iskold The Social Web Browser Company:                   Flock Web Site:                    http://www.flock.com Blog:                          http://www.flock.com/blog Location:                    Mountain View, CA Size:                          32 Funding:                   Series C closed in Nov. 05.  See below Summary  Flock is... »

Were you born to be an entrepreneur?

Were you born to be an entrepreneur? Posted February 23, 2006 Britain’s entrepreneurs catch the business bug early and start earning money as young as 13 according to the RBS Living Business Survey. 84% worked to earn money while still at school, mainly via a paper round. The survey profiles key factors from their... »

Artists look different

Artists look different

Artists look different Posted on: March 15, 2007 11:25 AM, by Dave Munger These two pictures represent the eye motions of two viewers as they scan a work of art with the goal of remembering it later. One of them is a trained artist, and the other is a trained psychologist. Can you tell... »

This is Your Life on Caffeine

This is Your Life on Caffeine

This is Your Life on Caffeine Monday, October 30th, 2006 Caffeine is a drug that an overwhelming majority of Americans are going about their daily lives under the effect of right now. It alters the brain's natural state, and stimulates it in a manner similar to amphetamines such as cocaine or heroin. Its effects... »