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The Future of the American Home WikimediaCommons

The Future of the American Home

After a crazy decade, the housing market will likely become boring again -- but that's a good thing!

Is Groupon Worth More Than Facebook? WikimediaCommons

Is Groupon Worth More Than Facebook?

Groupon and Facebook are projected for the same 2011 revenue, and Groupon's January earnings this year were a fifth of Facebook's total revenue last year.

The Amazing History of the Most Notorious U.S. Coin smithsonian

The Amazing History of the Most Notorious U.S. Coin

... and four more "rock star" pieces from the world's most famous collection of American coins

What Is the Secret to Happiness and Money? flickr/technowannabe

What Is the Secret to Happiness and Money?

Buy more experiences and fewer objects. Don't worry about insurance. The frequency of happy events matters more than their intensity.

Is the Market Shrugging Off Sudden Economic Shocks? Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar/flickr

Is the Market Shrugging Off Sudden Economic Shocks?

Why haven't recent black swans stunted the recovery?

Should You Give Money to Homeless People? WikimediaCommons

Should You Give Money to Homeless People?

The short answer is no. The long answer is: Yes, but only if you work for an organization that can ensure the money is spent wisely.

This Is What the Productivity Crisis Looks Like Flickr Creative Commons

This Is What the Productivity Crisis Looks Like

In the first 35 years after the war, real hourly compensation went hand-in-hand with rising productivity (or, work per hour). In the next 35 years, productivity accelerated and compensation lagged.

The War in Libya and the Deficit at Home WikimediaCommons

The War in Libya and the Deficit at Home

I'd hope to see Washington as stingy about money spent on Tripoli as it is about money spent to Trenton.

The Case for Happiness-Based Economics white house/flickr

The Case for Happiness-Based Economics

We're familiar with the American trinity of life, liberty and the pursuit happiness. Washington typically passes laws to protect the first two. Should we start paying more attention to the third?

By the Numbers: The Japanese Disaster and the Nuclear Crisis reuters

By the Numbers: The Japanese Disaster and the Nuclear Crisis

Imagine if an earthquake and flood took out almost all of Virginia, and you begin to feel the disaster's impact for Japan

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