Thursday, March 17, 2011
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
These "interchange fees" have long been around, yet nobody knows much about them.
Banks charge the retailer these fees with each debit card swipe. However, that $.44 charge is likely to drop soon, a change which many think will bring a cap to debit card spending to around $50. Banks will lose revenue, so they may force customers to use cash and checks more.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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Thursday, March 10, 2011
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Saturday, March 5, 2011
Recently elected White House social secretary Jeremy Bernard is moving to D.C. from Paris, where he served as a senior U.S. Ambassador to France.
Friday, March 4, 2011
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
The average Wall Street Journal reader's income is $135,470. Coming in second is Barron's, followed by The Economist.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
In a recent study published by Business news Daily, 52% of all small businesses in the US are run from home.
Considered the "drivers of the American economy", small businesses employ over half the nations private workforce.
Monday, February 28, 2011
Sunday, February 27, 2011
The temperature in Nowata, OK was minus 31 on Feb 10th, 2011. Seven days later, the temperature was 79 degrees.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
This week 7-11 announced that they had opened their 40,000 store, giving them the most stores worldwide out of any retailer.
7-11 currently operates in 16 countries.
Friday, February 25, 2011
Thursday, February 24, 2011
It has been called "The Blackest Name in America" after the recent census found its prevelance among the African-American community.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
With the recent regulations in the credit industry, companies are upping interest rates in order to make up for for lack of revenue from fees.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Popular ESPN college football analyst Lee Corso works year round for Dixon Ticonderoga, the company that makes the yellow No. 2 pencil that everyone in the world has used. He is the CEO's right hand man and says he throughly enjoys working in the pencil industry when not covering college football.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
With 840,00 square miles of area, Greenland is considered the largest island in the world.
Australia is larger than Greenland, but is considered a continent.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Monday, February 7, 2011
Sunday, February 6, 2011
With nearly $1 billion in annual revenues, the NFL is the the world's richest professional sports league.
The Colts were the first NFL team to have cheerleaders.
It's been reported that Ray Lewis' favorite song is "In the Air Tonight" by Phil Collins.
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Friday, February 4, 2011
The mysterious substance inside of a delicious Twinkie isn't really cream, it's mainly Crisco, a vegetable shortening.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
The NBA recently received an "A" in diversity from the Institute for Diversity and Ethics and Sport. There are currently 86 international players from 40 countries playing in the NBA.
To the right: Ginobili of Argentina and Parker of France
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Miami has hosted the Super bowl a record 10 times. Typically, the game is played in a warm climate, however, the 2014 game was awarded to NYC.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The locations in "Doug" are named after or inspired by Richmond and surrounding counties. Creator Jim Jenkins is from Richmond.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Saturday, January 29, 2011
The harmonica, aka the mouth organ, originated in the 1800s throughout Europe. It has since become very popular.
Friday, January 28, 2011
Between 1900 and 1920, tug of war was an official Olympic sport. Individual clubs, not countries, could enter the event. In the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis, all three medals were won by American clubs. The last gold medal in tug of war was awarded to Great Britain, in Antwerp in 1920.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Once known as "Seward's Folly", Alaska was purchased for about $7.2 Million dollars in 1867, or about 2 cents an acre.