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Gas Station Guy Accepts Retiree's Dance Request, Waltzes Into Our Hearts

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.25.2016 | Home

A gas station worker in Canada is melting thousands of hearts after he accepted a retiree customer's request for a slow dance. Security camera shows S...

The Paper Chase

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home
Jerry Zezima

As an old newspaperman living in a digital age, I am often asked if print will survive. My answer is yes, and for a very important reason: You can't wrap fish in a website. Besides, what are you supposed to do, housebreak your dog on an iPad?

Perception Is Not Reality and It May Lead You to the Wrong Place

Jorge Oller | Posted 02.27.2015 | Home
Jorge Oller

How many opportunities will we lose because of our deep-seated paradigms? How many ideas will we brush aside because they're unexpected? Will we be able to discover the grandest possibilities in existence without the influence of other points of view?

Friday Talking Points -- Prelude To Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.24.2014 | Home
Chris Weigant

Paul Ryan is attempting to address poverty, once again. What he's really doing is trolling the media to write "compassionate conservative" columns about him (which, so far, doesn't seem to be working very well), to bolster his chances to get the Republican presidential nomination.

My Gas Station Saint

Laura Munson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Home
Laura Munson

Two seconds ago I was in a twin set and khakis, fresh from the gym, with exfoliated skin and lunch plans. Now I am one beaten-up Suburban away from bag lady with no buttons to push, and only an accelerator from which to hope for power.

7 Ways To Spend Less On Gas (And 3 Ways Not To)

Posted 03.05.2015 | Home

By Taniesha Robinson We've got the gas-saving techniques you should adopt today… and some you should steer clear of....

Highway Nannies and Drive-Thrus

Juliet Linley | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Juliet Linley

Let's be honest: When the kids wake up and need to break free of Car Seat Prison, giving them a dry AutoGrill sandwich and letting them run wild down the aisles isn't quite ideal.

Catherine New

Another Bank Of America Insult -- Fewer ATMs | Catherine New | Posted 08.09.2012 | Money

It's not your imagination. Bank of America really did get less convenient. The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank has hauled off more than 1,500 ATMs from ...

Here's How Gas Stations Are Actually Losing

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 04.12.2012 | Money

It turns out that gas stations don't actually make much money selling gasoline, since it's an undifferentiated commodity sold in a competitive market....

You Could Buy The 'Nation's Smallest Town'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

The sole resident of one Wyoming town has called himself its owner, and mayor, for years. But now, for a relative bargain, you could take that title a...

Really Full-Service Gas Station Offers Live Music, Sushi Bar & Massage

Mark C. Miller | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home
Mark C. Miller

"The music's fantastic, the massage is so relaxing, and the sushi kicks butt. Who would have thought that filling the car up with gas would be the high point of my day!"

Chinese-Style Jerky

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.07.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


See The Country's Most Expensive Gas Station

ABC News | JOHN BERMAN, KARSON YIU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Five dollars and 20 cents for a gallon of gas. The number says a lot. Yes, it may be the most expensive gas in America. But $5.20 doesn't begin to ex...