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8 Signs Your Gas Station Food Isn't Safe

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

By Elisabeth Leamy Gas stations now make more money off of food than they do from gas, in terms of profit margins. In fact, many should really be c...

The Most Popular Stores In America

24/7 Wall St. | Casey Williams | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visit a Walmart location in a given month. No other U.S. s...

Car Talk: 'Running' Out of Gas

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
Bonni Brodnick

My husband and I are trying to put this recent escapade in the rearview mirror because my declaration comes with a bit of embarrassment: Yesterday, I had the "winning" score of 11 miles to go in my gas tank and 8 miles to the closest station.

Why EMV Cards Don't Protect You at ATMs and Gas Pumps

NerdWallet | Posted 01.13.2017 | Business

As retailers push to update their credit card readers and systems to be compatible with EMV chip technology, crooks have turned their attention to gas pumps and ATMs to steal card information.

Re: Your Mom's Complaints About My Christmas Gifts

Meg Favreau | Posted 02.22.2015 | Comedy
Meg Favreau

Hi Kids, your mother has made some complaints about the gifts I, your dear father, gave you for Christmas. I would like to clear some things up. These gifts were not "from a gas station." They were from a mystic man who, yes, I met at a gas station. Because he works there.

Gourmet Gas Stations Are A Perfect Contradiction

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Gourmet gas stations are the greatest oxymorons to ever happen to your road trip. Just imagine being on the open road, feeling those pangs of hung...

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

7 Businesses Making Lots Of Money In Ways You Wouldn't Expect

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business

It's true -- most companies reap profits in obvious ways. Google earns a lot of money through advertising, Apple from selling iPhones and iPads and re...

What Your Gas Station Really Doesn't Want You To See

Upworthy | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics

We've all heard that our climate is going crazy and that carbon emissions are a huge part of that. But how much carbon can we emit before all hell bre...

Gas Prices Are Going Up Early This Year

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

* U.S. retail gasoline averages $3.5918/gallon * Rise comes in response to increases from wholesalers * Brent crude oil ...

My Gas Station Saint

Laura Munson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
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.

Christina Wilkie

Battle Lines Drawn Over Gas Station Generator Laws | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

With motorists in areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy still struggling to find gasoline, lawmakers in New York and New Jersey have vowed to introduce leg...

Mark Gongloff

Gas Problems Could Get Worse | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

Gasoline shortages are hobbling businesses and hampering recovery efforts throughout communities hard hit by Hurricane Sandy, a situation that experts...

Catherine New

How To Get Free Gas This Week | Catherine New | Posted 08.14.2012 | Money

Next to offering an open bar night, free gas may be the next best way to soften up potential new customers. That is the strategy community banks and c...

Paralympic Gold Medalist Struggles at the Gas Station

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 07.30.2012 | Chicago
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

By every standard, Linda is an accomplished person. And yet... like 15 million other Americans with disabilities, Linda finds it to be a challenge every time she gets gas at the pump.

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....

Will Wawa Expand To D.C.?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Could Wawa, the beloved Pennsylvania-based gas station and convenience store chain known for its touchscreen-menu sandwich ordering syst...

Structure Americana (PHOTOS)

Jade Doskow | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Jade Doskow


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

Mark C. Miller | Posted 10.21.2011 | Comedy
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!"

Oil Companies Investigated For Possible Market Manipulation

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

This would help to explain those high gas prices. Late Monday, federal regulators announced an investigation into whether oil companies and refine...

Woman Marries Just to Get Gas for Her Car

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Scuber has made his peace with the fact that it wasn't love that motivated Rose to marry him.

To BP: the meter's running - you spill it, you buy it

Rep. Chellie Pingree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Chellie Pingree

Sorry, your browser doesn't support iframes :( But you can view the widget here. Seeing the picture spreading on the Internet of a sign at a BP gas st...

BP Oil Spill Protest At Gas Station In New York City (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Protesters in New York City descended on a BP gas station in SoHo on Friday and demanded a boycott of the oil company. The group condemned BP for its...

Awash In Profits, Exxon Extracting Every Penny From Its Franchisees

Washington Post | Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Every time Sohaila Rezazadeh rings up a sale at her Exxon station on Chain Bridge Road in Oakton, her cash register sends the information to Exxon Mob...