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Bring on the Robots, Please!

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

John Maynard Keynes once famously said that the difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas but in escaping from old ones. And one of the oldest and most pervasive and pernicious economic ideas is that technology kills jobs.

Classic '90s Cartoons Get Remixed With This Hilarious Hashtag

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices

Nickelodeon is bringing back several popular '90s cartoon TV shows in a new programming block titled, "The Splat" and everyone is rejoicing....

I Was Manhandled by a Koch Capo

Lauren Windsor | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

Kevin Gentry is the top fundraiser for the Koch brothers' right-wing political empire and a board member of its money hub, Freedom Partners. He emcees their twice-yearly seminars, where millionaires and billionaires convene to strategize on how to manifest an Ayn Rand utopia -- or dystopia, depending on your viewpoint.

Man Finally Agrees To Dig Wife's Body Up From Yard | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weird News

An Alabama man who has been fighting local government since 2009 for the right to keep his wife's grave in his front yard has finally backed down. ...

Court Won't Stop Removal Of Man's Buried Wife

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 10.22.2012 | Weird News

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama appeals court has refused to block an order requiring a homeowner to remove the body of his late wife from a grave...

Man Fights To Keep Wife Buried In Front Yard

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 10.19.2012 | Weird News

STEVENSON, Ala. — James Davis is fighting to keep the remains of his late wife right where he dug her grave: In the front yard of his home, just...

Man Plays CEO For A Day, Gets $44 Million In 'Corporate Hijacking'

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business

One guy just got paid $44 million to be CEO for a day. In an apparent corporate coup, Duke Energy, an electric power holding company that recently...

WATCH: Obama's Kickstarter Project

Posted 10.15.2011 | Comedy

With the national debt at the forefront of everyone's minds, Funny Or Die has figured out a pretty novel solution for Americans to consider. Sure, ...

Arrest is made in duct-taped cat case in Philadelphia

The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA (AP)- Investigators say a Philadelphia teenager wrapped a cat in duct tape, put it in a shopping bag and left it in a neighbor's backyard...

James Davis, Stanford CFO, Cooperating With Investigators

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — The chief financial officer of the troubled companies owned by Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford has promised full cooperation with f...