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Clean Desk, Clean Finances -- 5 Steps to Streamline Your Money Management

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.17.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Why do so many of us cling to paper-based systems to keep track of our money? In truth, some paper is necessary, but the most common response may be habit. As you're reassessing those habits, keep these five steps in mind.

How We Could Screen Airline Passengers

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.25.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The scanners haven't foiled a single terrorist attack.

5 Reasons I'm Opting Out Of The TSA's Scanners (And You Should Too)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

This Thanksgiving, I'm telling the TSA agents who screen me that I won't walk through their full-body scanners. And I'm not alone.

WATCH: How To Kill The TSA's Body Scanners

Christopher Elliott | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The TSA has forced air travelers to make a preposterous choice between a full-body scan, which potentially exposes you to harmful radiation, and an "enhanced" pat-down, for the last two years. For me, it was always an easy call to make: pat me down if you have to, but don't microwave me.

WATCH: Forget Barcodes, This Scanner Can Recognize Food Based On Color And Pattern

Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

At the supermarket, fruits and vegetables don't typically have barcodes attached to them since they are usually sold by weight, rather than by bag. Pl...

The Weekly Pulse: Michael Pollan's Rules for Thanksgiving, Plus Whole Foods' Healthcare Lies

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't stopping The Audit, The Pulse, The Diaspora, or The Mulch, but we ar...

Terror and the TSA

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

The growing national protests against so-called "porno-scans" and pat-downs of passenger private parts should be a turning point in our country's fear-mongering about terror threats.