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12 Television Surprises That Emotionally Destroyed Us [SPOILERS]

Posted 03.13.2014 | TV

Nothing is sacred when it comes to TV. Droves of beloved characters can be wiped out in one fell swoop, the couple that won your heart can split for a...

Bring Us the Jobs of Enviro Journos and Scientists!

Scott Thill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Scott Thill

At this accelerated rate, our globally warmed future is a planetwide hellscape we're carelessly handing to our children while we dive down the escape hatches of our phones, laps, pads, glasses, whatever. Let's pull down the harder fruits out there, shall we?

It Really Is Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been

Dina Khayal | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Dina Khayal

Getting involved is a great way to also stay connected with the world. You will find out things about yourself that you never knew.

2013 -- The Year of the Consumer

Bill Bartmann | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business
Bill Bartmann

There is a new sheriff in town and he carries a big stick. The sheriff's name is Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and he is going to shake things up.

Deck the Malls: The 4 Best Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.21.2013 | Money
Curtis Arnold

These four rewards credit cards offer special deals and promotions that can help you stretch your budget, eliminate interest payments and even score you exclusive access to unique holiday experiences.

Natural You

Maggie Lyon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Buddha said, "If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change." Why wait to tap into and express your true self?

Refunds Coming To Cardholders

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2012 | Money

(Reuters) - Discover Financial Services said its subsidiary, Discover Bank, will pay about $200 million to cardholders who bought certain credit-prot...

Discover Magazine Is Moving

www.mediabistro.com | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media

Kalmbach Publishing is moving Discover magazine out of the city and relocating it to Waukesha, Wisconsin, where the company is headquartered. ...

6 Luxury Credit Card Perks

Curtis Arnold | Posted 09.22.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Sign-up bonuses and rewards points aren't the only ways today's best credit cards pay for themselves. Customers who qualify for "elite" or "signature" credit cards often earn extra perks that can save time while eliminating common expenses.

Woman Reports Credit Card Fraud, Then Is Accused By Police

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.10.2012 | Business

Imagine calling the police to report a crime, only to have them turnaround and accuse you. That's what happened to Audrey Grisham of Bountiful, Ut...

Rule Curbing Bank Fees Actually Helping Other Giant Companies

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Retailers are paying significantly less every time a customer swipes a debit card under a rule capping the fees that banks are allo...

CHECK IT OUT: Space Shuttle's Amazing Zero-G Toilet

| Posted 04.18.2012 | Science

Nature's call comes in zero G just as it does in one G. And to keep astronauts copacetic when the call does come, NASA's now-retired space shuttles fe...

Visa Drops Firm After Breach Exposes Up To 1.5 Million Credit Card Numbers

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

* Believes affected part of system confined to N America * Says card holders' names, addresses, social security numbers safe ...

Best Credit Cards for Spring Break Road Trips

Curtis Arnold | Posted 05.02.2012 | Money
Curtis Arnold

Whether you're celebrating spring break as an actual student, or you're young in spirit, we can suggest six of the best credit cards to help keep you from losing your shirt.

My Formula for Travel: Get Out, Go Slow

Joshua Berman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel
Joshua Berman

I stop and look up. The path looks like it flattens out on top and then disappears in a knot of wind-stunted trees. I walk toward them.

Best Credit Cards for Valentine's Day

Curtis Arnold | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Even though it falls on the same date every year, Valentine's Day still takes many of us by surprise. Fortunately, some of the best rewards credit cards can help treat your loved one to a February 14 they won't forget.

SOPA and PIPA Bills Threaten Job Creation and Innovation

Brett Greene | Posted 03.14.2012 | Denver
Brett Greene

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House of Representatives and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) in the Senate are well meaning, but if passed, will be destructive to internet freedoms we've all come to expect.

2011 Editor's Choice Awards, Part 1

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

As we compiled our list of the best credit cards for this year's Editor's Choice Awards, we saw something we haven't seen much of from lenders over the past few years. Hunger.

Credit Card Companies Look To Customers With Spotty Credit Histories

AP | By EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Fierce competition for top-tier credit card customers appears to be leading some banks to look in elsewhere for new business: borrowers wi...

David Moye

WATCH: LA Artist Melts Down Credit Cards To Make Fine Art (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

You have to give Cain Motter some credit. Like millions of Americans, this Los Angeles-based artist has his share of credit card debt that he's wor...

How Swipe Fees Affect Customers

Daily Finance | Regina Lewis | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

Swipe fees are the charges retailers pay when they allow you to use plastic at their store. In reviewing the comments and speaking about the story on ...

Credit Card Companies Are Targeting Risky Borrowers Again

nytimes.com | ERIC DASH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Credit card offers are surging again after a three-year slowdown, as banks seek to revive a business that brought them huge profits before the financi...

Top Credit Cards to Use for Holiday Shopping

Beverly Blair Harzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Beverly Blair Harzog

If you can't afford to dig too deep -- and who can? -- consider using one of these cards to save a little money.

Dems Get Pummeled By Small Business Polls

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two new polls released this week show that small business owners are not happy with Democrats. The Discover Small Business Watch -- a survey of 750 b...

Shaft! As New Rules Begin, Credit Card Companies Find New Ways to Bilk Customers

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's what you need to know about the credit card companies: They're out to shaft you. They'll shaft you every chance they get.