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New Study Reveals How Much Americans Read Every Day

New Study Reveals How Much Americans Read Every Day

Jan 15
Bookworms rack up over 700 hours of reading a year — the equivalent of 30 full days, according to new research.

Smart but Nosy: Latest Gadgets Want to Peer into Our Lives

Smart but Nosy: Latest Gadgets Want to Peer into Our Lives

By Rachel Lerman and Joseph Pisani | Jan 12
Many of the hottest new gadgets are also the nosiest ones.

Pros and Cons of Hiring Movers

Pros and Cons of Hiring Movers

Jan 11
You are moving — congratulations on finding a new home! There are pros and cons to hiring a mover; in this article we cover some of the bases.

Pets Have a Lot of New Year's Resolutions, Too

Pets Have a Lot of New Year's Resolutions, Too

Jan 10
New Year's resolutions aren't just for humans anymore: 61 percent of pet owners have made a resolution for their dog or cat, according to new research.

Home Items Are Getting Smarter... and Creepier

Home Items Are Getting Smarter... and Creepier

By Anick Jesdanun | Jan 8
One day, finding an oven that just cooks food may be as tough as buying a TV that merely lets you change channels.

Was That a Bedbug on my Couch? This App Has the Answer

Was That a Bedbug on my Couch? This App Has the Answer

Dec 31
Just the thought of a bed bug infestation is enough to make you start scratching and tossing out furniture.

U.S. Retailers Hope Higher Pay Will Buy More Efficient Workers

U.S. Retailers Hope Higher Pay Will Buy More Efficient Workers

By Christopher Rugaber and Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 31
America's retailers, struggling to fill jobs, have been raising pay to try to keep and attract enough employees. Now, some stores want something in return: A more efficient worker.

Lighter Load: Laundry Detergents Shrink for Amazon

Lighter Load: Laundry Detergents Shrink for Amazon

By Joseph Pisani | Dec 30
Tide and Seventh Generation have introduced redesigned laundry detergents that are several pounds lighter by cutting down on plastic in their packaging and using less water in their formulas. Lighter packaging means retailers pay less in shipping.

'Shop Local' Movement Drives Sales of American-Made Yarn

'Shop Local' Movement Drives Sales of American-Made Yarn

By Shireen Korkzan | Dec 24
There's been a slow-growing demand for wool yarn that's completely produced in the United States, from sheep to skein.

Look: Britain's Worst Bathroom

Look: Britain's Worst Bathroom

Dec 24
A brown bathroom with flowery floor-to-ceiling tiles has been crowned Britain's worst place to wash.

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