Diana DeCota

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10 Records You Might Have Owned That Are Now Worth a Fortune

What goes around comes around, and we don't just mean records on a turntable. Audiophiles swear by the sound quality of vinyl over CDs, MP3s, and …

Merrick Garland, President Obama’s Sensible Supreme Court Choice

President Barack Obama has chosen to nominate Merrick B. Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, to the Supreme Court. To understand why Garland is a wise choice for the nomination, read the judicial opinion he published last July upholding a federal ban on …

Harvard Law School

Forget The Red Sports Car. The Midlife Crisis Is A Myth

If you've ever considered buying a red sports car or quit your job to follow your muse, if you've ever related to Lester Burnham in <i>American Beauty,</i> there's some good news. Midlife crisis is not inevitable, and reaching 45 is not the first step in a slow, agonizing decline. After interviewing more …

Middle Age

Nike unveils its first self-lacing sneaker

Forget about slipping out shoes because of loose laces or feeling pressure from too-tight tying when doing those sprints.<p>Nike Inc. has unveiled its first power-lacing sneaker — it allows users to make the fit looser or snugger on the fly by pressing buttons on the side of the shoe.<p>The world's …

FedEx: Amazon would have to spend 'tens of billions' to compete with us

During its earnings call on Wednesday, FedEx Executive VP Mike Glenn told analysts that building a service that rivals FedEx would simply take too long and cost too much.<p>"While recent stories and reports of a new entity competing with the three major carriers in the United States grabs headlines, …

eCommerce