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Fed Tipping Toward December Rate Hike, Minutes Show

Most officials see economic conditions as possibly warranting liftoff on rates at next meeting<p>The Federal Reserve sent out new signals that officials will raise interest rates in December as long as job growth and inflation trends don’t take a turn for the worse.<p>Most officials meeting last month …

Economics

The Golden Ratio: Design’s Biggest Myth

The golden ratio is total nonsense in design. Here’s why.<p>In the world of art, architecture, and design, the golden ratio has earned a tremendous reputation. Greats like Le Corbusier and Salvador Dalí have used the number in their work. The Parthenon, the Pyramids at Giza, the paintings of …

Mathematics

7-Year-Old Boy Donates All the Money in His Piggy Bank to Mosque Vandalized in Texas

A 7-year-old boy recently donated all the money in his piggy bank to a Texas mosque that was vandalized in what police are saying is a hate crime, an …

No doubt about it: Cubs' Jake Arrieta wins NL Cy Young Award

When Jake Arrieta came to the Cubs in a trade with the Orioles in the summer of 2013, he was sent immediately to Triple-A Iowa with no timetable for a call-up.<p>No one knew whether Arrieta ever would live up to his potential, and Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija questioned the deal, saying, "I don't …

450 illegal tamales from Mexico seized at LAX and 'incinerated' (not steamed)

Apparently there are illegal tamales.<p>A passenger at Los Angeles International Airport learned that the hard way earlier this month when he tried to bring pork tamales into the U.S. from Mexico.<p>The passenger arrived from Mexico on Nov. 2 and was stopped by U.S. Customs and Border Protection …