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This Train Is Hiding A Full Starbucks Store Inside

What if you could sit inside a cozy Starbucks during your morning commute? Now, commuters in Switzerland can do just that.<p>Starbucks locations already seem to be everywhere you look. But starting November 21, the company will take on a new frontier: trains. Starbucks, with the help of Swiss train …

Columbus Day: Biggest Misconceptions and Exploring the Era of First Contact

Wildlife<p>Famed painter and illustrator N.C. Wyeth created a series of murals in 1927 for National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., including this one showing the ships of Christopher Columbus’s voyage of discovery. (Photo courtesy NGS)<p>Christopher Columbus’s landfall in the Western …

Bank examiner 'fired by Fed over critical report on Goldman Sachs'

A former senior bank examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit, claiming she was fired after refusing to alter a critical examination of Goldman Sachs.<p>The former employee, Carmen Segarra, said that in her seven months of examining Goldman's legal and …

Shutdown Threatens Thousands Of Seasonal Retail Jobs, $602B Holiday Season

The holiday season is approaching and it’s making retail stores anxious and frustrated.<p>Why? The government shutdown is already having a negative impact on the retail industry and things are about to get much worse if Congress doesn’t get its act together.<p>In a letter to Congress yesterday, head of …

Stealth Startup Fantex Wants To Make It Possible For Celebrities To IPO

If corporations can be people, why can’t people be corporations? A stealth startup called Fantex aims to allow celebrities and professional athletes to file for initial public offerings (IPOs).<p>The quoted text and screenshots in this article are from the Fantex app the company had launched in the …