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Nutritionists and Dietitians Dish on What They Would Never, Ever Eat

There are foods that should be eaten in moderation (think, ice cream, cookies, cake, cocktails), and then there are foods (or maybe I should say "food-like products") that should probably never be eaten all.<p>No doubt, items in the latter category may have a certain "tasty" appeal (honestly, who …

Commercial Property Values With Rising Interest Rates

Update: a more recent post is available on the subject of commercial real estate forecast.<p>What will rising interest rates do to commercial real estate values? I asked a similar question about home prices a few months back. Now with the run-up in interest rates on commercial mortgages, and my …

Markets Have Turned South

The sell-off comes on no obvious news.<p>According to CNBC, New York Stock Exchange traders are getting worried about heightened tensions in Egypt where protestors are calling for the resignation of President Mohamed Mursi.<p>New York Fed president William Dudley is currently speaking Stamford, CT about …

As Mortgage Rates Rise, Homebuyers Face New Dilemma

A recent spike in mortgage rates has created a new predicament for potential homebuyers: Forge ahead and try to lock in now? Or hold off?<p>Dhruv Gupta was quoted a 3.5 percent rate in May while searching for a place to buy in the San Francisco area. Less than two months later, he's looking at 5.2 …

Apple Just Hired The CEO Of A Paris-Based Fashion House As A New VP To Work On 'Special Projects'

Bloomberg was the first to break the news with an official statement from Apple announcing the hire.<p>Deneve will be working on "Special Projects," according to Apple's minimal description of his new job.<p>According to Deneve's Wikipedia page, he used to work in Apple's marketing department from …

Why Raising Tuition For Engineering Students Could Help America Get Ahead

Since the mid-90s, schools have experimented with charging higher tuition to students in these programs, to the point where 42% of public doctoral institutions had tuition differentials in 2010 and 2011.<p>Differential pricing was justified out of fairness — humanities majors shouldn't have to pay for …

Debit cards 'first choice for online shopping'

<b>Debit card spending by internet shoppers overtook the use of credit cards online for the first time last year, industry figures show.</b><p>Online spending using a debit card hit £35bn compared with £34bn on credit cards, the UK Cards Association said.<p>Shoppers are also using debit cards more frequently in …

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White House To Delay Obamacare's Employer Mandate Until 2015; Far-Reaching Implications For The Private Health Insurance Market

The Obama administration has decided to delay the implementation of Obamacare’s employer mandate—the requirement that all firms with 50 or more employees offer health coverage, or pay steep fines—until 2015. The mandate was supposed to go into effect on January 1, 2014. This development will have a …

Ray Emery nearing contract extension with Blackhawks, according to report

Ray Emery was believed to be a sought-after commodity if he entered unrestricted free agency. However, it appears he doesn't plan to test that option.<p>The Chicago Blackhawks are nearing a contract extension with pending unrestricted free agent goaltender Ray Emery, according to a report by The …

Tim Tebow couldn't stop Aaron Hernandez from slugging bouncer in 2007

Tim Tebow attempted to keep Aaron Hernandez out of trouble during a 2007 bar squabble while both were playing at the University of Florida, but not even the mild-mannered, Bible-toting quarterback could keep the hot-headed tight end from slugging a Gainesville, Fla., restaurant manager and …

NHL Power Rankings 2013: Where Every Team Stands at the Start of Free Agency

Free agency opens on Friday and NHL teams are hoping to make the right signings that will add the necessary depth needed to win the Stanley Cup.<p>Another challenge for general managers will be to re-sign their own free agents and not risk losing them without getting any value in return.<p>When the New …

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Ryan Clady contract: Broncos expected to make a new offer soon

The deadline for Denver to sign Ryan Clady to a long-term deal is nearing and the two sides will continue negotiations next week.<p>There hasn't been much progress in the contract negotiations between Ryan Clady and the Broncos, but that could change soon. With the deadline to sign franchise players …

Coyotes future to be determined by one final Glendale vote

The Coyotes future will likely be determined on Tuesday night with a vote by Glendale City Council. How will the vote play out, and will there finally be clarity for the NHL in the desert?<p>We've said it a hundred times, but this time with an NHL deadline looming, it really finally does feel like …

Dennis Rodman thinks he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize

Well, he thinks he can make the top three, anyway.<p>The Worm is on the cover of the new issue of <i>Sports Illustrated</i> and is giving us some of the best Dennis Rodman quotes in history. Quotes like:<p>"My mission is to break the ice between hostile countries," Rodman says. "Why it's been left to me to …

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