Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Thanksgiving Travelers Brave Holiday 'Traffic'

November 26, 2008 When you hit the road this Thanksgiving, take a look at the driver who honks at you: Tom Vanderbilt, author of Traffic, has a theory that men honk more than women, and expensive cars honk more at less expensive cars.


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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

In Dark Economic Times, Christmas Tree Sales Shine

Scout the dog pulls a Christmas tree to a pile outside of the Superior, Wis., Target store.

November 25, 2008 While there might not be as much under the trees this year, customers say they don't want to leave the holiday symbol out of their celebrations.


More Online Holiday Shopping Expected This Year

'Black Friday' shoppers grab merchandise at a Target store in Hobart, Ind., in 2006.

November 25, 2008 There should be plenty of deals on Black Friday, the post-Thanksgiving start of the holiday shopping season. While analysts expect retail sales to be way down from a year ago, one shopper survey predicts online sites will see sales increase 12 percent from 2007.


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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Satire In Your Stocking With 'A Colbert Christmas'

Stephen Colbert

November 19, 2008 Self-proclaimed "broadcasting legend" Stephen Colbert talks about his upcoming Christmas special on Comedy Central. According to Colbert, it will include goats dressed as reindeer and his own original Christmas songs.


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