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NBC to Donald Trump: You’re Fired

Filed under: Company News, Media, Entertainment Industry, Celebrities, CEOs Charlie Neibergall/APRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Iowa during a rally in June. By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK –NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican…

Detroit Red Wings' Complete Guide to Free Agency

Dave Reginek/Getty Images In 2015-16, the Detroit Red Wings will start their season without the long-familiar face of coach Mike Babcock behind their bench. As Jeff Blashill steps up from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins to run the show, expect the new faces in the Detroit lineup to also emerge, primarily from Detroit’s prospect pool.…

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How to Clean Your Sneakers — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Home & Garden, Did You Know #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-882905{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-882905, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-882905{width:570px;display:block;} try{document.getElementById(“fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-882905″).style.display=”none”;}catch(e){} Did you know you can clean your dirty sneakers the same way that you clean your teeth? Here’s how. To get your trainers sparkling again, all you need is an old toothbrush and some toothpaste with baking soda and…

Greece, Democracy and Magical Thinking

Regardless of what the Greek people choose, at least the choice will be theirs, along with the consequences. What is representative democracy but organized bribery on a mass scale?Politicians seeking control of the spigots of state wealth and power promise endless swag to voters. Those who promise the most swag and do so with the most inspirational…

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Sysco Pulling Out of US Foods Buyout After FTC Win

Filed under: Company News, Mergers & Acquisitions, U.S. Government, Food & Beverage David J. Phillip/AP NEW YORK — Sysco is scrapping its proposed $ 3.5 billion buyout of US Foods after a Federal Trade Commission legal victory that temporarily blocked the deal to combine the two food-service companies. The FTC opposed the deal, saying it…

Ranking the Top 30 NHL Free Agents in 2015

Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press Much like that inflatable pool in your backyard, the 2015 crop of free agents is shallow and unimpressive. But just like that same pool, there are good times to be had as long as you lower your expectations. Perhaps your team needs a second-line forward or a stay-at-home defenseman. Sure, that’s…

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Diamonds sparkles for O'Brien

Diamondsandrubies ridden by Seamie Heffernan (centre) wins at the Curragh Diamondsandrubies held off the late challenges of Legatissimo and Ribbons to win the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. The Aidan O’Brien-trained filly made all under Seamie Heffernan and just held the challenge of the Qipco 1000 Guineas winner to…

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10 Ways To Live Healthier

Healthy is really a funny word, since until very recently it simply meant “without sickness or injury.” With such a definition, I could list 1000+ different ways to live that wouldn’t result in sickness. To fill the hole in this definition, we will be using a more differential definition: healthy is the optimal configuation of the…