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Americans Spend at Least $18K a Year on These Non-Essentials

Americans Spend at Least $18K a Year on These Non-Essentials

May 7
Between eating out, paying for cable and streaming services, receiving subscription boxes and other superfluous spending, the average American spends $1,497 per month on non-essential items, according to new research.

Here's How Much the Average American Has to Save to Avoid Shopping Guilt

Here's How Much the Average American Has to Save to Avoid Shopping Guilt

May 2
Ever feel guilty pulling out your credit card to make an essential purchase? You're not alone — over half of Americans (51 percent) say they feel guilty about spending money, according to new research.

This is the Average Lifespan of a Couch

This is the Average Lifespan of a Couch

May 1
The average American couch is six years old, holds $1.55 in change and has been cried on 17 times — according to new research.

Keep Pets Away From Gardens to Avoid Food-Borne Illness

Keep Pets Away From Gardens to Avoid Food-Borne Illness

By Dean Fosdick | Apr 30
Animal waste tainting fresh produce is one of the major causes of food-borne ailments. So farmers markets and pick-your-own growers are increasingly guarded about tolerating pets near their edibles. Home gardeners should be cautious, too.

More States Aim to Take Air Out of Festive Balloon Launches

More States Aim to Take Air Out of Festive Balloon Launches

By David Sharp | Apr 29
The tradition of releasing balloons at weddings, birthdays and memorials may soon get deflated by lawmakers in more than half a dozen states.

More Than Half of Americans Are Afraid They're Recycling the Wrong Way

More Than Half of Americans Are Afraid They're Recycling the Wrong Way

Apr 26
Americans don't know how to recycle — and that lack of knowledge is the biggest barrier to being green, according to new research.

Designers Turn Plastic Trash Into Treasures

Designers Turn Plastic Trash Into Treasures

Apr 25
High-end designers are "upcycling" discarded objects into unique, desirable design pieces.

Walmart Experiments with AI to Monitor Stores in Real Time

Walmart Experiments with AI to Monitor Stores in Real Time

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 25
Who's minding the store? In the not-too-distant future it could be cameras and sensors that can tell almost instantly when bruised bananas need to be swapped for fresh ones and more cash registers need to open before lines get too long.

Coming to Store Shelves: Cameras That Guess Your Age and Sex

Coming to Store Shelves: Cameras That Guess Your Age and Sex

By Joseph Pisani | Apr 24
Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But it's not there to see if you're stealing. These cameras want to get to know you and what you're buying.

Kardashian Clan Member Scott Disick Gets His Own Show on E!

Kardashian Clan Member Scott Disick Gets His Own Show on E!

Apr 24
The "lord," as in Scott Disick, is spinning off and flipping out of the Kardashian family bubble with his own E! show.

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