Study: Fracking pays off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Hydraulic fracking has been studied with a published paper showing the energy return on investment (aka EROI) with a total input energy compared with the energy in more…

Looting via mobile remote-deposit capture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Credit Union Times) Boma Robert Spero-Jack suddenly has many mouths in banking security making worried sounds. That's because the Louisville, Ky., man apparently used mobile remote deposit capture more…

No school insurance if teachers have guns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TOPEKA CAPITOL-JOURNAL) Allowing teachers and other employees to carry guns under a new state law would cost most school districts their insurance. EMC Insurance Companies, the state’s main more…

Mystery: Men's Wearhouse ousts founder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — Men's Wearhouse Inc. has dismissed its founder and executive chairman George Zimmer. In a terse release issued Wednesday, the company didn't give a reason for the abrupt more…

Economy settling down? Think again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="Jmc2JpYzoCksPtBk1IsgKjPx0M2XuARf"] Economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson is says the 2013 economic outlook includes more volatility. On his "Follow the Money Weekly" program more…

Airline has 'XL class' for chubster fliers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC.NET.AU) — Samoa Air, the world's first airline to charge people according to their weight, is set to introduce an 'XL class' to cater for bigger passengers. The more…

Should teachers be exempt from taxes?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER) — Legislators rejected a suggestion from the elected state schools chief that the state exempt teachers from personal income taxes. June Atkinson, the state Superintendent of more…