Stock markets tumbled again today on continued worries about the U.S. government slowing down its steady purchases of U.S. bonds—the economic recovery hasn't been strong or sustained enough to survive without the Federal Reserve constantly creating money to buy its own bonds.
The market's down 400 points today, continuing this terrorific scream-ride we've been on. EVERYBODY PANIC. Right? Actually, here's how—and when—the NYSE prevents one-stop-drop financial Armaggedon.
If you own one of Apple's tablets and happen to follow the stock market, I can't imagine you'd ever need anything more than CNBC's Real Time for iPad, a luxuriously large version of the much-loved iPhone and iPod Touch app.
Many would be glad to see the Golden Arches topple for reasons nutritional, but some scientists think that with the human population growing and oil production past its peak, the era of cheap, abundant food is reaching its inevitable end.
Writer and marketing guru Jason Sanford has a nifty roundup of webzines that publish short science fiction, including handy facts like their payrates and which ones will help you qualify as a professional writer under the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America rules. (And if six cents a word seems kind of a…