Cannabis Gets a Trade Show

When did the cannabis industry become so respectable? Suddenly this once seedy (pun intended) business has entrepreneurs with business degrees, a credit union — and even a big industry-sponsored trade fair that’s open to the public.

One such happening event is taking place this weekend, in Portland, Oregon. It…

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Shopping Would Never Be the Same

It was on a July day in 1995 that a customer placed an online order with a startup company operated out of a two-car garage, and changed retailing forever.

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the book was called “Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models…

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Life Before the Income Tax

It’s hard for most adult Americans to imagine a life without the federal income tax. Filing this tax is a once-a-year (or four-times-a-year) ritual, and its presence is seen and felt with every paycheck.

But, indeed, the income tax hasn’t been around forever…

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Are You a Flexitarian?

OK, so you’re not willing to go whole-hog and become a vegan, but you want to cut down on your meat eating nonetheless. What do you do? You become a flexitarian.

According to a new report from Innova Market Insights, the growing trend toward reducing meat intake is…

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America’s 30-Year-Olds, 1975 vs. 2015

How has life changed for young adults since the groovy, stagflation-heavy mid-1970s? It’s an interesting question — and who better to ask than the U.S. Census Bureau?

Census data kept since that time sheds light on the changing fortunes of the 30 year old population.

For instance…

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