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Archive: June 29, 2008 - July 5, 2008

Holiday Traffic: An Oxymoron?

This holiday weekend, the roads and airport security lines will be missing something -- 9,000 travelers. According to a AAA forecast for the Fourth of July weekend, fewer Americans will be going the distance to watch the rockets' red (and gold and blue and silver) glare. However, that does not...

By Andrea Sachs | July 3, 2008; 6:57 AM ET | Comments (4)

The Dispute of Happiness

You may not believe it from a perusal of recent headlines but the world is apparently becoming a happier place. Wait, I want to get this headline right: "Happiness is Rising Around the World." There you are. That's the title of a study released yesterday by the University of Michigan's...

By Scott Vogel | July 2, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (4)

Taste of Chicago: A Report

This past weekend I was in one of my favorite places on Earth, Chicago. And I swear I didn't time it this way, but I was there for one of the city's biggest events, Taste of Chicago, going on through July 6. If you've ever been to a Taste around...

By Christina Talcott | July 1, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (16)

The Monday Rant: Airline Pricing Reconsidered

First of all: full disclosure. Today's rant is not technically my own, but that of a ranter in last week's online chat, although it's one I am enthusiastically re-ranting today for those of you who might have missed it. In fact, things got a bit heated during last week's discussion...

By Scott Vogel | June 30, 2008; 9:33 AM ET | Comments (9)

 

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