Good Week/Bad Week: Invasion of the Latte Snatchers
Media moguls gather in scenic Idaho to discuss box-office slump, loafers with no socks; analysts say statewide lack of Starbucks may hinder progress. Plus: This Is Only a Test, our semi-regular quiz.
Good Week/Bad Week: Morning Becomes Electric
General Mills set to ramp up marketing of sugary cereals to kids; sales of Kevlar to pre-school teachers skyrockets. Plus: Bulgarians nix inflated Greek offer for utility; math skills called into question.
Good Week/Bad Week: Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Meditate
Researchers find that routine jobs, TM are bad for the heart. Plus: Why Steve Jobs doesn't fear the reaper. And: Carrots, the greatest (marketing) story ever told?
Good Week/Bad Week: Epoxy on Your House
Web sites and Internet cafes look to wring cash out of freeloaders; freeloaders look to ring ACLU collect. Plus: at Citibank, tales of the unencrypted. And: loads of animal references.
Good Week/Bad Week: Lox, Stocks, and Two Smoking Pharaohs
Troubles at Air Zimbabwe; what does their passenger think? Plus: Wile E. Coyote at Fox & Hound. And: leaving work on time now an annual event.
Good Week/Bad Week: Render unto Cesar Romero
Senators look to abolish AMT, other things starting with A; auto club mobilizing opposition. Plus: Trump now academia nut. And: Bandit at Qwest?
Good Week/Bad Week: Throw Edamame from the Train
Henpecked ''salaryman'' in Japan pays $34 million in taxes; officials, Hello Kitty, stunned. Plus: study shows network saboteurs are the angry type. And: Bank CEO gets a pen pal.
Good Week/Bad Week: It’s Not the Heat, It’s Thucydides
Investors, fund managers fret about global warming; directors at Coppertone not so concerned. Also: Red Devils and one-armed bandits. Plus: GM blows a gasket in China.
Good Week/Bad Week: Be Sure You’re Right
House committee okays funding for Amtrak; ''moral courage'' of lawmakers hailed by cow-catcher lobby. Plus Kozlowski on art, Disney on parade, and thimbles on symbols.
New Holes for Hackers
Are businesses prepared for the digital demons about to be unleashed by smart phones and PDAs?
Good Week/Bad Week: The Lord Alps Those…
Merger means Swiss army will continue to get knives from Swiss company; Swiss navy left to fend for itself. Plus: Peterbilts go a-begging, and Merck shareholders get testy.