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Something Shocking Is Coming to the McDonald's Menu

McDonald's new ad campaign highlighting its "Favorites Under 400 Calories" isn't just an attempt to highlight its healthier items during the Olympics; it's probably a preview of what's to come from restaurants around the country.

The Hair Index: What Your Cut Says About the Economy

The oracles who read economic tea leaves have a host of conventional forecasting tools, but housing starts and job growth figures can only tell you so much. To cut through the haze of data, sometimes it takes an unconventional indicator -- for example, the Hair Index.