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10 Most Popular U.S. Summer Vacation Cities

When it's time for some R&R in the sun, Americans have a wealth of options. But based on summertime hotel room rentals, which one takes the crown? Orlando with its theme parks? New York with its culture? Washington with it's history? L.A. with its beaches? None of the above. Curious? Read on ...

Do Smokers Know How Much They Spend on Cigarettes?

Cigarettes have only gotten more and more expensive over the past decade as nearly every state has pushed taxes upward. But the habit hits our wallets in a series of small purchases: Are smokers really aware of quite how much they spend a year? We hit the streets of Manhattan to ask.

Win a $500 prize for poetry about work

I want a job, now To edit, to write, for pay End unemployment It may not be the best haiku ever written, but for a chance at $500 I thought I'd give...

Makeover needed: Flophouses

In his travels across the United States, Jack Kerouac often saved money by staying in what he called "Skid Row Hotels," reveling in their low prices...

Makeover needed: City buses

With Bolt and other premium lines transforming the face of busing, it's easy to forget just how bad buses used to be. When I was in college,...