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Pop Quiz: Do You Know Your Utopias as Well as Glenn Beck?

Last month, Glenn Beck proposed the creation of "Independence USA," a libertarian community. And if his vision is unique, the quest for utopia isn't. Read on, and find out how well you know the dreamers and crackpots who have tried to create "perfect" societies.

Apocalypse Quiz: Fun Facts from the End of the World

As 2012 and the Mayan calendar wind down to their final days, we offer you a few of our favorite pieces of end-of-the-world trivia. Whether you think the world will with a bang, a whimper, or a horde of zombies, take a peek -- and test your apocalyptic bona fides.

Glenn Beck's Latest Venture: Emergency Food Rations

Glenn Beck, who has risen to fame as the voice of America's distressed conservatives, is involved in numerous for-profit ventures. His latest involves emergency food rations, designed to sustain his fans through the many crises to come.

Goldline Marketing Practices Under Fire on Capitol Hill

Glenn Beck's favorite gold company was dragged to Capitol Hill Thursday to answer questions regarding its marketing and sales practices. Goldline, the omnipresent pusher of gold coins in radio and TV ads (and for whom Beck was a paid spokesman), is under fire from Rep. Anthony Weiner for scamming its customers.

Truth Ranking: The Most and Least Honest Pundits

Thanks to PolitiFact.com, the Pulitzer Prize-winning website, it's possible to see which political pundits are sticking to the truth and which are making it up. George Will gets high marks; Glenn Beck, not so much.

News Corp. Earnings Up, Outlook Robust

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch was optimistic about the advertising outlook for his media empire, which reported earnings of $875 million. He also called the iPad "a real game-changer in the presentation of news" at the earnings call.

Gold Coins vs. Gold Cons: Investors Beware

With fear about the future and mistrust of government on the rise, more investors are considering putting their savings into gold. But they should tread with caution: Gold bugs pitch the precious metal as a safe economic hedge, but the sellers' shenanigans could cost you a bundle.

Glenn Beck's Summer School for Conservatives

Right-wing radio and television host Glenn Beck, who has ranted against public education, is ready to dole out his own brand of private education. Beck University, which will offer online classes in faith, hope and charity starting today, also offers plenty of fodder for skepticism.

Glenn Beck: Publishing's Biggest Hope?

Move over Oprah. Fox News host, Glenn Beck has turned into a literary tastemaker -- and for the authors that he's interviewed on his programs, the results are staggering.

Olbermann: DailyFinance Is 'Right Wing'

When I wrote about signs that the tide is turning against MSNBC's Keith Olbermann, I suspected it might land me a place on his "Worst Person in the World" list, the segment he uses for most of his score-settling. What I didn't anticipate was that he'd tell an outright lie about me and the organization I work for.

John King replaces Lou Dobbs at CNN

Lou Dobbs's replacement may not draw the same kind of ratings as his predecessor, but he won't cause the same kind of headaches, either. The network...