A custom-made, $10,000 guitar stolen in March from heavy metal rocker Zakk Wylde’s tour bus outside The Chicago Theatre has been recovered after being sold to a Chicago pawn shop, Wylde’s manager confirmed Saturday. Article here
Gardner, who is accused of robbing the pawn shop with a firearm in his bag and making off with $28,000 worth of jewelry plus $600 cash, had all eight criminal counts filed against him... Read on
Gold for June delivery climbed $19.50 to settle at $1,302.90 an ounce. Silver for July jumped 50 cents to $19.55 an ounce. Early Friday, the Ukrainian government launched what appeared to be its first major offensive to regain control of an area held by pro-Russian...
Perhaps the most famous of all patterns is the ‘Silver Center Copper Cent’ of 1792. It is certainly the most famous non-gold pattern. The 1792 dime patterns, then each referred to as a “disme,” are famous and desirable, too. U.S. cents were not struck until 1793 and...
STUDIES ON SLEEP-DEPRIVED WORKERS SHOW THAT CAFFEINE CAN HELP STEEL US AGAINST UNETHICAL TEMPTATIONS AT WORK. Read more
RACINE (WITI) — 19-year-old Andrew Casper of Racine has been charged in a case in which he is accused of pawning stolen property. Casper faces one count of receiving stolen property (greater than $10,000) as party to a crime. Read report here
* Real currencies are backed by something: Gold, silver, full faith and credit of a large government.Bitcoin is not. It’s based on an algorithm that only a handful of people understand. Whenever only a few hold the keys to the vault, that’s trouble. Read on
In the wake of the Heartbleed bug, Password Managers are an essential tool to keep your passwords safer. But which is the best one? Jefferson Graham offers a guide, in #AskJeffTech. Read article here
With Facebook declining in popularity among younger users, more and more businesses are turning to Instagram to reach younger demographics. Article here
Watches worth £12,000 have been stolen from a pawnbrokers in Surrey in a six-second smash and grab raid. Read report here
For most of us, having a bank account is as natural as breathing. But according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., 17 million Americans are unbanked, meaning they don't have a bank account, while another 51 million are under-banked, which means they supplement...
Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going. Read article here
In a win for law enforcement, the legality of police using a national computerized network of pawn-shop transactions was endorsed last month by a Macomb County judge. Read on
If there was ever any doubt that gold prices are low — the metal is not yet $1,000 an ounce but is more than 12% off its year-ago price and heading lower in response to new economic data Read article here
As our primary computing environment gradually shifts from the desktop to mobile, so too will our interface needs. To that end, a group engineers in Mountain View, Calif. believe that they have the solution for the next phase of interfaces, and it comes in the form of...
Apple gave its MacBook Air models a slight boost in speed and cut $100 from the price of each of its 11-inch and 13-inch models price on Tuesday, meaning the entry-level model now sells for $899. Read article here
With the intense competition in today’s marketplace, entrepreneurs are always searching for new and better ways to become memorable to their market. The art of storytelling can help entrepreneurs make a clear and impactful case for their product. Read more
You may be a globe-trotter or just don't like to be tied down; at any rate, unlocked smartphones offer a sense of freedom and convenience we can all appreciate. Article here