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The Dumbest Tweets of the Week
There are over 400 million tweets per day on Twitter. Our math department here at TheFW says that amounts to around 2.8 billion tweets a week. We've gone through each and every one of those tweets to bring you the 10 Dumbest Tweets of the Week.
The Top 15 Toys for the Upcoming Holiday Season: The New Wii, One Direction Dolls and … Furby Again?
We know, we know—it's only September. When it comes to toys, though, it's never too early to start thinking about the holiday season, especially for retailers. It is big business. Huge business. The buying frenzy of the holidays can comprise 40 percent of the total annual profit for a toy store. With this in mind, Toys R Us has released their 2012 Holiday Hot Toy List to get a head start on the ho
Get Your Sugar Fix While You Can — The New York City Soda Ban Has Passed
This morning in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on large sugar-laden drinks was approved by the Department of Health in a 9-1 vote. How long do the Big Apple's Big Gulp enthusiasts have until they can't buy a soda bigger than 16 ounces?