The Boston Consulting Group said last month mobile money transfers in sub-Saharan Africa alone could generate fees of up to $1.5 billion by 2019.. "If you take out air-time, you have a true view of mobile money, and it's not a good story, more than a decade on," says South Africa- based Johan de Lange, who works with banks and phone companies. In Afghanistan, for example,...» Read More
From elves to vampires and reindeer wranglers, here's a look at some of the season's odder jobs. Wait, you want me to do what?!
The teeth are pretty sharp on Wall Street but Father Sebastiaan van Houten, professional fang maker, makes them even sharper. Hsssssss!
Call it "playing hooky," "taking a mental health day" or "pulling a Ferris Bueller," but any way you slice it, there are fibbers among us who call in sick when they are not. Here are some of the most outrageous excuses.
One of the most popular — and already among the most funded — projects on Kickstarter is the Ostrich pillow, a hilarious yet practical product that gives you an instant napping environment — anywhere!
Here's a low-overhead business: Selling New York City tap water! Yep, you wish you'd thought of it yourself, amiright?!
Who's going to win the 2012 presidential election — Obama or Romney? We check in wit the Halloween mask indicator, which has been eerily accurate, to find out!
After one pig industry group predicted a bacon shortage, Major League Eating reacted swiftly, issuing a ban on all bacon-eating contests.
Puh-leeeeeease! That job is so overrated. Here are the 12 most overrated jobs of 2012 and, lest you think no one noticed, the 12 most underrated jobs!
One pig industry group is predicting a bacon — gasp! — shortage. Could it happen here in America? If it did, what would happen to society — looting, rioting? Bacon-related violence?!
When you think of hazardous golf courses, you think of lakes, sand traps and maybe the occasional lightning. But here’s one hazard you probably didn’t think of — playing on prison grounds! Plus, crocodiles and "vampire deer."
What would people give for bacon? One man set out on cross-country adventure with no money, no credit cards, nothing but a trailer full of bacon to find out!
What’s your "bacon number?" No, not how many slices you’ve eaten today. It’s a new tool Google rolled out to end bar fights everywhere by figuring out how many degrees of separation someone is from a certain celebrity Bacon!
Thinking about retiring abroad? Click to find out more about making Thailand your own retirement haven.
Hey there. Feeling lonely in your dorm room? Looking to ditch your workplace virginity? Well, it’s your lucky day, son. A porn site is looking for an intern!
Feel like most meetings are a complete waste of your time? Join the club! Here's why most meetings are failures.
The No. 1 reason doctors cite for become doctors is the “desire to help people” and yet jerk-ism runs rampant in the medical profession. Why is that?
Employees behaving badly can take a huge toll on the organization.
Garbage is dirty and stinky and once it's out of sight, it's out of mind. But the truth is, garbage is a good indicator of the economy and right now, some say it's flashing a warning signal.
What really stresses people out the most — annoying co-workers? Long hours? Feeling underappreciated? Find out.
Here's what people said about an email blackout. You might be surprised!