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Cinco de Mayo 2015: Get a Drone's Eye View of Where Your Margarita Begins


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Happy Cinco de Mayo!While it may not be time for a margarita just yet, here's something to whet appetites before going into full-on fiesta mode tonight.The team at Patrón created a tour that gives viewers a drone

SurveyMonkey CEO May Have Suffered Fatal Accident While on a Treadmill


Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dave Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, died of severe head trauma last Friday night in what appears to have been an accident on a treadmill while the family was on vac

Diddy's Racy Fragrance Ad Surfaces Online


TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Diddy certainly pushed the envelope in his fragrance ad for 3AM by Sean Jean, however it was deemed too sexy for executive's at the fragrance's retailer, Macy’s.According to the New York Post's Pag

Gas Prices Continue Upward Trend


photographereddie/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The average price of gas nationwide rose by 9 cents in the past week, according to new numbers out from the Energy Department.  In the past week, the Energy Department said the price of regular unlea

Markets Rise as Investors Wait For Word on Interest Rates


JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The markets rose on Monday in advance of economic indicators expected to be released later this week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 18,070.40 on Monday, up 46.34 from its open.The Nasdaq rose by

Chipotle Reveals Guacamole Recipe


iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For all you guacamole lovers out there, Chipotle has revealed its recipe. Now, you can make it at home yourself and eat as much as you want for no extra charge.Though the recipe is scaled down for home use (two avo

How Much Floyd Mayweather Earned from Saturday's Prize Fight


JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) -- Floyd Mayweather, the highest-paid athlete in the world, will get a 37 percent boost to his net worth after Saturday's fight, experts estimate.Though many of the millions of boxing fans called Saturday's even

Facebook Opens Up Free Internet Platform Amid Net Neutrality Debate


Internet.org/Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is opening up his Internet.org platform to developers to help bring new types of content to the more than four billion people who lack Internet access.The move comes weeks after several India

Changes McDonald's Customers Will Notice Under Turnaround Plan


McDonald's(NEW YORK) -- Among McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook's global turnaround plans for the world's biggest burger chain, there are only a few changes that may be obvious to consumers, according to some analysts.Trying to revive sagging sales for the

How Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Made Their Marriage Work


Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- For Sheryl Sandberg, much of her success as the most powerful woman in Silicon Valley, a wife and a mother came from having a "true partner" in her late husband Dave Goldberg."Having a true partner like Dave is

The Importance of Knowing Your Credit Score


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Do you know your credit score? If not, you aren't you aren't alone."Thirty-five percent of U.S. consumers aren't checking their credit report -- they've never checked their credit report, and 26 percent aren't checking their

Teen Students Depending More on Personal Devices in School


iStock/Thinkstock(IRVINE, Calif.) — An increasing number of U.S. high school and middle school students are relying on their own digital devices in class, based on results of a poll conducted by the California-based nonprofit Project Tomorrow.Overal

Many Lack the Knowledge to Improve Their Financial Situation


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — America has always been described as the land of opportunity but a new survey by the banking corporation Fifth Third Bank suggests that people in the U.S. are squandering that opportunity by failing to understand some b

Warren Buffett, in 50th Year Running Berkshire Hathaway, Wishes He'd Started Inv


Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(OMAHA, Neb.) -- At the annual meeting of his corporation Berkshire Hathaway, the third-richest person in the world, Warren Buffett, told ABC's Rebecca Jarvis that he still carries a Nokia flip phone.Buffett also shared

Dave Goldberg, Husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Dies


Photo by Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Dave Goldberg, the husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, died Friday night, according to a Facebook post from Goldberg's brother.Robert Goldberg wrote on Facebook: "It’s with in

Skype Boss Reveals Secrets to Nailing the Perfect Virtual Interview


Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- As the general manager of Skype, Angie Hill practices what she preaches, balancing her life as an executive and mother by conducting much of her daily business on the video conferencing platform.That also mea

DOT Announces Next Generation Rail Cars Traveling with Flammable Liquids


RalphCoulter/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation announced its next generation of rail tank cars traveling with flammable liquids Friday morning in a press conference in Washington, D.C. Amid accidents, deraili

IKEA Expands Recall of Crib Mattresses


IKEA(NEW YORK) -- IKEA has expanded a recall of the company’s crib mattress to include additional models following reports that infants were becoming trapped between the mattress and the crib. The company has received two reports so far of infants b

Chefs' Tasty Takes on Favorite Fast Food Sandwiches


Plan Check Kitchen + Bar(NEW YORK) -- Everyone’s got their go-to guilty pleasure fast food sandwiches -- chefs included. Toques across the country are making creative interpretations of fast food favorites, such as McDonald’s Egg McMuffin and

Italy's Olive Oil Industry Threatened by Pathogen


dulezidar/iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- Italy's olive oil industry is in danger from a killer pathogen.The European Union wants Italy to chop down olive trees across the southern part of the country infected with a killer pathogen to prevent its spread to ot

Markets Bounce Back on Earnings Reports, Auto Sales Numbers


tarabird/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stocks closed higher on the first day of May, erasing much of the losses from the day before.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 18,024.06 on Friday, up 183.54 from its open.The Nasdaq rose by 63.97 to close

Meet the Manhattanite Who Traded $95K Job to Become a Caribbean Ice Cream Scoope


Courtesy Noelle Hancock(NEW YORK) -- Noelle Hancock says it was a beach scene screensaver on her computer that prompted her to quit her $95,000 journalism job in New York City at the age of 31 and buy a one-way ticket to St. John in the U.S. Virgin Island

Why the Apple Watch Has a Problem with Some Tattoos


Apple Inc.(NEW YORK) -- It turns out tattoo ink and the Apple Watch aren't always compatible.Apple updated its support page this week to explain how "some tattoos" can make the heart rate sensor malfunction."Permanent or temporary changes to your skin, su

Southern Cities Rank Lowest for Personal Budgeting


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Many Americans are drowning in debt to a tune of $60 billion in 2014, according to financial site Wallethub. “Americans this year garnered more than $60 billion in debt — that’s from 2014. [In] 2015, w

Tesla's Plan to Change the Way the World Uses Energy


Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images(HAWTHORNE, Calif.) -- Tesla wants to start a revolution in the way the world stores energy.CEO Elon Musk unveiled batteries Thursday night that he said will help move homes, businesses and utilities away from the power grid and

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight: Both Boxers Expected to Make over $100M


JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) -- After Saturday, either Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Manny Pacquiao will be the welterweight champion of the world -- but both opponents in the boxing mega-match will be millions and millions of dollars richer, win