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Made In America – Industries That Are Still Hanging On

The Haynes car. One of the first cars to hit the road back in 1893. America was getting ready to turn the corner and head into the next century as an industrial giant.

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Burt Reynolds Is Facing Foreclosure on His Florida Home

Like at lot of Americans over the past few years, it looks like Burt Reynolds has gotten himself in financial trouble because he refinanced his home.

According to court papers, the 74-year old Oscar nominee has missed more than a year’s worth of payments on a $1.2 million mortgage he took out against his long-time home in Hobe Sound, Florida, and now faces foreclosure.

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Abu Dhabi Sheikh Carves His Name So Large, It’s Visible from Space

When it comes to wealth, there’s rich and there’s “I can see my name from space” rich.

Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, a member of the Abu Dhabi ruling family, carved his name — in giant 1000 meter letters — into the desert of an United Arab Emirates island he owns. His sand namesake is so massive that the H, the first A and part of the M have been turned into waterways.

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Could Getting Paid Be Harmful to Your Health? [VIDEO]

With the end of the month fast approaching, many people are looking forward to an upcoming payday. But researchers have found getting paid may actually be hazardous to your health.

A study from Notre Dame says people are more likely to die during the week after being paid, citing a temporary but significant spike in traffic fatalities, heart attacks and increased substance abuse during that time period.

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Get Rich Quick! A Billion Dollars in Loose Change Is Just Waiting For You

With all the talk of how broke the US government is, you might be surprised to learn there’s over a billion one-dollar coins sitting unused in Federal Reserve vaults. And the US Mint is still cranking them out.

NPR’s Planet Money and Investigations teams found that the coins are the wasteful byproducts of a failed congressional effort to get Americans to use them in everyday commerce.

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Waste Not, Want Not — Grocery Store Vows to Be First ‘Zero Waste’ Store in the US [VIDEO]

A new store is taking on Whole Foods in the company’s hometown of Austin, Texas.

Like the well-known chain, In.gredients will specialize in local and organic edibles, but with one key difference — it vows to be first “package-free, zero waste grocery store” in the US.

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Kids Selling Lemonade at US Open Fined $500 for Not Having Permit [VIDEO]

What does the Grinch do when it isn’t the Christmas season? He apparently hits the links.

A county inspector has fined the parents of children selling lemonade near the US Open at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland $500 because they didn’t have a permit.

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Restaurant Chain Goes Bankrupt, Expels Diners Mid-Meal [VIDEO]

When Marie Callender's declared bankruptcy this week, they weren't kidding around.

The chain shut the doors on 64 of its 600 restaurants around the country, and shut them with such haste that anybody who happened to be enjoying one of its signature homestyle meals in one of the doomed locations was told to put down their fork and exit the premises.

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