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As the Internet Coupon Industry Explodes, Businesses and Consumers Pay the Pricenew

When Ryan Munday spent $29 on a Dealathons voucher in April to get his oil changed and summer tires put on, it sounded like a good deal. But what he ended up with was a damaged car and three months of grief.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Gina Sutherland  |  07-14-2011  |  Economy

ChatRoulette is Hilarious, Disturbing, Entertaining and Oddnew

After a while, you become immune to the wieners. Because, after a few days, I found that there can be a lot more — more weirdness, more normal people, more frat boys, more interesting conversations — to than just perverts.
The Inlander  |  Leah Sottile  |  03-05-2010  |  Tech

Todd Smith's Shady Venturenew

If you asked Todd Smith seven or eight years ago what he'd be doing by 2010, the words "online sunglasses entrepreneur" probably would never have come out of his mouth. But after losing his job at Merrill Lynch, he decided to turn his fashionable hobby into a new online business venture.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Charlie Deitch  |  01-11-2010  |  Fashion

The Far End of the Long Tailnew

Online sites offer lost classics for next to nothing.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  05-08-2008  |  Music

Love, Interruptednew

They met on the Internet, he thought they had the perfect date, but then she vanished into thin air.
NOW Magazine  |  Gird Ursef  |  06-16-2006  |  Commentary

How Much for the Enchanted Mithril Broadsword?new

As online games and other virtual worlds become ever more popular, virtual economies are spilling over into the real world.
Metroland  |  Rick Marshall  |  06-30-2005  |  Video Games

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