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Will Los Angeles Survive? The Best Carmageddon PSA Ever

Angelenos, we know you're freaking, but this video will help you brave this weekend's shutdown of the 405.

Us Angelenos are only a few hours away from the start of Carmageddon, the July 16 and 17 shutdown of 10 miles of LA's eternally clogged 405 freeway. Over 500,000 cars travel the 405 in a given weekend, so it's no wonder this city is in the midst of an epic freak-out over how hellish traffic might be if drivers don't heed advice and take a much-needed vacation from their cars.

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Homeschool: How to Get Your Finances in Order

You can't control those reckless banks and free-borrowing governments, but you can get your own budget in order. Here's how.

This week we saw Greece, the birthplace of democracy, riot over austerity measures. Some experts are calling the nation Europe's version of Lehman Brothers. While there's not a whole lot you can do about reckless governments or banks, you can take steps to ensure that your accounts don't spiral into chaos. No matter what stage you're at—heading off to college for the first time, graduating for school and striking off on your own, or a few years (or decades) into your career—it's never too late to get in the habit of saving money. In this week's homeschool, here are four easy steps to get you on track

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Costco Agrees to Sell Sustainable Seafood: Victory, Paradox, or Both?

Costco has finally updated a sustainable seafood policy. It's a really big deal, but it poses some equally big questions.

Seafood is big business at Costco. The company is the largest retail-sector purchaser of seafood in North America, and sold an astonishing $500 million's worth globally in 2006, the last year for which figures were available.

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