Get the Right Gear
Back in 1965, computer chip pioneer Gordon Moore predicted that the number of transistors on computer chips would double every two years. His prediction is surprisingly accurate. And it explains why each year brings a crop of desktops, laptops and tablets...
Do not discard
On an early Wednesday morning at a Costco in Louisville, Kentucky, foods manager Jim Weixler is examining a package of organic apples. His first impulse is to send the fruit to the composting bin, but then he decides that one bad apple doesn’t necessarily...
Grains of truth
The first thing you should know about Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods is that there really is a Bob. He’s 88-year-old Bob Moore, he started the company with his wife, Charlee, four decades ago, and he still oversees daily operations at the Milwaukie, Oregon,...
Selling like hotcakes
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but some mothers are pretty inventive in their own right. Take Penny Clark. Back in 1982, she sent her 8-year-old son, Joel, around the family’s Utah neighborhood selling pancake mix out of a red wagon. This...
Make it shine
Having your car professionally detailed can set you back several hundred dollars, especially if you pay someone to come to your home or office. However, you can get great results yourself for a fraction of the cost. If you’re like Costco member Mike...