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Guilt-Free Gift-Wrapping Ideas In a perfect world, we'd carefully unwrap gifts and save the paper for reuse next year. But tearing apart wrapping paper is about 98 percent of the fun, isn't it? Still, gift wrap accounts for much of the 25 percent spike in waste during the holiday season. Meanwhile, according to The Use Less Stuff Report, reuse of just two feet of ribbon per family would save enough of the trimming to tie a bow around the entire planet. That's a whole lot of ribbon.

CHICAGO — There's no way around it — Chicago is America's reigning murder capital. Last year's body count — 506 homicides, a 16 percent spike over 2011 — topped every city in the country.

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Netflix Shares Spike 9% As It Moves Into 130 New Countries

Netflix Shares Spike 9% As It Moves Into 130 New Countries Netflix shareholders seem to be in a good mood today no doubt thanks to the company saying it will launch in 130 new countries. Shares of Netflix spiked immediately after CEO Reed Hastings made the surprise announcement at CES 2016 today and have continued to climb. Shares are up around 9 percent right now and continuing to climb clearly showing a lot of confidence in the company Read More Source : Filed…

Viacom’s beleaguered stock got a 14 percent jolt on Thursday from news that 18 of its channels would remain on Dish Network for several more years. Viacom’s deal with Dish was set to expire at midnight, when its channels would go dark, likely never to return. The two companies averted such a scenario by announcing a deal several hours past the deadline. While most financial details of the new relationship are being kept under wraps, some analysts figure Dish is paying at least $3 per…