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The ghost town of Silicon Valley.

Yes, Snuggies are ridiculous. But they’ve also pulled in more than $500 million since becoming a viral sensation five years ago.

Yahoo’s holds an astoundingly boring shareholders meeting.

Microsoft announces a new accelerator initiative.

PE firms that have spun out of investment banks are struggling.

Will you live longer than your grandparents? Maybe not.

Eight foods we eat in the U.S. that are banned in other countries.

How a used bottle becomes a new bottle, in six GIFs.

Barnes & Noble dumps the Nook.

Former AT&T CEO Dave Dorman joins a private equity firm.

The Daily Show takes on the credit ratings agency scandal.

The brutal fall of Brazilian billionaire Eike Bastista.

Putin on Snowden:  “The sooner he chooses his final destination, the better it will be for us and for him.”

Image: People walk past a Barnes and Noble store in New York October 24, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid