Month: February 2012

the awful tooth: is the tooth fairy going broke?

The economic slump has been hard on everyone — even the Tooth Fairy. An annual poll conducted by the nonprofit Delta Dental Plans Association showed that on average, kids are finding $2.10 under their pillows the morning after leaving a lost tooth there. That number is down 42 cents from the $2.52 they received per […] Read more…

yahoo brouhaha: activist investor slaps back

As Yahoo continues to struggle under new CEO Scott Thompson, an activist shareholder’s nomination of media heavyweights for the company’s board of directors has sent a shock wave through the Internet giant that may foretell a coming battle for control. The result could very well be a return for former NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker […] Read more…

super super bowl infographic

For the third year in a row, the Super Bowl was the highest-rated show in America. More than 111 million people tuned in to watch the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots on Feb. 5, 2012, and The Daily wanted to tell them everything they needed to know. I worked with the design […] Read more…

sick men on campus: vicious hazing at dartmouth?

Dartmouth College is in an uproar over extreme hazing on campus after a student accused the administration of looking the other way while fraternity pledges were forced to take part in dangerous, humiliating practices that included swimming in excrement-filled kiddie pools and eating omelets stuffed with vomit. Read more behind the cut or at The […] Read more…