Most medical experts agree that there is no real way to cure a hangover. So why are more and more companies getting into the hangover treatment business?
By Caroline Fairchild, reporter
FORTUNE -- On the eve of one of the biggest drinking nights of the year, we have some bad news.
There is likely no cure for the hangover that you will inevitably wake up with come January 1st.
Despite this dark truth, a MOREDec 30, 2013 1:55 PM ET
Editor's note: Every Sunday Fortune publishes a favorite story from its magazine archives. This week, we turn to a 1985 story about the Hershey Co.'s battle with Mars to dominate the U.S. market. Twenty-eight years later, the maker of chocolate Kisses and Reese's candies is looking to make its mark in China's growing candy market, having recently agreed to pay $498 million for China-based Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Joint Stock Co. Who might MOREDec 22, 2013 9:00 AM ET
Seeking a clean energy solution, China visits the moon in search of helium-3
By Brandon Southward, reporter
FORTUNE -- No country had successfully completed a soft landing on the moon since the Soviet Union in 1976, which is why eyebrows were raised when China's rover Jade Rabbit landed on the lunar surface this past weekend. While China's motives for space exploration are not clear and the Chinese government is keeping quiet, MOREDec 20, 2013 2:08 PM ET
How an activist campaign against the largest Christian charity in the U.S. just might actually work
FORTUNE -- It's a story right out of the Bible; an ordinary citizen takes on a Goliath.
If you use Facebook (FB) or Twitter (TWTR), you may have read one of many recently shared posts or tweets that claim the Salvation Army, the Alexandria Va.-based global Methodist ministry and social welfare provider, is unapologetically anti-LGBT.
Yesterday, a Methodist MOREChristopher Tkaczyk, Senior Editor - Dec 20, 2013 11:23 AM ET
Two American business owners show how private investment is key in the global fight against poverty.
By Curtis S. Chin
FORTUNE -- The names of the Somalis who work at the Aran Guest House in Mogadishu -- one of the few in the city with security robust enough for overnight stays for international visitors -- may well be little remembered by diplomats, aid workers, and the occasional businesspeople who pass through here.
And that's MOREDec 19, 2013 10:21 AM ET
Fueled by billions of dollars in expansions, airports in the wealthiest Arab nations are becoming the world's busiest.
Graphic by Nicolas Rapp
FORTUNE -- A decade ago Dubai's international airport would have been far smaller on this map -- it was the 17th-largest hub for international travelers. Today nearly 60 million passengers move through a year, and a $7.8 billion expansion will see its capacity swell to 90 million by 2018. It MOREDec 19, 2013 7:35 AM ET
The actor and producer talks to Fortune about the big ideas that have impacted his views on technology and entertainment.
FORTUNE -- Robert Downey Jr. has become one of the most powerful players in Hollywood. But the 48-year-old actor admits he's not much of a networker. "I think about people, and I have a conversation with them in my head," he says. "But I tend to not reach out." In an interview MOREStephanie N. Mehta, Deputy Managing Editor - Dec 19, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Google's arrival reflects the extraordinary commercial success of its Android operating system and its Chrome OS.
FORTUNE -- The Open Invention Network (OIN), a consortium of major technology companies formed in 2005 to minimize patent-aggression against free and open-source software projects, plans to announce today that Google (GOOG) has become its seventh full member.
OIN's charter members are IBM (IBM), Red Hat (RHT), Novell, Sony (SNE), and Philips (PHG). NEC joined in MORERoger Parloff, Senior Editor (Legal Affairs) - Dec 18, 2013 7:00 AM ET
An outlet of the health food grocer helps the borough's Gowanus neighborhood on the road to eco-recovery.
By Beth Kowitt, writer
FORTUNE -- The big question for Whole Foods Market (WFM) when it opens its first store in Brooklyn this morning -- what took so long?
As the largest retailer of natural and organic foods, the Austin-based supermarket chain would seem like a natural fit for Brooklyn, the borough that has become famous MOREDec 17, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Editor's note: Every Sunday Fortune publishes a favorite story from its magazine archives. This week, we turn to a 1953 article about Conrad Hilton, founder of Hilton hotels. The company this week returned to the public market, after being taken private by Blackstone Group in 2007 shortly after the start of the recession. Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT) raised $2.35 billion in a record initial public offering for the industry. Here's a look at how its founder built MOREDec 15, 2013 10:00 AM ET
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