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Only In America A Florida man as files to win compensation for a "defective" pair of underwear. Albert Freed, 62, claims that over a two week vacation in Hawaii, the fly flap of his briefs rubbed his genitals like "sandpaper belts." Asked by a judge why he didn't notice sooner, the 285 pound Fr...
From Telemarketers... The Federal Trade Commission manages the National Do Not Call Registry. If you add your home and/or cell number (sorry, no work numbers) to this list, you should stop being bothered by telemarketers within 31 days. Charities, political organization, and telephone surveys a...
Abandoned by McDonald's. Iceland's economy is now so bad, it can't even support a McDonald's. The owner of the country's three McDonald's restaurants said this week he was closing them all because the collapse of island's currency, the krona, had driven up the cost of importing beef and cheese....
With the U.S. Census process beginning, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises people to be cautious. The major concern is that individuals don't become a victim of fraud or identity theft. The first phase of the 2010 U.S. Census is under way as workers have begun verifying the addresses of ho...
Dealing With Slackers It may seem counterintuitive, but during though economic times some workers are more inclined to slack off, said Eilene Zimmerman in the New York Times. "People are feeling uncertain and insecure, so they spend more time talking about problems then getting work done," says...
Why Grandma Should Google. Using Google or other internet search engines may help older people stave off dementia and cognitive decline, scientists say. UCLA researches asked volunteers, ranging in age from 55 to 78, to spend an hour a day using Google to search for information about a range of...
How to find... A Liar The story of Pinocchio may not be entirely mythical. When someone is lying, the cells lining the inside of the nose swell and release histamine, which causes itching. As a result, liars are more likely to touch and/or scratch their noses, say's Alan Hirsch, MD, founder of ...
Going Green... Cold water washes are greener, but will they get my clothes clean? For a hot-water load, about 90% of the energy used to wash clothes goes to heat the water, not agitate your clothes. The good news is washing your clothes in warm water or even cold water will get rid of almost ...
Commercial Real Estate: Campmark, one of the nation's biggest commercial property lenders, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, said Mike Spector and Lingling Wei in the Wall Street Journal. The company listed $21 billion in debt. Capmark "has been...
Your Going To Love This When this come in as an e-mail I felt that I just had to share this with all my AR family. This is not the first time I saw it but, I hope that it yours. Do you think the person who put it up still has there job?