Most people would be appalled to hear that a pharmaceutical company is withholding a potentially life-saving drug from a dying 7-year-old child.
You might look at a bottle of laundry detergent and idly wonder whether the bottle really contains 96 loads’ worth of soap.
Do you remember, back in August of 2012, when the Instacube took Kickstarter by storm? The product is a square digital picture frame that connects to the Internet and is shaped like the Instagram logo.
Remember me?A group of 33 passengers who were on the ill-fated “Poop Cruise” last year — also known as the Carnival ship Triumph — have been in court suing the cruise line and are now asking the company to shell out $5,000 in damages per person, every month for the rest of their lives.
(frankieleon)Things are going from bad to worse for General Motors. First, it recalled nearly 800,000 vehicles because the ignition switches could turn off for no reason.
(HerArtSheLoves) It’s here at long, long last! The wedding of the century. Forget those royals, forget that person on TV with a skating rink on her finger: After months of sparring, Men’s Wearhouse is buying Jos.
Following last year’s firing of an Applebee’s waitress who dared to post a receipt from a cheapskate customer claiming to be a pastor who gives “10% to God” and thus shouldn’t be required to pay the 18% tip mandated for large parties, a real pastor at a church in Tennessee decided to create a website to remind churchgoers that they shouldn’t stiff their restaurant servers.
(bryanbope) If you’ve signed up for the Do Not Call List, you shouldn’t get phone solicitations except from companies you do business with and charitable organizations.
(Daniel Hedrick)It may be a coincidence that Comcast’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable is occurring during the lead-up to a midterm election season where candidates from both parties need cash to hold on to their seats in the Congress and Senate, but that very need for funds is giving the Kabletown Krew a good opportunity to grease the wheels on Capitol Hill.
(ammodomio) Option one: Open a box of Barilla pasta at home, dump it into boiling water, serve and eat.
(CBS Baltimore) We all know not to even yell “fire!” in a movie theater – but to actually create an explosion by setting off homemade firecrackers, especially in light of deadly movie theater shootings in recent years, that’s just really an awful thing to do.
We’ve been following the story out of Michigan of the woman who disappeared into her own house for more than five years, with no one noticing her absence because all of her bills were on auto-pay.
(afagen) While Apple is still trying to fight its loss in last year’s e-book price-fixing lawsuit, a new report claims the electronics giant is making controversial waves in the music industry by pushing record companies to make Apple the exclusive venue for new releases.
Say you’re faced with making a decision between multiple brands or change service providers. Your willingness to seek variety, or make a change — even if it requires additional effort — may be tied to how confident and empowered you feel at that moment.
There are times when you can’t convince a business to do the right thing. Or a dispute with your neighbor won’t come to a close.
(Frank Ocean on Tumblr) Things are heating up between Chipotle and musician Frank Ocean, after the Mexican food chain accused the singer in a lawsuit of failing to deliver a song for a commercial.
(ABC 6) We always thought mall parking lots were asphalt jungles in more of a “It’s tough out there to find a parking spot” kind of way.
Last week, Swatch filed a federal lawsuit accusing discount retailer Target of stealing its designs. Wait…Swatch is still a thing?
(Eric Spiegel)The shelves of pharmacies are full of pills, tablets, capsules, and liquids that are worth a lot of money, especially to addicts.
(guynamedjames) Ah, romance is in the air! Or it might’ve been if the groom hadn’t allegedly gotten drunk and fought with the bride on their way to the the honeymoon, forcing a Delta Air Lines plane to make an emergency landing.