Seemed like a good idea at the time.When TiVo was offering a great price on their Roamio DVRs, reader Victor thought that his mother-in-law could use one.
In Palm Springs, California, a man booked a vacation condominium for 44 days, saying that he would be in town on a business trip.
Even people who haven’t flown are pretty familiar with the basics of the safety spiel the cabin crew gives before takeoff — no smoking, buckle your seatbelt and keep it buckled, know where the exits are, don’t freak the f*#$ out when the oxygen bag thing drops, and if we crash into the water and manage to survive, you can float in the freezing water on your seat cushion.
(frankieleon)Does anyone actually own the internet? That might be the existential crisis of our age. We know companies own and operate websites, that other companies own the software that let us look at those sites, and that still other companies own and operate the physical infrastructure that allows us access to those sites.
(Lawrence Blanchard) If you’re one of the hundreds of millions of consumers who use a debit card you’ve likely found yourself on the receiving end of an overdraft fee when your account balance just wasn’t quite enough to make a desired purchase.
(Christopher.V)Three years after T-Mobile USA’s parent company Deutsch Telekom failed to make a lasting match between its magenta-hued wireless provider and AT&T, it’s now receiving requests for T-Mobile’s hand from suitors closer to home, as French communications company Iliad has offered up a meager $15 billion for the company.
(WNEM.com) Here’s the thing about zoos: Despite the fact that those wild animals are behind bars, they’re still wild animals.
Earlier this summer, facing lawsuits and investigations from multiple state and federal agencies, Corinthian Colleges Inc.
A few weeks ago, a passenger experienced some kind of problem with (MAJOR U.S. AIRLINE). She sent a complaint letter about this (SPECIFIC EVENT) and received a printed letter back.
(Enokson)It was the passport she was looking for, but British officials didn’t want to allow a woman to sign that official document using her middle name of “Skywalker.” The Home Office said the name is a no-go because it infringes on a trademark.
(Angry JulieMonday) As anyone with bad eyesight could probably tell you, having options when it comes to the cost of contact lenses is extremely important.
Sure, summer is a time for eating barbecue, but we’re not so sure that it should be a time for strange barbecue mashups in our chain pizzerias.
(Robert Wysocki on Vimeo) I’m not here to burst your happy grilling bubble, but come on — can you really consider yourself a master of the art of grilling if you haven’t tried cooking with hot lava?
(БРАТСТВО) While marijuana has been legal in Washington state since the beginning of this year, it’s not like the streets are filled with people lighting up bongs and toking on pipes.
(Pam)Broadband data caps might not be affecting everyone just yet, but that could easily change as the current wave of ISP merger mania continues.
(Martin Buitron) The Walmart on State Route 436 in Casselberry, Florida is very popular. Unfortunately, it’s popular with a demographic that retailers shouldn’t want to attract: criminals.
(So Cal Metro)It’s becoming harder and harder for GM execs to claim that the company was largely unaware of the problems with the Chevy Cobalt and other vehicles with an ignition problem that has resulted in at least 13 deaths, dozens of accidents and the long-delayed recall of millions of cars.
(Kevin Loh) Opening your monthly mobile phone bill to find it significantly more expensive than it’s suppose to be can be infuriating.
Girls can now choose from decorative stars or a more realistic solar system, just like the boys. Somehow there are still retailers out there who are late to get the message: Yes, some boys like science.
Can a picture of two cheese curls be pornographic? It sounds impossible, but the site Cheese Curls of Instagram has elevated what should be random, orange-coated lumps of snack food to fascinating sculptures just by propping them up in front of a blank background and giving us needlessly detailed captions.