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Budweiser, Lyft team up to give free rides starting this weekend
Budweiser, Lyft team up to give free rides starting this weekend Life September 21, 2017
In an effort to fight drunken driving, Budweiser is teaming up with ride-sharing company Lyft to offer 150,000 free rides…
Is your city on this list of the most bed bug-infested?
Is your city on this list of the most bed bug-infested? Health August 17, 2017
A report released earlier this year morning names Baltimore as the city with the most bed bugs in the country. The…
Rare Pyrex pieces hiding in your kitchen may be worth thousands
Rare Pyrex pieces hiding in your kitchen may be worth thousands Money & Credit July 31, 2017
They were probably the centerpiece of many a family dinner, but if you inherited grandmas’ cooking legacy of Pyrex dishes,…
Chipotle to test drive-thru windows
Chipotle to test drive-thru windows Food & Restaurants July 28, 2017
Chipotle is making plans to test out what customers have long been asking for — the chain’s first ever drive-thru.…
What parents need to know about ‘dry’ and ‘secondary’ drowning
What parents need to know about ‘dry’ and ‘secondary’ drowning Health June 3, 2017
Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States, according to the CDC. On average,…
Warning: Don’t click on a Google Docs link unless you’re 100% sure it’s legit
Warning: Don’t click on a Google Docs link unless you’re 100% sure it’s legit Mobile & Electronics May 4, 2017
Scammers are coming after you in a way you might not expect! If you’re one of the many people to…
Check your spare change: This rare penny is selling for up to $85,000
Check your spare change: This rare penny is selling for up to $85,000 Life April 27, 2017
A rare coin, the 1943 copper wheat penny, also known as the Wheat Cent, is worth a pretty penny these days,…
These are the most annoying Facebook posts according to each state
These are the most annoying Facebook posts according to each state Mobile & Electronics March 23, 2017
The entire country is tired of your Facebook posts about your personal problems, if a survey is to be believed.…
Target to change store layout for fast shoppers, browsers
Target to change store layout for fast shoppers, browsers Shopping & Retail March 21, 2017
Who doesn’t go into Targetwith a specific list in mind and end up leaving with a cart full of items…
Nike giving away 89 pairs of ‘Back to the Future’ self-lacing sneakers
Nike giving away 89 pairs of ‘Back to the Future’ self-lacing sneakers Shopping & Retail March 13, 2017
Nike is giving away 89 pairs oflimited-edition, self-lacing'Back to the Future-'inspiredsneakersto winners of a charity raffle. Read more:Nike's futuristic self-lacing…
SodaStream recalls 51K bottles over explosion risk
SodaStream recalls 51K bottles over explosion risk Home February 23, 2017
The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Tuesday a recall of SodaStream bottles, because they can burst under pressure. Read more:Sargento…
Britax recalls nearly 700,000 strollers after injury reports
Britax recalls nearly 700,000 strollers after injury reports Shopping & Retail February 17, 2017
Britax Child Safety Inc. has issued a recall of certain models of its strollers, after the company discovered a defect…
Been harassed by ‘free cruise’ robocalls? Here’s how you could score $500 per call
Been harassed by ‘free cruise’ robocalls? Here’s how you could score $500 per call Money & Credit January 19, 2017
Did you fend off robocalls promising a 'free cruise' back in 2011? You could end up pocketing $500 per call.…
Parents warn about mold found inside popular infant teething toy
Parents warn about mold found inside popular infant teething toy Health January 17, 2017
A popular teething toy for infants is susceptible to mold, according to some parents who took a closer look at…
Woman uses YouTube tutorials to build her family home
Woman uses YouTube tutorials to build her family home Homes & Real Estate January 12, 2017
YouTube is filled with animal videos, videos of kids doing adorable things and a bunch of people who aren't the…
US Virgin Islands to give $300 in vouchers to travelers this year
US Virgin Islands to give $300 in vouchers to travelers this year Travel January 5, 2017
A deal being offered by the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is offering travelers $300 in vouchers to visit…
New peanut allergy guidelines: Most children should be fed peanut products
New peanut allergy guidelines: Most children should be fed peanut products Health January 5, 2017
For children who are allergic to peanuts, consuming the nut, even in small amounts, can have life-threatening consequences. That’s why…
Popular MyPillow loses BBB accreditation over deceptive pricing and ‘false claims’
Popular MyPillow loses BBB accreditation over deceptive pricing and ‘false claims’ Shopping & Retail January 4, 2017
It is one of the products featured on late-night infomercials and pop-up mall kiosks, but the company that makes MyPillow…
Great Value, other brand mac & cheese recalled
Great Value, other brand mac & cheese recalled Health December 12, 2016
An Illinois company has issued a recall of its mac and cheese cups. Read more:Recall expanded to include nearly 2…
‘Secret Santa’ pays off $46,000 in Walmart layaway accounts
‘Secret Santa’ pays off $46,000 in Walmart layaway accounts Life December 9, 2016
A woman just made Christmas brighter for nearly 200 families in Pennsylvania. Secret Santa makes Christmas brighter for 200 families…
Kroger warns shoppers of fake $60 off coupon
Kroger warns shoppers of fake $60 off coupon Scams & Rip-Offs December 7, 2016
Excited about the '$60 off' Kroger coupon that has been making the rounds on social media? Well, don't go on…
Uber can now track your location after you’ve been dropped off
Uber can now track your location after you’ve been dropped off Mobile & Electronics December 5, 2016
A new update on the ride-sharing app Uber has some users upset and creeped out. Uber app now tracks users'…
Food poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he never eats
Food poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he never eats Health December 1, 2016
Injury attorney Bill Marler has spent more than 20 years working on food poisoning lawsuits. After seeing the same foods…
Warning: Christmas gift exchange scam making the rounds on Facebook
Warning: Christmas gift exchange scam making the rounds on Facebook Scams & Rip-Offs November 22, 2016
A familiar scam is making the rounds on Facebook, just in time for the holidays. Authorities are warning the site's…
Which grocery stores are open on Thanksgiving?
Which grocery stores are open on Thanksgiving? Shopping & Retail November 21, 2016
It seems to always happen - you need that one more thing for Thanksgiving dinner. While many stores are closed…
Facebook glitch listed thousands of people as dead
Facebook glitch listed thousands of people as dead Mobile & Electronics November 13, 2016
Maybe Facebook knows something the general public doesn’t, and let slip that we’re actually all living in heaven, hell, or…
Recalled salad dressing explodes, causes $2,500 in damage
Recalled salad dressing explodes, causes $2,500 in damage Auto Recalls November 9, 2016
A Wyoming woman making a salad at a friend’s house wasn’t prepared for what happened when she reached for the…
CDC warning: Kids are consuming too much salt, putting them at risk
CDC warning: Kids are consuming too much salt, putting them at risk Health November 3, 2016
Parents might want to forget that pinch of salt -- children are still consuming too much and it could lead…
Mom warns other parents after daughter suffered severe injuries from a seat belt
Mom warns other parents after daughter suffered severe injuries from a seat belt Life November 2, 2016
A 6-year-old girl in Richmond, Virginia, is recovering after a Sept. 17 car accident left her stomach sliced open, and…
Veteran finds lucky penny worth $1,000 while visiting Chicago
Veteran finds lucky penny worth $1,000 while visiting Chicago Life November 1, 2016
A veteran who planned a family trip to Chicago for months has found a special, valuable souvenir. Read more:Military Guide:…