Monthly Archives: October 2010

Hubble Telescope astronomers travel back 13 billion years in time

The Hubble Telescope has captured images of an ancient galaxy 13 billion light years away, the oldest object ever observed in the universe.
hubble telescope images

Listeriosis risk leads to sliced ham and celery 2010 recalls

Pre-sliced celery sold to institutions in Texas and Oklahoma, and ham sold in Canada, have been recalled because of risk of listeriosis...
Celery

Impala recall begun by GM for seat belt safety concerns

GM has announced a large recall of the Chevrolet Impala. The Impala recall is because of faulty seat belt mounting for 2009 and 2010 Impalas.
Photo of an Impala.

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

Peter Thiel offers $100,000 to bypass school for entrepreneurship

Peter Thiel has created a buzz by offering $100,000 to 20 students for dropping out of college to pursue high-tech entrepreneurial dreams.
Peter thiel of thiel fellowship

Strikes in France force government to import electricity

The strikes in France have caused a shortage of fuel in the country. To top it off, the government has been forced to start importing power.
Nicolas Sarkozy

Juliette Brindak runs $15 million website, MissOandFriends.com

Juliette Brindak, 20, created the popular girls' website MissOandFriends.com. It attracted a book deal and is currently valued at $15 million.
File photo of Juliette Brindak.

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Report suggests Facebook is outing gay users to sponsors

Facebook may be revealing users' sexual preference to advertisers, says a recent study by a Microsoft researcher and the Max Planck Institute.
“Do you have a facebook?” reads this artistic Facebook ad that depicts an strangely sad face.

Oktoberfest in the 21st Century

This year's Oktoberfest has set a new record for the amount of alcohol consumed. Reports of lost items have increased because of drinking...
Celebrating Oktoberfest

Time Change 2010 | Fall back on November 7

On Nov. 7, the first Sunday in November, clocks around the United States will "fall back." But Daylight Saving Time is not just in the U.S.
Clock

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

Tips to help in your battle for weight loss

If you're still looking for the right weight loss method for you, don't give up. Continue searching and follow the simple known guidelines.
Man standing on a scale.

Fish oil taken during pregnancy has questionable effect

Taking fish oil is supposedly good for your health, but does it really help fetal brain development and postpartum depression as advertised?
Fish Oil

Bydureon | FDA holds off on approving extended-release Byetta

The FDA has requested more studies on Bydureon before it approves the extended-release diabetes drug. This leaves Eli Lilly in a tough spot.
Bydureon is an extended-release version of byetta

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

EU parliament extends maternity leave to 20 weeks with full pay

The European Union has voted to extend maternity leave for new mothers to 20 weeks with full pay. This marks a significant gain for parents.
Three pregnant women looking forward to the benefits of maternity leave.

Millions wear purple October 20 for Spirit Day

Millions have promised to wear purple October 20, Spirit Day, to show solidarity with bullied youth after a recent spate of teen suicides...
Wear purple

Deaths lead to massive Graco recall of strollers

Several infant fatalities caused by a defect have spurred a Graco recall of models of baby strollers the company made between 2000 and 2007.
Baby Strollers

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

Athletic Propulsion Labs markets new shoe with NBA ban

A 1-year-old company has gotten its shoes banned by the NBA. Is this the result of superior technology, great marketing or a combination?
Basketball vertical leap

Black Friday 2010 ads already leaking | Harbor Freight first

Harbor Fright is the first Black Friday ad "officially" leaked. The Black Friday 2010 shopping season has already started with lawsuits.
Black Friday shopping