Monthly Archives: October 2010

A few safety precautions when repairing your car

Safety should be of high importance. You can easily hurt yourself when working in tight places under the hood. Check out some of these tips.
A man working on car repairs.

The many faces of loneliness

Loneliness has many effects. Learn how you can cope with the pain or help someone who is struggling, as it's a complex emotion to deal with.
A lonely girl sitting by a fence.

Honey: A tasteful gift from the bee

Ever wondered where honey comes from? The amazing works of the honey bee has proven to be quite beneficial for food and medicine purposes.
Honey bees at work -- making honey.

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

Three beaches shut down after deadly shark attack

The 12th deadly shark attack in 90 years in California has shut down three popular beaches. The beaches are expected to re-open by Monday...
Great White

Obesity trends project one in three diabetic Americans by 2050

If obesity rates continue to rise, the CDC predicts one-third of Americans will have diabetes by 2050, and treatment costs will triple...
obesity trends diabetes

A payday advance loan can come in handy

What do you do when you have a home-repair emergency and do not have the funds to repair it? A payday loan may just be your solution. APPLY!
A young couple gazing off.

Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

Halloween 2010: 10 fun pumpkin facts

Have you ever wondered where pumpkins originated from or why we carve them for Halloween? Well here are some fun pumpkin facts you'll enjoy.
Halloween pumpkins

U.S. plans to give Pakistan $2 billion in military aid

The Obama administration is planning to ask Congress for $2 billion to give to Pakistan for military aid to fight against extremist groups.
U.S. Army Sgt. Paul Gilman, crew chief with B Co., Task Force Knighthawk, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, TF Falcon, from Pembrook Pines, Fla., looks out of the back of his Chinook at the water damage while flying the Swat valley in Pakistan, Aug. 5, 2010. Photo by Sgt. Monica K. Smith

Haiti confirms cholera outbreak has killed 168, so far

Haiti officials have confirmed more than 100 people have died from an outbreak of cholera. Health organizations are airlifting in supplies.
Saline

The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

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.

What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

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.

No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

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