Monthly Archives: October 2010

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

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

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

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.

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

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

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.

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

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

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

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

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

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

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

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

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

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