Monthly Archives: October 2010

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Rent is Too Damn High party candidate Jimmy McMillan steals show

Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is Too Damn High party overshadowed front runners Cuomo and Paladino at the New York governor debate last night.
Jimmy McMillan

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.

Merkel-Sarkozy-Medvedev meeting suggests new Atlantic order

Economy and national security have driven Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Nicolas Sarkozy to pursue a “new Atlantic order” with Russia.
German Chancellor Angel Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy appear to be near kissing.

The importance of exercise, then and now

The way of life has changed considerably over the years, but the importance of exercise and its positive effects has remained unaltered...
A woman sitting on a pink exercise ball.