Monthly Archives: November 2010

The TSA pat-down is rare, and travelers can make it rarer still

The TSA pat-down, already rare at crowded airports, can be avoided with common sense and a cool head. Scanners make the process much faster.
who will get the TSA pat-down?

Turkey brine recipe | Keeping the bird moist made easy

A good turkey brine recipe not only keeps your turkey moist, it provides a scientific way to get more flavor into the meat before it's cooked.
Turkey Brine

Shop online for Black Friday 2010 deals

Skip the hassle and shop online for Black Friday 2010. Retailers such as Wal-Mart, Macy's and Best Buy are offering their deals online...
A woman shopping online for Black Friday 2010 deals.

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.

Thanksgiving Quotes from funny people

People can keep the Hallmark-approved nonsense, because Thanksgiving quotes from funny sources are just more entertaining overall. Enjoy!
Thanksgiving

Revised U.S. GDP barely exceeds low third quarter expectations

The U.S. GDP, driven by consumer spending, was higher in the third quarter than expected, but that did little to lower the unemployment rate.
us gdp driven by consumer spending

North Korea bombs South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island

In a sharp escalation of tensions, North Korea has bombed a small South Korean island. Both sides say the other shot first.
Yeonpyeong Island

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.

Odds improve for job search that persists during the holidays

Rejecting assumptions about holiday hiring will improve the odds that job seekers who keep hunting during the holidays will succeed...
job search during the holidays

Sedentary office workers of the world, stand up!

Sedentary office workers of the world, a recent study shows that sitting all day can lead to an early death.
Miss Main Honour, a mathematics major at Auburn University, was the first woman to be accepted into Redstone Arsenal's (RSA's) Cooperative Training Program for college students majoring in science and engineering. The other 96 students in the program at that time were men.

Holiday money saving ideas 2010 | Budget, bargain and shop

Don't stress over not having enough holiday money this season; there are simple ways to plan holiday fun on a budget. Check out these tips..
Shopping list.

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.

Government collars drunk nuclear weapons transport drivers

The U.S. Energy Department has investigated 16 incidents involving drunk nuclear weapons drivers. They were drunk while on duty, not driving.
General Bernard A. Schriever (right) with members of Avco Cooperation (today: Textron, Inc) inspects an experimental missile warhead re-entry vehicle in 1959. Creating an effective nuclear-armed missile force was one of his main goals. ICBM Test Vehicle of U.S. Air Force Thor-Able Reentry Program. Recovered April 1959 after 5000 mile flight.

Ingmar Guandique convicted for murder of Chandra Levy

Ingmar Guandique has been convicted of the Chandra Levy murder. The conviction is odd, as there is little direct evidence that he did it...
Rock Creek Park

Situation for New Zealand miners takes a turn for the worse

The status of the New Zealand mine has not improved. The trapped miners have not been heard from, and a rescue is becoming less likely...
Coal mine explosion

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.

One billion people cannot afford health care, says WHO

The World Health Organization has released some sobering numbers regarding just how many people in the world cannot afford health care...
Poverty and hunger are widespread in the streets of Gode, Ethiopia, where the 746th Air Expeditionary Wing delivered humanitarian supplies on Friday, March 24, 2006. The humanitarian effort is part of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa - Flex mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Ann P. Knabe)

Amazon Black Friday 2010 deals lead to state complaints

Amazon has started their Black Friday deals almost a week early - but everyone from customers to state tax collectors are complaining.
Shopping carts

Find a scholarship: Save money and challenge yourself

There are many scholarships out there, most of which can be found easily online. Start searching and don't stop until you find the right one.
A group of college students.

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.

Family meals improve grades for children, prevent substance abuse

Studies have shown that family meals drastically help improve children's grades as well as help them stay away from drug and alcohol use....
Family meal

U.S. Senate offers black farmers $1.15 billion settlement

Black farmers who suffered racial bias when applying for farm loans have been awarded $1.15 billion by the Senate after a 10-year court case.
Black chicken farmer with chicken coop battery cages in the 1950s.