Monthly Archives: February 2011

Trans fats increased risk of depression in six-year diet study

In a Spanish study, eating trans fats increased depression risk while a Mediterranean diet had the opposite effect ...
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Internet land rush may lead to .nazi, .gay and .god domains

A new Internet land rush may be headed to every corner of cyberspace by spring, including such domains as .nazi, .gay, .muhammad and more.
File photo of the character Sgt. Schultz from “Hogan's Heroes.”

ADHD diet study data doubted by pediatricians

A restrictive diet reduced hyperactivity for some children in a Dutch ADHD study, but pediatricians punched holes in the researchers' conclusions ...
Photo of brain activity of adhd kids.

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.

Does Obama actually trigger blackouts?

From the mind of Alex Jones comes a President Barack Obama who triggers blackouts and wages industrial warfare on an unsuspecting United States.
Photo of a blackout.

Las Vegas sports book takes a bath on Super Bowl betting

Super Bowl betting hit Vegas hard when the favored Packers covered the spread and the Steelers covered the second half line ...
super bowl betting

Disney carousel death one of three major injuries in 4th quarter

A 76-year-old woman died after riding Disney World's Prince Charming carousel -- one of three injuries to elderly guests this quarter.
Disney carousel death

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.

Verizon plans on throttling heavy data users

Verizon iPhone users are going to be facing throttling for months at a time if they are a part of the top 5 percent of heavy data users.
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Plenty of small business credit available but few takers

An NFIB survey found that plenty of small business credit is available. Demand for small business credit remains low, thanks to the economy.
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Reagan Republicans would not vote for the Gipper at gunpoint

Today's Republicans venerate Ronald Reagan, but the Gipper would be vilified today if he supported the policies of his administration ...
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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.

U.S. unemployment sinks to 9 percent, spin doctors rejoice

U.S. unemployment fell in January to 9 percent, the fastest decline in 53 years. The true direction for the U.S. job market is still cloudy.
An intentionally blurry photograph of a sandwich board sign that reads “The Best Jobs in Town.”

Wild oysters extinct in many areas

The journal BioScience has declared that wild oysters are "functionally extinct." Does this mean no more oysters at your favorite restaurant?
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Louisiana state employees likely forgoing pay raises

Though the state legislature has not yet voted, it is likely that Louisiana state government employees will not get their yearly pay raises.
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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.

Experian starts using rental payment data to figure credit scores

Experian is the first major credit reporting agency to factor in paying rent on time, rather than just paying late, to a credit score.
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Top 10 cities with the most credit card debt

Do you live in one of the top 10 cities in the United States for credit card debt? Access to payday loans could have saved you a bundle.
Close up of the logo on a Visa credit card.

Bellagio Casino arrest: Judge’s son stole $1.5 million in chips

A man accused of stealing more than $1.5 million in chips from the Bellagio has been arrested; turns out he is the son of a Las Vegas judge.
Bellagio

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.

Baltimore doubling down on speed cameras

The City of Baltimore is issuing more speeding tickets and collecting more money, but it is paying most of the money to the camera company.
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Blackout of Egypt internet cost millions in lost revenue

Estimates are emerging of damage done by the shutdown of Egypt's internet. The nation lost an estimated $80 million to $90 million in revenue.
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