The Toronto Sun reports that in India a monkey was knocked unconscious after touching live wires at a train station. Another monkey successfully revived the unconscious monkey by using maneuvers that looked like CPR. All of this was apparently captured… Read More ›
Month: December 2014
Pretend Note From Airplane Baby In Goody Bag Pleases The World. Here Are More Notes We’d Like To See!
USA Today reports that a couple handed out a goody bag to people sitting near them (and their baby) on a flight. The bag included ear plugs and a note, jokingly apologizing in advance, as if the baby wrote the… Read More ›
Wondering What To Do With Unwanted Holiday Gifts? CNBC Has Valuable Information.
On December 26, 2014, CNBC wrote a piece entitled “6 stores with the worst return policies for gifts.” Included on the list were stores that… gasp… required receipts to prove that the item was bought at the store. Interestingly, American… Read More ›
It’s About Time Car Companies Started Marketing Towards Children!
Yahoo Finance reports that major automakers are marketing cars to children who are too young to drive. This quote from a Ford executive in the article best sums up the situation: “‘Today, children of all ages are integral in household… Read More ›
Time To Rate Regulators’ Potential Settlement With A Ratings Agency
Yahoo Finance reports that Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services is nearing a settlement with regulators over how it rated mortgage-backed security bonds before the financial melt-down. You know, those securities that almost took down the global economy because some of… Read More ›
What Is This “Boxing Day” Canadians Are Talking About?
Happy Boxing Day, world! “Huh?” those of you outside Canada say, “What’s that?” 3 Easy Facts To Help You Understand The Difference Between Boxing Day And Black Friday 1. Boxing Day is Canada’s “Black Friday.” Except it’s the day after Christmas,… Read More ›
3 Reasons You Won’t Use Your SmartPhone During Christmas Dinner.
We wrote yesterday about stats indicating you are more likely to use the internet over the holidays, except for Christmas dinner. Here are reasons why… 1. Can’t text mashed potatoes across the table to your siblings. 2. With all the… Read More ›
You’ll Finally Put Your SmartPhone Down For Christmas Eve
Sandvine reports that internet usage increases over the holiday season, with the exception of the evening of Christmas Eve, and Christmas dinner. Usage spikes on December 26 as people use new tech gifts. 3 More Reasons Smart Phone Usage Declines Christmas… Read More ›
3 Signs That Trip Advisor Review In Italy May Be Fake
CNN reports that Trip Advisor has been fined one-half million Euros in Europe for apparently not doing enough to advise fake reviewers not to travel to the site. How can Trip Advisor figure out conclusively which reviews from Italy are… Read More ›
Imagining A World Where People Get Paid To Use Something Like Facebook
CNBC reports that a new social network called tsū pays users to do whatever they do on social networks every day. So somehow, if you join this network, and invite your friends, and you post stuff, you’ll be paid each time… Read More ›