Dec 5, 2016

Wendy’s Will Give You Unlimited Frostys Next Year For Just $2

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Eagles, coots, goldeneye ducks and the Monterey Dam


The Rock River is an international flyway for birds. Local eagles in Janesville are happy when small diving birds drop by during winter. But I'm among local residents concerned about how the removal of the damaged Monterey dam might effect the bird and fishing habitats and the river's beauty and depth.

Top Gifts for Moms

 Consumer Reports

Half of Americans Don’t Have a Will. Here’s How to Fix That for Your Family

MONEY

The Crazy Way This Janitor Made $271,000 Last Year

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Why You Should Think Twice About Signing Any Online Petition

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At-Home Colon Cancer Tests

 Consumer Reports

Healing Foods for Common Ailments

Consumer Reports

The Real Price of Buying Tires

 Consumer Reports

8 Products on Deep Discount in December

Consumer Reports

‘DirecTV Now’ Streaming Service Will Launch Nov. 30; Starting At $35 For 60 Channels

Consumerist

Scammers Ran A Fake U.S. Embassy In Ghana For A Decade Before Being Shut Down

 Consumerist

Former JCPenney CEO: Sales Have Become A Cancer

Consumerist

How to Check iPhone 6s for Battery Shutdown Problem

 Consumer Reports

These cars have Life-Saving Child Reminders

 Consumer Reports

How to Check iPhone 6s for Battery Shutdown Problem

Consumer Reports

Nov 20, 2016

Full moon encourages frog romance


While the big moon beamed this week, I reprised two moon videos I made several years ago. The refreshed stories are about the moon's relationship to earth and the spell its casts on frogs.

Top Gifts Under $50

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2017 Kia Cadenza Sedan Grows, Stays Classy

 Consumer Reports

How to Pick a Health Plan in 15 Minutes or Less

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How to Watch All the TV You Want Without Paying a Cable Bil

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Dodge Ram Owners Accuse Chrysler Of Cheating On Emissions

Consumerist

How to Prevent a Kitchen Fire This Thanksgiving

ConsumerReports

2017 Subaru Impreza Bodes Well for Brand's Future

Consumer Reports

How to Get High-Quality, Low-Cost Healthcare

 Consumer Reports

A Surprising Way to Limit Your Student Debt

Consumer Reports

Best Frozen Appetizers and Party Foods. You can enjoy your appetizers with no New Year’s regrets if you choose from these tantalizing treats

Consumer Reports

Nov 14, 2016

Red-tailed hawk grooms by gurgling stream


The stream you'll see in Glen Loyd's video springs from the ground near his home in Madison, WI empties into Lake Wingra which empties into the Rock River which passes by his studio in Janesville and finally empties into the Mississippi at Rock Island Illinois.

New Emissions-Cheating “Defeat Device” Reportedly Found In Audi Vehicles

 Consumerist

Toyota To Pay $3.4 Billion To Fix Trucks With Corrosion Issues

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Americans Love to Give Gift Cards, But Hate to Get Them

 MONEY

Opinion: Why You Shouldn't Buy a 15-inch Consumer Laptop

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PayPal users falling for official-looking email scam

Komando.com

8 Toxic Foods for Dogs

Consumer Reports

Do Genetic Tests Make Sense for You?

 Consumer Reports

2017 Medicare Premiums for Some to Rise 10%, a Reprieve From Possible 20%

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Why Smart Shoppers Should Ignore All Those 40% Off Discounts

MONEY

My Coworker Is ‘Borrowing’ Money From the Company Without Them Knowing

MONEY

How to Prevent Fear of Spending From Spoiling Your Retirement

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My Pillow Settles Consumer Lawsuit Over Health Claims for $1 Million

Consumer Report

Nov 6, 2016

Slimed!


Turned off by slimy slugs and snails? Children's book writer Beatrix Potter wasn't. she studied and sketched them. And put them in her books. Glen Loyd has been trailing some of these creature

Here’s When You Can Save the Most Money Buying a TV

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Buying at a Used Car Auction? What You Don’t Know Could Kill You

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Bogus Claims of ‘Organic’ Cosmetics Mislead Consumers | EWG

EWG

19 things you didn't know you could wash in the dishwasher | Clark Howard

 Clark Howard

Safety Agency, Samsung Recall 2.8 Million Top-Loading Washing Machines - Consumer Reports

 Consumer Reports

Liver Damage From Supplements Is on the Rise

 Consumer Reports

A 6-Step Survival Guide for Living in a Big City

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How to Lower Your Utility Bills This Winter - Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

We've been using these cameras since they hit stores earlier this month and have found a lot to like.

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Oct 31, 2016

AT&T Mines, Sells Customer Metadata to Police

 Consumer Reports

Toddler loves autumn leaves


A turkey is a funny bird.
Its head goes wobble, wobble wobble.
And it knows just one word, gobble, gobble gobble.

Glen Loyd has fall colors, turkeys and a happy toddler.

5 Ways To Know If It's A Publishers Clearing House Scam!

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Feds Shut Down Telemarketing Scam That Pitched Money-Making Schemes & Bogus Grants

Consumerist

Beware "Windows is Blocked" Tech Scam; How to Remove

Lawrence Abrams

AT&T's DirecTV Without Dish Now Looking Like a Bargain for Consumers. Will have 100 channels and cost just $35 a month.

Consumer Reports

2017 Cadillac XT5 Review

Consumer Reports

The Best Large-Screen Smartphones: These mega-screened smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Motorola, and more all get the nod from Consumer Reports' testers

Consumer Reports

The Inside Story Of How Samsung Botched The Galaxy Note 7 Recall

 Consumerist

"Many Ikea appliances are stylish, sleek and affordable-- but how do they perform?

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