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!

PCH Blog

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


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


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

Consumer Reports 

Oct 16, 2016

Decorah eagles leave nest

The Decorah, Iowa eagle parents  stay close to home in the winter, but their offspring may travel as far as the arctic circle. Glen Loyd has an update on the Decorah eagles born last winter. The video comes from the live eagle cam of the Raptor Resource Project and was recorded by Eagle Whisperer 18. Glen edited the video.

What to Do When Getting a Knee or Hip Replaced

 Consumer Reports

The Best Travel Deal Sites, According to a Consumer Advocate


Is Dental Insurance Worth the Cost?

 Money Talks News

Study reveals: iPhone 7's awful battery life

Digital Journal

'We have your daughter': A virtual kidnapping and a mother's five hours of hell


I-TEAM: Best Buy Hit With $3.8 Million Penalty For Selling Recall

Wandtv.com, NewsCenter17, Central Illinois News

“Blank deposit slip” scam is a new twist on an old fraud


2017 Honda CR-V Is Bigger and Better Equipped - Consumer Reports

 Consumer Reports

The Best Frying Pan You Can Buy for $35

Consumer Reports

How Much Should You Leave to Your Kids?


Oct 9, 2016

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin - YouTube


The old Tale of Squirrel Nutkin has something in common
with professional football and Presidential debates.

How to Choose the Right Car Tires

Consumer Reports

Costco Should Pay $5.5 Million for Selling Fake Tiffany Rings, Jury Says


Former NBA Star Antoine Walker On His Bankruptcy


New IRS Email Scam Sends Notices of Balance Due


The Best Laundry Stain Remover of 2016

Your Best Digs

Searching for Celebrities Comes with Malware Risks

 Intel Newsroom

Auto Insurers Charge Perfect Drivers with Moderate-Income More Than High-Income Customers With Recent Accidents

Consumer Federation

DirecTV Now Streaming Service Will Have Some Limits

Consumer Reports

Tattoo Removal Made Easier

Consumer Reports

Samsung says it's 'working diligently' as fifth replacement Note 7 burns

The Verge

E-Cigarette Explosions Are More Common Than Previously Thought, Report Says

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports on Twitter: "Getting the annual flu vaccine during pregnancy not only protects the mom, but safeguards the newborn, too

Consumer Reports

'via Blog this'

Oct 3, 2016

Amazon Says It Puts Customers First. But Its Pricing Algorithm Doesn’t


Did Wells Fargo Target Seniors? Lawmakers Want To Find Out


Wisconsin writer Bill Stokes' 85th birthday (within the video you can click (i) which links to videos of Bill's writing)

Bill Stokes, one of Wisconsin's foremost outdoor writers, is celebrating his 85th birthday. But I have a present for you readers. First (below) is one of Bill's  vintage newspaper articles (courtesy of the Chicago Tribune.) And above, a video of Bill's birthday party with his family in Mazomanie, WI.

Saying Goodbye
A Dying Doctor`s Reflections On His Profession And On His Life
January 09, 1987|By Bill Stokes, Chicago Tribune
MARSHFIELD, WIS. — "Delicate snow crystals clung to the tree branches like the spectacular blossoming of winter. They gave a sense of suspended time to the still, gray afternoon in central Wisconsin. A vague sense of waiting prevailed. Something would happen soon, it seemed. Somebody would stomp his foot, a child would shout, a bell would ring suddenly. Then the millions of crystals would fall softly to the earth and the animation of life would resume with a rush.
In a small, single-story home on the southeastern edge of this farm community, where the frosted trees lined the streets in a graceful, motionless dance, the quiet drama of one man`s final goodbye was being played out."(Rest of story: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1987-01-09/features/8701030251_1_marshfield-clinic-predictions-and-plans-quiet

As Student Loan Defaults Increase, So Do the Scams

 NBC News

How to Wash a Pillow to Keep It Smelling Fresh

Consumer Reports

Best Family Cars

 Consumer Reports

Best Cars for Families With Grandparents

Consumer Reports

Recording Industry Sues Site That Lets You Rip YouTube Clips Into MP3s


Consumer Reports Gives Comfort Zone Humidifier a Don’t Buy Designation

Consumer Reports