June 15, 2021

Michael Cohen’s evidence against Trump is getting compared to those long-ass CVS receipts

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By Nicole Gallucci From Mashable After years and years in the spotlight, CVS receipts have finally met their match: Michael Cohen. As Trump’s former personal attorney testified against Donald Trump before Congress on Wednesday morning, the American people came to realize he had receipts for daaaaaaays. Cohen presented a number of documents to Congress — including damning financial statements, news […]

Why you need a medication checkup

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By Ginger Skinner From Consumerist US: On Oct. 21, National Check Your Meds Day, take all your meds to your pharmacy for a safety review With half of Americans regularly taking prescription medication—four, on average, according to a nationally representative Consumer Reports survey of 1,947 adults—a medication “checkup” can reduce your risk of side effects and interactions, and stop […]

The curious case of Alan Grayson

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By Geoff Dutton From Counter Punch No matter what your political persuasion or what you think of him, you must admit that Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL9) is a piece of work. If you were on his mailing list, you’d be receiving exciting messages like this: “When I was in college, I cleaned toilets. When the […]

These playing cards can take a bullet

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From Techcrunch Playing cards, just like anything else, are ripe for disruption. I’ve purchased cards in airports, a CVS and the supermarket…but never online. That might change because of this Kickstarter. This is the biggest news since the Kevlar Pocket Square. If you ever wondered what you’d do if someone pulled a gun on you […]

CurrentC is the big retailers’ clunky attempt to kill Apple Pay and credit card fees

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By Josh Constine from Techcrunch Long before Apple Pay, big brick-and-mortar retail chains were conspiring to sidestep the typical 2% to 3% fees they’re charged by credit card companies when consumers pay with credit. A company called MCX (Merchant Customer Exchange), spearheaded by Walmart, was started to build a mobile payment solution that would become […]

Crest’s chocolate mint toothpaste is tasty, overpriced, and has no reason to exist

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By Laura Northrup From Consumerist A few weeks ago, we posted about the existence of the new Crest Be(TM) line of toothpastes. This line of products includes flavors that mix chocolate and mint, vanilla and mint, and lime and mint. When the product was first announced, we declared it gross, expensive, and stupid. Now that […]