Publication: The Consumerist

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Man’s Lawsuit Claims Infected Rodent From Petco Gave Him Rat-Bite Fever

( Dan Domme ) Following a lawsuit earlier this year accusing Petco of selling an infected rat that led to a boy’s death , a Maine man is now suing the chain claiming he got rat-bite fever from a rat he bought at the store. He filed a federal lawsuit ... [Published The Consumerist - 42 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 1 reports

McDonald’s Is Sending Ronald McDonald To Work On Twitter In A New Outfit

Let there be no doubt about it — just because there’s some “taco shop” out there using guys named Ronald McDonald to talk breakfast smack , the true Ronny McDonny has only one master and that is McDonald’s. The chain is dusting off the 51-year-old ... [Published The Consumerist - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Proposed Regulations On E-Cigarettes Include Health Warning Label, Age Restrictions

It only took five years, but the Food and Drug Administration is ready to begin regulating electronic cigarettes. While the new rule covers a lot of ground with the never-before regulated devices, it doesn’t deal with some of critics’ more controversial ... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
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New Jersey Thinks 4G And Wired Broadband Are The Same, Lets Verizon Off The Hook

Fewer New Jersey residents will be seeing vans like this, as the state has let Verizon off the hook for its obligation to provide access to high-speed Internet for all. (photo: SoCal Metro ) Someone at Verizon is wearing a party hat and celebrating ... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Elementary School Decides To Stop Giving Kids A Dose Of Mountain Dew Before A Big Test

( C x 2 ) If I learned anything from spying on my brothers playing Dungeons & Dragons in the basement with their friends, it’s that Mountain Dew is often the preferred fuel of choice for staying awake and making sharp decisions. That being said, ... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

800,000 Baby Video Monitors Recalled Because Batteries Aren’t Suppose To Burn You

Keeping an eye on your baby while they sleep or play quietly in their room should be a painless task. But for some owners of a recently recalled video monitor the everyday task has left them injured, and in some cases with property damage. Nearly ... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Google Street View Now Goes Back In Time All The Way To Ye Olden Days Of 2007

The Freedom Tower in NYC, then and now. Ah, those misty, water-colored memories of the time way back in 2007, when we had a different guy in the White House and the word “selfie” wasn’t the bane of social conversations yet. If you’ve got a hankering ... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
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Your College Education Might Be A Better Investment For Goldman Sachs Than It Is For You

Americans have always viewed a college education as an investment in a student’s future, but there’s another sort of investment going on behind-the-scenes, and it’s nearly risk free. With access to a revolving door of prospective students and a ... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Do Not Punch Children And Trash The Store When You Can’t Cash In Your Change Jar

We’ve all been there: you’re out of cash for some reason, and have to raid your change jar for spending money. While it can be difficult to find a place to trade that money in fee-free, we do not recommend the method that a woman in Florida used. She ... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Taco Bell To Break From Its Authentic Mexican Roots With New American-Inspired Taco Joint

As everyone knows, Taco Bell’s deeply authentic Mexican roots take their cue from the company’s humble beginnings in 1843 as Taco Campana, a family business selling flatbreads and food to hungry travelers outside of Hermosilo. For more than 150 years, ... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Dunkin’ Donuts Profits Hurt By Crappy Weather, Moves Up California Store Opening

( The Consumerist ) When the Northeast experienced exceedingly nasty winter weather earlier this year, do you know what people didn’t do? They didn’t venture out of their houses for hot coffee, apparently. Dunkin’ Donuts announced its financial results ... [Published The Consumerist - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

FCC Makes Mockery Of Net Neutrality With Proposal To Allow Internet “Fast Lanes”

( frankieleon ) Recently installed FCC Chair Tom Wheeler apparently has no interest in actual net neutrality, as the new rules he’s proposing this week allow for Internet service providers to create so-called “fast lanes” for content companies willing ... [Published The Consumerist - 14 hours ago]

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800,000 Baby Video Monitors Recalled Because Ba... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
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Your College Education Might Be A Better Invest... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
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Google Street View Now Goes Back In Time All Th... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
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McDonald’s Is Sending Ronald McDonald To Work O... [Published The Consumerist - 3 hours ago]
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Man’s Lawsuit Claims Infected Rodent From Petco... [Published The Consumerist - 42 mins ago]
( Dan Domme ) Following a lawsuit earlier this year accusing Petco of selling an infected rat that led to a boy’s death , a Maine man is now suing the chain claiming he got rat-bite fever from a rat he bought at the store. He filed a federal lawsuit ...
New Jersey Thinks 4G And Wired Broadband Are Th... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
Fewer New Jersey residents will be seeing vans like this, as the state has let Verizon off the hook for its obligation to provide access to high-speed Internet for all. (photo: SoCal Metro ) Someone at Verizon is wearing a party hat and celebrating ...
800,000 Baby Video Monitors Recalled Because Ba... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
Keeping an eye on your baby while they sleep or play quietly in their room should be a painless task. But for some owners of a recently recalled video monitor the everyday task has left them injured, and in some cases with property damage. Nearly ...
Elementary School Decides To Stop Giving Kids A... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
( C x 2 ) If I learned anything from spying on my brothers playing Dungeons & Dragons in the basement with their friends, it’s that Mountain Dew is often the preferred fuel of choice for staying awake and making sharp decisions. That being said, ...
Your College Education Might Be A Better Invest... [Published The Consumerist - 2 hours ago]
Americans have always viewed a college education as an investment in a student’s future, but there’s another sort of investment going on behind-the-scenes, and it’s nearly risk free. With access to a revolving door of prospective students and a ...
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