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Senate scandal : PMO says Nigel Wright memo misled Harper

Senate scandal

Prime Minister Stephen Harper ducked questions Friday over a “culture” in his own office that led his staff to try to alter an independent audit earlier this year into Sen. Mike Duffy’s housing expenses. Instead, Harper stuck to a line he has used throughout the growing Senate expense scandal — putting the blame on just Duffy and his former chief ... Read More »

Black Widows in Grapes : Giant customer finds spider in produce

Black widows grapes

Giant is investigating its supply chain after a customer said she found a black widow spider in a bag of grapes. A customer alerted the grocer on Thursday that she found the insect among the fruit purchased at the Dillsburg store, company spokesman Chris Brand said in a statement. “I saw the spider come up,” she said. “I quickly dropped ... Read More »

Best new tablets for 2013 holiday season

best new tablets for 2013 holiday season

The tablet market doesn’t look very different than it did a year ago from the perspective of who’s doing well and who’s not. Perhaps the most exciting developments came towards the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 from the usual big guys: Google released the Nexus 10 and updated the Nexus 7, Apple launched a smaller and cheaper iPad ... Read More »

Howie Mandel Gets A Deal On His Malibu Home for $7 million

Howie Mandel Gets A Deal On His Malibu Home for $7 million

Funnyman Howie Mandel has sold his custom-built Malibu home for $7 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. A patient seller, Mandel put the Cape Cod-inspired traditional-style house on the market in late 2011 at $7.25 million and then raised the price early this year to $7.75 million. The main house and guest house sit on more than an acre with ... Read More »

‪James Cameron’s Planetary Resources Hopes to ‬mining‪ Asteroids for Precious Metals‬

‪James Cameron's Planetary Resources Hopes‬

Planetary Resources, a company founded by several space entrepreneurs and backed by such high-profile names as James Cameron, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt, plans to begin prospecting for natural resources like water or precious metals in near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) by 2022. Co-founder Peter Diamandis claims that “everything we hold of value on Earth — metals, minerals, energy, real estate, water ... Read More »

Baby Einstein activity jumper Recall : 100 reports of incidents including 61 injuries

Baby Einstein activity jumper Recall : 100 reports of incidents including 61 injuries

Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumpers are being recalled after several reports of injuries and one skull fracture sustained by a 7-month-old, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The brightly colored jumper has numerous toy attachments, but the smiling yellow sun appears to be the piece responsible for the injuries. The CPSC said a faulty spring mechanism causes the ... Read More »

“Buff Baby” Baby Rattles Recalled: The rattle’s end cap can separate

"Buff Baby" Baby Rattles Recalled

Fred & Friends is recalling its “Buff Baby” baby rattles! The company announced the recall of approximately 50,000 baby rattles for a potential choking hazard. The rattle’s end cap can separate, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children. The recall involves the ”Buff Baby” rattle – plastic gray and shaped like a dumbell, the rattle has plastic ... Read More »