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Cleaning Supply Sales Are Up As Americans Freak Out Over Ebola

Ebola is a terrifying disease affecting parts of Western Africa right now, and some health care workers who cared for an infected visitor to Dallas from Liberia without being provided proper infection control equipment are being treated or quarantined for the disease. Naturally, this means that it is time for a nationwide freakout wherein we stock up on disinfectants and treat everyone with suspicion. [More]

Woman Finds $280K Worth Of Drugs In Vacuum

Woman Finds $280K Worth Of Drugs In Vacuum

A Wisconsin mother received a vacuum from her children as a Christmas present. The gift quickly lost its dull nature when she opened it up to discover a stash of drugs encased inside. [More]

How Fantastik's Packaging Has Changed From 1967 To Today

How Fantastik's Packaging Has Changed From 1967 To Today

Flickr user RhymePile submitted to the Consumerist Flickr pool this fantastic photo of bottles of Fantastik brand all-purpose cleaner from 1967 and today, side-by-side. [More]

4 So-Called "Essential" Cleaning Products You Can Ditch For Good

4 So-Called "Essential" Cleaning Products You Can Ditch For Good

Chuck these four disposable “essential” cleaning supplies and replace them with these alternatives that do the job better, are cheaper, kinder on the environment and you can reuse or make yourself. [More]