Um, Why Are All The $1 BK Double Cheeseburgers I Buy Tiny?

Um, Why Are All The $1 BK Double Cheeseburgers I Buy Tiny?

Reader Shane has been to 3 separate Burger Kings in the Orlando, FL area and he would like to know why all the $1 BK Double Cheeseburgers he buys are tiny. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2008/01/24/travel-site-jaunted-suspects-that/

Travel site Jaunted suspects that United Airlines is blocking their employees from reading the site. Muahahahaha! [Jaunted]

New York Sues First American For Conspiring With WaMu To Inflate Home Appraisals

New York Sues First American For Conspiring With WaMu To Inflate Home Appraisals

New York Attorney General, Andrew Cuomo, announced today that he’s suing one of the nation’s largest real estate appraisal firms for conspiring with Washington Mutual to artificially inflate appraisals.

RIAA Accused Of Extortion and Conspiracy

RIAA Accused Of Extortion and Conspiracy

According to Recording Industry vs The People, a new RIAA case in Tampa, Florida has some interesting counterclaims by the consumer, including extortion, conspiracy, and deceptive trade practices.

In the case of UMG v. Del Cid, the defendant has filed the following five (5) counterclaims against the RIAA, under Florida, federal, and California law:

The Anatomy Of The "Dangerous Levels Of Mercury In CFLs" Myth

The Anatomy Of The "Dangerous Levels Of Mercury In CFLs" Myth

A woman in Maine broke a CFL and, rather than carefully cleaning the mess up herself, she called Home Depot. They told her not to vacuum, and directed her to call Poison Control. Poison Control directed her to the Maine DEP, who then sent an agent. The agent told her to call in a toxic waste team to give an estimate. Naturally, they told her it was going to be around $2,000. She heard that number, walled off the bedroom and alerted the local media.

Gas Price Election Conspiracy Press Coverage is Adorable

We think it’s cute the way that reporters try to compensate for the partisan nature of reporting on “election conspiracies” and go out of their way to find the most plain-spoken down-homey stereotypically right-leaning type dude they can.

419 Scams Lines JFK Conspiracy Nutballs In Its Sights

419 Scams Lines JFK Conspiracy Nutballs In Its Sights

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