Thai Airways playing "hide the logo."

Damage Control: Thai Airways Blacks Out Its Own Logo On Plane After It Skids Off Runway

If no one can see a plane’s logo, does that mean it an accident never happened? That’s the angle Thai Airways is going with as it blacked out its own logo on a plane that skidded off the runway upon landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand. But it’s not called damage control, nope. It’s part of “crisis communication.” [More]

Tobacco Companies Put Radioactive Substance Into Cigarettes, Covered It Up

Tobacco Companies Put Radioactive Substance Into Cigarettes, Covered It Up

Newly analyzed historical documents reveal that tobacco companies have known for decades that cigarettes contain polonium-210, a radioactive material, and covered up its own studies that found their products caused cancerous growths in smokers’ lungs. [More]

HealthNet: Your Data May Have Been Stolen Several Months Ago

HealthNet: Your Data May Have Been Stolen Several Months Ago

HealthNet has been sending letters out to current and former clients notifying them that it lost medical and financial data on 1.5 million customers in May. The News-Times of Danbury, Conn. reports HealthNet sat on the news until recently. [More]

USAA Temporarily Deletes 14k Roth IRA, But Won't Explain Why

USAA Temporarily Deletes 14k Roth IRA, But Won't Explain Why

USAA just pulled a huge mindf#@k on Travis and his wife, and now he wants to talk to someone high enough up the chain to find out what went wrong and how to prevent it from happening again. His wife “went online yesterday to check on some transactions and discovered her IRA balance was $0. Six hours prior to that, her balance was $14,000.” When she tried to find out what had happened, the first CSR she spoke with told her she had no IRA account, and the second CSR told her to refresh her browser. Yeah, you know how these newfangled browswers are always wiping out retirement accounts.