Cablevision Strings Cables Like Blind Might A Christmas Tree

Cablevision Strings Cables Like Blind Might A Christmas Tree

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Pilots Complain That Cash-Strapped Airlines Are Skimping On Fuel

Pilots Complain That Cash-Strapped Airlines Are Skimping On Fuel

What’s the surest way to save money on rising fuel prices? Don’t use it! MSNBC has gathered pilot complaints from a database NASA maintains for the FAA, and they show that airlines are challenging pilots’ refueling decisions, urging them to carry only the minimum fuel required by FAA regulations in…

Apple's MagSafe Adapters Still Fraying, Melting, Sucking

Apple's MagSafe Adapters Still Fraying, Melting, Sucking

Apple’s perpetually melting and fraying MagSafe adapters—apparently these things are made out of Styrofoam and rice paper—continue to cause trouble.

Walgreens Fills High Blood Pressure Prescription With Generic Allergy Pills

Walgreens Fills High Blood Pressure Prescription With Generic Allergy Pills

Tina claims that last December she had her prescription filled at a Dallas Walgreens store, and was surprised to see that the pills had changed.

http://consumerist.com/2007/12/14/kids-who-spin-yo-yo/

Kids who spin yo-yo waterballs around their heads can get them wrapped around their necks, leading to tales of temporary blindness, blackouts, and neck scars. Today New Jersey voted 71-to-7 to ban sales of the toy. [Newsday]

FlyJumper Ad Promises To Make You Awesome, Then Rich, Then Dead

FlyJumper Ad Promises To Make You Awesome, Then Rich, Then Dead

In the U.S. they’re called PoweriZers, but in the U.K. those springy pogo-boot things are called FlyJumpers, and the company that sells them has come up with a bizarre ad that appeals to… materialistic and amoral fame-seekers who are suicidal, we guess? The commercial—which is available on the Amazon.co.uk product info page—shows a bank robber making an amazing escape on his FlyJumpers, and getting away with thousands of pound notes. Then, inexplicably, it turns into a scene from “Final Destination.”

Drunk Crashes Car Into Arby’s, Makes A Run For The Border

Police arrested 47-year-old Davis Katlaps of Lake Oswego, Ore., and charged him with driving under the influence after he reportedly blew .283 on an Intoxilyzer

Oregon’s legal limit is .08.

DeWalt Recalls Dangerous Saws

DeWalt Recalls Dangerous Saws

Watch your fingers, kids. DeWalt has recalled 97,000 framing saws and 37,000 circular saws because the lower blade guard can fail to close, leaving the blade exposed and presenting a laceration hazard to consumers.