Comcast Employee Found With Throat Slashed — Just A Workplace Accident

Police in Branford, CT say they are no longer investigating an incident where a Comcast employee was found unconscious with his throat slashed inside the fenced-off parking lot of a service center. Apparently, the knife-wound was simply a workplace accident. [More]

Sorry, Sally Hansen Representatives Can't Tell You Anything About Sally Hansen

Sorry, Sally Hansen Representatives Can't Tell You Anything About Sally Hansen

The origins of the extremely popular nail care brand Sally Hansen are shrouded in mystery. The most that Beautypedia researcher Daynah Burnett says she has been able to figure out is that there was never a person named Sally Hansen. More than that is apparently on a need-to-know basis: the company doesn’t put any information on its web site, and even its customer service representatives don’t seem to know. [More]

Guy Who Made More Than $7 Billion Off Madoff Found At Bottom Of Pool

Guy Who Made More Than $7 Billion Off Madoff Found At Bottom Of Pool

Jeffry Picower, the only Madoff investor to wind up on the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans, was found dead at the bottom of his pool Sunday, says the AP. He is accused of making more than $7 billion off of Madoff’s ponzi scheme.

http://consumerist.com/2009/01/23/remember-that-walmart-in-wisconsin/

Remember that Walmart in Wisconsin that made almost 50 people ill? They are still sick, and the FBI doesn’t know why. [JSOnline] (Thanks, Nick !)

This Gym Membership Postcard Is Confusing And Full Of Lies

This Gym Membership Postcard Is Confusing And Full Of Lies

Aaron sent us this postcard he received from Work Out World. Amidst the grammatical landmines and asterisks to nowhere, it purports to offer membership for $9.99 per month with no enrollment fee and no commitment. Aaron even called to confirm that he had read the offer correctly, and was told he had. When he got to the gym, however, he ran into trouble.

FBI Investigating Rockies Ticketing Meltdown

FBI Investigating Rockies Ticketing Meltdown

The FBI is investigating after the Colorado Rockies blamed an “external, malicious attack” for the meltdown that prevented fans from buying World Series tickets.