Bank Of America Didn't Learn Its Lesson, Might Be Instituting Checking Fee

Bank Of America Didn't Learn Its Lesson, Might Be Instituting Checking Fee

Oh, Bank of America, your memory must be shoddy, or perhaps you just didn’t realize that ginormous consumer backlash the last time you tried to institute a silly fee was something that could happen again. A new report says the bank is eyeing a new fee for checking account customers. [More]

Family Sticks Block Party Invites In Neighbors' Mailboxes, USPS Charges Them Postage

Family Sticks Block Party Invites In Neighbors' Mailboxes, USPS Charges Them Postage

A Connecticut family that put invites for an upcoming Halloween block party in their neighbor’s mailboxes got spooked when the USPS figuratively rang their doorbell holding a big open bag. It was a bill from the USPS charging them 44 cents for postage for all the invites they had put in the mailboxes. [More]

If You Get This Green Postcard, Don't Call The Number

If You Get This Green Postcard, Don't Call The Number

Reader Michael reports he got a funny little green postcard in the mail telling him he had a package waiting for him. It said that he should call this toll-free number to schedule a pickup. Suspicious, he Googled around and it turns out that if you call the number they try to pitch you on vacation rentals. The “package” is simply a packet of brochures pimping their services [More]

GoDaddy CEO Shoots Elephant, Sparks Stampede Of Customers To Flee

GoDaddy CEO Shoots Elephant, Sparks Stampede Of Customers To Flee

The CEO of domain name registrar GoDaddy is facing an online furor after the video he posted of himself killing an elephant in Africa went viral. After the elephant dies and CEO Bob Parsons poses next to it, villagers from all around come out to strip and devour the carcass on the spot. Many of them are wearing day-glo orange GoDaddy caps. As these images play in the video, “Hells Bells” provides the soundtrack. Now a backlash movement has started for folks to switch their domain providers away from GoDaddy. [More]

Comcast Offers Free 3D Movies On Demand

Comcast Offers Free 3D Movies On Demand

One problem with owning a 3DTV is that there’s not much to watch through your ludicrously expensive glasses. Comcast is offering a slate of obscure films you can use to show off your technology to visiting friends, provided you keep extra sets of those glasses handy. [More]

Get A Better Cellphone Deal By Being Immigrant?

Get A Better Cellphone Deal By Being Immigrant?

A reader tip suggests you can get a better deal on a cellphone by being an immigrant.