Amazon Patents Flying Warehouse To Stock Delivery Drones In Mid-Air

Amazon Patents Flying Warehouse To Stock Delivery Drones In Mid-Air

It’s no secret that Amazon is into drones, from testing deliveries with PrimeAir in the U.K. to patenting ways to turn lampposts and church steeples into perches for the umanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the ecommerce company has thought of just about everything when it comes the flying devices. And apparently now, that includes how to stock them mid-air.  [More]

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3 Tips To Avoid Buying Counterfeit Goods While Holiday Shopping

It’s hard enough to buy perfect, thoughtful gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list without having to worry that your hard-earned money is going toward a counterfeit product. But with more and more consumers looking for a good deal online, the likelihood that you’ll eventually come across a bogus-brand coat, tablet, or other gift increases.
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Recover Stolen Purchases Without Breaking A Sweat

Recover Stolen Purchases Without Breaking A Sweat

Lars writes:

Something pretty bad happened to me the other week that ended up being pretty cool, and speaks well to the quality of customer service at my local Burlington Coat Factory.

Uh Oh, Retail Sales Down, Wholesale Prices Up

Uh Oh, Retail Sales Down, Wholesale Prices Up

The Labor Department reported that wholesale inflation was up 6.3 percent for all of 2007, reflecting a huge increase for the year in various types of energy costs ranging from gasoline to home heating oil.

Bad Weather In Europe Leads To Horrifying Shortage Of Good Beer

Bad Weather In Europe Leads To Horrifying Shortage Of Good Beer

Oh no! NPR is reporting that bad weather in Europe has lead to decreased production of hops, a crucial ingredient of beer. The shortage is causing the price of fancy microbrewery beers to rise.