In which Consumer Reports employees harm themselves or their real estate with consumer products, part 2. In this episode, a CR staffer’s son uses the stove’s self-cleaning feature without removing a plastic cutting board from inside the oven. Yes, the fire department was involved. They had to pull the range out of the kitchen and leave it to cool in the driveway. Awkward. [Consumer Reports]

Afternoon Deal Round-Up

What better way to show our visitors that we don’t go easy on Amazon.com than the shameless huckstering of their wares? Although we swear, the Amazon heaviness of this Morning (sorry, Afternoon!) Deal Round-Up is merely the random chance of a godless universe.