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Free Ways to Keep Big Brother Out of Your Bidness

Cell Phone Madness I just love finding out that the government can find new and unique ways to listen in on our lives. [more]

Fifteen Minutes of ...

One day when i was in fourth grade, my parents sat me down at the dining room table. Their faces were very concerned and it all seemed very serious; I thought I was in trouble. [more]

Pet Peeves Part 2: Good Grooming

DIY pet grooming isn't nearly as difficult as it sounds. If you just set aside a little bit of time each month, you can save a bundle and still have happy, clean pets.

A BBC Production America Hasn't Ripped Off Yet

The BBC has brought us so many cult-classic TV shows. Now they're bringing us free language learning tools!

Pet Peeves Part 1: Couture Critters Are Expensive!

It costs a pretty penny to lavish your fur baby in the life of luxury.

The scams and cons that could clean you out.

Scam artists can sneak up on your when you least expect it. Arm yourself (and your money) from these potential pickpockets.

Do You Need a Disaster Survival Kit?

I've always thought of disaster preparedness as something for the highly paranoid or mildly insane. Current events have led me to believe in being better safe than sorry.

How To Get Mugged

Muggings happen. Don't let fear overcome you, and instead make these moves immediately.

Turn brass pennies into gold.

This alchemist turns pennies into gold.

Mind Over Math - Believing It Makes It So

Boost your child's brain power with a little encouragement. Science proves kids' intelligence grows when they realize it can.

Is there a secret code to control traffic lights?

So, what's the deal — is there actually a code to change the crosswalk light?

Stocking the Perfect Love Nest

Plan a romantic date night in with a little attention to detail.

Looking for Love (Online)

Looking for love online this Valentine's Day? Here's a few places to get started (and where to avoid).

Top 5 Ways to Hustle Free Drinks

If I can get drinks for free, I'm a happy tightwad. Here, I show you a few great ways to hustle free drinks in your local bar or pub.

Couplehood: Avoiding the Valentine Clichés

Valentine's Day cliches are so been-there-done-that. How are you spicing up your gift to your sweetheart?

How to complain and get a good result.

When you're on the receiving end of a poor product or service, you're entitled to complain. Here's how to do it.

NAACP's Corporate Report Cards Fails Target, Kohl's Dillard's, Sears and Excel

Target, Kohl's, Sears, and more failed the NAACP's ERI survey for consumers of color.

The Protein Water Scam: Kellog's Special K2O Can Do Anything!

Have you tried Kellogg's K2O Protein Water? Is it truly weight loss magic, or just myth?

Bruce Campbell: "A" Level Advice From a B Movie Actor

Bruce Campbell is embracing "B" movie actor status as he joins the ranks of timelessly funny Old Spice Commercials.

Get a Free Copy of "Navigating Your Health Benefits for Dummies"

We're looking at the pros and cons of Aetna's Navigating Your Health Benefits for Dummies. Have you picked up your copy yet?