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Mouse Print* -- Lowe's Pulls Misleading TV Ad After We Cried Foul
Lowe's had been advertising a big 20% off appliance sale on TV, but in hard to read fine print the retailer disclosed that all the most popular brands were actually only 10% off. It doesn't get more outrageous than that, so we complained to them... and the company (finally) listened.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
Do You Really Need to See the Dentist Every 6 Months?
A few weeks ago, we were told that there was little scientific evidence that daily flossing was necessary for most people. Now a new study questions whether seeing the dentist twice a year is necessary. Soon we'll hear that milk doesn't do a body good.
20 Novel Uses of WD-40
We all use WD-40 to lubricate a squeaky hinge, or our garage door rollers. But it is also good at removing sticky things like stickers, or bird droppings from your car. Here are a whole bunch of other things that WD-40 can help you with indoors and out.
Consumer Reports Tests Kenmore TVs
Sears recently announced that its Kenmore brand was being extended to now include high definition televisions. Would you buy a Kenmore TV? Consumer Reports just finished testing their largest model -- 65 inches -- and they were pleasantly surprised.
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