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Look How Much Water is in Canned Food

tuna Next time you are in the grocery store, pick up a can of chunk light tuna and shake it near your ear. It sounds like there is more ocean sloshing around in that can than tuna. See how much water is actually in popular brands of various canned goods.

Ruby Ripoff: Major Dept. Stores Selling Red Lead Glass as Rubies

Just because you are shopping for jewelry at Macy's, JC Penney, or Lord & Taylor doesn't always mean you are getting genuine gemstones. NBC's Jeff Rossen went undercover and found that jewels being passed off as genuine, natural rubies were in fact lead glass filled.

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Celebrities Top Missing Money Lists

missing money Joan Rivers... can we talk? Bergdorf Goodman owes you a refund that you never used, and now the state of New York is holding it as unclaimed property. See which other celebrities have unclaimed valuables and how you can check if your state treasurer is holding any money for you. [via ConsumerReporters.net]


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Mouse Print* -- Boy, Do They Have (Beach) Balls

mouse print Can you believe that a company would ripoff little kids (and their parents) who are shopping for a simple beach toy. Yep... they sure did. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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$25 Back on a $25 Purchase with CitiWallet

[CITI PULLED THE PROMOTION PREMATURELY...Sorry... NO LONGER VALID.] Through September 15, get a $25 statement credit on your first purchase using your Citi MasterCard and their new CitiWallet. Only purchases at these sellers apply: J.Crew, Newegg, Rakuten.com (buy.com), TigerDirect, Madewell, Living Social, and FTD. Here are details.

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Buying an Ultra HDTV

Ultra HDTVs have four times the resolution of regular HDTVs, but cost at least three times more. Before you consider buying one of them, Consumer Reports offers this advice.


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