Are You One of Millions Who Misplaced $58 Billion?
It's one thing if you forget to turn the light out in the bathroom. It is quite another if you forget where you put $58 billion. That is the amount of "unclaimed" money there is in the US that consumers have somehow lost track of. Here are places to check to see how much of the bounty might be yours.
10 Things Cable Companies Won't Tell You
If you think of companies that we love to hate, cable companies must rank near the top. This story details some of their nasty practices like not allowing a la carte programming choices, plans to cap "unlimited" Internet service, and more.
The Supermarket of the Future?
Could the shopping cart go the way of VHS tape? Some forward-thinking companies are testing the concept of a virtual supermarket. Picture an eye-level full-color billboard that looks like the shelves of a supermarket stocked with staples. You use your smartphone to scan the item you want, and it gets delivered to your door. Peapod is testing this system in various cities at train stations, and in South Korea consumers there have been shopping this way since 2011.
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Mouse Print* -- More Groceries Downsize - Part 1 (2013)
Time to clean out the Mouse Print* pantry of more downsized items that we didn't have time to tell you about last year. Keep your eyes out for new examples and submit your pictures!
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