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Say Bye-Bye to $199 iPhones and 2-Year Cell Contracts

cell T-Mobile started it two years ago, and now it's AT&T's turn. The company is slowly phasing out two-year contracts and subsidization of the latest phones like the iPhone 6 (which has allowed customers to pay only $199 upfront). Expect to have to pay full price -- $649 for top-of-the-line cellphones or $27 a month on an installment plan.

27 Ways to Keep Fresh Food Fresh Longer

veggies Some of these methods may sound crazy, but Buzzfeed claims they really work to keep food fresher. For instance, they say keeping onions individually wrapped in pantyhose can keep them fresh for up to eight months.


Xtreme Eating Awards: These Restaurant Meals Pack 2000 Calories

The Center for Science in the Public Interest just released its annual list of gut-busting restaurant meals. Each one contains about 2000 calories -- enough for a full day.

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Mouse Print* -- The Price They Advertise is Not the Price You Pay

mouse print Do you feel bamboozled by cell and cable company advertising that promises a seemingly low monthly cost, but junk fees, undisclosed charges, and a myriad of taxes boost your actual bill significantly? We do too. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Kohl's Father's Day $10 off $30 + 30% Off + Free Shipping

From June 11-21, get triple savings at on men's items. Use coupon code DADSDAY10 for $10 off a $30 purchase of men's apparel and gifts. Then take another 30% off with code BBQ30. Then use JUNE4MVC for free shipping. Kohl's card customers only, online only.

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How to Cut Your Water Use in Half

California now has mandatory water saving restrictions, but it is not such a bad idea for everyone else too. Here are tips from Consumer Reports on how to cut your water usage in half.

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