| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, unless you have a list of 20 people you need to buy presents for. Then it seems mostly frustrating, tiresome and expensive.
From Nov. 1 until New Year's, stores flood shoppers' email inboxes with...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Jeffery Hall was supposed to be managing Orlando-based Millenia Gallery, but he was actually embezzling funds and selling some of the artwork on eBay, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Federal authorities announced the...
| Sep 24, 2014
Bill Fournier found his first fossil in high school, and has been interested in them ever since. He travels the state, finding them in places like Rainbow Reservoir in Windsor and on King's Island in the Connecticut River, and purchases some on eBay and...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The outsourcing of jobs has been a painful, recurring theme in the past several years, but here's a twist. According to Consumer Reports, more companies are outsourcing customer service — to their own customers.
Remember when attendants pumped gas,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco is having an unusual fall sale.
Late Monday afternoon, Canseco tweeted that he was selling the finger he shot off along with the gun he used during the accident.
Canseco even tweeted a picture of the gun, which he...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Hey, all you would-be Hannibal Lecters out there — this is your lucky day.
Infamous ex-baseball player Jose Canseco, who has certainly had his ups and downs career-wise, reportedly shot off his middle finger last week while cleaning his gold-...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:58 PM
NEW YORK (IFR) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will sell its first-ever bond on Thursday, a jumbo trade expected to be around $8 billion in size that comes just two months after the company's record IPO.
It is looking to sell up to seven tranches,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:10 AM
People this week named Australian actor Chris Hemsworth ("Thor," "The Avengers," "Snow White and the Huntsman") the sexiest man alive. Leading the Wrap to ponder, why hasn't Ryan Gosling ever been crowned? Because Gosling doesn't want it, sources say....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Dozens of crooks in Broward County paid the price for their retail-related offenses this week when authorities teamed up with local stores to crack down on organized retail crime.
The Broward Sheriff's Office, local police agencies, Homeland Security...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I served in the U.S. Air Force, and for some time was stationed in England. We're wondering about something we got there. We call it a clay bowl. Marks on the bottom are clear, but I only recently found out what they mean. Can you help with value?
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:55 AM
If there's a Hello Kitty fan on your holiday gift list this year, we've got you covered. If he or she also happens to be a Spam fan, you're well on your way to becoming best friend of the year.
All you'll need is the Hello Kitty Spam musubi (or shaped...