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Chemical in Colgate Total possible hormone disrupter and carcinogenic

Colgate Total still uses tricolsan, an antibacterial chemical that has not been proven safe.<p>Consumer NZ is warning people to limit their use of …

Thermomix, the magical German do-it-all kitchen appliance, is here to conquer America

In a fanciful advertisement from 1956, a limber American housewife is spirited to Frigidaire’s “Kitchen of the Future,” where she delightedly pushes buttons, gazes at flickering screens, and twirls a rotating cylindrical fridge. She skips away for an interlude of recreation involving tennis, golf, …

A faulty first-gen Apple Watch could get you a free upgrade

If you have a first-generation Apple Watch that’s faulty, you could bag a free upgrade when you take it to the Apple store.<p>Employees and Authorized Service Providers in some countries have been given authorization to replace original models with Apple Watch Series 1 units, but only certain variants …

Apple Watch

Why Switzerland never takes sides

What most people don’t know is that the Swiss had to choose a policy of neutrality, because for centuries, they'd been a country of mercenaries.<p>I was sitting in a grotto in southern Switzerland, savouring a regional version of risotto made with local merlot, surrounded by vibrant green mountains …

World History

Bank fees have been growing like crazy

Banks have been reporting earnings, and one item not getting enough attention is a rapidly growing line item called "noninterest income," which is a …

Finance

US airlines aren’t bowing to customer pressure because they don’t have to — Quartz

Flying is affordable, extremely safe, and as the comedian Louis C.K. reminds us, an amazing feat of physics. “You’re sitting in a chair in the…

Think Twice Before Ordering Beauty Products on Amazon — Galore

Here’s How to Photograph the First Coast-to-Coast Total Eclipse of the Sun Since 1918

Photographers in the U.S. are in for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on August 21st when we’ll experience a total eclipse of the sun viewable from …

Today’s executive orders are the nail in the coffin of Trump’s economic populism

There’s no workers’ party here.<p>Friday afternoon, Donald Trump traveled to the US Treasury Department where he’s expected to sign a new executive order. The order aims at making life easier for American companies that want to avoid corporate income taxes, relax regulation on some large financial …

Eminem unleashes on Donald Trump: 'I'll make his whole brand go under'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Eminem truly is not afraid to take a stand.<p>The Detroit rapper is unleashing on President Donald Trump in a profanity-laced verse on "No Favors" -- a song off fellow Detroit rapper Big Sean's "I Decided" album, which is out Friday.<p>"I'm anti, can't no government handle a commando/ …

Donald Trump

Pressured by Trump, Mexico ready to discuss NAFTA rules in U.S. talks | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Under pressure from President Donald Trump, Mexico is preparing to discuss changes to trade rules about a product’s country of origin to try to avoid a disruptive fight with the United States over commerce.<p>Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto is pictured during his delivery …

Donald Trump

What happens when narcissists become parents

Narcissistic personality traits seem to have risen as quickly as obesity in recent years. Entitlement has become a defining characteristic of millennials, and everything from selfies to the everyone-gets-a-trophy mentality has been implicated in increased narcissism. Yet in and among all of the …

Parenting

The Polaroid Pop prints 3-inch photos and has a 20-megapixel sensor

The zombie brand rides again<p>The Polaroid brand has been licensed to CES gadgets for years now, and so of course it’s back again this year on another new camera that mashes up digital and physical photography. It’s called the Polaroid Pop, and it shoots (and prints!) 3-inch by 4-inch instant photos …

How to Retire with Over $4,426,000 By Saving Only $111 Dollars per Paycheck

6 ways police can spy on you without a warrant

The right to privacy is one of America’s most important freedoms, but with the ever-present specter of government surveillance and overreach looming …

States Wire Up Roads as Cars Get Smarter

Planners say ‘smart roads’ will unlock benefits from self-driving cars, curb accidents, but costs are high<p>FAIRFAX, Va.—On a crowded interstate outside Washington, D.C., large digital signs over four westbound lanes flashed messages lowering the speed limit by 10, then 20 miles an hour.<p>Drivers …

Roads

Find Free Stopovers With This New Flight Search Engine

<i>This article originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.</i><p>A new flight search engine launched Monday with the intent of helping travelers find …