Spend $25 at a local business, get $25 back from American Express

(Credit: American Express) Big week ahead, fellow cheapskates! And I’m kicking it off with my annual guest appearance on CNET’s Holiday Help Desk, which airs live today at 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET. The big topic, of course, is Black Friday, and if you think you know what I’m going to say about it, think again. […]

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Texting May Be New Arena for Bullies

Texting May Be New Arena for Bullies Nov. 21, 2011 — Texting among U.S. children is increasing in popularity, and as a result, more kids may be harassed or bullied via text messages, a new study finds. The study included 1,588 young people aged 10 to 15 who answered questions online in 2006, 2007, and […]

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USC Holds Off No. 4 Oregon 38-35

Oregon running back LaMichael James finds room to run during the first half of their NCAA college football game against Southern California in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Matt Barkley threw for 323 yards and four touchdowns and No. 18 USC held off No. 4 Oregon 38-35 […]

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Celebrity Crush

Thinkstock “The bottom line is that no matter where you work or what you do for a living, if you’re an adult, you’ve got to ask yourself why you have a celebrity crush.“ You’re online browsing the pop-culture sites, and you see that your favorite celebrity has a new boyfriend. You drift off in daydream […]

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Wall St. Dives: Dow Loses More Than 300 Amid Global Debt Fears

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks dropped more than 2 percent on Monday, as mounting concern about heavy debt loads both domestically and abroad increased uncertainty in an already troubled and volatile market. A U.S. congressional committee was expected to concede they had failed to reach a deal after three months of […]

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Survey: 1 in 4 Teens Bullied at School

Survey: 1 in 4 Teens Bullied at School Nov. 18, 2011 — One in four high school students in a recent survey said they were victims of school bullying, and nearly 16% said they were victims of cyberbullying. Researchers questioned more than 20,000 ninth- through 12th-graders in and around Boston in an effort to better […]

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Baylor Delivers Stunning Blow to No. 5 Oklahoma, 45-38

Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) passes against Oklahoma in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) WACO, Texas (AP) — Robert Griffin and Baylor created even more chaos in the national championship race with a stunning blow against fifth-ranked Oklahoma. Griffin […]

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15 Most Innovative Gadgets

Microsoft’s Kinect changed the way we play games n The Xbox Kinect quickly became one of the hottest gadgets of last year’s Holiday season. And with good reason. For the first time, there was no need to use a controller to play video games. As Microsoft’s marketing slogan goes, you are the controller. Now Kinect […]

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Swedish Girls

Thinkstock “Swedish college girls are enjoying twice as many sex partners as they did 10 years ago.“ If you’re craving some unprotected sex with college girls, then your best bet is to become a foreign exchange student in Sweden. A new survey shows that Swedish college girls are enjoying twice as many sex partners as […]

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Sweets Ban at School Parties May Cut Calorie Overload

Sweets Ban at School Parties May Cut Calorie Overload Nov. 18, 2011 — As childhood obesity rises, more schools have banned parents from bringing baked goods and other sugary treats for class parties. Now a new study suggests those controversial “cupcake crackdowns” may be on the right track. The study shows that kids can eat […]

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