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Facebook Rumors

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A new rumor involving Facebook has users up in arms about being charged for having a social life.

Earlier this week a report was released that said beginning November 1st Facebook would start charging users almost $3 a month to use the site. The announcement which was delivered by a site called nationalreport.com says the company held a news conference at its Menlo Park, California headquarters to announce the charge.  read more »

Going Green

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It looks like the Rockefeller's fortune is getting a little greener.

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is joining a group of people pledging to rid themselves of more than $50 billion in fossil fuel assets. At the time of his death in 1937 John D. Rockefeller had amassed a fortune of $340 billion. That money came from co-founding The Standard Oil company which dominated the oil industry. Now his heirs are ditching the liquid gold in favor of cleaner alternatives.

They join a coalition of more than 600 people and 180 businesses. The director of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund says he believes John D. Rockefeller would support the move. He says as a smart businessman John would have realized clean energy is the future.  read more »

Slow Service

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Restaurant service is slowing down and your selfies might be to blame.

According to a manager at an unnamed New York city restaurant customers are waiting longer than usual to score a table. And it looks like cell phones are the reason why. In a post on the Craigslist “Rants and Raves” board the restaurant manager described what happened when he pulled surveillance videos from 2004 and 2014. He found that the average time from when a customer walked in to when they left the table increased from one hour and five minutes to one hour and 55 minutes.  read more »

Happily Ever After

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Your wedding day is your very own fantasy, and now you can officially dress the part.

Since its release Disney’s “Frozen” has taken the world by a very cold storm. From themed birthday parties to Halloween costumes everyone is looking to get a little animated. And now brides to be are also getting the chance.

Disney has teamed up with Alfred Angelo Bridal to design a dress modeled after the one worn by Queen Elsa in the hit movie. The strapless gown has a sweetheart neckline and extensive bead work. And in true form to the movie's character the color of the dress is ice blue and features a long train. The gown will be part of the designer's 2015 Disney fairy tail weddings collection.  read more »

Death Threats

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A parking reservations company is apologizing after using the threat of death to lure in customers.

Connecticut based airportparkingreservations.com recently sent an email to its subscribers. It talked about a 55-year-old man that was found dead in a parking lot at Chicago O’Hare airport. It went on to say that there could be many reasons for the man’s death including stress. That’s because the process of going to the airport, getting through security and boarding the plane can raise a person’s blood pressure.  read more »

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Podcast: Slow Service

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