Crane company involved in collapse at University of Texas at Dallas had clean safety record The crane company involved in an accident that left two men dead Saturday at the University of Texas at Dallas has no history of safety violations, a spokesman for the federal agency investigating the case said Tuesday. The company, Harrison Crane and ... 07/11/2012 - 12:54 am | View Link
Reader Jen admits that her diet is not perfect, but she does eat some vegetables. She enjoys buying Birdseye microwaveable frozen vegetables, the Steamfresh kind that cook right in the handy bag. Only the company has taken away a precious ounce of veggies by deploying the Grocery Shrink Ray on her veggie pouch of choice.
“The old bags feel full and fluffy at 12 oz (340g) while the new bags are limp and deflated at 10.8 oz (306g),” Jen notes, snapping some pictures to show us the difference.
(Consumerist Dot Com)
One might think there’s a line everyone crosses, whether it be a large corporation like say, McDonald’s, or an individual person, where you just know you’re doing it wrong. But Mickey D’s still doesn’t seem to get it, as it’s reportedly issued a helpful guide for the holidays on how its employees — many of which barely subsist on minimum wage — should be tipping their own employees, like the pool cleaner and the au pair.
We’re sure McDonald’s is simply trying to be helpful with its suggestions (which have now been removed from its Employee Resource site after a CNBC report on it) like how much you should be giving your au pair: “A gift from your family (or one week’s pay), plus a small gift from your child” or a nice chunk of “one day’s pay” for a housekeeper and “cost of one cleaning” for a pool cleaner.
Don’t forget your dog walkers, massage therapists and personal trainers.
The two story villa, which is almost 50 meters long and 19 meters wide, is built on one of the many historic beach ridges located in Bergen. While most private development projects in the area try to eliminate this hilly terrain underneath, Architecten CSK took a different route and built the Villa K design on top of the ridges, strategically working the uneven surface into the structure’s beautiful design.
California has Disneyland and Florida has Disney World. But Chicago has Disney Home.
Now a California couple who bought the house where Walt Disney was born 112 years ago plans to turn it into a historical site and museum.
The struggle with SIM cards can be an annoyance when upgrading to a new cell phone or reverting to a backup. Haven’t we come far enough with technology that such a thing shouldn’t matter anymore? What is a SIM card and why is it so important? Is there a way to use a mobile phone without requiring one?
One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home. And some companies are using the bikes to deliver beer kegs or pick up recycling.