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Beer Spending is Up: 8 Stats for St. Patrick's Day

Collectively, we'll spend $262 million on beer this year! (Let's hope it's not entirely consumed by the 2 million people attending the parade in New York.) That and more stats are in our ~!St. Patrick's Day by the numbers guide!.

Lumber Liquidators Accused of Selling Flooring With Formaldehyde

If you've bought flooring from Lumber Liquidators, you may be facing a problem. On a recent episode of 60 Minutes, the news program claimed some of the retailer's laminate flooring was intentionally mislabeled and may contain hazardous levels of formaldehyde. Find out if you've purchased the flooring in question, and if so, what you should do about it.

How to Make Your Tablet Faster

Trimming the fat off your tablet's software is easier than you think. From deleting unused apps to eliminating background tasks, we've got six easy steps you can take to speed up your tablet experience.

9 Alternative Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for the Modern Romantic

Love-sick lads and lasses who are tired of shopping for chocolates and flowers will be inspired by ~!our selection of adorable alternatives to the more typical heart-filled and sweet-smelling Valentine's Day options. The spoils include a bouquet of unicorns (oh yes) and a pair of mittens that's been sickeningly crafted for two.

Current Verizon Users Can Now Score a Better Data Plan or Cheaper Rates — But You Have to Act

Bowing to the pressure of the competitive wireless service provider market, Verizon has announced money-saving changes to its plans to entice both current and new customers. But current customers won't automatically be switched to money-saving plans, and must reach out to Verizon to take advantage of the deal

8 Valentine's Day Stats: 1 in 3 Couples Won't Exchange Gifts This Year

Sure, we all think we have to splurge on Valentine's Day, but as it turns out, quite a few of you aren't going to buy anything for your significant other this year. Where do you stand? We've got some cold hard data on V-Day spending, expectations, and preparations to help you cut through the anxiety and uncertainty of this romantic occasion.

VIDEO: Would You "Pay" for McDonald's With an Act of Kindness?

McDonald's Super Bowl Commercial claimed that the burger company would dish out free food to random customers, if those customers would perform a joyous or kindly act. Well, the promotion has started and videos of people dancing, calling loved ones, and complimenting strangers to get free food are starting to appear. In this brief — yet lively — video, our experts discuss if they would "give some love" to get a free apple pie.

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