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Smart Car Tipping: Vandals Strike San Francisco

Smart Cars are being targeted in vandalism in the San Francisco area known as Car Tipping. Three Smart cars were found flipped between 1 and 1:30 a.m. within about 10 blocks of each other, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. NBC Bay Area found four Smart cars between Sunday night and Monday morning that were targeted in this crime. Two were found in the Bernal Heights neighborhood on Anderson Street,... 

Nathan Entingh, 10-years old Suspended for Making Gun Gesture at School

A 10-year old was suspended from school for three days because he made a gun gesture with his hand while pointing it at another student’s head. According to his father, Paul Entingh, “He was pointing it at a friend’s head and he said ‘boom.’ The kid didn’t see it. No other kids saw it. But the teacher saw it,” he told CNN. “It wasn’t threatening.... 

Free Pancakes at IHOP Today from 7AM to 10PM for National Pancake Day

It’s free pancake day at IHOP. Until 10 p.m., go to your local IHOP and ask for a free short stack, then donate to Children’s Miracle Network, which provides treatment to sick and injured kids at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to children... 

Calvin and Hobbes Creator, Bill Watterson Reveals New Artwork For Stripped Documentary

Calvin and Hobbes creator, Bill Watterson revealed new artwork for the first time in 19 years for a documentary about comics called Stripped. “Aside from supplying a few sentences to the documentary, I’m not involved with the film, so Dave’s request to draw the poster came completely out of the blue,” Watterson tells Comic Riffs early Wednesday afternoon. “It sounded like fun, and maybe... 

Poisoned Meatballs Killing Dogs in San Francisco

Pet owners are being advised to be on alert for poisonous meatballs in the San Francisco Twin Peak area. Twenty-one poisonous meatballs intended to kill dogs were found hidden in bushes and shrubs in the area of Crestline and Parkridge drives in the city’s Twin Peaks neighborhood Saturday morning, Animal Care & Control Volunteer Coordinator Deb Campbell said. After a resident called Animal Care... 

Infantino Teether Monkey Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday the recall of 191,000 monkey-shaped squeaking teething toys sold at Target due to a choking hazard to children. Infantino has received seven reports of infants choking or gagging on the monkey’s tail. No injuries have been reported, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said consumers should stop using the Go Gaga Squeeze &... 

Graco Car Seat Recall Due to Faulty Harness Buckle

Graco has recalled more than 3.7 million car seats after the red release button in the center of the harness was found to be difficult to unlatch, or can become stuck. Which can make it difficult or impossible to remove the child quickly in an emergency. Graco said that the problem with the harness buckles can be caused by an accumulation of food and dried liquids. Thankfully, the company said it... 

Bob Costas Eye Infection Forces Him to Take a Day Off with Matt Lauer Filling in

If you have been watching the 2014 Olympic coverage since the Opening Ceremonies, you would notice Bob Costas eye problem getting worse with each night. It all started with a noticeably swollen and red left eye when he made his 2014 Sochi Olympics debut on Thursday before NBC aired footage from the first day of events. He addressed the eye problem early in the broadcast, “Bear with me for a... 

Dumb Starbucks Coffee Shop Tests the Parody Law

Dumb Starbucks opened it’s doors on Friday, February 7, 2014 and pictures have been going viral on Social Media. Crowds of people lined up for hours to grab a cup of coffee from “Dumb Starbucks,” with a good reason too. When the Dumb Starbucks opened its doors, the baristas gave away free coffee until they ran out. Located in a strip mall next to a laundromat, the shop reportedly mimics... 

Amazon May Increase Prime Membership Price by $20 to $40

Amazon may be raising their Prime membership price as the retailer is battling higher shipping costs. Fuel prices have climbed and the company is struggling to keep the cost of deliveries down. During a conference call with analysts on Thursday, following disappointing quarterly results, Amazon said it may have to increase the cost of Prime, which currently costs $79 a year, in the U.S. by $20 to... 
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