Todays obscure news goes all over the board. From lead in lip gloss to the discovery of where the brain action site for alcohol’s is. Read on and enjoy!
76% say government likely to waste stimulus money — Forty-five percent (45%) of Americans believe the rest of the new government spending authorized in the stimulus plan should be cancelled right away, but 36% disagree [read it at Rasmussen Reports]
State health officials warn of lead in Target lip gloss — Indiana state health officials warn Hoosiers that elevated lead levels have been found in products sold at Target stores [read it at Kokomo Perspective]
DEWALT recalls framing nailers due to serious injury hazard — DEWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers have been recalled due to improperly assembled bump action triggers which could cause the nailer to malfunction and cause serious injury to users or bystanders [read it at U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission]
Veterans Benefits reference guide now available — The latest edition is a 164–page handbook which rovides the latest information on important changes in eligibility for VA medical care and benefits [see it at VA.gov]
Samsung pushes for AM OLED phones — Samsung is pushing for sales of models with the screens, a technology the company believes will give it an edge in the market due to the thinner display, clearer images and reduced power consumption [read it at Korea Times]
Tune-up your finances — Here are stories, interviews and tools designed to help you keep your portfolio running smoothly for years to come [read it at BankRate.com]
Site for alcohol’s action in the brain discovered — A new study by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies brings us closer to understanding how alcohol alters the way brain cells work [read it at Science Daily]