This is great advice. We're about to close on a purchase of a home that the sellers have only owned for 15 months, and have done very little to since they purchased. A little sleuthing on our part (from public information sources) revealed the sellers are separated and about to divorce. Sad situation, yes. Our… » 9/30/14 7:47am Tuesday 7:47am

OK, but any decent molecular biologist would be able to run these fragments against a microarray or other analysis and determine the required primer sequences. If the process is doable for the manufacturer, it's doable for the counterfeiters, if their pockets are deep enough. » 9/26/14 5:38pm Friday 5:38pm

Plutonium scoffs at your "dangerous" materials, and their effects that can take decades to manifest themselves. Pu will kill you, now. I know, I know, we don't mine Pu. But when you say something is "the world's most dangerous material" well, there's always a bigger kid on the next block. » 9/26/14 12:20pm Friday 12:20pm

Title Loans should be there along with Payday loans. You give them your car title, they lend you money and keep the title. The interest and fees are outrageous; some of them also charge you a fee to "maintain" the GPS tracking device they install on your car - this fee can be as much as the loan payment. And of… » 9/26/14 7:04am 9/26/14 7:04am

Actually, it's not necessary. I was spanked as a kid, and paddled at school. While we did spank our older child a couple of times, my wife and I never spanked our younger child. Said child was super band kid, honor graduate, has a full year of college credit from AP exams and is in an exclusive honors program (with… » 9/16/14 12:46pm 9/16/14 12:46pm

It's time for Congress to give the NFL the treatment they deserve. Lie to the nation? Fine, cool. Only, the nation is giving you some serious breaks. Since you've shown you think we're all chumps, how 'bout you try operating without that juicy anti-trust exemption, mmmkay? Oh, and the IRS would like a word with you… » 9/11/14 4:29pm 9/11/14 4:29pm