It’s been 20 years since those ducks landed in Tony’s pool. A flock of extraordinary shows followed. These are the best dramas since 1999.
‘To Catch a Predator’ host charged with bouncing checks to Stamford merchant
STAMFORD - Shippan resident and "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen has been accused of bouncing checks and failing to pay for $13,000 worth of marketing materials he received from a local vendor. Hansen, 59, was charged Monday with issuing a bad check and released after signing a written promise to appear in court. Hansen did not immediately return a call Tuesday for comment. According to a four-page arrest affidavit, Hansen asked Peter Psichopaidas, owner of Promotional Sales Limited of Summer Street, for 355 ceramic mugs, 288 T-shirts and 650 vinal decals. Hansen planned to use them at marketing events, the affidavit said. The total amount due was $12,998.
Flyers introduce odd-looking mascot, soak in the comments
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot — a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard. The character's debut triggered an outpouring of comments online, including "Good luck sleeping tonight, Flyers fans" and comparisons to ZZ Top and the Muppets. Twitter users created memes with Gritty taking the place of horror-movie villains and splicing his head onto other disturbing images.
Anyone for Diglycerides? Anyone? Food Scientists Are Getting Fed Up With Picky Eaters
Cyanocobalamin is just another word for vitamin B12. Xanthan gum is a safe way to stabilize sauces. But try telling that to consumers.
Rigging of Foreign Exchange Market Makes Felons of Top Banks
Traders, including some who called themselves “the cartel,” colluded to manipulate the foreign exchange market, federal and state authorities said.
The Best Reason to Bake, Not Fry: Flavor
For chef Fermín Nuñez, the taste of the corn tortilla is the foundation of this dish, and baking brings it out. Piled with white beans, chorizo, melted cheese and a heap of greens, it’s a tostada with crunch and character.
Using a Health Savings Account to Pay Long-Term-Care Premiums
You can tap an HSA to pay the premiums for a long-term-care insurance policy, but the amount you can withdraw tax-free depends on your age.
Judge: State in violation of CPS order for a year
A federal judge supervising the state's foster-care system has ordered child-protection officials to immediately comply with a year-old court order prohibiting foster children from being placed in group homes that lacked 24-hour supervision. The development comes as the state has continued to downplay reports of continuing abuse and chronic staffing shortages in a system that faces the possibility of court supervision early next year, as the Legislature convenes to address a plan to increase funding for the troubled programs.
10 Things You Never Knew About Masturbation That Will Shock You!
No, you do not need a man—at least not to find pleasure in the bedroom. Masturbation is that taboo “m” word that nobody wants to talk about, but maybe they should start! Female masturbation is nothing new and can actually benefit you in ways you wouldn’t believe. Because May is Masturbation Month (yes, you read that right), we’ve rounded up ten facts about solo satisfaction that we’re sure will shock you!
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