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  • U.S. a laggard in adopting more secure credit cards

    U.S. a laggard in adopting more secure credit cards
    The massive data breach at Target this week has again highlighted how the United States remains a relatively insecure backwater when it comes to credit card technology. Over the last decade, most countries have moved toward using credit cards that carry...
  • In fob we trust

     
    The blessing and curse of modern car keys Wednesday's print column Earlier this week, we traded my wife's old sedan for the key to a brand new car Literally. In the course of final negotiations with the salesman, I said......
  • Vice's avant-garde media revolution

    Vice's avant-garde media revolution
    When Madonna declared herself fed up over the "death of creativity" after a world tour in which religious conservatives protested her concert in Poland, fascist skinheads heckled her in France and she received terrorist threats in Russia, the pop...
  • More and more pets joining the Halloween costume parade

    Don't be surprised if you're greeted by a werewolf barking at your front door on Halloween. According to Alice Lerman, of Chicago's Barker and Meowsky: A Paw Firm, the Twilight movie series has influenced popular Halloween costumes for dogs. She adds,...
  • Airbag problem forces recall of 374,000 Honda, Acura vehicles

    Airbag problem forces recall of 374,000 Honda, Acura vehicles
    Honda will recall 374,000 Odyssey minivans and Acura MDX sport-utilities in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the airbags to deploy without warning. The airbag system in such vehicles can trigger due to electrical interference, the company said....
  • Microchipping best defense against new 'dog-flipping' menace

    Q: What is this 'dog flipping' thing in the news all about? -- S.J., Henderson, NV Q: I've seen TV reports about people stealing dogs and putting them on Craig's List. It's scary. What can I do to prevent this? -- H.W., Chicago, IL A: Dog-flipping is...
  • Pet of the Week

    Pet of the Week
    Hidden, but very close, a stray tortoiseshell cat lies under the Birds of Paradise plants at Fashion Island, going unnoticed until now. According to witnesses, the cat has been seen around the shopping center since fall 2012. Kaitlin Agee sees the kitty...
  • CBS Loads Up on Stars with Orders for 4 Comedies, 2 Dramas

    CBS has stocked up on four comedies for the 2013-14 season, including a new entry from Chuck Lorre and a domestic vehicle from Greg Garcia. The Eye also picked up two dramas. CBS has a number of notable faces coming to its sked, from Josh Holloway...
  • Honor lost 'Poco" by saving the life of another cat

    Q: I once lived in Highland Park, Ill., with a cat named Poco. We were inseparable. When he was diagnosed with kidney stones, I had to give him up; I just couldn't afford treatment in 1987. I still miss Poco very much. How do I ask for forgiveness when he...
  • Family dog returned after 2 years, thanks to a microchip

    If you want to be proactive about saving your pet's life, regular veterinary visits, pet insurance and keeping a cat indoors only are certainly high on the list. But the most powerful tool of all could be about the size of a grain of rice: a microchip....
  • Preparation key to surviving a disaster - and saving your pets

    June 1 officially kicked off the 2012 hurricane season. But even if you don't live in a hurricane-prone region, many other disasters can strike, from tornadoes to wildfires, earthquakes and floods. If you have pets, be prepared. Rule No.1: If you have...
  • Orange County Animal Services offers ‘Waggin Wheel’ dog adoption promotion Saturday

     
      Orange County Animal Services is offering the “Waggin Wheel” dog adoption promotion on Saturday, August 18,  in honor of International Homeless Animals’ Day. For this one day, dog adopters will be able to spin the wheel to receive a...