Aug 15 2012

Baby Seat Recall

Bumbo Baby Seats Recall: 4 Million Infant Floor Seats Recalled After Reports Of Skull Fractures. Huffington Post

About 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of infant skull fractures.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies can wiggle out of the floor seats.

About 1 million of the molded foam seats were recalled in October 2007 for additional warning labels against placing the Bumbo seats on raised surfaces, such as tables or kitchen counters.

Since the first recall, CPSC and Bumbo International of South Africa have learned of at least 50 incidents in which babies fell from Bumbo seats while they were being used on raised surfaces. CPSC says another 34 babies fell from the seats while they were being used on the floor or at an unknown elevation. In all, there were 21 reports of skull fractures to infants.

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Aug 15 2012

Relax & Unplug

Unplug on your vacation and relax, really. TODAY 

 

Mention an unplugged vacation to most Americans, and their responses range from amusing to the wistful.

Although it’s almost unheard of these days, heading off on a vacation without access to Wi-Fi or email is achievable. And, believe it or not, it’s worth doing. Some brave souls who truly understand that vacation means a respite from work are doing it so successfully that they return from their vacations rested and energized. What a concept! 

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Aug 15 2012

Pikes Peak Crash

Video captures race car's crash down Pikes Peak. USA TODAY

According to the video description, Jeremy Foley and his co-driver flew off the side of the mountain at Devils Playground, a mile or two from the summit of the peak, with their Mitsubishi Evolution 8 rolling as many as 10 times times before coming to a stop. Both occupants walked away from the accident with only minor injuries, KUSA reports. It was the 90th time the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, billed as the country's second oldest motor sports race, has been held.

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