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Professor returns from vacation, gets 'foiled'

A science professor at Gustavus Adolphus College left for a week's vacation this summer and returned to a shiny office. Very shiny. Professor Scott Bur's students had covered his office in aluminum foil. Computer screen, chairs, the ceiling, the floor — all covered in foil. Books and pens were indivFull story

Recalls This Week: Toy Dart Guns, Giraffe Blankets

Toy dart guns and a stuffed toy squirrel lead the list of recalled items this week. The guns have been implicated in the asphyxiation deaths of two kids, and the squirrel poses a similar hazard, as does a blanket embroidered with a plush giraffe. Full story

GE coffee maker recalled due to fire hazard

Nearly 1 million General Electric coffee makers sold at Walmart are being recalled after dozens of reports of overheating, smoking, burning and fires. Full story

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