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World Cup Fever Has New Yorkers Noticing Soccer Stars On And Off The Field

World Cup excitement has hit a fever pitch in New York, but for many people the interest in soccer stars goes beyond their talents on the field.

06/14/2014

A British study will attempt to determine how regular cellphone use impacts cognitive development in children. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Will Focus On Physical, Psychological Impact Of Cellphones On Children

A new study is trying to find out if rampant cellphone use is damaging the developing brains of children.

06/11/2014

Many dog restraints don't protect pets during a car crash, a nonprofit group found. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Do Dog Seat Belts Really Protect Pooches?

The nonprofit Center for Pet Safety tested several popular pet restraints on the market today, using crash test dummy dogs of three varying weights buckled into the backseat.

06/10/2014

ATM machines have been targeted by scammers using skimming devices. (Credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Eliminating Debit Card Danger

Experts pointed to five instances when you should opt to use your credit card over your debit card.

06/09/2014

When their big day comes around brides want to be blushing for all of the right reasons. (Credit: CBS 2)

Skin Care Tips And Tricks To Make Your Wedding Day A Beautiful Memory

Wedding season has arrived and every girl wants to be a blushing bride on her big day, but no one wants that blushing to be the result of embarrassment over bad skin.

06/09/2014

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Seen At 11: Canceled Checks Could Come Back To Haunt You

Stop-payment orders generally have expiration dates.

06/05/2014

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Growing Number Of Women Turning To Homemade Cosmetics

Some consumers are swearing by the do-it-yourself products, but experts are warning those who purchase homemade makeup to be careful.

06/05/2014

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Seen At 11: New ‘Tokenization’ System Could Put An End To Identity Theft

With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.

06/03/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Can Deer Antler Spray Really Up Your Game?

Some people claim that deer antler spray is a performance enhancing supplement that can promote healing and increase strength.

06/03/2014

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Smartphone Apps May Be Convenient, But They Can Also Be Addicting

Some apps can be lifesavers, but others can be time wasters that leave you disconnected from the world.

06/03/2014

Henrik Lundqvist celebrates after the Rangers defeat the Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ticket Prices Soar, But Rangers’ Cup Appearance May Only Bring Small Economic Boost

With the Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final, the city will see a small boost to the economy compared to other major sporting events.

05/31/2014

An 8-month-old Hopatcong girl has become the 6th infant in the U.S. to die in a Nap Nanny Recliner. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hopatcong Girl Found Dead In Nap Nanny Recliner

An 8-month-old Hopatcong, N.J. girl has become the sixth infant in the country to die in a Nap Nanny Recliner.

05/31/2014

Complaining on Twitter could get you better customer service (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Complaining On Twitter To Get Better Customer Service

Anyone whose had a customer complaint all on deaf ears knows how frustrating it can be. But there’s a new way to complain that could get you better results.

05/29/2014

FILE - A man takes a 'selfie' outside Rockefeller Center. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Selfies For Sale, How You Can Make Quick Cash With Your Smartphone

A lot of people take selfies for fun, but now some smartphone owners are using them to earn money.

05/28/2014

Tech experts say self-driving cars are no longer a matter of if, but when. (Credit: CBS 2)

Self-Driving Cars Could Be A Part Of The Very Near Future

This is the first time that Google has designed a model on its own. For years the company has been testing its technology in Toyota made vehicles.

05/28/2014

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International Toy Fair At Javits Center

The Jacob Javits Center has turned into a huge playground. The 108th Annual International Toy Fair is in Manhattan this week showcasing the hottest trends in the industry.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria's Secret at Victoria's Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Adriana Lima Models $2 Million Victoria’s Secret Bra

Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria’s Secret at Victoria’s Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City.

Filene's Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides

Deal-hungry women create an annual spectacle.

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