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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review

Baby buys Austin-Healey Sprite car on eBay

By Andrew Averill





The ultimate warning 'bout youngins and the web?


JewishWorldReview.com | (TCSM) A toddler clicks away on a smart phone. What's the worst that could happen? She could buy a roadster off eBay.


That's what happened to one Oregon family last month. Their 14-month-old toddler bought a 1962 Austin-Healey Sprite through an eBay app on her dad's smart phone.


"She decided? to open the eBay app, and started clicking around and one thing led to another and we own a car," dad Paul Stoute told KOIN 6 News in Portland.


Mr. Stoute had no idea about the purchase until he received an e-mail from eBay congratulating him on the buy and listed the total cost - $225. Relieved she hadn't purchased the $38,000 Porsche, he told KOIN, he and his wife still were worried.


"Panic. Initial panic. Just a 'what do we do, we can't really afford it' kind of thing." Stoute told KOIN.



Stoute's wife called her mother, Carlene Stenejhem, and told her what happened. "I said, 'Yeah, right,'" Ms. Stenejhem recalled. "And she said, 'No, Sorella bought a car on eBay and we have to buy it.'" Stoute plans on fixing the car up, but it needs a lot of work. The car's moniker, spray painted on the driver side door, is Frankensprite.


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He's using Smarty Pig, a crowdfunding website, to raise money for the repairs and told KOIN he'd like to be able to give the car, in working order, to Sorella when she gets her license.


In case you're wondering, Stoute has upped the security on his smart phone since. He changed his phone's pin number and installed facial recognition software.

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