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Best Lawnmowers 6/6/11

 Nearly one-third of Americans actually enjoy mowing their lawns, according to a Consumer Reports National Research Center survey.

Best Deadbolts 6/3/11

 Consumer Reports just tested 19 deadbolt locks and can tell you which ones will protect you and which ones won't! 

Topsy Turvy 5/20/11

If you're tired of those hard, pale-red objects that supermarkets call tomatoes, it may be time to grow your own... but is the Topsy Turvy option the way to go? Consumer Reports checks it out.

Darkside of Facebook 5/16/11

A just-released Consumer Reports survey shows in the past year more than five million American households experienced problems on Facebook, including virus infections and identity theft. The same survey also finds one million children were victims of cyberbullying.

Best Grills 5/20/11

If your grill has seen better days, you'll be happy to know Consumer Reports just tested nearly 70 gas grills to find ones that sizzle … without burning a hole in your wallet.

Contactless Cards 5/9/11

Banks are putting tiny computer chips in more and more credit cards and debit cards...35 million cards have them already. They're supposed to make it quicker for you to buy things. But Martha Koloski reports they do have a downside.

Baby Stroller Warning 5/6/11

If you're a parent or take care of young children, this next report is for you. Consumer Reports has issued a safety alert regarding a stroller made by Britax.

Cleaners to go 5/2/11

Wine, coffee, and tea are some of the most common stains, and for Tide, they're big business. t sells more than ten million Tide to Go Instant Stain Removers a year. Martha Koloski has more on the newest competitors in the market.