Bloomberg Report: Honda adds new feature to family car

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by Jane King / Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 7:33 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 27 at 7:33 AM

A new study says insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims on individual health policies under President Obama's new health care law. The report from the Society of Actuaries also says the reform will reduce the number of uninsured Americans by more than half, to less than 7 percent of the population.

Meantime, you know how Taco Bell's been calling its new Doritos Locos Tacos made with Dorito-flavored taco shells its best product launch ever? Well now Frito Lay's unveiling the Doritos Locos Tacos "Taco Chips" on Facebook. They come in two flavors -- Nacho Cheese and Cool Ranch. You can win a whole pallet of them, worth more than $500, in a Doritos Twitter contest.

Honda is adding a new feature to the family car -- the 2014 Odyssey Touring Elite minivan comes with a vacuum cleaner called the "Honda VAC." The cleaner comes with a hose long enough to reach through the cabin, and a narrow head for getting in the cracks.

The Dow hits a new record high -- the ninth this year -- on stronger-than-expected home prices, and a jump in durable goods orders. And the men's restrooms are a little unique at the Philadelphia Phillies' top minor league ballpark. Giving new meaning to the term "streaming video" -- the hands-free video games in the men's urinals at the Iron Pigs Coca-Cola Park  are controlled by urinating.

 

 

 

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