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  • Top 10 Horrible Accidents to Avoid
    Top 10 Horrible Accidents to Avoid
    “When it’s your time, it’s your time.” NOT. Most accidents, including freak, are avoidable. Here’s a compilation from popularmechanics.com.Mauled by a mower. Every year in the U.S., about 95 people die by mower when...
  • 3 Stupid Simple Tips to protect your Identity
    3 Stupid Simple Tips to protect your Identity
    For anyone who goes online, it’s impossible to hack-proof yourself, but not impossible to make a hacker’s job extremely difficult. Here are three things to almost hack-proof yourself.Two-factor authentication. Imagine a hacker, who has...
  • The Kindle Voyage comes to Amazon
    The Kindle Voyage comes to Amazon
    Last month Seattle-based Amazon announced 5 new members to their Kindle family that would roll out sometime in October. Amazon's Kindle Voyage became of the first of the new device as it started shipping Tuesday morning.“Kindle Voyage is...
  • Count Chocula turns up soaked in beer
    Count Chocula turns up soaked in beer
    A silly but true story is hitting the ABC News airwaves today on October 21, 2014 about a shortage of the favorite Halloween cereal, Count Chocula, in the small town of Ft. Collins, Colorado. There are two neighborhood Albertson’s grocery...
  • A Horse named Bernie stampedes Hell’s Kitchen
    A Horse named Bernie stampedes Hell’s Kitchen
    A news story hit the New York Post on October 20, 2014 about a carriage horse named Bernie, breaking loose, and trotting down the streets of Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan around 8:30 in the morning. The entire event was caught on video, complete...
  • How much do you know about pumpkins?
    How much do you know about pumpkins?
    Did you know that pumpkins are a fruit? It makes sense since we make pies out of them, though most people would still be surprised to learn that. Fall is the time of year we most closely associate with pumpkins, and pumpkin everything is...
  • 9 Ways to sell your House safely
    9 Ways to sell your House safely
    Selling your house can spell a lot of trouble whether you do it yourself or hire a real estate agent. Agents have little training on safety and security and home owners even less so. Here are safety tips.Prior to a showing, get information on the...
  • Sen. Leahy advocates net neutrality
    Sen. Leahy demanding ‘net neutrality’ for Comcast
    Just minutes ago on October 20, 2014, the website InTheCapital.com reported a story regarding the ever-conflicting argument over net neutrality. This time, the discussion is pointed specifically at Comcast. And the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary...
  • Managing your finances via computer.
    Yet Another Financial Concern: Repayment of Loans After Distress
    In this economy, it is no wonder that there are concerns over many aspects of the personal financial realm, including the repayment of debts incurred by loved ones after they have passed, as well as temporary set-backs due to loss of job,...
  • Microsoft smartwatch diagram used in patent filing
    Will Microsoft’s smartwatch beat Apple to the punch?
    The tech world has all been hearing about Apple’s long anticipated launch of their smartwatch device, but is Microsoft getting ready to steal their thunder? According to a recent news report on the Forbes website on October 19, 2014, this...
  • Goliath birdeater spider discovered in South America
    Giant spider invades South America
    A news story running in USA Today on October 19, 2014 talks about a new discovery in the rainforests of South America, a furry, 6 ounce, giant spider called the Goliath Birdeater. For arachnophobics around the world, this creepy creature might...
  • BYOD and remote wipe
    Can your employer wipe personal data from personally owned device?
    Employees like Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) opportunities for any number of reasons. BYOD allows employees to use the type of device they like to use (an Apple product rather than Windows, for instance). Employees also say that BYOD lets them be...
  • What is Browser Hijacking?
    What is Browser Hijacking?
    Imagine it. You sit down at your computer about to do your daily perusal of Buzzfeed or check out The Financial Times but your homepage is now some weird search engine you’ve never seen before. Guess what? You’ve been hijacked.Browser...
  • Trovi virus compromising Mac OS X and Windows alike
    Malware goes multi-platform to further ruin the safe Mac myth
    Not everyone knows that virus-free Mac OS has been a delusion for as long as 10 years now. The first known Mac shell script worm called Renepo having been written back in 2004, the security industry has seen dozens of increasingly sophisticated...
  • The Surface tablet has an identity issue
    The Surface tablet has an identity issue
    In an article yesterday the online technology blog Redmond Pie reported that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said that his team issued Surfer tablet looked like a “knockoff iPad”. Normally a comment like this would not be cause...