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Discover the Sacred Encounters in Your Dreams: Natural Dreamwork to Truly Feel Your Dreams — F


Are you ready to move beyond dream interpretation into a more organic experience of your sacred dream encounters? Instead of trying to figure out what a dream means, Natural Dreamwork is rooted in Carl Jung's perception of dreams ... read more

Banana duct taped to wall sells for $120,000 at Florida gallery


A piece of art that sold for $120,000 at a Florida gallery this week is drawing attention due to being a banana duct taped to a wall.... read more

Over 20 Epstein Victims Expose the Reality of his Worldwide Pedophilic Blackmail Ring


December 6th, 2019 By Makia Freeman Contributing Writer for Wake Up World AT A GLANCE… THE STORY:There are now 20+ Epstein victims that have gone public (many with lawsuits), including a group of 9 new women. One of these women ... read more

Addiction in Our 3D World: The Role of the Shadow


December 6th, 2019 By Sarah Elkhaldy In Part 1 of practicing shadow work we went over what the Shadow is and laid some foundation with common defense mechanisms that keep us from connecting with our shadow. We know the Shadow is a co... read more

Dad Spends 1,200 Hours Renovating 'Back to the Future' Car So He Can Use it to Pick Up His K


Since buying the run down DeLorean back in June, this 37-year-old dad has transformed the car into a school bus daydream for himself and his kids..... read more

For the First Time in the US, Surgeons Pump New Life into Dead Donor Heart for Life-Saving Transplan


The revived heart was successfully transplanted into a military veteran who is now faring quite well after the surgery, according to Duke University.... read more

Eating in Sync With Biological Clock Could Replace Problematic Diabetes Treatment, Says New Study


Not only did the study participants lose weight on the diet, their glucose levels also improved dramatically—and some were even able to stop taking insulin.... read more

Woman Was Scared Of Neighbor's Pit Bull—Until He Saved Her Life


Despite how the Swedish woman had always been afraid of Simba, her attitude towards him softened after he came to her rescue.... read more

Need to De-Stress? Watch This Video of Alpacas Peacefully Grazing While Enjoying a Stunning Sunset


If you have never been exposed to the soothing sights of an alpaca herd grazing in front of a New Zealand sunset, then you're missing out.... read more

Fireball streaks across night sky in the Midwest


A bright fireball streaked across the night sky in the Midwest, with sightings reported in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.... read more

Artist creates life-sized traffic jam in sand of Florida beach


A Florida city unveiled an unusual beachfront artwork -- a life-sized recreation of a traffic jam sculpted from sand.... read more

Are You Sleeping in a Safe Place? The Hidden Danger of Geopathic Stress


December 5th, 2019 By Sandy Brightman The Earth has a natural background frequency of 7.83Hz, known as the Schumann Resonance, which corresponds to alpha brain waves in humans. When this frequency is thrown out of balance by other en... read more

Histamine Intolerance: 6 Remedies Plus Foods to Eat and Avoid


December 5th, 2019 By Dr. Edward F. Group Itchy, scratchy skin. Unexplained sneezing and red, watery eyes. Constant headaches? Is this an allergy — or something else? You may be experiencing histamine intolerance — when t... read more

What's the Kindest Thing You've Ever Done? Here Are the Best Deeds People Say Strangers Have


This new survey of 2,000 Americans says that people were also 22% more likely to commit a good deed after being shown kindness themselves.The post What's the Kindest Thing You've Ever Done? Here Are the Best Deeds People Say S... read more

At-Home Urine Test for Prostate Cancer Could Replace Uncomfortable Clinic Visits and Save Lives


This "revolutionary" new testing method could save the lives of thousands of men without requiring them to endure costly and uncomfortable clinical visits.... read more

Golfer Embraces Fan With Down Syndrome Whose Yell Caused Him to Lose Crucial Game-Making Shot


Rather than dwell on his disappointment over his lost playoff match, pro golfer Brandon Matthews made sure to embrace the fan who disrupted his final shot.... read more

Woman's Labor of Love From Her Basement Racks Up 160,000 Handwritten Holiday Cards for Military


It has been 17 years since she began writing cards for service members—and it has since inspired thousands of people to join her labor of love.The post Woman's Labor of Love From Her Basement Racks Up 160,000 Handwritten Hol... read more

For First Time in 72 Years, Sikhs Can Visit One of Their Holiest Sites Thanks to New Peace Corridor


Thousands of Sikh pilgrims can now travel visa-free from their village in India to visit the second holiest site of their religion in Pakistan.... read more

After Being Extinct in the Wild, Mexican Wolf Roams the U.S. Desert Once Again Thanks to a Former Wo


The beautiful Mexican wolf roams once again in the American wilderness thanks to Roy T. McBride, a former wolf hunter hired to find the remaining animals.... read more

Loose donkey gets 'field sobriety test' in Connecticut


Police in Connecticut joked that a donkey was given a "field sobriety test" when it was found wandering loose in the rain.... read more

Pies taken from unlocked store, money and apology note left behind


Police in Missouri said someone took two pies from a store that was accidentally left unlocked while closed -- but the culprit left money and a note, making it an "after-hours transaction" instead of a burglary.... read more

Harlem Globetrotter goes skydiving for world's highest slam dunk


The Harlem Globetrotters said star Hammer Harrison pulled off the world's highest slam dunk when he jumped out of a plane at 13,000 feet.... read more

Dog starts kitchen fire by turning on microwave


Firefighters in Britain said a kitchen fire was caused by a family dog that somehow turned on the microwave.... read more

Message in a bottle found in Texas river after 31 years


A Texas man who tossed a message in a bottle into a river in 1988 was reunited with his letter after it was found recently by a hunter.... read more

Eagle crashes through window of Virginia tax business


A bald eagle crashed through the window of a tax business in Virginia and was caught on camera wandering around inside before leaving on its own.... read more

What's the Kindest Thing You've Ever Done? Here's The Best Good Deed People Say Someone


This new survey of 2,000 Americans says that people were also 22% more likely to commit a good deed after being shown kindness themselves.The post What's the Kindest Thing You've Ever Done? Here's The Best Good Deed People... read more

Scientists Discover Molecule That Triggers Self-Destruction of Pancreatic Cancer Cells


14 days after receiving the treatment, the mice with pancreatic cancer cells transplanted from humans experienced a 90% reduction in tumors.... read more

UK Supermarket Chain Provides Free Car Charging Network to EV Owners While They Shop


As a means of encouraging UK residents to buy EVs, Tesco has installed thousands of charging points for their shoppers to top off their batteries for free.... read more

These Holiday 'Giving Machines' Allow Users to Donate to People in Need With Just a Swipe of


Rather than dispensing candy bars, this machine allows users to donate hot meals, textbooks, toys, and essential items for charities around the world.... read more

3-D Printed Coral Could Save Endangered Reefs


December 3rd, 2019 By Amelia Harris The value of coral reefs is inestimable. They are essential to ocean life, with one-quarter of ocean species depending on them for food and shelter. (1) They're also incredibly important for hu... read more

10 Signs You Could Be Psychic


December 4th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Are you psychic? Could you develop your psychic skills or become a medium? There are some schools of thought which hold that we are all psychic to a greater or lesser extent, while others believe th... read more

Changing Outer Reality Requires Changing Inner Reality


December 3rd, 2019 By Paul Lenda We all have our desires and wishes for how we would like to see the world. We may rise up against the oppressive control matrix and join resistance movements, believing that opposition by force, even ... read more

Tanker truck spills 6,000 gallons of condensed milk next to highway


The California Highway Patrol said a tanker truck went over a highway guardrail and ended up spilling its load of 6,000 gallons of condensed milk.... read more

Deputy cuts elk free from hammock in North Carolina


A sheriff's deputy in North Carolina climbed onto a rooftop to cut the ropes holding a hammock to a tree and free a trapped elk.... read more

Class ring lost at Florida beach found in sand 50 years later


A class ring lost during a 1970 day at a Florida beach turned up buried in sand a few miles down the shore nearly 50 years later.... read more

Thailand Boldly Plans to Start Banning Most Harmful Plastics As Soon As January 2020


The Asian country is set to ban microbeads, cap seals, and oxo-degradable plastic by the end of this year alone.... read more

Scientists Are Using Speakers to Revive Damaged Coral Reefs By Luring Fish Back With Healthy Reef So


By projecting the sounds of a healthy coral ecosystem, scientists found that more and more fish returned to help revive the reef.... read more

Rosa Parks Officially Honored With Memorial Statue in Montgomery 64 Years After Her Iconic Protest


On December 1st, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man—now she is being honored with her very own statue.... read more

These Vegan, Edible, and Long-Lasting Wheat Bowls Are Cutting Down on Plastic Tableware


Rather than eating your soup out of a plastic bowl destined for the landfill, you can now swap it out for an edible, wheat-based bowl.... read more

Scientist Who Helped Develop Breakthrough Ovarian Cancer Treatment Donates All $1.2 Million in Profi


Despite living a "modest" lifestyle, this college professor used all of her profits from developing the Rubraca drug to launch a charity for people in need.... read more

After Learning Denny's Waitress Walked 14 Miles For Work Every Day, Couple Buys Her New Car Hour


Adrianna Edwards used to spent almost five hours hiking to and from work every day—but not anymore, thanks to some compassionate Denny's patrons.The post After Learning Denny's Waitress Walked 14 Miles For Work Every Day, Couple... read more

MIT Researchers Believe They've Developed a New Treatment for Easing the Passage of Kidney Stone


There are not that many treatments for kidney stones—but MIT researchers believe they have found a new way to make passing stones faster and less painful.... read more

After Reading Random Facebook Post, Hikers Retrieve Lost Wedding Ring From Snowy Mountain Trail


This lost wedding ring was like a needle in a haystack—but a group of determined hikers miraculously found it within minutes of reaching the mountaintop.... read more

49ers Player Surprises School Principal By Handing Him a Check to Pay Off All Outstanding Cafeteria


The California middle school principal had been working at a local 49ers museum when the team cornerback handed him a check for $7,500.... read more

Majority of Americans Wish They Could Give Patience and Peace to Their Loved Ones This Holiday


Rather than giving mittens and scarves to their loved ones, the majority of Americans wish they could simply give the gifts of peace, health, and patience.... read more

Once Numbering Less Than 400, Majestic Bukhara Deer Return To The Wilds Of Kazakhstan


In a bid to reestablish tigers in the area, five Bukhara deer have stepped foot onto central Kazakhstan soil, where they've been absent for 100 years.... read more

American Woman Just Became First Paralyzed Veteran to Complete a Marathon Using a Robotic Exoskeleto


Retired Army Sergeant Theresa Vereline became the first paralyzed American to finish the NYC marathon, and first veteran to complete it with an exoskeleton.... read more

Officials in Zambia Unite to Halt Mining Permits in Pristine Wilderness in Africa


Three Zambian officials made public their vow to halt mining permits in Lower Zambezi National Park due to the threats posed to the environment and water.... read more

6 Simple Ways to Improve Dream Recall


December 2nd, 2019 By Nikki Harper Most of us are fascinated by the insight our dreams can give us into our subconscious mind – but dreams are famously difficult to remember, and we've all experienced the frustration of trying ... read more

How the Epstein Saga Connects to Almost Every Aspect of the Worldwide Conspiracy


December 2nd, 2019 By Makia Freeman Contributing Writer for Wake Up World The Epstein saga continues, with new information arising weekly and even daily that keeps shining the light on the audacious pedophilia, sex-trafficking and bla... read more

After Spectacular Unanimous Approval in Congress, Extreme Animal Cruelty is Now Officially a US Felo


Since the PACT Act was unanimously passed in the US House and Senate, it was officially signed into effect by President Trump on Monday.... read more

Man Hailed as a Hero After He Rushed to Pull Driver From Burning Car After Fuel Explosion


If Edward Cyr had not rushed into action when he did, Glenwood Little may not have survived the car fire that erupted from his backseat earlier this month.... read more

Discovery of 'Tendon Stem Cells' Could Revolutionize How We Recover From Injuries


Muscle injuries that can currently spell the end of an athletic career may soon be a thing of the past thanks to this latest medical breakthrough.... read more

Dying Man Fulfills Final Wish of Having a Beer With His Sons—And the Photo is Comforting Thous


Since the photo was shared last week, it has prompted thousands of people to share their own stories of comfort and familial love.... read more

With Only 4% of Their Works by Women Artists, Museum Resolves to Only Buy Female-Made Art for One Ye


This Maryland art museum is aiming to close their gender gap by exclusively buying artworks by female artists and designers for the next year.... read more

Man Transforms His Pub into the Most Festive Bar in All of UK So He Can Raise Money for Sick Childre


With more than 60,000 Christmas lights and towering sculptures made of beer bottles, this may be the most festive pub in all of Great Britain.... read more

In World First, Scientists Reprogram Bacteria to Exist Solely By Consuming CO2 From the Air


After years of careful work, scientists have managed to breed bacteria that exclusively consumes carbon dioxide from its environment.... read more

Years After Accidental Holiday Text, Man Still Gets Together With the Grandma Who Invited Him to Tha


It has been several years since Jamal Hinton was invited to a woman's Thanksgiving dinner—and they have been fast friends ever since.... read more

Boy's Reaction to Trying On Colorblind Glasses is Helping Finance Hundreds of Pairs for Other Ki


Since this video of a boy trying on EnChroma glasses was shared to Twitter last week, it has helped to pay for hundreds of other pairs for colorblind kids.The post Boy's Reaction to Trying On Colorblind Glasses is Helping Finance Hund... read more

Playing Traditional Games Protects Your Thinking Skills As You Age, Says New 68-Year Study


Playing cards, chess, or board games isn't just fun—this longitudinal study says it protects your thinking skills as you get older.... read more

Iconic Soccer Star Surprise a Superfan at Work—Followed By the Best Day Ever


Not only did the team surprise their fan with a visit to their stadium, they also gave him season tickets to every single one of their away games to come.... read more

In World First, German Steelmakers Power Their Furnace Using Only Hydrogen Instead of Coal


With the steelmaking industry producing 7% of the world's CO2 emissions, this breakthrough from Germany could be pivotal in curbing its carbon footprint.... read more

Dad's Panicked Text Messages Over Losing His Daughter's Hamster Might Be the Sweetest Thing


Although Steph Veerman was concerned for her missing hamster, she couldn't help but be amused—and endeared—by her father's panicked reaction.The post Dad's Panicked Text Messages Over Losing His Daughter's Hamster Might Be... read more

Missing Cat Finally Reunited With Owner After It Was Found Wandering the Streets 1,400 Miles Away


It has been five years since Sasha the cat disappeared from her home in Portland—but thanks to her microchip, she has finally be reunited with her owner.... read more

The Number One Skill of a 21st Century Leader And How to Acquire It


November 29th, 2019 By Bastianela Bente Unfortunately, nowadays, most leadership training fails to deliver the transformation it promises. The reason for that is that most do not address what I call the root skill of a true leader. O... read more

Protected Areas are Not Preventing Human Encroachment, Study Shows


November 29th, 2019 By Nikki Harper Currently, one sixth of the globe's land now falls within a designated protected area [1], in a bid to protect habitats, preserve biodiversity and maintain carbon sequestering vegetation. Sounds li... read more

Plastic Water Bottles and Bottled Water Culture


November 28th, 2019 By Kaylee White When it comes to being better stewards of the environment, we're all looking for ways that we can improve our overall habits. Some of those changes can be big — for example, switching to a mo... read more

Drink Tea to Boost Brain Function, Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes


November 28th, 2019 By Amelia Harris Cognitive decline is a serious concern for many people as they age, especially with more than 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer's Disease. But one study suggests that drinking tea regula... read more

Discovering Your Sacred Gifts — Even If You Don't Think You Have Any


November 27th, 2019 By Catherine Cates What are your unique talents? What are your sacred gifts? If you're like many people, you're now looking at me blankly. "I don't have any," is your most likely answer but that's simp... read more

How Silence Awakens Your World


November 26th, 2019 By Paul Lenda Enjoy the silence. It's hard to find these days. It really does seem like you need to go up a mountain and climb into a cave to find silence. Even then, you will have the intruding sounds of airplane... read more

After Australian Bushfires, People Knit Mittens for Burnt Koalas and Raise Almost $2 Million to Help


In addition to crafting hundreds of pieces of knitwear for injured animals, people from all over the world have raised almost $2 million in donations.... read more

After Learning Denny's Waitress Walked 14 Miles to Work Every Day, Couple Buys Her New Car Hours


Adrianna Edwards used to spent almost five hours hiking to and from work every day—but not anymore, thanks to some compassionate Denny's patrons.The post After Learning Denny's Waitress Walked 14 Miles to Work Every Day, Couple ... read more

Newborn giraffe adopted by dog at South Africa sanctuary


A wildlife sanctuary in South Africa said a newborn giraffe found abandoned and comatose is now improving with help from his new adopted parent -- an anti-poaching dog.... read more

Chihuahua drives owner's SUV across busy road


Police in Louisiana shared security camera footage from an incident at a gas station involving a chihuahua that managed to drive its owner's vehicle across a street.... read more

Riders on New York subway train enjoy early Thanksgiving


A group of riders on a New York subway train celebrated the holiday early by sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner on the Canarsie-bound L train.... read more

112-year-old message in a bottle found inside college wall


Workers conducting renovations at a New Jersey college made a discovery inside a wall -- a message in a bottle from the structure's original builders in 1907.... read more

Indonesian students given chicks to combat smartphone addiction


An Indonesian city is giving out pet chicks to 2,000 elementary and middle school students in a bid to combat internet and smartphone addiction.... read more

Police fine driver with ornate curtain hanging over windshield


Police in Britain shared a photo of a truck stopped due to clutter around the windshield -- including an ornate curtain, lamps and a cellphone mounted to the glass.... read more

Engagement ring found in pocket of jacket from Idaho thrift store


An Idaho woman is trying to find the original owner of a jacket she bought at a thrift store so she can return the engagement ring found concealed in a pocket.... read more

WWI-era German grenade found in Michigan river


A Michigan man using a magnet while fishing in a river made an unusual catch -- a German grenade from around World War I.... read more

6 Easy Ways to Strengthen Your Aura


November 25th, 2019 By Nikki Harper If you're feeling tired, drained, depressed or demotivated, it could well be that your aura needs a bit of a boost. Your aura is made up of the vibrations of your physical, emotional, mental and sp... read more

What's the Best Way to Take CBD?


November 26th, 2019 By Dr. Edward F. Group There are so many CBD products out there, from creams and lotions to extracts and pills, edibles, even vaping. So, if you're interested in taking CBD for your health, what is the best way to... read more

7 Urgent Health Challenges Facing Women: Natural Solutions for Low Energy, Stress, Hormones, and Mor


What if we told you there is a specific way to heal a woman's body from common diseases? Wouldn't you prefer that advice over various generalized therapies or treatments? A woman's body works very differently compared to a man's ̵... read more

After 'Mountain Santa' Dad Spent 42 Years Giving Away Gifts to Poor Families, His Son Decide


Jordan Howard—now known as "Mountain Santa"—expects to have 4,000 presents ready to give away during the holiday season in Harlan County, Kentucky.... read more

Humpback Whale Population Bounces Back From Near-Extinction — From Just 450, to Over 25,000


Thanks to whaling protections put in place, the South Atlantic humpback whale population has rebounded to its former numbers from the early 1900s.... read more

Indonesia Looks to its Past to Solve Modern Energy Troubles


One of the nation's most prominent sources of greenery will now be able to power the homes of thousands of rural villagers.... read more

Researchers Develop Basis for Oral Anti-Rabies Treatment That Could One Day Cull the Disease Entirel


Rather than depending on animals to get vaccinated for rabies, we may soon fight the disease simply by offering an immunity defense through oral bait.... read more

Freedom Isn't As Scary As We're Told


November 21st, 2019 By Gregory Sams Does anybody truly believe that one day we will have enough rules, regulations and enforcement officers to impose peace and harmony upon humankind? Once we have criminalised every twitch of disresp... read more

How to Argue Happily: Bank Easy Successes First


November 22nd, 2019 By Nikki Harper Relationships are not easy. All couples argue, whether they've only just met or have been together for decades. Even the most stable couples are still two individual people, who will have different... read more

Unlocking the Power of Meditation: The 5 Meditation Mistakes Most Seekers are Making — FREE Eb


Whether you're brand new to meditation or have decades of experience, you probably sense that you're only scratching the surface of meditation's life-transforming potential. We know – and studies have proven – that meditat... read more

Working in Secret, Bill Gates-Backed Solar Company Reveals Tech That Could Spell the End of Fossil F


This is the first time that a commercial technology has been able to reach temperatures of 1,000 degrees Celsius using only renewable energy.... read more

Disabled Student Can Pursue Her Dreams of Being a Cellist After Teens Build Her a Specialized Prosth


When this disabled youngster told her orchestra director that she wanted to play the cello, dozens of volunteers banded together to grant her wish.... read more

First Sickle Cell Disease Patient Treated With Gene-Edited Cells Experiences Significant Improvement


The first ever sickle cell patient to be treated with genetically-modified cells has experienced a significant improvement against the disease.... read more

After Teen With Autism Misses Train Ride, 'Polar Express' Crew Gives Him the 'Gift of Hu


Not only did the crew reschedule the family's visit with a complimentary tour and special needs accommodations, the conductor gave the boy a special watch.... read more

New Zealand Passes Historic Carbon Neutrality Legislation in Near-Unanimous Vote


In a landmark display of bipartisan cooperation, the nation's new commitment to carbon neutrality before 2050 was approved by 119 votes to 1.... read more

You Can Now Help Santa Deliver to Low-Income Kids By 'Adopting' Their Christmas Letters Thro


If you want to help Santa fulfill the wishes of kids whose families may not be able to afford a ton of gifts this year, you can just visit the USPS website.... read more

7-Year-Old Gathers 70K Signatures On Her Petition to Make Crayola's Coloring Pens Recyclable


Despite how the company tried to placate Jessie by saying they would consider her proposal, the young eco-warrior is not giving up that easily.... read more

Researchers Create AI System That Can Predict Epileptic Seizures One Hour Head of Time With 99.6% Ac


The researchers are now investigating how they will be able to introduce the technology to people's lives in a way that will be easy to manage and monitor.... read more

Hyper-Realistic Replicas Finally Spare Students—and Declining Frog Populations—From Biol


Rather than contributing to declining frog populations, teachers and high schoolers can simply use these life-like replicas.... read more

Coldplay to Put Off Touring New Album Until They Can Make Their Shows More Sustainable


With their new album set to release on Friday, the UK band says they hope to put off touring until they can make their concerts more eco-friendly.... read more

Kangaroo Has Been Hugging Her Rescuers Almost Every Day Since They Saved Her As an Orphan #TBT


It has been about 12 years since Queen Abigail was rescued as a wee orphaned 'roo—and she has been showing her love to her saviors ever since.... read more

'Sober Bars' Are Giving More and More Recovering Alcoholics a Social Place for Fun Without B


Not only does it give sober patrons a place to have fun, it also helps them become adjusted to traditional bar environments.... read more

Another Police Department Starts Collecting Canned Food in Lieu of Parking Ticket Fines


More and more police squads are parking fines to collect donations for important community initiatives—and this Ohio department is no exception.... read more

Discovery of Brain Circuit That Controls Compulsive Drinking Offers Hope for Alcoholism Cure


Additionally, the scientists were able to manipulate compulsive drinking habits simply by using light to control the brain circuit.... read more

Bagel Shop Manager Nonchalantly Drives for Seven Hours So He Can Return Customer's Car Keys


Not only did he drive several hours to return the woman's keys, he immediately turned around and drove home so he could work the next morning.... read more

Cameroon Man Uses Wasted Plastic Bottles to Build Canoes for Fishermen in Need


Not only does his organization help to keep Cameroon clean of plastic waste, it also helps to promote ecotourism and support low-income fishermen.... read more

Austrian Government to Turn Hitler's Birth Home into Police Station to Deter Neo-Nazi Pilgrims


Legislators are now holding an architectural redesign competition in order to ensure that the building is transformed into a more appropriate civil space.... read more

Troopers, driver narrowly escape out of control truck


An Illinois State Police dashboard camera was recording when two troopers and a stranded driver had a near-miss with a box truck that lost control on an icy highway.... read more

Hotel room costs $1, but it's livestreamed at all times


A Japanese hotel offers a room that costs only $1 per night, but there's a catch -- the guest's entire stay is livestreamed on YouTube.... read more

Territorial turkey chases Wisconsin mail carrier every day


A Wisconsin mail carrier said a territorial turkey has been chasing him through a neighborhood every day for about a month.... read more

Couple marry aboard plane halfway between Australia, New Zealand


A New Zealand woman and an Australian man celebrated their home countries and love of aviation by marrying in the air halfway between their home countries.... read more

Publisher offering to give Alaska newspaper away to new editor


The publisher of an Alaska newspaper said he is willing to give the entire operation away to a person or couple willing to relocate to the town and oversee the operation.... read more

British hotel seeks to hire tea time taste tester


A British hotel is offering $129 for a single day of unusual work -- taste-testing tea, cakes and other snacks.... read more

Florida dog knocks car into reverse, drives in circles for an hour


Residents of a Florida neighborhood said a car that drove in circles in reverse for about an hour only had a single occupant -- a dog.... read more

Free vector graphics editor


Could be useful. See (this one's for Windows, but there's a version for Mac and Linux, too) inkscape... read more

We have no reason to believe 5g is safe


via Scientific American The technology is coming, but contrary to what some people say, there could ... read more

2019 most dangerous U.S. cities

Today's front pages


Cool website for news junkies: newseum/todaysfrontpages... read more

The truth about electric cars


From: Anonymous See Electric-Cars... At a neighbourhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbour, a BC Hydro executive. I asked... read more

Russia-gate, explained

Where you belong


I've been in middle Tennessee the past 25 years, grew up in northern California, spent most of my 20s in L.A., but according to ... read more

Stop 5G on Earth and in space


We the undersigned scientists, doctors, environmental organizations and citizens from (_) countries, urgently call for a halt to the deployment of the 5G (fifth generation) wireless network, including 5G from space satelli... read more

Requiring (or not) a password in Windows


In Windows 7 (and possibly earlier and later versions), use NETPLWIZ and check (or uncheck) the box that says something to the effect of "require users to enter passwords." Make sure that your own username is highlighted before you c... read more

Turn your computer into a Chrome device

From NeverWare at neverware "Ready to turn your computer into a Chrome device? You're in the right spot. The ... read more

Behavior experiment


[copied from somewhere. apologies, but we don't remember where] You start with a cage containing four monkeys, and inside the cage you hang a banana on a string, and then you place a set of stairs under the banana. Before lo... read more

Conspiracy Corner


Conspiracy-related links Old reference to conspiracies ... read more

Word Hippo


Useful site here: Word Hippo. "Thesaurus and word tools for your creative needs."... read more

History of FriendsNews.com


FYI for those researching insignificant corners of the web: Wayback Machine... read more

Open DNS


Just thought we'd mention ... read more

So, you dropped your phone into the toilet?


Yep, that is what just happened to me. Here is some advice on what to do: wikihow/Dry-Out-a-Wet-iPhone. Luckily, it had already been flushed and the phone ... read more

Bogus ransom emails


Just because the From is spoofed, it doesn't mean your email account is compromised. See: Ask Leo And here... read more

Encyclopedia of Conspiracy


Encyclopedia of Conspiracy.... read more

RF Shielding

Compares chicken wire to aluminum foil (foil wins). I read elsewhere that, to protect equipment from CMEs, wrap it in cloth, wrapped in 5 layers of aluminum foil (cloth barrie... read more

Saturnalia


via saturnalia-reason-for-season "At no time in the history of the early Christian church was it ever thou... read more

E-recycling services in Nashville


Electronic Waste-Recycling ... read more

Private school comparison site


I've used this and liked it, FYI: privateschoolreview. This link shows an actual comparison.... read more

Good explanation of the "annexation" of Crimea


"In response to us-issues-new-russia-sanctions-over-profiting-on-Crimean-resort. Reprin... read more

Israel lobby


Watch the film the Israel Lobby didn't want you to see.... read more

URL expander


You might find this as useful as I just did: expandurl... read more

Barney Fife lives!


Can you say over-reaction? 87-year-Georgia-woman Related good-to-know ... read more

Opting out of ads


Useful site here to opt out of various online ads: aboutads.info. Some of the biggest name brands always seem to be conveniently unavailable.... read more

Another grammar complaint


I used to be able to spot junk email by its bad grammar, spelling and punctuation. Now, even "legitimate" emails often fail the test. It makes the grammar Nazi in me very sad. "Another grammar complaint"; ... read more

This week's literacy rant

OK, people, the word is "led" (when pronounced "led") not "lead" unless you're referring to the metal. I'm not surprised to see this in social media where it's acceptabl... read more

Remove dog-fight-supporting politician, Steve king


What a pinhead. "King supports dog fighting [because] "... humans are allowed to fight, so dogs should be, too." The difference, obviously, is that humans can choose whether or not to fight, and dogs cannot. Also, ... read more

Lingmo language translator


Wow, I want one of these! ... read more

How to drain a toilet


I realized halfway through the task of draining the toilet that I didn't know how. I'd never done it before. I've drained the tank plenty of times, but not the toilet bowl itself. It all started after I had to use a "snake&q... read more

Is it down right now


Useful site to see if it's your connection (or firewall) or the site itself that's having a problem: Is It Down Right Now? Someone emailed us about their tool here:... read more

Your cell phone might detect a credit card skimmer


"When you're next to the pump, try connecting to Bluetooth, and if you see "a long string of numbers trying to connect... then that's probably not good," says Sid Miller." via ... read more

Grim [false] depiction of Russian life


"As a top propaganda outlet pushing the New Cold War, The New York Times paints life in Russia in the darkest hues, but this one-sided depiction misses the reality of the increasingly vibrant country that Gilbert Doct... read more

Battery-free cell phone


Cool! This would (eventually) remove the need for environment-destroying battery factories. "We've built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power," said co-author Shyam Golla... read more

Running Windows in a Linux virtual machine


I'm going to try running Windows in a virtual machine after installing Linux on my PC, as per these instructions: superuser. It'll probably suck (because Linux sucks), b... read more

Another website/page of mine


It's a site called Patreon where they help creative people find patrons to support their work. My page is here: ... read more

Salt Water Filter Invented


Salt water filter invented... read more

Linux on Chromebook


Installing Ubuntu Linux on my Chromebook as per these instructions: lifehacker. I hope it works! And I hope I like i... read more

Qadafi's Libya, The Real Story


Qadafi's Libya, The Real Story. Or, maybe here... on globalr... read more

Facebook creeps me out


Every time Facebook shows me one of those notices saying something like "Hey there, we've been going through all of your posts and thought you might like to share this compilation," I feel like I'm being approached by some c... read more

Phone scam to make you say yes


Another phone scam to be aware of ... "After the introduction comes the questions: 'can you hear me?' "All of us, our natural response is to say, yes, or sure, or yes I can," said Hughes, but she says thi... read more

Cool website


Here's a cool website I just learned of: atlasobscura "In an age where everything seems to have been explored and there is nothing new to be found,... read more

Trampoline


Trampoline ends in "ine" not "ene" ... read more

Who should be in his administration


This is cool. We can vote on who should be in his administration. Too bad he's so evil, though. ... read more

Google Chrome extensions


Some of these Google Chrome extensions want permission to "... read and change all your data on the websites you visit." What the ...? Why would I give ANYONE that kind of permission?... read more

Steroid level so high in beef it's causing players to fail drug tests


I'm sure it's just a coincidence! :) Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-orig... read more

Horse versus Google street view


I like horses. I like Google maps street view. The two don't like each other. See ... read more

Keyword, cookie, browser analytics failure


Some headlines Google News mistakenly thought I'd be interested in ... Is Jeb Bush Right About Barack Obama and Donald Trump? — The mainstream (pro-Bush/Clinton) media keep pretending Jeb is relevant. ... read more

Possible cure for hair loss


There may be hope yet! See sciencedaily "Inhibiting a family of enzymes inside hair follicles that are suspended in a r... read more

The whys behind the Ukraine crisis


"Further supporting the "natural gas motive" is the fact that it was Vice President Joe Biden who demanded that President Yanukovych pull back his police on Feb. 21, a move that opened the way for the neo-Nazi militia... read more

Police arrest politician for distributing voting rights leaflets

"I asked [the policeman] for the ordinance number [being violated], because they can't put hanDCuffs on you if they cannot tell you why they're detaining you." via ... read more

Her own language


I love how my daughter, Elizabeth, 9, makes up words. Tonight I was complimenting her on what a good fruit smoothie she'd just made. I said she should always try to remember how much of each ingredient she used so she can make it ... read more

Let us vote whether money is speech


Let us vote whether money is speech ... read more

Solar freakin' roadways!


Amazing! I love this! See youtu.be/qlTA3rnpgzU And a nice song at the end, too! Here's their website:   ... read more

Possible 2016 presidential candidates


Everyone even remotely publicly thinking about running for President in 2016, in the link below. 2016 Presidential Candidat... read more

Another entry in the eternal "third party candidates can't win" debate

We received the following email from a friend, Diane, this morning: Subject: Another entry in the eternal "third party candidate can't win" debate There's a page on Facebook, the title of which is pretty much self-explanatory. Worth l... read more

The world according to Time magazine


The World According to TIME Magazine. For those who still read TIME magazin... read more

US is an oligarchy not a democracy, says scientific study

US is an oligarchy not a democracy, says scientific study Of course, astute observers have known this for years. Still, it's nice to see i... read more

S.C. state senate nullifies hemp ban

"Many hemp supporters feel that the DEA has been used as an "attack dog" of sorts to prevent competition with major industries where American-grown hemp products would create serious market competition: Cotton, Paper/... read more

Subsidizing the corporate one percent


Subsidizing the Corporate One Percent | Good Jobs First. Apparently, those bastions of capitalism... read more

The architects of free trade really did want a world government of corporations

Observations on Credit and Surveillance — NAFTA Origins, Part Two: The Architects of Free Trade Really Did Wa... read more

Putin-style politics could be what saves U.S.


I used to think Putin was a thug/autocrat [I should say I assumed he must be, but that's what it takes sometimes.That being said, he does seem to have Russia's (and his own) interests at heart.I like what he's done to the o... read more

Washington state bill would turn off resources to NSA facility


Cool! But I suppose the city of Yakima might in this case have veto power?"... Washington "to refuse material support, participation, or assistance to any federal agency which claims the power, or with any federal... read more

We stopped sopa, let's stop the tpp

"The text of the agreement has been shrouded in secrecy. But we know from leaked documents that the TPP would let corporations monitor our online activities, cut off our Internet access, delete content and impose fine... read more

Icelanders overthrow government and rewrite Constitution after banking fraud


via guardianlv/2013/12/icelanders-overthrow-government-and-rewrite-constit... read more

The fallacy of lesser evil choice


"... the main issue here is that it is delusional if not moronic for persons who describe themselves as "progressive" to insist upon copping out to the "Lesser-Evil" candidate for fear of "losing" an election, rather ... read more

Chris Hedges: imploding the myth of Israel

RFK Jr. on JFK's attempts to end the cold war


"Bolshakov smuggled a letter, the first of 21 declassified in 1993, to JFK's press secretary, Pierre Salinger, in a folded newspaper. In it, Khrushchev expressed regret about Vienna and embraced JFKs proposal for a pa... read more

Don't fall for the 90# telephone scam


I'd never fall for this (I hope) because our only "wired" number is through the Internet, not AT&T or any major provider.Here's a link to the FCC's page: ... read more

9-11 explained in 5 minutes


For those who still believe the official story. via 9-11 explained in 5 minutes.... read more

Simple reform could save America from Wall Street

A Simple Reform Could Save America From Wall Street a... read more

Shocked to realize affordable health care another Obama fairy tale

The article's title, below in link, is misleading — which I hate no matter whose "side" you're on — but the facts/results are true. "After registering, she lamented that 'every plan is going to cost more ... read more

Benjamin Franklin called traitor for informing people about actions of gov't


via Like Edward Snowden, Benjamin Franklin Was Called a Traitor For Informing the... read more

60 percent say fire every member of Congress


NBC/WSJ poll: 60 percent say fire every member of Congress — First Read. ... read more

Why war with Russia is unavoidable, unless...


"Both "conservative" Republican voters and "liberal" Democrat voters wash their consciences by blaming the other party for the evils of American politics. But they are the only ones to blame, because they keep electin... read more

WTF?? Constitution banned on Constitution day


"Prevented from passing out free copies of the Constitution to his fellow students. Free copies. Of the Constitution. On Constitution Day." via ... read more

A politician's worst nightmare


Be every politician's (and their henchmen's) worst nightmare, an informed citizen! Someone else has probably already said this, and said it better. Oh well, it's still true.... read more

Spot the psycho before they spot you


Activist Post: Spot the Psycho Before They Spot You. "We hang the petty thieves, and appoint the great ones to public office." ... read more

Ruling elite destroying our economies

... on purpose, is what he seems to be implying without saying so in so many words. ? Ruling Elite Destroying O... read more

If called to jury duty, be informed


Click below for more info: fija "FIJA works to: Inform potential jurors of their traditional, legal authority to refuse to enforce unjust laws Info... read more

Retarded


Obama himself says, "The odds of dying in a terrorist attack are a lot lower than they are of dying in a car accident." And he's right, for a change. Yet he/they want us all to be constantly afraid of this bogeyman, these nebulous "te... read more

Court to feds, explain marine's Facebook postings arrest


via Court to feds: Explain Marine's Facebook-postings arrest. "Brandon Raub's case exposes the ... read more

Musical sign language interpreters


That must be some fast signing. I'd like to see that. I guess they show the beat by tapping their feet? It's got me curious. We are SO excited to tell y'all that Musical Sign Language Interp... read more

Lawmakers who upheld NSA phone spying received double the cash


"... those 217 "no" voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 "yes" voters." via ... read more

Wouldn't it just be easier to change our foreign policy?


via Wouldn't It Just Be Easier to Change Our Foreign Policy?. "... it would lessen the supposed need to spy on Americans, which is unacc... read more

Conspiracy theorists sane; government dupes hostile


Told ya! :) via New studies: 'Conspiracy theorists' sane; government dupes crazy, hostile. "... read more

How to know if your co-worker is a threat to national security


"Essentially, pretend the Soviets won the Cold War and then conquered the United States — that's how the government is operating." via ... read more

Lies lies lies

Lyrics from a Frank Zappa song: "You will obey me while I lead you And eat the garbage that I feed you Until the day that we don't need you Don't go for hel...no one will heed you Your mind is totally contr... read more

Cool, not cool


Cool! But bad news for locksmiths? "keyme" stores a copy of your house key in the cloud Not cool ... read more

My phones


In the process of upgrading to a new Samsung Galaxy Note II today (which should arrive in a few days), Sprint at one point showed me ... read more

12 real patriots brave enough to fight for truth and justice


via 12 Real Patriots Brave Enough to Fight for Truth and Justice | Alternet. "Who are the t... read more

How inbred elites are tearing America apart

People are embedded in these institutions, they are blinkered in these ways that means they're making decisions outside the bounds of democratic accountability. Which can lead to corruption — like, moral transgression &mdash... read more

Ed Snowden, NSA, and fairy tales a child could see through

"This whole Snowden affair is an op. It's the kind of op that works because people are prepared to believe anything." via ... read more

Gardasil and Cervarix don't work, are dangerous and weren't tested


"Dr. Diane Harper was the lead researcher in the development of the human papilloma virus vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix. She is the latest to come forward and question the safety and effectiveness of these vaccines.... read more

Taibbi reveals smoking gun at moody's and s&p

"Lord help our f****ing scam?.?.?.?this has to be the stupidest place I have worked at," writes one Standard & Poor's executive. "As you know, I had difficulties explaining 'HOW' we got to those numbers since there is... read more

Best smartphone (2013)


I've got an iPhone 4 now, which I've never been crazy about. I used to have a Blackberry Curve, which I was also never crazy abo... read more

Vaccine scandal exposes government lies


"... most of the people in America who are diagnosed by doctors with the flu have no flu virus in their bodies. So they don't have the flu." via ... read more

Thousands of companies handing over your data to NSA


"We have become a "surveillance society", and this is exactly the sort of thing that the Fourth Amendment was supposed to protect us against. The government is only supposed to invade our privacy and investigate us wh... read more

Has the U.S. war on terror just had its Cronkite moment?


"PRISM looks like that Cronkite moment: The moment when even the staunchest Obama supporter admits they've been taken for a ride." via ... read more

The next American revolution has already begun


The Next American Revolution Has Already Begun: An Interview With Gar Alperovitz.... read more

Upgrading to Windows 7


Yes, I know Windows 8... read more

Priority issues survey from Nancy Pelosi


Got a "2013 Priority Issues Survey" from Nancy Pelosi today! First of all, I'm not a Democrat (nor a Republican). Second of all, why are they sending me actual physical mail? This is 2013, it says so right there on the survey! Direct ... read more

Patent claims solar energy 'breakthrough'


I hope this is for real: Patent Filing Claims Solar Energy Breakthrough "In a U.... read more

Sprint now allows editing how you appear in caller ID


This is great. I think I blogged once (here), complaining that I couldn't change how my name appears on the receiving end's cal... read more

Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and Columbine?


Glenn Greenwald asks in his latest column, "Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and... read more

Anger builds in Illinois at Bain's latest outsourcing plan


'I'm sick to my stomach': anger builds in Illinois at Bain's latest outsourcing plan"The Sensata plant i... read more

Bitcoin vs. big government


Nice! via Bitcoin vs. Big Government "Interest in Bitcoin has surged along with its valuation. Last week saw its excha... read more

The psychology of the powerful

Instead of analysing actions, checking through the consequences of those actions and chatting through the decisions made, leaders too often rely on impulsive decision-making - and this is when hubris can set in. via ... read more

Why is socialism doing so darn well in deep red North Dakota?

Public "social" banking works, even for otherwise "conservative" people. via ... read more

In case you thought he was your president...


via rt/usa/monsanto-bill-blunt-agriculture-006/ "Obama signs ... read more

The digital story of the nativity


This is the Christmas story as told through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Wikipedia, Google Maps, GMail, Foursquare, Amazon... ad infinitum. See YouT... read more

The confiscation scheme planned for U.S. and U.K. depositors


"Although few depositors realize it, legally the bank owns the depositor's funds as soon as they are put in the bank. Our money becomes the bank's, and we become unsecured creditors holding IOUs or promises to... read more

Cleanliness counts


Click on this link to clean the inside of your screen: yahelite/lol/screenclean.swf... read more

Name generator

Name Generator - Cool Name ideas at the click of a button! I thought this, above, was kinda cool for generating a pseudonym. You can also generate a Medieval name, a Tw... read more

What happens when the banks stay closed, Cyprus edition


[anonymous] says: I'm sure the "powers that be" are busy buying up properties and companies in Cyprus right now, as happened here with the real estate collapse. Prices will be fixed beyond the reach of the middle class, impoverishing ... read more

George Orwell's 1984 happening before us


Never heard of this guy before, but I'm glad people are speaking out ... at least occasionally. via Jeff Monson: US a police state, George Orwell... read more

Liberty versus security

From zerohedge, I like this graphic showing this nation's descent ... read more

Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?


via Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters, Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? In a word, no.... read more

Will graphene supercapacitors make batteries obsolete?


Cool! ... someday. From Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete? "Researc... read more

We need a new Sherman Antitrust Act


@holmes3804We need a new Sherman Antitrust Act! (or enforce the one we've got).Limit, b... read more

Ekaterina Dzhugashvili, Stalin's mother


And this, people, is why you shouldn't beat your child (any more than you have to) ... "She [Stalin's mother] once asked her son, 'Joseph, what exactly are you now?' He replied, 'do you remember the ... read more

Which website would you choose?


If you were on a deserted island with an Internet connection and a pug, but could only access ONE website, which site would it be?(BTW, the pug is irrelevant, I just like pugs!) Facebook - 3 votes Google - 2 votes ... read more

America should have a national popular vote


The Post-Election Project: Should America Have a National Popular Vote? Seems like a good idea, ... read more

The gravitylight, lighting for developing countries


GravityLight: lighting for the developing countries on VimeoThis is so cool!... read more

Fooling themselves


The "elites" are adept at fooling themselves into thinking they know best.This "superiority" that they bestow upon themselves is a convenient justification for keeping "us commoners" in the dark, and keeping themselves in power.... read more

Russia ousts U.S. NGOs, fake protests peter out


"Reuters states ... Putin ... has pushed through laws which critics say can be used to stifle dissent - tightening controls of the Internet ... and broadening the definition of treason." via ... read more

AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation


AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free |&nbs... read more

You are the solution you've been looking for


Instead of joining one more group, walking on [one] more march, giving to one more money bomb, sending one more breathless email about how important this issue is, do me a favor, go to the mirror and say to yourself... via ... read more

Stop calling them leaders

These political "leaders" throughout the world, including the US, are not leaders. They're just power players.... read more

What happened to the green new deal?

Big business would starve if deprived of state-organized central banking, transport, electricity, water, sewage, courts, zoning, police, environmental remediation, customs and labor regulation. Pick an industry and youll find tailored... read more

Signon.org

Start your own petition by clicking the link below via petitions.moveon. "People Powered Petitions.There are more than 8 million MoveOn members. ... read more

Strike debt! debt resistance for the 99%

Another great idea! via Strike Debt! Debt Resistance for the 99%. "Strike Debt is a nationwide movement of debt resisters fighting for economic justice and de... read more

Rolling jubilee

Rolling Jubilee. Great idea! "A bailout of the people by the people Rolling Jubilee is a Strike Debt project that buys debt for pennies on the dolla... read more

Mystery solved


I solved an old mystery today, thanks to one of the Russian language podcasts I've been listening to lately. It's a phase I'm going through. I'm starting to listen to Hindi, Chi... read more

People are not really awake yet to the two-party dictatorship


via Ralph Nader - People Are Not Really Awake Yet To The Two Party Dictatorship" ""... read more

Free & equal, fighting for a more equal election process

via Free & Equal - Fighting for a more equal election process. "As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization, we work to give all ballot-qualified lo... read more

The virtual recovery

"... the low 2011 real median household income is the summation, in most cases, of two household earners, whereas in 1967-68 one earner could produce the same real income.... when both husband and wife have to work... read more

Some Facebook users 'dislike' being used in online advertising


Some Facebook users 'dislike' being u... read more

Monsanto funded anti GMO labeling campaign


Activist Post: Monsanto Funded Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign Gets Away with Impersonating Govt. Agencies. Corporate scum at... read more

Media, electoral system leave Americans voiceless


Media, electoral system leave Americans voiceless - third-party candidates talk to RT... read more

Here's your sign, mr. ryan


"I think Gov. Romney maybe hasn't spent enough time looking at how our military works. You mentioned the Navy, for example. And that we have fewer ships that we had in 1916. Well, governor, we also have fewer hors... read more

Free and equal, presidential debate


Free and Equal - Presidential Debate. These candidates might discuss ACTUAL issues, not corporate-sponsored "issues."... read more

Tyrants


"When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader."... read more

Exposing kids to 10 hours of science a year makes them smarter


via Refreshing News: Exposing Kids To 10 Hours Of Science A Year Makes Them Smarter. "I didn't know ... read more

Comedian Richard Jeni, why the left and right suck


Comedian Richard Jeni: Why The Left & The Right Suck"... read more

Hacking democracy on YouTube


Hacking Democracy on YouTube. "The disturbingly shocking HBO documentary HACKING DEMOCRACY bravely tangles with our nation's ills at the heart ... read more

This guy is a joke


Here is a timeline of "dire" warnings since 1979&q... read more

Coal miners stand with Mitt because they're forced to


via Coal Miners Stand with Mitt Because Theyre Forced To | Common Dreams."Coal miners in Ohio - who work for a company that's given a... read more

The Bain legacy


... the GOP presidential hopeful was a key architect of what has become known as the "Bain model." And as president, it can be expected that he would govern the country using the values that governed Bain Capital. see ... read more

Hey banksters, we are fully awake


Good, short video about the banking system. via Hey Banksters: We Are Fully Awake... read more

White House removes petition with over 22,000 signatures


Activist Post: White House removes petition with over 22,000 signatures calling for the TSA to follow the law.&q... read more

Whatever happened to WordStar


I barely used it, but I found this interesting because I was once a "word processor" (human, not program) back in the mid-80s to early 90s.... read more

Lawmakers got inside information during 2008 financial crisis


34 lawmakers — including Speaker of the House John Boehner — got inside information during the 20... read more

Language


Language-related articles on this site Names in their own tongue and script, via Language names in their own tongue a... read more

History


"Natural Born" [in regard to presidential candidates] was clearly defined in "The Law of Nations" by Emerich de Vattel, published in 1758 and relied on heavil... read more

Roseanne Barr: two major parties are prostitutes for big money


via Roseanne Barr on Presidential Run: T... read more

Senator chairing investigation of JP Morgan Chase receives contributions from same


JP Morgan Chase Is Biggest Campaign Contributor to the Senator Who's Chairing the Investigation of JP Mor... read more

US Senators who voted to let drones shoot Americans in the streets


Maybe. Or, this might just be another purposely "shocking" headline. "Both" sides tend to blow things out of proportion, unfortunately. via ... read more

Bush found guilty of war crimes


Bush Found Guilty Of War Crimes Too bad nothing will come of it, but it's nice to see, anyway."In what is the first eve... read more

Thrive!


Great video ... and idea.Thrive! " Stay informed, subscribe... read more

Unplugging Americans from the matrix


... political elites represent only the powerful special interests that write the country's laws in exchange for funding the political campaigns of "lawmakers." via ... read more

Wordnik


. Cool website for those who like words. I love how they provide samples from actual articles on the internet.And they actually provide an answe... read more

Part 1 | hungry for change


"This inspiring film has the power to transform your health!" — Anthony Robbins, World Renowned Peak Performance Expert. via Hungry For Change — Part 1 |&nb... read more

Hackers elect cartoon character thanks to electronic voting


"... a cartoon character was written in and won by a landslide, thanks to the hard work of hackers ..." via Activist Pos... read more

What if democracy is bunk?

via The Daily Bell - What If Democracy Is Bunk? "What if you are only allowed to vote because it doesn't make a d... read more

All I wanted to do was vote


Indiana OfficialWorried About Voter Fraud Is Convicted of Voter Fraud "Irony Still Not Dead Dept: Indiana's ousted top elections of... read more

Judge Napolitano: how to get fired from Fox Business in under 5 mins


Judge Napolitano — How to get fired from Fox Business in under 5 mins.... read more

Result not even close to the actual vote


RP Supporter Chairman of Belfast Maine Caucus Calls State GOP to Confirm Vote Tally, result "not even close" to the actual vote! "It's not the votes that count, it's who counts the votes." — JosefStalin... read more

1930s Chicago Plan vs. American monetary policy


from The 1930?s Chicago Plan Vs. The American Monetary Act. "If the purpose of money and credit were t... read more

Taxpayers lose $1.3 billion as gov't exits chrysler

via Taxpayers lose $1.3 billion as gov't exits Chrysler "U.S. taxpayers likely lost $1.3 billion in the gover... read more

Tennessee begins to push back against NDAA tyranny

Some possible good news, for a change:"... any federal law purporting to require local or state law enforcement agencies to act at the direction of the federal government or the United States military is beyond th... read more

MIT creates solar cell from grass clippings


MIT creates solar cell from grass clippings "A researcher at MIT, Andreas Mershin, has created solar... read more

Voters' idea, replace Congress


Voters' Idea: Replace Congress — Washington Wire — WSJ."Finally, there's ... read more

Newt Gingrich promises Palin a presidential appointment

Newt Gingrich Promises Palin a Presidential Appointment and Commit... read more

Internet censorship


We were protesting SOPA and PIPA. The latest attempt is CISPA. Click here for more info: ... read more

Could you pass a U.S. citizenship test?

Applicants must get 6 answers out of 10 in an oral exam to pass the test. via Could you pass a US citizenship te... read more

Care2, largest online community for healthy and green living


Care2 - largest online community for healthy and green living, human rights and animal welfare. "You Care. We Care2.Be a part of the world's largest community fo... read more

Don't mute Newt


The candidacy of Newt Gingrich presents a historic opportunity for a new, bigger form of failure that could clarify to most Americans just how broken the electoral system is. via ... read more

Congress is repealing the Constitution


Paul Craig Roberts: Congress is Repealing the Constitution : Information Clearing House."There is a bill in the Senate that is a... read more

Down the path of increasingly repressive measures


"Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to a... read more

Link between earthquakes and hydraulic fracturing

"... injecting water into deep rock formations causes earthquakes ..."via ... read more

Finally, a judge stands up to Wall Street


"... everybody had to be on board in order for a lot of these fraud schemes to work." via ... read more

How the U.S. government secretly reads your email


via How the US Government Secretly Reads Your Email "Somewhere, a US government official is reading through a list of those who sent or rec... read more

Times sues government for refusing to reveal its interpretation of Patriot Act


What sort of democracy are we living in when the government can refuse to even say how it's interpreting its own law? That's not democracy at all. "We've been covering for a while now how Senators Ron Wyden and Mark ... read more

Things that make you say, you've got to be kidding


Just the other day I had bought a second wi-fi router from a seller on Craigslist to daisy-chain the two together (somehow) to improve the wireless signal throughout my house. No, it's not a big house.Anyway, last night our pow... read more

Foreign policy hypocrisy


Copied from Liberty Underground: "Thirteen doctors and nurses who treated anti-government protesters during demonstrations in Bahrain earlier this ye... read more

Is this the sanest man running for president?


Gary Johnson, Republican Presidential Candidate: Politics: GQ... read more

Brzezinski opens up


veteranstoday/2011/09/19/brzezinski-opens-up-the-last-american-cowboy/ "He goes two steps furthe... read more

Rick Perry's Gardasil problem


... his former chief of staff was a lobbyist for Merck and ... his chief of staff's mother-in-law ... was the state director of an advocacy group bankrolled by ... read more

Super committee members super corrupt


rawstory/rs/2011/08/18/wall-street-firms-donated-11-2-million-to-me... read more

Why borrow when you can print your own money?


Why is the US Government borrowing money at interest from a private bank (the Fed) when Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution allows the US Government to create its own money, interest-free?... read more

My brother's math website


My brother Steve's math website is Conquest Math, in case you or anyone you know has kids interested in math games. Here's what people are saying about it: &qu... read more

Welfare for the rich


dailybail/home/matt-taibbi-the-real-housewives-of-wall-street-how-morgan-st.html... read more

Mayors of America unite

Mayors of America Unite to tell Obama and Congress: End the Wars and Keep The Money at Home."Any nation that year after... read more

Technology which could save the world


via Technology which could save the world "... read more

Life behind bars for Bernanke


James Grant: Life Behind Bars For Bernanke — Home — The Daily Bail."Ben S. Bernanke doesn't know how l... read more

Ellsberg: all the crimes Nixon committed against me are now legal


Ellsberg: All the crimes Nixon committed against me are now legal"Pentagon Papers l... read more

Top 10 corrupt politicians of 2010


via Top 10 Corrupt Politicians of 2010 | Economy Watch. "Judicial Watch released its 2010 list o... read more

Nancy Pelosi posts questionable chart on debt


"Debt vs. debt as a percentage of GDP: Some economists will tell you that it's not the size of the debt per se, but rather the size of the debt relative to the nation's gross domestic product. This helps m... read more

Battling the corporate elite


... one major role of the US government in the corporatocracy is to serve as a scapegoat to deflect rebellion against the corporate elite. via ... read more

Florida cuts unemployment benefits to pay for corporate tax cut

Florida Cuts Unemployment Benefits To Pay For Corporate Tax Cut. I used to work for this jackass at Columbia/... read more

Solar power without solar cells


Cool! via Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible. "You c... read more

Corporatist America


via Chris Hedges: Corporatist America "A battle over the budget is closing our schools, our libraries, firing our t... read more

This can be our moment


"... we need to go on offense and make Wall Street pay for the trillions it stole from us." via This... read more

So that's what they mean by the "war on poverty"

"Minnesota Republicans are pushing legislation that would make it a crime for people on public assistance to have more $20 in cash in their pockets any given month." ... read more

The skeleton closet

The Skeleton Closet.Good stuff! "All the Scandals on All the Candidates for President —Since 1995— Because character DOES matter. ... read more

US foreclosures in new legal trouble

US foreclosures in new legal trouble.And remember those politicians who are in the banks' back pocket (hint:it's most of them)."Backing a... read more

Senate bill 5... first they came for the trade unionists

The tyrants of the Left and Right like Stalin and Hitler had to destroy trade unionism in order to create totalitarian governments. Independent labor unions are an essential countervailing power in a democratic society. Unions allow p... read more

Our only political party has two right wings


dailybail/home/gore-vidal-our-only-political-party-has-two-right-wings-one.html"Our only pol... read more

U.S. officials pushed products deemed uNSAfe by China


U.S. officials pushed products deemed unsafe by China"When it comes to protecting consumers,... read more

What a liberal media might look like

via What a 'Liberal Media' Might Look Like. "Editor's Note: For decades now, the American Right has pushed the myth [it's not a myth] that... read more

Homeland Security claims the right to take your valuables

via dinarvets/forums/index.php?/topic/52464-do-not-use-safety-deposit-boxes/#ixzz1CWy8y1SC ... read more

Gov. kills immigration laws in name of economic growth

Last Updated: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 5:11pm Rhode Islands new governor has killed crucial measures to crack down on illegal immigration for the sake of statewide economic ... read more

Taxpayers finance Pelosi's lavish Hawaiian farewell

via judicialwatch/blog/2011/01/taxpayers-finance-pelosi-s-lavish-Hawaiian-farewell/ "... read more

Decision to seize control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

via judicialwatch/press-room/pre... read more

Committee will not punish Sen Dodd for corrupt real estate deal

from Senate Ethics Committee Will Not Punish Se... read more

Feds blow off recovering $643 mil in fraudulent payments


via judicialwatch/blog/2011/01/feds-blow-off-recovering-643-mil-in-fraudulent-payments/ ... read more

TSA persecutes critics, ignores security threats


via judicialwatch/blog/2010/12/tsa-persecutes-critics-ignores-security-threats/ "While the ... read more

TSA misses guns, bombs in tests

Last Updated: Mon, 12/20/2010 - 12:48pmWhile the government agency responsible for securing the nations transportation system harasses honest citizens with invasive, genital-groping personal searches, guns and bombs re... read more

TSA misses luggage that explodes after flight

Last Updated: Wed, 12/29/2010 - 1:18pmDespite a $98 million infusion for state-of-the-art baggage screening machines, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) somehow missed a suitcase filled with explosives... read more

Quantitative easing explained

dailybail/home/absolute-genius-make-this-go-viral-quantitative-easing-expla.html"The truth ... read more

GOP taps 'Prince of Pork' to lead spending committee

By Staff, Fox< NewsDecember 10, 2010Republicans who captured the House last month in part on the strength of a promise to rein in government spending have tapped a veteran lawmaker known as the "prince of... read more

A sordid, unethical tale

By Editorial Staff, New York Times December 6, 2010 The Department of Justice has ended a criminal investigation without making charges in the case of Senator John Ensign, his mistress and the conveniently doled-o... read more

City creates alternate banking system for illegal aliens

While local governments work to curb the ravaging effect of illegal immigration, a major U.S. city is helping its undocumented aliens by creating an alternative banking system and giving them official government identification cards.... read more

Computer stuff


Well, I've spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup. VMware is very cool virtualization software that's all the rage in the corporate world where... read more

Something to ponder


Railroad tracks The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used? Because that's the way they built them in England, and Engl... read more

Plleeaassee reeaadd! it was on goodmorning America


It's a very old hoax. Anything with a headline like that and mentioning Microsoft, AOL and Good Morning America in the same email almost HAS to be a hoax these days, and this one is. On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM, wrote:This ... read more

Stronger magnifying glass needed


Previous argument/post, continued: FIRST POINT OF VIEW: Yes, it's an excellent justification for not paying attention to what is going on in politics right now.I think W. proved very nicely that they are NOT all alike, and no... read more

Third world America, here we come?


ONE POINT OF VIEW: Thanks to the Tea Party, and to all of you who voted to "throw the bums out".We have far worse bums now. nytimes... read more

Dinkum


(DING-kuhm) Dinkum, also dinky-di, fair dinkum, adjective True; honest; genuine. Etymology Probably derived, like many other Australian words, from English dialect. The counties of Lincolnshire and Derbyshire... read more

Is this not treason?


By his own admission, Cantor appears to be a traitorous dumb ass: crooksandliars/susie-madrak/his-own-standard-did-eri... read more

Parsimonious


(par-si-MO-nee-uhs) adjective: Excessively sparing or frugal. Etymology From Middle English parcimony, from Latin parsimonia, from parcere (to spare). First recorded use: 1598. Usage... read more

We are ruled by huge corporate monopolies


from Chris Hedges on TruthDig: We are ruled by huge corporate monopolies that replica... read more

In new Orleans debate, sen. vitter admits to serious sins


via thehill/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/126193-sen-vitter-admits-t... read more

Political compass test

via politicalcompass/test... read more

Election guide for election haters

freepress/departments/display/19/2010/3975... read more

Possibly useful site


For those old gadgets you'd just as soon get rid of: gazelle My old Dell laptop is apparently worth $3... read more

Free education


Courtesy of The Khan Academy: khanacademy NOT free, but still related, online courses at udemy ... read more

Never re-elect anyone


Fresh start! Reboot! Recycle! Whatever you want to call it. Sure, the 5% who are good will have to find a real job for 2-6 years, but they can run again next time. It'll keep them from screwing up the economy because they kn... read more

Blue dog Democrats


The nickname is an insult to dogs.Vote out anyone of these people who voted for doctors while at the same time voting against the unemployed. ... read more

Online graphics editing sites


These could be handy: citrify/ pixorial/ ... read more

Vote out anyone who supports these bogus wars


These aren't wars for "freedom." They're wars for resources, drugs and profit. It's war for the sake of war. I feel sorry for the troops, who are just political and corporate pawns. "Vote out anyon... read more

Lesson for today


There is an old hotel/pub in Marble Arch, London which used to have gallows adjacent. Prisoners were taken to the gallows (after a fair trial, of course) to be hung. The horse-drawn dray carting the prisoner was accompanied by an arme... read more

Rep alan grayson introduces the war is making you poor act


Rep Alan Grayson Introduces the War Is Making You Poor Act May 21, 2010 - Uploaded by Alan Grayson Grayson v. Broun on the Constitution ... Watch the Speech the Republicans Don't Want You to See ... read more

Identity theft protection


Attorney's Advice - No Charge Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. Maybe we should all take some of his advice! A corporate attorney sent the following out to the employees in... read more

Stupid online chat with Sprint support


12:32:39 PM : Bill: Initial Question/Comment: Your online form won't let me change my contact info. It keeps saying "Oops, something's broken" or whatever, never telling me what I've done wrong. I ... read more

How to anonymize your browsing


To anonymize your browsing, use one of these "anonymizer" sites and/or programs:Sites Anonymouse ... read more

E-waste computers, TV's, other electronics collection


There will be an E-Waste (computers, TV's, other electronics) collection held Saturday May 8 at the Walmart Supercenter located on Nolensville Pike a quarter mile south of Old ... read more

New cell phone


Sprint called the other day and offered me a free new phone. The woman, sounding like she was from Indonesia or something, went on and on and on for twenty minutes. Luckily, the call... read more

Technology


Technology-related articles on this site Wolfram Alpha research tool ... read more

New mp3 player for my car


I am now the proud owner of this very cool device, here.Thanks to Heather and Brady for the suggestion!... read more

San Francisco in 1906


Things were a lot more freely-moving back then. And the kids seemed to be having fun. Reminds me of Russian traffic today, only they have slightly newer forms of transportation now. :) via ... read more

New poll


Are you upgrading to Windows 7? Take the poll, between the Admin section and the 1-800-Flowers ad. On the subject of Windows, here's a comparison I wrote up on my other website: ... read more

Website visibility tool


Thanks to GoDaddy phone support, I discover... read more

CAT5 RJ-45 Cable Pin-Outs


Eight Position (RJ-45) Modular Cable click here ... read more

Kaspersky Free Virus Scan


FAST & FREE security scan for your PC via Kaspersky Security Scan | Free Virus Scanner | Kaspersky Lab US.... read more

Downforeveryoneorjustme?

. I LOVE this service!... read more

Duplex printing

QuestionDuplex printing isn't working, but it worked before.ANSWER:Click Start, Control Panel, Printers and Faxes, right click and choose Properties on that printer. Click Device Settings tab, choose Duplex toward th... read more

Mailbox over the limit

QuestionI started getting notices that my mailbox is over it's limit. I have archived items over 90 days. What else can I do to stop these messages?Isn't this pretty much the same as archiving to my hard drive?I use ... read more

Loud "BEEP" sound

QuestionIs there any way to turn off the loud "BEEP" sound that occurs when Intel Proset detects a wireless network? I've tried going to control panel and muting all the sounds, but that doesn't seem to work.ANSWER:T... read more

Show Desktop icon missing

Question My "Show Desktop" icon just disappeared from my Quick Start menu. How do I restore that? ANSWER: It probably got "bumped" aside by something else putting an icon in that space. You can drag that double gr... read more

Transferring iTunes to new computer

Question How do I transfer iTunes to my new computer? ANSWER:I have copied your iTunes from the old computer to the new. If you haven't already "authorized" your current computer, ... read more

Data recovery

QuestionMy hard drive has died, and I've lost valuable data. If you can't recover it for me, is there a service who can?ANSWER:Here's the best one I've found: Gillware In... read more

Can't paste anything into Outlook

QuestionI can't paste anything into Outlook, but I can into Word, etc.ANSWER:Open Microsoft Word, go to TOOLS> OPTIONS> Select the SAVE tab and uncheck Embed smart tags.Also, there's a security feature in Outlo... read more

Set email to forward to someone else

QuestionHow do I set email (Outlook 2003) to forward to someone else while I'm out?ANSWER:In Outlook, click on Tools, Out of Office AssistantClick "I am currently out of the office…" and type your outgoin... read more

Can't see Sent Items in Outlook

QuestionI can't see any of my Sent Items in Outlook (2003) anymoreANSWER:Try the following:Click ViewArrange ByCurrent ViewCustomize Current ViewFilter = OFF... read more

Your old electronics might not be worthless after all

FYI, your old electronics might not be worthless after all. econewonline/samsclub/C... read more

Wireless not working

Question No matter where I go, the wireless is not working.ANSWER: I just had to "enable wireless" by right-clicking on the icon at the bottom-right of the task bar and choose Enable Radio. I could then connect right into the wi... read more

Access your Zune directly

Great info here:roysac/blog/2007/10/access-your-zune-from-windows-ex... read more

Items for Sale

Items for Sale... read more

Fixing profile problems in Outlook 2003

To recreate/fix your Outlook 2003 profile, do the following:Click on Start, Settings, Control Panel, Mailclick on Show ProfilesAdd a new profilegive it any NEW name you wantclick OK... read more

Special characters in Word Perfect for DOS

It all starts with Ctrl-V, followed by the number combinations shown on the screen that comes up.  For example, the tilde is Ctrl-V + 002, although it doesn't show up on my screen, but maybe it'll work on yours. The a... read more

AOL through Outlook using IMAP folders

PROBLEM:Can you tell me again how to move deleted emails to a deleted email folder?  The AOL Imap folder just crosses them out but leaves them there.SOLUTION:It's under Edit, Purge Deleted Messages.... read more

Go Green & Save the Environment with 4 All Memory

Go Green & Save the Environment with 4 All Memory... read more

Ten More Ways to Detect Computer Malware

blogs.techrepublic/10things/?p=1069&tag=nl.e101... read more

Screensavers

Avoid and toolbars that don't come with Windows from Microsoft. I just had a customer whose Internet Explorer wouldn't close after they installed "My.Freeze.Com" screensaver. Luckily, it uninstalled properly when using its uninstall p... read more

How to make Outlook 2003 open to your calendar by default

copied from helpdesk.ilstu/kb/index.phtml?kbid=1326 By default, when you launch Outlook it opens to your Inbox. You can create a shor... read more

Adding Safe Mode to your boot menu

Windows VISTA and 7 require BCDEDIT for this.  With XP (and NT and 2000), you can use any old text editor.  First make sure the file is not marked... read more

File sharing between XP Home and XP Pro

PROBLEM:You get this error message when trying to access a Windows XP Home computer from a Windows XP Pro computer:       "The user has not been granted the requested login type at this computer"... read more

Saving Word documents

In Word 2003 (and possibly older versions), go to Tools, Options, Save and check (if not already) the following settings:Always create backup copyAllow background savesMake local copy of files stored on... read more

ComputerHelp store

The store is new, but the items are used. Tested and good, but used.Let's hope this second attempt goes better than the first!  I'm tempted to call the items "old junk," but there are some almost-new things, too. &nbs... read more

"Environmentally-responsible" ink

This looks promising, "environmentally-responsible" ink from Dell.  Ihave no idea if it's any good.  Le... read more

New German laptop

very cool!youtube/watch_popup?v=7H0K1k54t6A... read more

Cool feature just discovered on Google Translate

I received an error in some foreign language I didn't even recognize, let alone understand, on the computer.  I went to translate.google and typed in one of the words from the error and chose "Detect language" in the "... read more

Good Search

Good Search... read more

Install multiple apps at once without toolbars or clicking Next

Fantastic online app here. It does what I've done before (not a working copy), but they do it better. I'm no... read more

Removing Windows Desktop Search

Well, I thought I liked this version 4 better than version 3.  I hated version 3.  But, it turns out, version 4 is no better.  It starts and finds things quicker (for me, anyway), but it ruins the computer's... read more

External hard drive gone bad

PROBLEM: I haven't totally written it off as dead, but my back-up external drive that holds 500gigs won't power on now. I made a back-up of all the data maybe a month ago, but there are some things I must have missed. In case I can't ... read more

Don't visit these sites (unprotected, anyway)


Just visited these sites, and my antivirus popped-up saying it had blocked a Trojan Horse coming from there (or one ... read more

Pre-paid smartphones


I just thought this was interesting/cool:news.cnet/8301-30686_3-20005349-266.html?tag=newsLeadStoriesArea.1... read more

Used computer parts

Cables, computers, printers, drives, etc. Go to: ... read more

CDs/DVDs not what they're cracked up to be

Probably ought to save things to other computers and/or external hard drives and/or sign up for ... read more

Hack attack?

Question There was a couple parked on the curb on Wed from 8am to 12pm on Wed. The girl was like a look-out, it seemed. When I was going to work she gave me a suspicious look, so I drove around in a circle and drove b... read more

Converting IP v4 to IP v6

This should be useful now that the world is converting to IP v6: emailtalk/IPV4ToIPV6.aspx... read more

Gmail's unsubscribe feature

I hate to promote Google since they already rule the online world, but they do some things very well, e.g., their "unsubscribe" feature in Gmail. In a message, click on Show Details and you should see the option to "... read more

Software updater

CNET has created a fantastic new service called Tech Tracker that I wish I'd come up with. It tracks and keeps up to date all of the software on your computer! Mac or Windows! The only catch is that you have to create an account on th... read more

Video download sites

A couple of useful sites here for downloading videos for later viewing. I know I often want to watch a video later, not right then and there. Anyway, here are a couple of links: splandoo/ ... read more

Your outgoing mail server

Hopefully yours is listed here, anyway. :) amailsender/support/smtpserver/... read more

A new search engine

Cuil (pronounced "cool"). And here's a good reason to use it (or StartPage) instead of Google: ... read more

Watching the watchers

Keep an eye on who's keeping an eye on you, here: ghostery/... read more

Ransomware

Beware of this scam. Don't bother trying to get them to help you unlock your pc: rt/Sci_Tech/2010-08-31/hackers-gang-russian-bust.h... read more

Open dialog default sort order

Mine got messed up somehow, and it drove me nuts until I found this: jevon/wiki/Changing... read more

Missed appointment

Well, it's happened again, luckily for only the second time in my career. A customer called me to their house, only to not be home or pretend to not be home when I got there. People, if you change your mind, just call and cancel! Ther... read more

Man loses $20 million after taking laptop for repair | ITworld

We promise to never do anything even remotely similar to this! Man loses $20 million after taking laptop for repair | ITw... read more

Fix for "ytimg" browser hang

Got a tip, thought I'd share it here. Add the following to your HOSTS file ("C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts"): #fix for ytimg.exe browser hang problem 74.125.162.39 static.cache.l.... read more

Human resource management software

Open Source Human Resource Management Software. FYI in case you're looking for such, even though we hate the term "human resource." Ironically, it's dehumanizing. :) via Human Res... read more

Simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hacker's attempts

via How simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hackers attem... read more

Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords

Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords Time to change your LinkedIn password. eHarmony, too, apparently.... read more

Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste

"their next play is to make it seem like everything is wrong with your PC" via ... read more

Subscription confirmation

[wysija_page]... read more

How to restore contacts in Windows Live Mail

Q:  I had some problems with this program.  I fixed the POP and SMTP server designations, and it works now.  However, I've lost my contacts — the folder is blank.  The funny thing is, when I type some letters... read more

How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone


Now that I have finally joined the 21st century and gotten a Blackberry (free through Radio Shack and Sprint), I'll probably start posting tips like the following: ... read more

Save yourself a lot of trouble


If you get a pop up on your computer saying, "You're infected!  Download Antivirus 2010 [or something similar] to fix it!", DOn't DO IT!  It's a trick.  As soon as you click on it, you're infected.  ... read more

Online backup

I'm trying out this online backup system called Nordic Backup.  So far, so good.  Click here to... read more

Free remote control software

This looks really good: teamviewer/index.aspx Of course, I've already been using the one from Zoho, too, here: ... read more

Google: Fake antivirus makes up 15 percent of all malware

  Google: Fake antivirus makes up 15 percent of all malware | Tech News on ZDNet... read more

Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods

Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods That's on new drives. So, from now on, mo... read more

Research


{ ; ; ; } 100 Awesome Blogs for History Junkies... read more

Science


All science-related posts Unscientific "cosmogony": Gravity, quantum physics... read more

Politics


Politics-related posts ... read more

Various News Sources


{ ; ; ; } Research 21st... read more

Award-winning English prose


Every year, English teachers from across the USA can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays. These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of teachers across the country. Her... read more


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