May 27, 2011

How to Get the Most Out of Memorial Day Shopping


Experts: Don't Buy A Car This Year

The Consumerist

Snorkeling a crystal clear river

I enjoy the Rock River at my son’s home on Riverview Drive in Janesville and have fun making videos about the river's interesting history.
And I like to discuss the Rock with a Florida friend who also lives by a river.
Exchanging river videos with him recently, I got to see why he retired on the Rainbow River and goes snorkeling there every morning--the crystal clear water which comes out of the ground from Florida’s fourth largest spring.

Allegations: Five Wedding Dress Sites Slammed

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How Snake Oil Dodged Basic Laws In 1907

The Consumerist

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Best Buy Store Flat Out Says They're Not Gonna Price Match Their Website

The Consumerist

First Look: 2012 Hyundai Accent


How to Time Five Big-Ticket Purchases


Covering tech for kids, controversy and all


May 21, 2011

How The Japanese Disaster Will Hurt Local TV and Radio Stations, Newspapers This Summer

The Consumerist

Eye to Eye Detective Dave Tatar

David Tatar of Eye to Eye Detective Agency is an identity theft expert

Mountain View Online : Duo arrested in skimming scam

Mountain View Online

On the Apple Store's 10th Anniversary, a Look Back and Forward

I stopped at an Apple store recently and was impressed by the sales reps and how the organization dedicates itself to helping customers learn how to operate their products.
These days a person with little or no computer experience can buy a good netbook for under $250 at Wal-mart and get into computing. But I can see someone paying for those fine Apple products and the accompanying education to make sure there is someone there to help them solve computer puzzles.

Gee Whiz, It Turns Out That Kinoki Foot Pads Are Not A Good Deal

The Consumerist

Debit-Card Scam Targets Michaels Shoppers

Cashing in on the modelling dream

Getting the right mattress

Con Artist Hands Over Car, Real Estate and Gold to Settle FTC Charges


The Dangerous Allure of Distressed Real Estate

Scam targets elderly, police say


Divorce Lawyers’ New Friend - Social Networks

5 million users experienced abuse on Facebook


Tips: How to protect your kids on social networks


May 1, 2011

Man on the Moon

Not only will the space shuttle be grounded after its current flight, a program returning man to the moon has been scrapped.
TV coverage was blurry 40 years ago during the Apollo man-on-the-moon missions, but I recently discovered some high quality photos of them.