Jan 23, 2017

Man Says E-Cigarette Explosion Destroyed 7 Of His Teeth


Use your gift cards quickly

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Parker Pen heirs sell multi million dollar art and furniture collection

In my music video this week you will see two examples of early American furniture...each worth a half million dollars. The entire collection, owned by heirs of Janesville's Parker Pen, is worth multi-millions.

Opinion: Why You Should Spend Money on Experiences

I don't agree with this. I think that saving money is a smarter idea for a happier life.

Jan 16, 2017

Wisconsin's ancient effigies of man and birds

Wikipedia: "The Man Mound is a prehistoric humanoid earthwork located in Greenfield, Sauk County, Wisconsin, east of the city of Baraboo.

How to Protect Your Car From Rodents | Rodent Tape

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This article was interesting to me, but to me the only practical advice given was mouse poison mixed with peanut butter or mouse and rat traps in the garage.

Free National Park Admission: Canada Celebrates 150 Birthday


Credit Card Data and Other Information Targeted in Netflix Phishing Campaign

FireEye Inc

How Anyone Can Fake an ATM and Steal Your Money


Deal Dash's Hidden Costs

 Truth In Advertising

Ransomware: Now a Billion Dollar a Year Crime and Growing

NBC News

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations


"The salary of every quarterback in the NFL playoffs

Money on Twitter

Products From Hy-Vee, Albertsons, & Tom Thumb Recalled For Potentially Contaminated Milk Powder


The Truth About Green Tea for Weight Loss

 Consumer Reports

How to Prevent Dry Skin This Winter

Consumer Reports

Jan 9, 2017

Video Of Dresser Falling On Toddler A Reminder To Always Secure Furniture


Magpies menancing eagles

Wikipedia says magpies are considered one of the most intelligent animals in the world, and the only non-mammal species able to recognize itself in a  mirror.  They often pull the tail feathers of other birds and steal their lunch. They also like to pull this on dogs and cats for fun.

Ransomware Spreading Onto Smart TVs, Is A Pain To Fix


India’s Call-Center Talents Put to a Criminal Use: Swindling Americans

The New York Times

Block unwanted robocalls to your cell phone


Even Cheap TVs in 2017 Will Be Smart TVs

Consumer Reports

The Money in Your Wallet Might Be Covered With Poop, Mold, and Cocaine


Looking for a new job this year? Use this resume template to impress hiring managers

Money on Twitter

6 Steps to Safer Snow Shoveling

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Feds Accuse D-Link Of Failing To Properly Secure Routers & Webcams


When iOS loses the Word Guessing Game. Badly.

David Pogue (@Pogue) | Twitter

Jan 2, 2017

The 3 Big Things We’ve Learned About Your Cable Bill/new customers are getting better packages, for less money, than existing customers


Happy memory to start a new year

Glen Loyd has a video about his parents' home in Hyattsville, MD and their collections. It was the family gathering place for Glen, his sister and three brothers and all the children and great grand children. Sometimes the only place to find a seat was on the front porch.

Why 1/3 of people making $75,000 per year are living paycheck to paycheck


Best Vacuums

Best Vacuums of 2016 - Consumer Reports

10 Used Cars Consumer Reports Gave the 'Never Buy' Label

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2017 Nissan Altima Has Only a Few Virtues

Consumer Reports

Top 5 Computer Trends We Expect at CES 2017

Consumer Reports

The big tech show will feature machines aimed at gamers and creatives, more security features, and lessons learned from tablets

Success in online dating requires a realistic idea of what the sites can offer and the patience to go on lots of coffee dates.

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