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Driving Vs. Flying: How Should You Move Cross-Country?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:28:24 +0000

The decision has been made: You’re packing up your old life and heading for a new life on the other side of the country. Whether you’re going from California to New York for work, or from Pennsylvania to Arizona to care for aging parents, there’s no changing your mind now. You’ve put in your notice […]

Protect Your Business With Smart Outsourcing

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:24:34 +0000

There are few careers as rewarding as running your own business. When you’re in charge, you answer to no boss but yourself: your passion, your integrity, and your drive to succeed. Running your own business allows you to focus on what you do best – or, at least, it should. But the reality, of course, […]

Book Review: They No Here by George Wier

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:10:49 +0000

Nothing much happens in Fort Davis, Texas or in the surrounding Jeff Davis County. People drift in, stay awhile, and leave. Ralph MacAfee hadn’t thought of the Cynds—Melvin and Judith—until he was reminded of them by Jerry Miles over at the local bookstore. It was only then that Ralph realized he hadn’t seen them in […]

Bachelorette Parties That Won’t Ruin the Wedding

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:12:03 +0000

Before you get married, it’s natural for your best girlfriends to want to throw you a bachelorette party. It’s also natural for you to be a little worried that they’ll go too far (this depends a lot on the specific dynamics of your friend group, though). Sure, you want to blow off some steam in […]

Things That Get Harder as You Get Older (And How to Make Them Easier)

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:06:05 +0000

As we age, we gain experience. A lot of things get easier – we get better at our jobs, we understand our relationships better, and we are better equipped to understand and react to a wide variety of things. We get wiser when we get older! Unfortunately, our bodies and our minds don’t always fare […]

Get Great, Healthy Seafood Even If You’re Landlocked

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:55:25 +0000

So you love fresh seafood from the, well, sea, but you live in Montana. That makes it harder to go to Pike Place Market in Seattle and play catch with a fishmonger. And what if you love fresh sockeye salmon caught in Alaska, but you make your home in Omaha, Nebraska? Then you’re even farther […]

Your Best Financial Management Option is Right Here in Cincinnati

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:11:56 +0000

Finance can be complicated, but it’s not something that you can ignore. If you want to build your wealth, enjoy your life, care for your family, and retire, you’re going to need a little bit of financial know-how. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of it in the Cincinnati area – you’ll find it at our office. […]

Creating Content Strategy for Online Casinos

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:01:35 +0000

Even for the success of the best online casino – Slotty Vegas, marketing cannot be pushed to the corner. It is the one sector that will bring clients flocking to the site. It is also to be called into action to ensure the established customer base does not dwindle. There is a need, therefore, to […]

Simple Tips on How to Convert PSD to HTML and CSS

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:51:22 +0000

A lot of experienced teams of writers that are famous nowadays started their career with slicing images from PSD. But in a modern world, the experts of the reputed services tend to their best in order to perform a high quality PSD to HTML conversion to meet the needs of every user or a company […]

Summerslam and Its Aftermath

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 17:59:50 +0000

Over a four night span, the WWE took over the Barclay’s Center, in Brooklyn, New York for Summerslam weekend. During the third week of August, the WWE fans witnessed almost a week’s worth of intense action, title changes, and a glorious debut. The main event of the August 19 NXT Takeover special was the Glorious […]

Interview with Leslie Karst, Author of ‘A Measure of Murder’

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:09:18 +0000

The daughter of a law professor and a potter, Leslie Karst learned at a young age, during family dinner conversations, the value of both careful analysis and the arts—ideal ingredients for a mystery story. Putting this early education to good use, she now now writes the Sally Solari Mysteries (Dying for a Taste, A Measure […]

The speech Prime Minister May should make on 21st September

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 17:42:02 +0000

On 23rd June 2016 the British people voted by a narrow margin in a non-binding referendum to advise that the UK should leave the European Union. On 28th March this year I gave effect to this advice and triggered Article 50 to commence negotiations with the EU on withdrawal. The British Government has at all […]

7 Fundamentals of Safe Pregnancy Exercise

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:35:36 +0000

Pregnancy doesn’t mean you have to stop working out. Indeed, it’s important to do light workout throughout the pregnancy because it can help make the labour easier and help you with muscle pain and stiffness. However, you should be careful and focus on seven fundamentals of safe pregnancy exercise.   Consult your doctor first   […]

Book Review: Eight Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Bill Crider

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 22:14:45 +0000

The eight short stories in the Eight Adventures of Sherlock Holmes appeared before in various anthologies over the years from 1987 as recently as 2009. Collected in one book and published by Gordian Knott, an imprint of Crossroad Press, these tales quickly pull the reader in to the world originally created by Arthur Conan Doyle. […]

Review: Only The Lucky: A Kate Burkholder Story by Linda Castillo

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:35:23 +0000

  For Alma Fisher, the party should be fun. She is going with a friend, Irene, and will meet up with her boyfriend, Aden Keim. Two years older than her as he is now 20, she knows Aden is a hard worker, and that she is in love. She is thrilled that he plans on […]

Book Review: Geronimo Must Die by J. R. Lindermuth (Western with a Mystery)

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 19:20:05 +0000

There is unrest on the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona in the late 1800s as some are agitating for the Indians to unite and leave. There are rumors that those chiefs who oppose leaving will be killed. That includes Geronimo who was just shot as Geronimo Must Die by J. R. Lindermuth begins.   […]

Book Review: The Ghost Fields: A Ruth Galloway Mystery by Elly Griffiths

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 13:28:54 +0000

It is July 2013 as The Ghost Fields: A Ruth Galloway Mystery by Elly Griffiths begins. For Barry West, who drives a digger (backhoe), it is a hot day in Norfolk, England and much like any other day. The fact that the land on which he rips asunder has been the site of many battles […]

Finding a Personal Injury Attorney

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:23 +0000

When you or a loved one suffers a major injury, it’s common to focus mostly on recovering rather than going back and trying to figure out why the injury happened. In some cases, that’s the healthier option, especially if it was clearly your fault, or no one’s fault. There are other, less clear-cut cases, though. […]

Quality Matters in Construction

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 23:57:35 +0000

When you’re buying a product or paying for a service, quality is always important. But not all products and services are created equal. When you’re rushing to catch a train and need a quick meal, you’ll likely sacrifice quality for price and convenience. But when you’re in need of life-or-death surgery, quality is everything. On […]

Unplug Your Phone to Experience More of Life

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 23:50:17 +0000

Smartphones are, on balance, good things. They let you place your coffee order before you arrive at the coffee shop. They let you post photos of your baby a few hours after she’s born, thus allowing friends and family members to coo over how cute she is much faster than the olden days. They allow […]

Godaddy $.99 domain registrations

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:19:14 +0000

Pretty much when you see something too good to be true, it is! I need to set up some web sites so when I saw this… I rubbed my hands in glee. I snagged the 5 URL’s I needed and hit the Checkout link. The total was $140 rather than $5. I took off all […]

Wrath Of Hurricane Harvey Continues, President Plans Visit

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:50:47 +0000

Hurricane Harvey is a misfortunate event that struck Texas last week. While it may be over, its wrath continues. It started off as a Tropical Storm down south, but then it gained power and strengthened into a category 4 hurricane, with winds reaching speed up to 130 mph. Hurricane Harvey brought major destruction to populous […]

Book Review: Did Fraud Elect Donald Trump: Addressing the Count in a Few Key Counties

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 16:44:18 +0000

Let’s look at the BIOS on the Voting Machines that Elected Donald Trump Since election day all we have heard is Donald Trump whining about is how the vote was rigged, millions of illegal voters created a situation where trump won the prize, but lost the popular vote by 3 million. Pretty much the only […]

Debunking Assisted Living Myths

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 23:55:52 +0000

Mention the words “assisted living,” and some people will get upset. There are several myths that have existed for a while regarding assisted living homes, and the things they do or don’t do for their residents. It’s not really a surprise that such misinformation abounds, as the topic of eldercare is always going to be […]

Things To Consider When You’re Starting A Family

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 23:40:57 +0000

Getting married or choosing a life partner is one thing; starting a family is an entirely different step. If you decide you’re going to have a child, or even multiple children, you’re signing up for a total change in the kind of life you lead. For the most part, this is an entirely joyous concept! […]

An Interview with John Herrick, Author of ‘Beautiful Mess’

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:58:01 +0000

A self-described “broken Christian,” John Herrick battled depression since childhood. In that context, however, he developed intuition for themes of spiritual journey and the human heart. Herrick graduated from the University of Missouri—Columbia. Rejected for every writing position he sought, he turned to information technology and fund development, where he cultivated analytical and project management […]

Helping A Relative After Major Surgery

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:46:29 +0000

Major surgery of any kind can be very difficult to deal with. It doesn’t have to be a life-threatening situation for there to be early complications, physical discomfort, and a long-term recovery. Indeed, this is the case in most medical situations that could be labeled as “major” surgery.   This is a time when it’s […]

Tips For Starting Your Own Creative Business

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:44:17 +0000

Starting a business of any kind is a difficult process. But starting a creative one can feel almost impossible sometimes. Usually, if you have a creative talent or product – you make paintings, you write stories, you compose songs, etc. – it’s easy enough to sell little bits and pieces of your work through freelance […]

Is Jon’s Towing in Sun Valley Running A Scam?

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:03:12 +0000

BloggerNews has learned of a towing company in Sun Valley, California, that appears to be operating outside of well-established California law.  BloggerNews spoke to an individual earlier today regarding an allegedly illegal towing operation conducted against his vehicle in late July by Jon’s Towing.  The company is owned by Hovig Garoubian. Our source claims that […]

Movie Review: The UnAmerican Struggle

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:22:49 +0000

I read the press release and knew I wanted to watch this documentary by Ric Osuna. The UnAmerican Struggle has been a hit in the Film Festival world and I am sure that when goes to wider distribution it will be a huge hit. The film looks at social issues that we face and how […]

Death of a Country

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:37:17 +0000

I wrote this 20 years ago. Maybe things have changed and maybe I was unfair. I don’t think I have ever told you much about my early life, though I did elude to it a bit in one of my stories. Well I was born up in the north east of England a place called Newcastle, […]

The Use of Internet on daily basis

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:03:17 +0000

Internet allows computers to be connected globally; information can be exchanged from one computer to another through the World Wide Web. The internet makes the flow of information from the disseminator to the receiver very efficient. It plays a major role in different economies all across the globe and has now become one of the […]

The Importance of Health in People’s lives

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:00:24 +0000

Health is an important aspect in people’s livelihood. People are becoming more health focused than ever before. This is shown by a sharp increase in desire for fitness and health medication which is fueling researches being conducted by scientists. Scientists from different research centres and pharmaceutical companies are working on developing drugs which can help […]

Interview with George A. Bernstein, Author of ‘The Prom Dress Killer’

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:03:58 +0000

George A. Bernstein is the retired president of a Chicago appliance manufacturing company, now living in south Florida. Able to retire early and looking for something to do besides play golf, he leaned on a life-time flair for storytelling and turned to writing novels. He spent years attending writing seminars and conferences, learning to polish […]

Book Review: Betrayal Of Faith by Mark M. Bello

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 20:07:17 +0000

I have lost count of how many books I have read. A book in my mind needs to have a ‘hook’, it needs to be delivered early, the ‘hook’ is the reason to read the book. Would the same be true of a review? Could a review have a ‘hook’? I enjoyed Betrayal Of Faith […]

What Was Scary About Blackhat 2017?

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 10:20:19 +0000

As you might know, at the end of July, all types of hackers came to Las Vegas to attend Blackhat 2017. During the conference, some pretty scary hacks were exposed, and we can all take this as a lesson on what we are up against in this technology-heavy world. Here are some of the scariest […]

Black Hat 2017 was an Amazing Event

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 09:19:37 +0000

In July, more than 15,000 security pros, hackers, hobbyists, and researchers met in Las Vegas for the Black Hat Conference 2017 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. This was the 20th year that the security conference was held, and both black and white hat hackers joined together to discuss security. For two decades, Black Hat […]

Blackhat Hackers Love Office Printers

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:00:45 +0000

The term, or in this case the word “blackhat” in tech generally refers to a criminal hacker. The opposite of black is white and a “whitehat” is a security professional. These terms originate from the “spaghetti western” movies when the bad guy cowboy wore a black hat and the law wore white hats. Fun huh?! […]

ISPs invading Subscriber’s Privacy

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:00:53 +0000

It’s hard to keep track of the news of politics these days, and even if you can, how do you know it’s even real? The political landscape has greatly changed since January, and there have been a lot of laws passed that will affect us all, including the repeal of a law that protected your privacy on […]

5 Things To Know About Direct Response Marketing

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:11:02 +0000

If you’ve heard of direct response marketing but you’re unsure exactly what it stands for, you’re just like a lot of other people with a budding interest in marketing. This is a known strategy, and in fact even a popular one. But it’s not one that too many people can specifically define or discuss. To […]

Do Your Homework on Home Work

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:04:45 +0000

There is more than one path to your dream home. Shopping for a house, condo, or apartment is daunting in part because you have so many options. And that doesn’t just mean that there are a lot of houses you could buy (though there are) – it also means that you can consider building a […]

A Chat with Nonfiction Author Phil Kimble

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:06:12 +0000

Born in Atlanta, Phil Kimble went to school in Utah, lived for 2 years in LA, then moved back to Atlanta.  He and his wife Julie live in Conyers.  Mr. Kimble is an avid motorcyclist and competitive distance runner. He’s here today to chat about his new book, How to Make Good Decisions.  Welcome to […]

Protect Your Mobile from Hackers

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:12:07 +0000

If you are like most of us, you probably have a password, antivirus program, and a firewall for your home computer to protect it from hackers. Are you doing the same thing for your phone? From 2015 to 2016 malware infections on smartphones swelled by 96%, and about 71% of the smartphones out there do […]

Some Real Life Tragedies in Professional Wrestling

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:25:01 +0000

Professional wrestling is considered sports entertainment. It always has its hardcore fans, even though they know it is mostly scripted and even planned out to avoid a legitimate injury. While these occur often in the sport, unfortunately, so do tragedies. In this article, I would like to discuss a couple of extremely skilled performers who […]

What To Consider Before Opening A Warehouse

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 22:48:03 +0000

Opening a warehouse or factory can be a massive step for any business. Whether you’re running a start-up that’s just getting into production and storage of products, or you’re part of a successful company that’s changing how it conducts these practices, it’s a major hurdle. It’s exciting, busy, and hopefully, once it’s all said and […]

7 Ways to Prevent Getting Locked Out of Your Home

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:00:38 +0000

Be honest. Do you have a key to your house under your doormat or a flowerpot? If you do, you might as well put a sign out that says “Come rob me.” This isn’t to say you shouldn’t have a key somewhere, though. After all, you might need it one of these days. However, there […]

Stand Out from the Crowd: How to Differentiate Your Business from Competitors

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 21:26:11 +0000

There’s nothing worse for a product or service than being viewed as a commodity. That is, a solution that your target audience believes to be “just the same” as all the rest. Consider the battle for mobile technology, and how hard carriers like Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T work to make their services sound unique. […]

When Drugs Make You Sick Instead of Heal

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 20:15:16 +0000

This is a guest artile by Silvio Aladjem MD. ©The modern pharmacotherapy is a medical achievement nothing short of extraordinary. Sort of “you name it and we have it”. In this country, the Pharma industry is overseen by the FDA who must approve any drug before it reaches the market. Thank God for that. Can […]

USDS – An Agency You Have Never Heard Of

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:58:18 +0000

It is so obscure that Trump probably does not even know it exists. What is it? US Digital Service, the intro is The mission of the U.S. Digital Service is to deliver better government services to the American people through technology and design. Yup it’s a bunch of computer nerds! One of my favorite computer […]

How to Delete Yourself from Social Media

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:00:38 +0000

Have you been thinking that it’s time to make the drastic choice to remove yourself from social media? Most of us were quick to join the social media bandwagon, but these days, you might have worries about privacy. Though it’s possible to delete yourself from social media, the process isn’t easy, and it might not […]

Review: Relic Tech: Crax War Chronicles Volume 1 by Terry W. Ervin II

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 01:19:42 +0000

Relic Tech Class 4 Transport Security Specialist Krakista Keesay has a significant problem. Actually, he has several problems and they are all very significant. Employed by the Negral Corp and assigned to the transport ship Kalavar, Keesay has been seriously injured as Relic Tech: Crax War Chronicles Volume 1 by Terry W. Ervin II begins. […]

Book Review: Vicious Circle: A Joe Pickett Novel by C. J. Box

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 01:08:38 +0000

Vicious Circle: A Joe Pickett Novel  begins with Dave Farkus. A man that Game Warden Joe Pickett has dealt with many times before. This time it is because the man has been missing from his hunting camp for over twelve hours and the weather is about to go downhill in a big way thanks to […]

Google Changes Motto From ‘Do no evil’ To ‘Do Nothing’

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 20:48:22 +0000

For well over a decade I have used Gmail, it has been wonderful. I use Google to search for things. I use Google maps to find where I need to go. I use Google Earth and Street maps to see interesting places. Google is wonderful, well mostly… Google, like Microsoft and most other big companies […]

Warning about membership terms

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:34:37 +0000

Locked into fitness club membership Some businesses, Netflix for example, operate on a no contract basis  confident that their company is offering such a good deal to consumers that they are prepared to make it easy to leave, knowing that many will return. Businesses less confident in the service they are offering hide onerous cancellation […]

A Chat with Darden North, Author of ‘The Five Manners of Death’

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:34:27 +0000

Darden North‘s mystery and thriller novels have been awarded nationally, most notably an IPPY in Southern Fiction for Points of Origin.  The Five Manners of Death also follows Wiggle Room, Fresh Frozen, and House Call. Darden North has served on author panels at writing conferences including Killer Nashville, Murder on the Menu, SIBA Thriller Author Panel, and Murder […]

Casey Anthony – George and Cindy Anthony In The News Again

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 04:26:28 +0000

Casey Anthony Death Hoax Was Exactly That, A Hoax … Sorry Folks! Casey Anthony is by no means dead. Reports over the internet went wild saying that her body was found “bludgeoned” to death. I am sure there are a lot of people worldwide that heard this news were ready to celebrate this news thinking […]

FBI Files: More Than $23 Million In Assets Recovered From The Estates Of Bernard Madoff’s Sons And From His Daughter-In-Law

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 18:47:06 +0000

The Bernie story just will not go away. Recovered Assets Will Be Used to Compensate Victims of the Madoff Fraud Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York,  Irving Picard, the Securities Investor Protection Act (“SIPA”) Trustee, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New […]

FBI Files: Operator Of Unlawful Bitcoin Exchange Sentenced To More Than 5 Years In Prison For Leading Multimillion-Dollar Money Laundering And Fraud Scheme

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 18:40:15 +0000

I came across this interesting story. Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ANTHONY R. MURGIO was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan to 66 months in prison for charges associated with operating, an internet-based Bitcoin exchange, through which MURGIO processed […]

Cardinal Pell – Naughty Priest?

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:44:20 +0000

The Catholic church has been mired in sexual abuse stories for what seems to have been forever. For the first time (I think), the abuse allegations now directly involve the Vatican. The National Catholic Reporter has an alarming article, you can read it here. Australian police announced Thursday they are pursuing charges against Cardinal George […]

Are you Scam Aware or a Sitting Duck?

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:00:15 +0000

You might have heard about all of the scams out there, and think that you are pretty scam savvy. But, the truth is, most of us aren’t, and even a simple phone call could get you caught up in a big scam. One such scam occurs when criminals call random phone numbers and ask questions, […]

Americas Cup: I For Once I Agree With Dennis Conner

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:48:57 +0000

In the 90’s I was involved with the Americas Cup, not as a member of one of the teams, no, I loved to sail but I certainly did not qualify to be a team member! Instead, I became part of the organizing committee. Oh I was just a grunt, haha but it was the ‘ultimate’ […]

Book Review: Golden Prey: A Novel by John Sandford

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 01:36:36 +0000

As Golden Prey by John Sandford begins, Lucas Davenport is now working for the United States Marshals Service. He is also working undercover. He is also a bit bored. The undercover case just doesn’t hold his interest as Lucas has always lived for the hunt. The undercover case is nothing more than role-playing where all […]

Book Review: A Time For Hanging by Bill Crider

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 01:17:52 +0000

For Paco Morales it certainly was a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time as A Time For Hanging begins. All he had done was run an errand to Tomkins’ Store to get some sugar for his mom. He was supposed to go right back home, but he stopped to talk […]

Book Review: The Outcast Dead: A Ruth Galloway Mystery by Elly Griffiths

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:47:40 +0000

42-year-old Dr. Ruth Galloway is acutely aware of the history, the blood, that has been spilled over the centuries. While resurrection is not possible, she believes in treating the dead with respect. As The Outcast Dead begins, it is early June and she is on the grounds of Norwich Castle. The vicar is leading the […]

The New Yorker And Prog Rock

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:55:44 +0000

I read a really good essay on the New Yorker today on the subject of Prog Rock, if you love the genre of music I recommend you read it That is not to say that I agree with many of the conclusions drawn by author Kelefa Sanneh But it certainly was thought provoking. It is […]

What It Takes To Market a Product Successfully Like Anik Singal

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:24:48 +0000

As a business person, once you’ve determined what the consumer needs and you’ve come up with a product or service to meet that need, the next step is to sell that product or service to the consumer. But you can’t make that sale without first convincingly marketing your product to your targeted consumers. Marketing is […]

Half of American Adults on FBIs Biometric Database

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:02:34 +0000

Here’s a bit of a shock for you: about half of all adult Americans have a photograph stored in the FBI facial recognition database. What’s even more shocking, it is that these photos are being stored without the consent of the individuals. Approximately 80 percent of the photos the FBI has are of non-criminals, and […]

What Could Emoji Search Mean for SEO?

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:35:21 +0000

In the first half of 2015, Google started displaying emoji in their desktop search results. They had already been doing this with mobile search for iPhone starting in 2012 when iPhone first started promoting emoji characters. In June 2015, emoji were removed from appearing in search results because webmasters had been abusing them. Emoji in […]

Sir Roger Scruton – out of Right Field !

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:47:55 +0000

James Delingpole and I are from different political tribes but we have a relationship on Social Media (Twitter) which is far from entirely hostile. So when he invited me to listen to his Podcast with his fellow “Man of the Right” Sir Roger Scruton I did so. I’m glad that I did.  The Podcast was […]

THEE Embroidery Handbook by Jim Serritella

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:05:02 +0000

I will be the first to admit that I know some interesting people, author Jim Serritella is a fine example. My wife had just been diagnosed with breast cancer and Jim had just published a short book ‘The Journey Through Cancer’. The book detailed his wife’s battle. It was well written and it really was […]

Dastardly Betrayals

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:44:28 +0000

A betrayal occurs when one partner, friend or family member, turns on the other. In professional wrestling, a tag team betrayal usually commences a storyline between the former partners. The matches are very intense because the wrestlers know each other extremely well. In this article, I would be reflecting on a few memorable betrayals and […]

6 Creative Ways to Get Your Brand Instantly Noticed

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:25:35 +0000

There’s a common saying that to get your ad noticed, you need to get it in the face of customers at least seven times. But marketing techniques and styles are constantly evolving in this age of advanced digital technology, and this old practice may no longer be effective. However, it does underline how difficult it […]

Getting Owned or Pwned SUCKS!

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:12:38 +0000

A well done New York Times article recently re-introduced this topic to the masses. Being “owned” isn’t new, but the term is not becoming part of popular culture. If you use the internet or are often on social media, odds are good that you have been OWNED. Whether you are called out for a misspelling […]

10 Tips on Gambling Online

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:33:24 +0000

Gambling is not just a pleasurable experience, it can also help you make money. But just like every business, it is necessary to pay attention to some issues. In this list, you can find out what every online gambler should be aware of. 1)      Basic Mathematics Knowledge Is a Must. If you think that the […]

Face-to-Face Versus Online Marketing

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 21:37:09 +0000

What is Marketing? Marketing is an umbrella term for various methods used to promote a business. Marketing methods include advertising, PR, and promotions. Why is Marketing Important? At the most basic level, marketing is essential for any business, because it is what helps spread the word about your product or service. You’re generally not going […]

How To Confront Common Life Problems

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 21:21:03 +0000

That’s a pretty big title, right? Well, sadly we can’t address all of life’s problems here. But in this post we want to take a look at some fairly major issues that may be more common than you think. Problems like legal trouble, health or addiction struggles, high stress, accidents, and financial woes, for instance, […]

Smart and Easy Ways to Protect Your Digital Life

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 10:07:15 +0000

Even if you don’t realize it, your identity is all over the internet. Whether you posted to an internet forum in 1996 or you ever had a MySpace page, this information is still out there, and you have to protect it. Here are some simple and easy ways that you can protect your digital life: […]

The Forgotten Soldier: Of the 2nd Wave on D-Day by Fawn Zwickel

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:29:51 +0000

“When we think of armies, we think of mass waves of soldiers, but very seldom do we think of the one man and his story. That’s what this book gives us.” — Dog Eared Books I rather like the quote, it is so true. The history books always paint the story with a broad brush […]

Atomic Cannons and Nuclear Weapons: A mystery of the Korean War by Arthur Sharp

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:29:37 +0000

This is another fine book from the New York based History Publishing Company and their ‘Global Outreach’ initiative. The Korean War is often called the forgotten war, it was sandwiched between WWII and Vietnam. With Vietnam sucking all of the oxygen out of the room! Until about 10 years ago I was as ignorant as […]

Don’t Hang My Friend: A Boy Takes on the Klan After the Civil War by John Raffensperger

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:46:53 +0000

New York based publisher History Publishing Company has just released a new book Don’t Hang My Friend. In a change from their normal modus operandi they are releasing it initially on Kindle with paper versions to follow.       Here is the synopsis: A young teenage boy living in southern Illinois during the post-Civil […]

Busting Down the Door: 12 Ways to Stop Burglars from Entering Your Home

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 06:00:45 +0000

There is no such thing as a home that is fully burglar-proof, but there is also no such thing as burglars who have the skills of Ethan Hunt from Mission Impossible. With the right security in place, you can get your home almost burglar-proof. When most people think of security, they only think of a […]

Hire an Ethical Hacker NOW!

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:17:03 +0000

You might think it’s crazy to actually hire a hacker, but if you don’t have an ethical hacker on your security team, you could be playing a dangerous game. Ethical hackers are called “white hat hackers” and are legal hackers, that help businesses find security problems in their networks. Developer and security teams, who build […]

The Best Gmail Phishing Scam Ever!

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:46:25 +0000

If you use Gmail, pay attention! Security experts have announced that there is a very effective phishing scam out there, and you are a target. This scam, which has only been growing over the past couple of months, is also hitting other email providers, too. However, it’s quite difficult to detect. According to researchers at […]

Mobile Marketing – A Blogger’s Paradise

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:06:28 +0000

For the past couple of years, there has been a huge amount of emphasis being placed on the mobile UX (User Experience) – and rightly so. The world has gone mobile with more people now accessing the Internet from mobile devices than on desktop PCs. Here is one thing many bloggers out there might not […]

Top 12 Tips to Destroy Your Sensitive Data

Thu, 18 May 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Believe it or not, you just can’t shred too much. If you aren’t destroying your sensitive data, my best advice is for you to start now. There are people out there who make a living diving into dumpsters in search of credit card info, bank account number, mortgage statements, and medical bills; all things they […]

Malware Hack Attacking the Grid…BIGLY

Tue, 16 May 2017 09:15:38 +0000

For more than four years, malware has been posing as legitimate software and infecting industrial equipment across the globe. The malware, which looks just like the Siemens control gear software, has affected at least seven plants in the US. According to security experts, the malware was specifically designed to attack this industrial equipment, but what […]

Why you should never use Maven

Sun, 14 May 2017 15:43:18 +0000

So the Email title is: Maven: FINAL REMINDER – Invitation to Participate in a Paid Electronic Survey on The Future of Work (Panel Opportunity) Sounds good, I am happy to share my thoughts on any subject for money. The big problem was in the actual email, I laughed: Description: We would like to assemble a […]

Do You Have A Spicey?

Sat, 13 May 2017 23:21:34 +0000

There has been an endless number of great lampoon’s of Sean Spicer. With little doubt SNL have done much to boost Spicer’s role in the Trump administration. Spicey alas has to tell the press what the boss has to say, truth rarely gets in the way. My  daughter is an inventive girl and sent me […]

WWE Superstar Shakeup

Wed, 10 May 2017 21:30:35 +0000

Change. It is a word some people embrace. It is also a word that some experience difficulty with, especially when it impacts them directly. This brings me to events which transpired on the April 10th and 11th editions of Raw and Smackdown respectively. On those two days, the WWE held a “Superstar Shakeup.” The purpose […]

Book Review: “Two-Trick Pony: The Drifter Detective Series No. 8” by Garnett Elliott

Wed, 10 May 2017 15:21:14 +0000

The eighth book of The Drifter Detective Series is split into two parts. As Two-Trick Pony by Garnett Elliot opens, it is 1948 in the Texas panhandle. Jack Laramie has to listen to nonsense from some trucker as the miles of Route 66 pass by. The Desoto broke down on his way to Amarillo so […]

Second Hand and Discarded Devices Lead to Identity Theft

Wed, 10 May 2017 09:48:28 +0000

A new study was just released by the National Association for Information Destruction. What did it find? Astonishingly, about 40% of all digital devices that are found on the second-hand market had personal information left on them. These include tablets, mobile phones, and hard drives. The market for second hand items is large, and it’s […]

Why Use a Website Builder Instead of a Web Designer?

Tue, 09 May 2017 11:36:28 +0000

Website builders are simply magical. For non-web designers, there’s no better definition of ‘pulling a rabbit out of a hat’. They too can experience the fulfilment that accompanies designing a website, without going through the extremely technical coding process, which is peculiar to web designers. The argument here isn’t that hiring a web designer isn’t […]

The Conservatives haven’t become UKIP – they haven’t needed to.

Mon, 08 May 2017 16:39:27 +0000

The Conservatives have not become UKIP they are far, far cleverer than that. Since David Cameron’s unwise decision to promise a referendum on EU membership in the Conservative Manifesto for the 2015 General Election everything has gone swimmingly for the Tory Right. The objectives of Cameron’s gamble were twofold. First to rein back the Tory […]

The arcane world of British politics – It’s a coup

Fri, 05 May 2017 17:50:15 +0000

This has been a wholly successful coup by the Right in Britain. Let’s track back a couple of years. David Cameron led a Con/LibDem Coalition. This was anathema to the Tory Rightand their media supporters ( The Spectator, ConHome, The Daily Mail, the Telegraph newspapers etc etc). It also opened the way to UKIP who […]

Getting Rid of an Electronic Device? Do This First…

Wed, 03 May 2017 11:47:53 +0000

A shocking study by the National Associated for Information Destruction has revealed some terrifying information: 40% of electronic devices found on the second-hand market contains personal information. This information includes usernames and passwords, personal information, credit card numbers, and even tax information. Tablets were the most affected, with 50% of them containing this sensitive information, […]

Phishing is Getting Fishier

Tue, 02 May 2017 09:56:34 +0000

If you are like most of us, you have undoubtedly received an email that has asked you to click on a link. Did you click it? If you did, you are like 99% of internet users because clicking links in normal. But in some situations you may have found that the link took you to […]

The Psychology of Words and 5 Powerful Words in the online World

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:54:11 +0000

The evolution of the www has been explosive. Websites are now available in every niche, and every sub niche. We are connected around the world by social media at the tap of a smartphone screen, Websites and the internet have changed the world. It really is that simple. Brendan Wilde, online expert at, one […]

Your A.B.C. Guide to Domain Lingo as a Blogger

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:49:13 +0000

Setting up a domain for blogging or when setting up a business is intimidating for many people when they come across the different acronyms and terms they need to navigate in the process. If you are a blogger that is a bit confused about all the language involved, this guide will be helpful to understand […]

Parents Beware of Finstagram

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:14 +0000

You have surely heard of Instagram, the photo sharing social network, but what about “Finstagram?” If you are like most parents, you have rules about the social media practices of your kids. However, once you learn about Finstagram, those might all go out the window. When you combine the words “fake” and “Instagram,” you get […]

Planning a trip to the United States as a transgender person?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:25:15 +0000

If you are a transgender person who is planning to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program, there are a few things you need to know when you request your ESTA. As you no doubt know, transgender people are met with discrimination every day. This is perhaps never truer than when the […]