• Scams & Deception
    Avoiding Scams Against Seniors

    Scammers will target anyone they can, but they sometimes set their sights those who they feel are the easiest to fool. There has been a rise in recent years of scams against older Americans. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why Seniors are considered easy targets, as well as...

  • Who Called Me?
    3605296130 Phone Number Bothering You?

    Is the phone number 360-529-6130 bothering you and now you want to know who it is? Not to worry – this annoying telemarketer is hounding countless others just like you. Read on for more details:

  • Consumers
    Beer Review: Grimbergen Blonde

    Today’s beer review is Grimbergen Blonde, a 6.7 ABV Belgian Pale Ale. What made me choose this among the hundreds of choices lining the aisle? I hadn’t reviewed a blonde yet, and the ABV seemed alluring after having reviewed a 4% Utah-brewed beer the day before. Front Label: Phoenix Ardet Nec Consumitur...

  • Consumers
    Beer Review: Squatters Captain Bastard’s Oatmeal Stout

    Today’s beer review is Captain Bastard’s Oatmeal Stout by Squatters Pub Brewery in Utah. Any beer with the word “Bastard” in the name is worth a closer look, right? And we love our oatmeal stouts here at Waffles, so this is a perfect fit for a review. First, let’s see what information...

  • Spam Files
    Barclays Bank 419 Part 2: Followup and Response

    Last week I reported about my 419 of the day, from Barclay’s Bank of London. I responded to that email from a different email address, using incorrect grammar: “how do i be getting my money?” The following day, I received the following email:

  • Who Called Me?
    7027994433 Phone Number Calling You?

    Is the number 702-799-4433 calling you and you want to know who it is? In this case, this is NOT a spamming telemarketer. Read on to find out who this is:

  • Who Called Me?
    2026448225 Phone Number Bothering You?

    Is the phone number 202-644-8225 phone number calling you and now you want to know who it is? Lucky for you, this is nothing more than an annoyance you can simply ignore Read on for more details:

  • Spam Files
    Spam of the Day 2/29/2012: Barclays Bank 419

    I received this familiar junk mail in my inbox today. It’s the typical 419 scam with Barclays Bank wanting to give me 10 million dollars.

  • Social Media
    Solved: TweetDeck Not Working on a New Computer

    I use lots of tools such as TweetDeck and Hootsuite. With my old HP laptop, the desktop application version of TweetDeck always worked exactly as I hoped, but with new laptop, I’m not so lucky. Here’s what I experienced, what I tried, and what I eventually did as a reluctant solution.

  • How To...
    Dealing With Cold Hands

    My hands get cold anytime the temperature drops below about 70 degrees. And when I say cold – I mean COLD. It almost seems as if my hands are colder than the outside air, which is actually impossible. Nothing will make a woman jump out of sleep faster than a pair of...

  • Who Called Me?
    5026324414 Phone Number Bothering You?

    Is the phone number 502-632-4414 phone number bothering you and now you want to know who it is? As you probably guessed, it’s nothing more than a pest  who you can safely ignore. Read on for more details:

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Racist Airline Passenger on Plane Story: A Modern Tall Tale

    Today we look at the story of a racist airline passenger, outraged at having to sit next to a passenger of another race. After the ensuing argument, the person of color is moved to first class to accommodate the racist. Is this story true or false?