• Current Events
    Barack Obama Occupy Wall Street Quotes

    President Obama has made several references to the Occupy Wall Street movement, most of them coming in October. Below is a collection of his more prominent quotes, along with a video of his remarks on October 6, 2011.

  • Who Called Me?
    5032601734 Phone Number Calling You?

    Is the phone number 503-260-1734 phone number calling you and now you want to know who it is? We have the answer for you here at Waffles, and now you can rest easy knowing that it’s nothing but another pest that you can ignore. Read more for details:

  • Spam Files
    Smith Johnson Canada Lottery Scam

    For the past few months (or even longer), an email has been floating around, claiming the recipient has won the Canadian Lottery, by means of an email address being selected from their java-based software.

  • How To...
    How to Make a Two-Column Layout in Google Documents

    Instruction workaround for creating a two-column table layout in Google Documents.

  • How To...
    How to Show the Facebook Ticker

    Yes, everyone hates the Facebook ticker. Well, not everyone. A friend asked if I could help figure out how to show the Facebook ticker on her account. Googling it only seems to show anti-ticker and “how to remove” it posts.

  • Scams & Deception
    Work From Home on Google Affiliate Scam List

    After ranting about Pulse360, Adblade, and MSNBC, I looked around to see just how much replication is going on with the current breed of affiliate “make money at home on Google” websites. As anticipated, it’s rampant. I went to consumerfinancereviews.com, which was the target of the MSNBC post, and Googled one of the...

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Abused Child Lipstick Story: Good Message, Fake Story

    A photo has been passed around lately of a little girl with a mangled face and a pacifier in her mouth. The attached caption is a heart-wrenching story of a girl who was killed by her mother as punishment for getting lipstick on the bed sheets in what was meant as an...

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Mother and Baby Japan Earthquake Photo: Put Away the Tissues

    A photo of rescue workers digging bodies out of rubble is continuing to float around social media and email.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Parrot the Dog DC Police Incident: Not Related to Occupy Movement

    You have to love social media, where old news can resurface and become new again. This week has seen a surge in the sharing of the photo of Parrot, the dog who was killed by police during a Washington DC festival.

  • Social Media
    Trending Photo: Marine’s Wife at Casket

    A photo which has been circulated heavily on social media sites is a photo of a marine’s wife laying on a mattress next to his casket. Is this photo and accompanying story real?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Man Standing on Baby Photo: Abuse or Just Bizarre?

    A disturbing photo of a man standing on an emaciated child has been angrily shared online. One angry caption reads: I WANT TO KILL THIS MAN…IF U R AGAINST CHILD ABUSE *PLEASE* LIKE N SHARE THIS.. Is this photo real or fake?

  • Scams & Deception
    Stansberry Research Video: An Advertising Perspective

    I resisted. I really did. But that ominous black background and apocalyptic claims were just too much for me, so I logged on today after seeing a commercial which pointed me to newamerica5.com. (Wait – I was sure that last week it was newamerica7.com. And what happened to newamerica6.com? Oh wait –...