Fruits and Vegetables with the Highest Pesticide Load

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is “a not-for-profit environmental research organization dedicated to improving public health and protecting the environment by reducing pollution in air, water and food.” The EWG has posted a list of fruits and vegetables with the highest pesticide load. The top five on the list are: peaches apples sweet bell peppers…

iPhone 3G: First Minute Impressions

I literally JUST got my iPhone 3G. They only had White left so I dared to be different. Here are some notes on things I noticed before it’s even done restoring. 1. My Belkin car charger / amplifier is not compatible. I love this charger because it plays the sound from the usb / power…

How Not to Peel A Hard Boiled Egg

I rarely ever eat eggs, because they are one food that takes weeks or months to process in the system…but every now and then I will get a craving for one. This video though made me desire an egg, just so that I could try this awesome trick! This is like the coolest egg trick…

How to Secure Your Computer – 14 Maxims

This post is long overdue. Having completed my How to Secure Your Computer series of articles, it’s time to get links to all of them organized on a single page. The series debuted on January 4, 2007 here on Ask the Geek, Too. I continued to post them here until March, 2008 when other commitments…

Hackers Try Another Way to Tempt You

Hackers are always creative in the ways that they try to deliver malware. This time the malware is delivered by means of a spoofed email from airlines: “Northwest, Sun Country and other airlines warned their customers Friday about phony e-mails that claim to be from the airlines with confirmations of recently purchased tickets — but…

Nikon D700 and SB900 First Impressions

I’ve been playing and shooting with the new Nikon D700 FX full frame sensor DSLR and SB-900 Speedlight today. This full frame sensor is amazing! I finally can use all my AF-S f/2.8 glass as it was intended without the crop factor. I love the fact that the D300 and D700 share the same MB-D10…

Ring of Death/Why Sundays Make me Cry

I’ve been experiencing some Xbox screen freezing problems. I didn’t get around to attempting to address them until this morning, when I was greeted by a pleasant surprise. I followed all of the Microsoft’s instructions which seemed to piss this beast of a gaming console off. It met my attempts with a shiny Ring ‘O…

Dell Issues BIOS Updates For Laptops – Important

If you own a Dell laptop system, I would highly recommend that you check on the source link below, to determine whether your computer is in need of a BIOS update. It appears that NVIDIA GPU may prematurely fail on select Dell systems, if the BIOS fix is not done. If you are already experiencing…