Brett Favre: It’s Not Over

What was speculation about Brett Favre’s continuing to play professional football has become a continuing drama. Brett Favre may return to professional football… perhaps not with the Green Bay Packers: “Retired quarterback Brett Favre wants out of his contract with the Green Bay Packers so he can return to the NFL with another team, ESPN…

Other Products Suspected in the Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not identified tomatoes as the definite source of the salmonella problem. Other products are being investigated as the source of the outbreak: “…Raw jalapeños, serranos and cilantro, key ingredients in Mexican cooking, are now being linked along with tomatoes to the outbreak of salmonella that has sickened…

How to make polls

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/H-MpjUZniag” width=”350″ height=”288″ wmode=”transparent” /] If you saw the poll results you might be wondering how you can make your own poll. You can ad it is easy. All you have to do is go to Poll Daddy. This will allow you to make your own polls without having any knowledge to HTML. All…

Apple Servers Went Kerplunk!

As I thought and mentioned in my last post, call volume this morning was very light at the call center.  I went in for overtime to help with the “Busy” time and sat at my desk for 1 hour before I got my first call.  In 4 hours I might have gotten a total of…

Jordan Hasay Advances in Bydgoszcz

After running in the U.S. Olympic Trials, Jordan Hasay is in Poland competing in the World Junior Championship. She is running the 1,500 meters. The news off the wire services is that that Ms Hasay did advance and will run in Sunday’s final. Her time was 4:20:82 which, for her, is a slow qualifying time….

A Reader Needs Your Help With Windows Vista

As many of you know, I also write computer articles for a newspaper in California. This morning I received this message from a reader in response to an article I had done about upgrading to Windows Vista. After reading the email, I thought this would be something I could share with my readers here at…

Comcast – FCC Says Shame, Shame

The FCC chairman wants to punish Comcast for blocking certain traffic which the cable company says eats up bandwidth. What has come to light is that Comast is not the only one practicing the  blocking of Internet traffic. It is just that Comcast got caught at it. The FCC chairman may recommend that Comcast be…

Today is iPhone day

Most of you know today is the release of the 3G iPhone.  Reports at work say that people have been waiting in line since yeasterday morning at some stores.  AT&T has offered overtime for us in the call center because they are expecting a large number of calls because of the new device. I’m not…

The Cylons Are Toast!

I enjoy SciFi shows like Dr. Who, Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica.  I found this item for sale on www.scifi.com.  At $65 it’s a toaster that will toast the image of a cylon on your bread, pop tart, whatever. This very Limited-Edition Battlestar Galactica Toaster is a San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive and one-of-a-kind.