While local governments work to curb the ravaging effect of illegal immigration, a major U.S. city is helping its undocumented aliens by creating an alternative banking system and giving them official government identification cards.
The northern California city of Oakland will join a few other municipalities across the U.S. that giv Continue reading City creates alternate banking system for illegal aliens
When I wasn't working on computers this weekend, I was trying to get the “new” used television working in the bedroom. Prior to even having a “new Continue reading Television
Well, I've spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup. VMware is very cool virtualization software that's all the rage in the corporate world where I'm seemingly forever searching for a job in this crappy-ass economy. So, if I can learn it well, it will serve Continue reading Computer stuff
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The new washer was delivered today. I let them take the old one away even though we’d just bought it (used) a week ago. That’s right, it lasted just one week. Oh well, we didn’t really need that $200 (after tax and delivery), anyway.
I say “let them” take it because I could have had the repairman from the store, DT’s Used Ap Continue reading New washer
Airports to avoid, if at all possible.
Which airports have body-scanning technology? – CNN.com
"The TSA website lists all the airports using advanced-imaging technology to screen passengers. The website does not specify which type Continue reading Which airports have body scanning technology?
When given one of those customer satisfaction surveys, always try and give a glowing report about the individual who helped you (unless they were terrible, of course) because those surveys are just another tool for corporations to harass their already under-paid, under-appreciated employees.
You don’t want to be responsible for getting someone Continue reading Customer satisfaction surveys
The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That’s an exceedingly odd number.
Why was that gauge used? Because that’s the way they built them in England, and English expatriates designed the US railroads.
Why did the English build them like that? Because the first rail line Continue reading Something to ponder
It’s a very old hoax. Anything with a headline like that and mentioning Microsoft, AOL and Good Morning America in the same email almost HAS to be a hoax these days, and this one is.
On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM, wrote:
This is probably a hoax, but just in case it’s not, I’m forwarding it.
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