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Facebook on a Stick

Are you on Facebook? Want to follow my blog, Blog on a Stick, on Facebook? Now you can! I’ve created a Blog on a Stick Facebook page and it’d be great if you could LIKE it. I’m going to be posting information from here, of course, along with tips and articles that I find useful as I […]

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Simplify. Relax. Enjoy.

Why does everything have to be so complicated and stressful? Why can’t we just all just relax once in a while and enjoy life? We put so much stress on the small things that we make it easier for stress to come into our lives and take over. Why do we do that? To help […]

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Jumping Into The World Of Android With A Droid Incredible

The wife and I have finally broken down and got smart phones recently and now are trying to figure them out. Ironically, we don’t feel very smart using them yet. Unfortunately Verizon doesn’t have the iPhone yet, so we purchased the Droid Incredible. It’s a very nice phone, it’s just taking some time to learn everything. I am […]

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Bad Behavior WordPress Plugin Killed My Google Traffic

I’ve been looking into the Bad Behavior WordPress plugin to help stop some of the spam comments that I’ve been getting. Turns out, it made things horribly worse. I’m not sure why, but the plugin decided to block Google bot. By the time I noticed, the damage had been done and my visitor stats are […]

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Don’t have a scanner? Take a picture of it instead.

Do you have a scanner? I don’t either. And every now and then someone say ‘scan it and send it back to me.’ Really? Scan something? Crap. Instead of scanning, I just take a picture of my documents. It’s pretty much the same thing, without the hassle of purchasing and hooking up a scanner. I […]

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I did it. I washed my keyboard in the dishwasher.

Have you heard that you can clean a keyboard by putting it though the dishwasher? I was skeptical, but very interested, so I tried it out, and it worked! I had an old keyboard lying around that I tested the theory with. It was from a blue gumdrop iMac from way back in the day so I wasn’t […]

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Change Your Password Before Someone Else Does

I recently got an email from a friend of mine who was vacationing in London. They were writing to tell me that they were mugged at gunpoint and their wallet, cell phone and all their money was taken. Now they were stuck in London with no way to pay the hotel bill and no way […]

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