One of life's great ironies is that when you're younger, you can't
wait to get out of school, but as you get older, all you want is to
return to it.
Maybe that's because the world seemed simpler during those years,
but for me it's the growing realization that there's so much more
to learn about life, the universe, and everything--and a shrinking
amount of time in which to learn it. (Bonus points if you caught
that Douglas Adams reference.)
Alas, I lack the mountains of money usually required to go back to
By Rick.BroidaGuest Blogger
at 8:15AM, a year ago |
Facebook, Inc, recently launched a brand-new ad format, called a
"Featured Story," which dumps paid content - rather than updates
from Great Aunt Lynn about her recent biopsy or one of those
internet memes - squarely into our news feeds. Worse, these paid
advertisements (a.k.a. "news feed) shows the actions of the
Facebook users friends and these ads are front-and-center on our
Facebook news feed.
Great. More ads.
I've been mildly annoyed by the ads (read: "Sponsored Stories") on
the sidebar of Facebook, but have been able to tune them out. Now,
when I'm blearily checking to see if I've gotten any response to my
"Which Disney Princess Are You?" post, I'm bound to accidentally
click a Featured Story.
You know what? I'm sick of ads.
Because I have to sell my firstborn son in order to see a movie
these days, I do it perhaps twice a year.
at 12:48PM, 2 years ago |
We've discussed the cost of video games extensively here at the blog with the emphasis being on how expensive this hobby can be when wanting to get in on the latest games. Luckily there are some quality services out there offering games free to play, or FTP via the PC.
at 10:57AM, 3 years ago |
Keeping track of coupons can be tedious and time consuming. Using paper coupons requires that you find, clip and then store them in a place where they can be used when needed...before they expire. It can also be tough to find coupons for items you really need among the pages of coupons for things you never use. Trying to remember you have a coupon is a chore in itself. Companies like Offermatic have been working to take advantage of the digital aspect of shopping. These companies will monitor your spending habits and send you savings based on the items you tend to buy most often.
Imagine getting coupons for items you actually could use?
By savingtools.comGuest Blogger
at 10:57AM, 3 years ago |
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Netflix has completely transformed the DVD rental industry. There was a time that you used to have to hop in your car and drive to a movie rental store if you wanted to watch a movie at home. That day is long gone, thanks to Netflix. Netflix made it possible to have movies shipped directly to your home by mail and have movies streamed directly to your television. Netflix is truly a transformative company with a plethora of movie titles but the stock is not a great investment for new investors looking to buy.
By Mark.RiddixGuest Blogger
at 6:58AM, 3 years ago |
Social networking is the Old Testament of popularity contests. In the beginning, Al Gore begat the Internet. The Internet begat the Bulletin Board System (BBS), the father of CompuServe, who begat AOL, the father of Classmates.com, who begat Friendster, and so on and so forth, until just enough innovation managed to counter the long line of technological inbreeding to produce Facebook--that ugly duckling everybody loves, hates, loves to hate, hates to love, and all other possible combinations of human emotion.
at 9:41AM, 4 years ago |
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