The host of Honest Guide investigated a TV call-in show that airs puzzles and charges people to call in and guess the answers. Correct answers win a cash prize. The host found out that when you call in you almost always get a voice recording that says something like, "You almost made it, try again." Each call results in a charge of about $4.35, and some players rack up hundreds of dollars in charges. The Honest Guide host called the emcee and asked him how he felt about ripping people off and he became indignant, claiming he was simply a show host. This scam game airs in 40 countries around the world!
Terrific Productions, LLC announced themselves with great fanfare at San Diego Comic-Con in 2019: Terrific Production is new publisher Fall 2019. We are staffed by former senior comic book professionals and we are looking for professional artists from film, animation, gaming, video-gaming to break into comic book work. You must have the drive, creativity and passion.… READ THE REST
My phone is nearly useless: dozens of scam calls daily about car warranties and Microsoft hacks and my myriad of crimes, press 1 or go to jail. So all calls are silenced and I swipe through voicemail transcripts now and again to see if anything was real. The phone companies profit from it and will… READ THE REST
For most people, it's free to file your taxes. The makers of tax preparation software lobbied to stop the IRS from accepting such tax filings online, as is done in other countries. In return, they promised to operate free filing services themselves. A ProPublica investigation found that it's virtually impossible to find them, let alone… READ THE REST
If powering up devices was as easy as plugging your single device into its accompanying charger and juicing away, everything would be simple. But you and the rest of your household are likely laden down with an armload of devices, often with their own proprietary cables, connections, power needs, and beyond. The ChargeHub X5 Elite… READ THE REST
The average American stares at a screen over 17 hours a day. That's almost every waking minute of your life, over 6,200 hours a year. And the even scarier fact is that those are pre-pandemic numbers. By now, we can imagine that imbalance has grown even worse. And all that time staring at your MacBook… READ THE REST
It's easy to spend your 20s assuming that some of the finer points of adulting will just work themselves out over the course of time. You're so busy trying to start a career, find a relationship, and settle on exactly who you are and what you want to be that it's forgivable if some of… READ THE REST