Domain Name Renewal Scams

It has been brought to my attention today that a domain name renewal scam is currently making the rounds. This scam is not new, but domain owners continue to fall victim to this practice on a daily basis. I just wanted to make you aware of how the scam works so that you can protect yourself from losing domain registrations to these companies. The scam works this way: unethical companies monitor the publicly accessible WHOIS database and obtain registrant contact information as well as domain expiry dates. Using this information, … Read more

Elevator riddle & contest

My Daughter came home with a riddle today and I thought it was cute enough to deserve a post. See if you can guess the correct answer to it? The first person who posts the correct answer will win a free 125×125 button ad here on my blog for one month. No cheating please, don’t Google it either. Ready? Here it goes… Billy lives on the 20th floor of his apartment building, everyday when he comes home from school he takes the elevator to the 15th floor and then he … Read more

Science & Popcorn

Who would ever have thought that Science and Popcorn could go together? Or they could be so much fun (at least eating the popcorn was fun). My Daughter had to do a science project for school so instead of the usual “potato makes electricity” we decided to do something more fun. How does temperature affect popcorn? We took 3 bags of microwave popcorn and froze one, refrigerated one, and left one out at room temperature for 24 hours. We then microwaved each bag to see how long they took to … Read more

Happy Chinese New Year…

Happy Chinese New Year, this is the year of the Rat. Other Rat years have been: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996 and now 2008. People born in the Year of the Rat are noted for their charm and attraction for the opposite sex. They work hard to achieve their goals, acquire possessions, and are likely to be perfectionists. They are basically thrifty with money, are easily angered and love to gossip. Their ambitions are big, and they are usually very successful. They are most compatible with people … Read more