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25 “Worst Passwords” Of 2011 Revealed!

I guess I'm safe with my super-secret password Clownfart22!  If you see your password on this list, change it immediately because you have a great chance of being hacked.
Here are two lists, the first compiled by SplashData:

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Kurt Koller, Flickr
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Average Texter Sends or Receives 41.5 Messages a Day — Survey of the Day

According to a survey of 2,227 adults by the Pew Research Center, the average text message user sends or receives an average of 41.5 messages a day.

How much someone texts is not surprisingly tied to how old they are. Those in the 18-to-29 age group send or receive an average of 87.7 texts a day, whereas that total is only 4.7 for those in the 65-and-over group.

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7 Dangers To Watch Out For When Using Your Debit Card

I believe debit cards are a better option than checks to pay for things and protect your privacy.  Think about it, a check has your account number in plain site across the bottom while a debit card has a random number across the front.  That being said, there are things you should do to help prevent becoming a victim of fraud.  Here are 7 dangers to watch out for when using your debit card:

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National Emergency Test Scheduled This Week

Just so you are aware...on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, FEMA, DHS and FCC will conduct the first national test of the Nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test.  It's a good system to have in place.   Here's what you need to know. 

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Computer Monitors And Keyboards Could Be Obsolete By 2016

In the near future you may not even need to use your monitor for your computer.  It could simple project right on your desk, or on the wall, or even on your hand!  The technology is already available and being used

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Netflix Loses 800K Subscribers in Third Quarter

Netflix, the one-time master of customer service, just can’t seem to get it right anymore. On Monday, the video rental giant revealed in its third quarter report that it has lost about 800,000 subscribers since June, and the company expects to lose more in the coming months.

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iPod Celebrates 10th Birthday This Sunday

Sure, I have one, my daughter's OLD one, because we've been upgrading her and I get her hand-me-downs.  On Sunday, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPod, the day that Steve Jobs introduced it on stage.  It changed the world and since technology continues to move forward, they aren't seen as much.  Now we see the more popular iPhone and iPad.

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Brad Paisley Tweets Picture of Carrie Underwood’s ‘New Look’

Brad Paisley continues to treat Carrie Underwood like a kid sister. The two country superstars are preparing up for their third stint co-hosting the CMA Awards next month, and the ‘Camouflage’ singer is getting started with the jokes early.

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How To Easily Winterize Your Motorcycle

 

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It's almost that time of year where it's time to put our motorcycles away.  A lot of people I know make this a pretty complicated thing.  Some of them spend hundreds of dollars paying people to winterize their bikes.  Let's not over complicate things, here's an easy way to winterize your bike in no time.

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Beware of Fake ATM Machines

It never ceases to amaze me.  All the new ways that creepy criminals are scamming us.  Why,  OH WHY, is common folk allowed to buy ATM machines?  What can come of that?  Seriously, I know homes that have pacman machines, pinball machines, even donkey kong...that's home entertainment, I get that.  But, an ATM machine, what would you do with that?  Scam people!  BEWARE!!!

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6 Things You Didn’t Know Exist On The City Of Duluth Website

The City of Duluth has a great website with lots of resources and information, I've dug around and found the 6 best things that you might find useful and informational.

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Steve Jobs, Apple Founder, Dies

Sad news today.  What an impact Steve had on the world during his time here.

Steve Jobs, the visionary in the black turtleneck who co-founded Apple in a Silicon Valley garage, built it into the world's leading tech company and led a mobile-computing revolution with wildly popular devices such as the iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56.

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