Showing posts from September, 2012

WHO@ Newsletter - September 24, 2012

I couldn't make this up if I tried. . .Woman puts resume on billboard
A Florida woman who has had trouble finding a job said she invested $250 toward her cause by posting her resume on a billboard for 24 hours. Kim Wilburn of Jacksonville, a former civil engineer who lost her job three years ago, said she had her resume posted for 24 hours on a Clear Channel billboard facing the southbound lanes of Interstate 95, WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, reported Wednesday.

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Pittston area teen remembered at vigil - 09/24/12…

New cover and release date

My next book has had a slight title change - it's now called True Crime Online: Shocking Stories of Scamming, Stalking, Murder, and Mayhem and has a new release date. It will be available January 2013 instead of November. See the listing at True Crime Online

Net Crimes Newsletter - September 17, 2012

I couldn't make this up if I tried. . .Dating website puts men in shop window

A French dating website has put its wares on display in a Paris shop -- 10 men who have signed up to look for a relationship.

The site "Adopte un" -- "Adopt a guy" in English -- plans to take the show on the road, The reported. The temporary Paris store closes Sept. 21 and other stores will open this fall in Brussels, in Laussane, Switzerland and then in Lyon and Toulouse back in France.

The men for the store were selected from hundreds of volunteers who had signed up on "Adopte un mec." The aim was variety, ranging from a surfer to a geek.

"For once the girls can choose the boys and put them in their shopping basket," said Thomas Pawlawski, the website marketing director. "We use supermarket vocabulary."

Some women seem to enjoy the opportunity.…

WHO@ Newsletter - September 10, 2012

I couldn't make this up if I tried. . .eBay's metaphysical ban takes effect

Officials with California-based auction site eBay said the new ban on metaphysical services, which took effect Thursday, follows numerous complaints.

Officials with the San Jose company said they received numerous complaints from buyers who purchased metaphysical services, such as lottery number predictions or magical potions, and complained to eBay when the services did not work as advertised, The Wall Street Journal reported.

"We want a trusted marketplace where buyers have confidence and can have a consistently great experience, and if there's a category that's not meeting that bar, we'll eliminate the category," said Devin Wenig, president of eBay marketplaces.

Spokesman Alan Marks said the site is not worried about retaliation spells cast on the Web site by scorned soothsayers. "We…

Psst - need a new laser printer?

When it comes to laser printers, I don't think of Dell, but I couldn't pass up the deal I got as a BzzAgent and ended up buying the DellTM B1160w Wireless Mono Laser Printer. It was just what I needed, doesn't take up a lot of space, is fast and pretty quiet. I love how photographs come out so crisp!

Glade Expressions Oil Diffuser

I got yet another great thing from BzzAgent - this time it was the Glade Expressions Oil Diffuser. I chose Lavender and Juniper Berry and it smells wonderful - not overpowering at all and it looks great, too!

WHO@ Newsletter - September 3, 2012

I couldn't make this up if I tried. . .Bridge closed, 13 bearded men detained

Police in Oregon said a bridge was closed and 13 bearded men on their way to a breast cancer awareness photo shoot were detained due to an assault rifle.

Portland police said they responded to 911 calls about two men in a car with an assault rifle near the Burnside Bridge around 7 p.m. Wednesday and arrived to discover 13 members of a club for bearded men wearing military camouflage on the bridge, KPTV, Portland, reported Thursday.

Two of the men were holding onto an assault rifle and were arrested on disorderly conduct charges. The other men were detained and released.

The men told KATU-TV, Portland, they were on their way to shoot a photo for the breast cancer awareness calendar "Beards for Breasts."

"We didn't mean to shake up the community or shut down the Burnside Bridge," club member M…

Glade Expressions

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