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Entries from May 2007

Ways to Guarantee Your Life Will Suck

May 31st, 2007 · 10 Comments

There are innumerable articles, books, videos, and other sources of information out there telling you what to do to have a good life, get the girls, and make money. All that stuff is great. But come on! You’ve heard it all before! So here I go: the opposite of what you should do to be […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration

How Customers Rip-off Businesses

May 28th, 2007 · 4 Comments

An unfortunate fact of being in business is that you will be a target of people that simply want to steal from you. It’s sorta funny that these people will go through so much trouble to rip someone off – it’s a lot of work to steal things. But customers do it every day – […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · Running a Business

links for 2007-05-26

May 26th, 2007 · Comments Off

Upside-Down-Ternet When the people on your block or in your apartment complex steal your bandwidth, discourage them by giving them access to your own special Upside Down Intarweb. It’s totally l33t!!! (tags: l33t hacker wifi bandwidth) The record-breaking Cornishman who stayed awake for 11 days Yeah, sleep is soooo over-rated these days… (tags: sleep awake […]

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Tags: News

Where’s My Money, Nigerian Scammer? or, Timmy Needs a Robot Body

May 25th, 2007 · 5 Comments

I’ve read a lot about Nigerian 419 scammers, and of course I’ve gotten emails from them ever since I became a world-wide-web denizen of the intarnets. In all the articles and things I’ve heard about those wiley Nigerian scammers, never have I seen them described as total morons. Nor have I seen them ever referred […]

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Tags: News

links for 2007-05-25

May 25th, 2007 · Comments Off

gHacks tech news gHacks – way better than G-Unit. (tags: hacks google workaround hacking) Amazing things: The most interesting and amazing houses from the world I like anything that looks like a UFO especially if I get to live in it. (tags: ufo house unusual home) The OpenCoffee Club Movement A good idea: an open […]

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Tags: News

Guest Writer Invitation – What Do You Know Best?

May 24th, 2007 · Comments Off

Writing is a dirty job…but somebody’s gotta do it. I’m not the only one who should be gettin the money for nothing and the hot chicks for free – so I’d like to let some of you guys be a guest writer on this blog. I will publish one guest article each week, and am […]

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Tags: News · WordPress/Blogging

Links for 2007-05-23

May 23rd, 2007 · 3 Comments

How To Make a YouTube Video Downloader This is a great tutorial on how to make a YouTube downloader and add it to your site. (tags: youtube video download vids movies rip) ON THE JOB / The mystery of the daytime idle: Why aren’t you working? Awesome articles. Something I now realize has subconsciously been […]

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Tags: News

Why You’ll Never Be Rich

May 21st, 2007 · 6 Comments

Nearly everyone wants to be rich. But only a few make it. Why? And why won’t you ever be rich? Three main reasons YOU won’t be in the Forbes top 100 or even the top 100,000:

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Tags: DIY Life · Leadership · Money Management · Thrifty Living

You Can Learn a Lot from a Caveman

May 18th, 2007 · 3 Comments

You have got to hand it to GEICO. Not only are they the fourth largest auto insurer and growing, but they managed to turn something dull like car insurance into a form of entertainment. GEICO has single-handedly sparked “caveman mania” with their caveman marketing campaign. There’s even a website dedicated to the cavemen’s chic pad […]

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Tags: Business How-To's · Marketing · News · Running a Business

How to Rip-Off the Credit Card & Oil Companies

May 17th, 2007 · 8 Comments

The two entities I hate most are credit card companies and the gasoline/oil companies. (I’m not a big IRS fan either, actually. So let’s make it three things.) I don’t enjoy giving so much of my money to any of the above – they take too much and always want more. Not only is their […]

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Tags: Money Management · News · Thrifty Living