To Buy Or Not To Buy (Silver)?

Should I, or shouldn’t I, buy that 10-ounce silver bar? @apmex Thinking about it… — Heidi Hecht (@Squidoogeek) May 12, 2013 Yep, that’s me twisting APMEX’s tail over investing in precious metals in the Twitterverse. Like most of those guys who deal in assets like silver and gold, they advertise it as a hedge against … [Read more…]

So I’m A Blogger…

Big deal, right? Everybody who has something to say, something to sell or just think they’re such a hotshot that people are lining up to read their drivel, has a blog these days. In fact, it was pretty much a joke when I called mine the “Nothing in Particular Blog.” I don’t have anything “in … [Read more…]

What I Learned From The Humans To Mars Summit

The Humans to Mars Summit earlier this week (May 6-8) brought up some good talking points about manned missions to Mars. With so many plans in the works, it’s no longer a bunch of nerds preaching to the choir about why we need to go. Real hardware is being developed, people are talking about the … [Read more…]

Why You Should Ignore SEO

If you’ve been around the Internet for any length of time, you’ve probably seen it. Something along the lines of a whole long string of words like, “SEO | SEO Domination | Search Engine Optimization | Search Engines | Google Search Engine”. WTF? Well, those are probably second-rate bloggers going by old, outdated SEO rules … [Read more…]

Wanted: People With A Good Work Ethic

Ever wonder what kind of work ethic is expected of people who work in restaurant kitchens? Well, FARMBloomington actually laid it out fair and square in a recent “help wanted” ad for line cooks. Line cooks must “show up early and work hard all day”, as well as “show respect for the chef, the food, … [Read more…]

Inspector Gadget

Inspector Gadget focuses on the adventures of the bumbling Inspector Gadget, assisted by his more competent assistant and niece, Penny, and the genius dog Brain. The Inspector primarily seems to exist for the purpose of showing off gadgets that magically appear when he says, “Go-Go Gadget (Fill in the gadget of the day)!” His gullibility … [Read more…]