Author Archive for: ‘Lee Hester’

President Obama Picks UNC Tar Heels In 2012 NCAA Tournament

It’s nice to know that even the Oval Office is taking part in this year’s NCAA college basketball tournaments with an office pool of their own. Our President, Barack Obama has taken the time to fill his brackets out and the word on Wednesday is that he’s going with Carolina again this year. It’s interesting to note that he picked …

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Businesses Should Bet On Low Productivity Around March Madness

I’m betting that if business owners check their numbers at the beginning of April, they’ll probably find their productivity levels may have slipped a bit in March. Before managers start worrying about the market or anything else business-related, the answer may be quite simply that your office has suffered from a case of March Madness. Twenty percent of employees know …

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Walmart Gives Consumers Another Reason To Use Internet For Movies

Hollywood is happy today thanks to the big smiling face and sizable weight of Walmart. The top retailer in the United States announced today that on April 16th, at 3,500 of its retail locations, the super, mega, mega, super (well you get the idea) chain will be offering customers the option to use their internet streaming site, Vudu, to store …

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Big Reversal On Erotica Policy By PayPal

Last month, PayPal notified a number of important e-book distributors and gave them a surprising mandate to remove certain erotica categories from their catalogs or else. The categories included any erotica that covered rape, incest and beastiality. The “or else” was the threat of being banned from using the largest process ordering company on the planet, PayPal. A pretty heavy …

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Driver With Suspended License And No Insurance Kills Motorcyclist And Leaves Scene

I’d like to honor Mr. Robert Wilson, a sixty-four year old father who was driving his blue Suzuki motorcycle on the northbound Capital City Freeway near El Camino Avenue around 10 p.m. on October 24th and was needlessly killed by a driver who thought texting was more important than paying attention to the road. Even worse, Sequoia Monay Jones, the …

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Age Difference No Issue For Dick Van Dyke

You’re as young as you feel and evidently Dick Van Dyke is feeling less than half his age these days. The legendary comedic actor who is best known for playing in the movies, “Bye Bye Birdie,” and “Mary Poppins” and for his series, “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” celebrated Leap Day this February by getting married. Van Dyke turns 86 …

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New Zealand Sees Dollar Signs Not Illegal Downloads With Kim Dotcom

In 2010, New Zealand immigration officials decided the potential money mattered more than the negative press from allowing Kim Dotcom to move to and reside in their country. When Billionaire, Dotcom filed for residency and his application was in consideration by New Zealand officials, the founder of MegaUpload had promised to sponsor a huge fireworks show in the country for …

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Raquel Welch At 71: One Of The Hottest Women Of All Time

Raquel Welch, born Jo Raquel Tejada, seventy one years ago in Chicago is an American actress, an author and an iconic sex symbol. This past December, according to Men’s Health, Raquel is one of the hottest women of all time, coming in second out of the top one hundred listed. For those of you who can’t help wondering, Jennifer Aniston …

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T.J. Ford Retires From NBA After Latest Injury

Twitter is truly becoming a second home for the NBA. Players are using the social networking platform to connect with their fans, converse with each other, talk about the league and feel right at home making all kinds of announcements using their social media savvy. So it comes as no surprise really to hear about one of the big pro …

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Promise of Pot Diet Pill A Dream Come True

If you haven’t read the latest (March) issue of Cell Metabolism magazine you may be missing out on some very exciting and important news. According to the renown publication, the University of California, Irvine has released some new research that could be a dream come true for many dieters. The findings from the California researchers are that certain brain chemicals …

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Minimum Age To Be Allowed On Facebook?

To sign up for an account on Facebook you must be at least thirteen years of age. That obviously hasn’t been a real deterrent for kids under that age from faking out Facebook or talking their parents into allowing them to do so or even into doing it for them. According to a November 2011 survey of over a thousand …

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Facebook Protects Name And Brand

Did they really think Facebook wouldn’t notice? FacebookOfSex.com (previously owned by FriendFinder Networks) was able to live for about a year and had over four million visitors before Facebook was able to get the rogue domain shut down recently. Facebook now owns the rights to the domain name and has been very busy protecting its name and brand against several …

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