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Why Do I Need So Many Passwords, User Names, and Pin-Codes? It’s Time We All Took A Stand!

I just received a new replacement for one of my department store credit cards - and I'm angry!  While I'm aware of the move towards security chip credit cards by the end of the year, I wasn't very happy to learn that this particular department store is now going to require me to come up with a alpha-numeric, case-sensitive pin-number - with a length of their choosing - for me to remember in order to use it.

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Justin Sullivan - Getty
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Will The Real Colonel Sanders Please Stand Up! KFC Replaces An Imposter Colonel With Another Imposter

Darrell Hammond is out.  Norm MacDonald is in.  But - the real Harlan Sanders is still dead.

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Why Doesn’t My New Credit Card Work At The Store? New Security Chip Cards Cause Problems At Some Stores

In case you haven't heard, the United States is migrating towards adopting EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) chip technology on every card issued in this country.  The move follows what has become standard already in the rest of the world.  MasterCard and Visa are initiating those cards to their customers as their old cards come up for renewal.

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Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience (WAVE) concept truck. Image: Blog.Walmart.com
Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience (WAVE) concept truck. Image: Blog.Walmart.com
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Walmart to Push Amazon Prime

Walmart accidentally leaked its new shipping option via an internal link on Walmart.com.

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Animal Program To Help Seniors, and Animal Allies Pet Of The Week

Daryl and I chatted about pets and about how pets help the seniors. The program is called sidekicks for seniors and here's how it works; The seniors get no-fee adult cat adoptions and $50 off all dog and kitten adoptions to any adopter 60 years of age and older.

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By:Scott Olson Getty Images News
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Is There Such A Thing As A Safe Gun, Watch What This Teen Has Invented

The gun debate goes on and on in congress, in the world, and in public. Everyone has an argument for having guns or limiting rights for guns. What this teen has come up with may resonate on both sides of the argument.

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Minnesota’s Target Field To Feature A Bloody Mary Garnished With A Slice Of Pizza

In a previous post, I wrote about how I think Bloody Mary garnishes have gone too far;  While I enjoy a celery stick or a pickle - the recent trend in stuffing the drink with outlandish garnishes has made them difficult to consume.

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By:Jamie McCarthy
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By:Jamie McCarthy Getty Images Entertainment
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Would You Like To Sound Like Eddie Van Halen? Watch Him Explain His Gear And Play

 

So many people would love to play like Eddie Van Halen. Eddie knows that and has tried to make gear he likes and that people want to play. He is always pushing the envelope with his equipment. His EVH line has followed his changing tastes.

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Be A Part Of History, Attend The Last State Of The City Address For Duluth Mayor Don Ness

Since Mayor Don Ness is an outgoing Mayor, every thing he does will be his last time. So the Public is invited to watch Mayor Don Ness deliver his final State of the City Address on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Lakeside Ballroom

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What If The NFL Commisioned New Helmet Art, Check Out These Concept Helmets

Some of the new NFL Jerseys are looking good. The Minnesota Vikings just changed their uniform concept. What if some of the NFL teams were to have new helmets made?

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Did Amazon Bite Off More Than They Can Chew?

According to an article in today's Huffington Post, Amazon Prime deliveries regularly arrived late, especially during the holidays. They had the same problem the year before, although late deliveries were less in 2014 than in 2013.

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By: Jared C. Tilton
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NASCAR’S Danica Patrick’s Sponsor Says Win This Year or You’re Gone [VIDEO]

Nascar is, a tough business, as Danica Patrick is finding out. You're paid lots of money to win, and if you don't, it's over. Patrick, in her final contract year with Go Daddy.om, must up her performance greatly to hold on to her major sponsor, and I for one don't think it's in the cards for her.

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