Teddybear Keywords = Sick Stuff

What kind of a sicko uses keywords such as “teddybear hamster cages teddybear invitations miniature teddybear kits teddybear” in order to draw traffic to a website featuring haiku about masturbation and child rape? The sickos at www.harmlove.com, that’s who. Teddybear Keywords = Sick StuffHarmlove) While I can’t say I care much for the content of the site, I was amused by the following disclaimer: “If at any time you find…

The Wonderful Window

“Merely the fact that the dirty piece of paper that wrapped the old man’s parcel was covered with Arabic writing was enough to give Mr. Sladden the ideas of romance, and he followed until the little crowd fell off and the stranger stopped by the kerb and unwrapped his parcel and prepared to sell the thing that was inside it. It was a little window in old wood with small…

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Java Morse Code Translator

“The Java Morse code translator translates to and from Morse code and can play the Morse to you as sound. It runs on your computer and therefore is very quick.” Stephen Phillips –Java Morse Code TranslatorStephen’s Home Page) My father was a radio operator when he was in the army. He described trying to send messages while in the back of a jeep. When he received a long message, he…

Nigerian Scam Baiting

I AM THE WIDOW OF THE LATE SANI ABACHA OR HEAD OF THE PAN-AFRICA BANK IN LAGOS OR EXECUTOR OF THE WILL OF THE LATE SIR WALDO POPPYSOCKS.|I AM IN THE UNFORTUNATE POSITION OF NEEDING TO MOVE $315 MILLION OF SOMEONE ELSE?S MONEY OUT OF MY COUNTRY. AS THIS IS HUGELY ILLEGAL I NEED THE HELP OF AN ACCOMPLICE BASED ABROAD. OBVIOUSLY I HAVE CHOSEN YOU, A COMPLETE STRANGER….FINALLY, COULD…

The Perils of Online Job Sites

“With millions of résumés now online, identity thieves and marketers are turning to online résumé databases to poach data such as e-mail addresses, phone numbers and other personal information.|Identity thieves have also been known to post fake job listings, then require that applicants submit additional personal data, such as social security numbers, credit card numbers or bank account information…” Kendra Mayfield –The Perils of Online Job Sites (Wired)

Unusual Collector's Edition of The Hobbit

“On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of eccentrics live in houseboats. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they belong to one another. There is Maurice, a homosexual prostitute; Richard, a buttoned-up ex-navy man; but most of all there’s Nenna, the struggling mother of two wild little girls. How each of their lives complicates the others is the stuff of this perfect little novel.The adventures of the…