Let's celebrate Administrative Professionals Day today!

April 21 is Administrative Professionals Day 2010

Many people in office-type workplaces will take time to observe Administrative Professionals Day 2010 — and they should!  If there’s a group of people that can easily go overworked, underpaid and under appreciated, it’s administrative professionals.  The people who labor and toil to make sure the office runs smoothly certainly deserve a day of observance
The Colorado Rockies playing a game.

Keli McGregor found dead | Salt Lake City police say no foul play

Keli McGregor, team president of the Colorado Rockies, was discovered dead slightly before 9 a.m. in a Salt Lake City hotel. Cause of death has not yet been determined, but police spokesmen say that Keli McGregor’s death appears to be from natural causes. Keli McGregor’s death will be investigated only as an unattended death. Keli
Discovery space shuttle on a landing path

Space shuttle landing today | Shuttle landing path flies over USA

At 9:08 a.m. Eastern time, the shuttle landing path came to an end when the space shuttle landing today was completed. NASA officially announced the completion of the space shuttle landing today after the shuttle landing path took Discovery and the crew over much of the United States – from state parks in Montana to
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Skinput | Your skin, now a keyboard

Your next cell phone may not have a built-in keyboard of any kind – you may just be able to use Skinput instead. Now in development at Microsoft, Skinput is slated to become the newest form of human-computer interface. Skinput is still a few years away from being offered commercially, though with enough same day
A Mac desktop rendition of the iPhone 3GS home screen. The iPhone prototype discovered in a Redwood City bar was much smaller.

New iPhone prototype found in Redwood City bar

So a tech blogger walks into a bar and finds the next iPhone prototype. Stop me if you’ve heard this one… Seriously, Gizmodo may have gotten the serious scoop on the rest of the tech journalism universe with a fortuitous discovery of what appears to be a prototype of the next iPhone (iPhone 4G?). A

April 19th is Patriots Day

The 19th of April is observed in a few states as Patriots Day, as a commemoration of the Lexington and Concorde battles in the American Revolutionary War.  It’s observed on the third Monday of every April, so Patriots Day 2010 is today. It is celebrated in Massachusetts, Maine and in Wisconsin as an observance in
Hamburger

Are Health Insurers investing in products that damage health?

How’s this for a reversal? Life and health insurance firms have invested $1.88 billion in just the top five fast food chains in America. The American Journal of Public Health published a study on April 15 revealing the investment patterns of large insurers. Fast food isn’t the only potentially damaging investment of life and health
49ers cheerleaders will be cheering for former Dolphin Ted Ginn next season

Ted Ginn to 49ers after Miami trades for Brandon Marshall

Ted Ginn, traded to the San Francisco 49ers on Friday, was a former first round pick of the Miami Dolphins  in the 2007 NFL draft. To trade for Ginn, San Franciso gave up its fifth-round pick in this weekend’s NFL draft. When the Dolphins traded second-round draft picks in 2010 and 2011 to Denver for
Dell Streak tablet computing sample

Dell Streak Slate | Info on Dell Streak 7 and 10 inch tablets

The Dell Streak has been the computer with whispers in back hallways and teasing amounts of information handed geek-to-geek for the last few months. So today, when an internal Dell announcement of both a 7 and 10 inch Dell Slate was leaked, gasps of joy were heard across every I.T. office and credit counseling office
Goldman Sachs tower in New York City

Goldman Sachs | Charged by the SEC for fraud

This morning, the Securities and Exchange Commission brought charges up against Goldman Sachs for fraud. The SEC alleges that Goldman Sachs defrauded investors by “misstating and omitting key facts.” The SEC suit against Goldman Sachs is an outgrowth of the investigation into the collapse of the U.S. housing market, urged on by unsecured loans at
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Rebates.com/floria | Florida appliance rebate 2010 starts today

This morning, the Florida appliance rebate 2010 opened up to residents of Florida. The rebates.com/florida web site gives information about the Florida appliance rebate 2010, including a running ticker of the amount of available funds. There are limited appliance rebate funds, and in every other state the appliance rebate funds have run out quickly, so
National Day of Silence supporter putting her hand over her mouth.

Day of Silence 2010 | Staying silent for LGBT rights

Today, April 16, is the National Day of Silence 2010. A student-run grassroots movement to bring attention to the bullying and harassment of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) students throughout the country. National Day of Silence 2010 is an event that anyone can participate in without instant cash loans to donate to the cause. Participants
I propose that fewer Tea Party tax protests would be so angry if we all had a few more of those. From Wikimedia commons

On Taxes, the Tea Party and a real cure for tax day woes

My fellow Americans, it is tax time, and I note some of you are into this Tea Party thing, which has many people incensed against government and taxation.  Well, since Tax Day is passing and many of us are mailing painful checks to the IRS, I figured I’d let you all in on something I
Applying for personal installment loans is easier online.

Online installment loans for bad credit

Don’t waste time walking into a store, or maybe several stores, when you are shopping for personal installment loans or same day loans. Apply here for online installment loans for bad credit, the #1 help for all of your loan needs. When you need cash fast, you don’t have the time to visit a brick-and-mortar
The Wyoming appliance rebates go into effect April 15.

Wyoming appliance rebate | Wyoming rebates for appliances

The Wyoming appliance rebates go into effect today – so if you live in Wyoming and are planning on purchasing a new appliance, it’s time to act quickly. The state of Wyoming appliance rebate program was allocated only $511,000 – so if you want Wyoming rebates for appliances, you might need to get an instant
Tax Day

Tax Day Freebies | Free Starbucks Coffee and more

April 15 may be tax deadline day, but free Starbucks coffee and other tax day freebies are sure to take a bit of the sting out of the stress. As a part of its Make A Difference campaign, Starbucks will be offering free coffee April 15 to any customers who come in with their own
Is the California 8.4 earthquake prediction true?

8.4 earthquake prediction | California earthquake prediction

Following a 6.9 magnitude quake in Qinghai, China and a 5.0 magnitude earthquake in Guerrero, Mexico, rumors started circulating that an 8.4 earthquake in California would soon follow. The 8.4 earthquake prediction, and earthquake prediction in general, however, is simply not possible. The rumors claiming an 8.4 earthquake in California will happen within the next