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HotCrazyDeal: how scam works

We all make mistakes. If you have ever dealt with HotCrazyDeal, then you already know it. If you haven’t, read on, beware and avoid making at least one. 243 more words

Big, Confusing And Smelly. I Love It

Spending time looking at the map is important. What’s more important? A good map and some trusty locals. Especially on your official first big day trecking around a city. 315 more words

Travel

Start up: Twitter's app suck, Share That Economy!, Uber's permissions overreach, solar panel boost and more

A selection of 8 links for you. Do not deploy near naked flame.

What is app graph on Twitter? >> Twitter Help Center

To help build a more personal Twitter experience for you, we are collecting and occasionally updating the list of apps installed on your mobile device so we can deliver tailored content that you might be interested in.

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Links

Oklahoma City Police warning residents about phone scam

OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are warning the public about a potential phone scam.

According to the Oklahoma City Police Department, someone is spoofing the police department’s phone number. 44 more words

News

Apartment Scam

This is a story about how a scammer attempted to sell me an apartment he or she (I suspect she for reasons that will show up later so I’ll probably go with that pronoun) did not own. 1,092 more words

Culture

Hucksterism and Self-Dealing at the Sierra Club

Environmentalists rake in big bucks from Global Warming activism and the War on Coal

Source: CRC, by David W. Schnare, 11/2014

Summary: The Sierra Club and its sister foundation have abandoned their traditional charitable mission of conserving America’s wilderness lands in order to chase dollars that can be had for themselves and their leaders and donors by engaging in business activities—including promoting some businesses at the expense of other businesses. 369 more words

Environmental

Ottawa police report increase in scam callers

The Ottawa Police Service says there has been a big increase recently in the number of scam artists phoning Ottawa-area residents and claiming to either be with a local utility or the Canada Revenue Agency. 168 more words

Local News