An App That Doesn't Try to Hide Its Dark Side: Creepy

Here's another "warning app" following in the footsteps of Please Rob Me, which scoured the web for geolocated tweets in which people indicated that they were not home, and aggregated them into a single page. It was meant as a social security exercise to bring people's attention to the privacy and security risks of broadcasting their whereabouts, especially when they are away from home....more

Is Your iPhone tracking you? The facts, risks, and solutions

 A "stalker" file on iPhones and 3G iPads running on iOS 4 tracks where you are along with a time stamp and saves it on your device for a year or more. The news of this tracking issue was released yesterday....more

Life is Fragile: Protect What You Have

We believe we are doing our best to protect what we value most in our lives.. family first, then our homes, our jobs, and our income.  But how secure are they really? How sure are you that you have done everything to safeguard your life’s most precious possessions?Recent global events– from natural disasters to the Middle East violence– can make us realize just how fragile life really is. Catastrophic events make us feel mortal, providing a stark glimpse into an uncertain future.  So protecting what we have now is the best we can do....more

Lenore Skenazy live tonight on 'free range kids,' parenting and security

I'm part of a small team. We produce internet based 'radio' programs, called Virtually Speaking. Like much of the better things I've done in my life - like parenting - I started out with almost no appreciation of how much I had to learn and what it would take me to learn it. Another thread .......more

Did I mention we produce our programs before a digitally present audience in Second Life? Yep. ...more

Will I Die Before I get My Life Insurance Policy Approved?

It is one of the most common complaints among life insurance applicants; why does it take so long to get my term life insurance policy? The reality is that it usually takes 4-7 weeks from the time you submit your application for the insurance company's underwriters to review, approve, and issue a policy....more

Are Valentine’s Day Flowers the Best Show of Love?

The nationwide countdown is on for florists.  They are preparing for Valentine’s Day— a day when lovers are tasked with proving their love. It will mean a spending spree of red roses by spouses and significant others competing to showcase their amorous feelings. Women from coast-to-coast will hope to be the first ones in their office to receive that coveted bouquet of flowers, kicking off a non-verbal sparring among female co-workers.  And it seems that the floral gift might help the sender get lucky in the bedroom....more
Valentine day of the lover to express your feelings from your beloved ones & inform how ...more

Retirement is Women’s New Financial Frontier

A newly-released national survey has found that women are focusing their attention on their financial future; specifically how to transition to the retirement years.  The Wells Fargo 6th Annual Retirement Fitness Survey, reveals that women are worried about having a secure retirement.  Here are some of the statistics the survey found....more

Chinese New Year 2011: Be a Smart Rabbit

The celebration of the Chinese New Year is a centuries old tradition.  It marks the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 animal signs.  The Year of 2011 is the Year of the Golden Rabbit, which begins on February 3, 2011 and ends on January 22, 2012.  The Rabbit is the fourth sign of the Chinese Zodiac and is considered a lucky sign....more

New TSA Screening Nude-O-Scope and Pat Downs- Who really hates it?

Other than myself hating the new TSA scanning and pat downs, I didn't know who really hated the new screening process. The last two days, I set out to find out....more

Also, I learned that the screening procedures mean absolutely nothing for inbound flights from ...more

There are some things up with which I will not put

The Transportation Security Administration, in its infinite wisdom, has apparently mandated that new Whole Body Imagery "security" machine - the one that takes pictures of your body through your clothes.  And if you refuse to allow representatives of the federal government to take nude photos of your body, you get to be manually patted down by a TSA representative.  And they will feel your crotch and your posterior and your breasts, if you have them.  Because ...more