Wife, mother, and late blooming opera star, Alma Gluck rose to stardom fast. She w the only opera concertist to ever sell 1 million records. Mother to Efrem Zimbalist Jr, her short life is remarkable.
Spotlight On: The Truth About Humanely Raised, Cage-Free Chicken Farms (Perdue and Contractors For Perdue)
Perdue claims to raise chickens humanely, cage & antibiotic free. One North Carolina farmer/Perdue subcontractor says it's not true. Here's the video that hurt Perdue, but did it also hurt the farmer?
UPDATE: NEW BOOK TO BE PUBLISHED IN 7/2015! TKAM became a best seller, was made into a movie, and is required reading in many school systems. But how much do we know about the author? Here's a peek.
So who is he? Allow me to introduce you to one of the most interesting Russian Jewish writers of the 20th century. He was your typical starving writer, wealthy in fame and not a penny to his name.
Continuing my series on vitamins and supplements, Part 2 talks about attempts to get government regulation, food sources for Vitamin A, what it's good for and recommended dosage.
Do you think architectural landmarks are free of copyright? Not so, in some European countries. Here's shocking news of some that are still under copyright! Could you be a "copyright infringer?"
What The Heck Are All Those Vitamins For? Part One | How To Read Labels | Difference Between Fat Soluble & Water Soluble
Labels don't say how a vitamin will help you or what body part they'll help. So here it is! An extensive list of vitamins & minerals, what they're for, their food sources, and more. Part One
When filing DMCA claims & counter-notices, you MUST provide your personal information. But what happens to that information? Does Google or a web host protect it and keep it to themselves? NOPE!
If FB & G+ "required" you to use your real name, would you question why? This week "The Big Two" are making people change accounts to real names or they will disable their accounts. Fair or...
Do you think your photo will make it easier for friends to identify you? Read the pros and cons of using real profile pix and why you might be seeing your face with someone else's name real soon.
From Australia to United States, this article shows works now in public domain according to the copyright laws of their respective countries. My hope is to make copyright law less confusing for you.
Hacker Report: Part 2 | Guccifer Caught! | Hacked Presidents George Bush Sr & Jr, Hillary Clinton, And More
For over a year, he was in the wind. What took so long to catch this elusive hacker? Some say he worked for National Security Agency (NSA). Some say he IS the NSA! Or is he just a hacker?
Hacker Report: Part 1 Guccifer | Hacked AOL Accounts Of President Bush Family And Other Famous People
Part 1: Eluding capture, Guccifer hacked high profile names & revealed their secrets. His victims were famous, & the not so famous anymore. He didn't steal their money; he went after their reputations
Your mother's middle name. Your first dog's name. The first car you ever bought. Typical questions, right? We can't always change the questions, but we can do something about the answers. Here's how.
The dog's name, your favorite color, maiden name. All sound good? Nope-all are guessable! The more creative you are, the harder it is to guess your password. Here's some ways to make great passwords
If you can smell obnoxious odors, assume they are also full of germs. Here are some tips on how to cut down on the gazillion germs you are exposed to every day.
If you were buying a house, would you want to know if someone died there? The PA Supreme Court ruled about what sellers have to disclose when selling a house.
Getting a diagnosis was very hard. Some said I had MS, FMS, or Lupus. Treatments didn't work. A friend said it might be Sjogren's Syndrome and suggested a doctor. Finally, I got the right diagnosis!
You probably have heard "Hobby Lobby" on the news lately, but what is that legal case all about anyway? Here's the scoop in plain English language. Comments expected :)
A conversation after my Bible study group meeting led me to offer up a poem that explained it all perfectly. It hit home for many of our members. Will it make a point to you, too?
Each of us has priorities in our lives. We just arrive at them at different points in our growth. Does that mean one has any more weight than the others? Maybe it's all in the eye of the beholder.
Ever wonder if all those pictures you see with text typed on them are legal use? How come it is infringement for some and not for others? Learn legal & illegal use and who will likely get caught!
Updated: 7/15/14. Video How To Find Public Domain Pictures on Google. What is Public Domain? Are the pictures you're using truly in the public domain? How do you tell? Get some answers here!
How do formerly copyrighted works get into the public domain? Why did the US government change the copyright law in 2012? How much longer do we have to wait for works to become public domain?
The cartoonist who created The General is suing for copyright infringement saying they used his cartoon without permission. Now 10plus yrs later & statute of limitations expired. What would you do?
Harper Lee had a stroke, her agent swindled her out of her copyright & royalties to her famous book;a local museum stole infringed on trademark by using her name/book. Elder abuse, infringement, more
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. had a remarkable life & an equally remarkable heritage. He died May 2, 2014. His family tree shows true philanthropy. My Trivia Box details tidbits I hope you'll enjoy.
After 60, 70 years of marriage, one spouse dies shortly after the other, was it a broken heart or just their time? Here are six stories; some may bring a tear to your eye, some may make you smile.
Steve Jobs packed a lot of living into 56 years, leaving behind so much to remember him by. Was he a genius, in the right place at the right time, or was it just luck?
Not everyone views justice the same way. First hub in series: Copyright Infringement vs Fair Use. Will you agree or disagree with the decision? This is a real case and it should make all authors mad!
EPA said WTC zone was safe, no need to go all Hazmat. Painter masks didn't cut it. Workers are fighting for medical care & disability $$$. Many died w/ cancers, etc. But U S Gov't says NO to benefits
Many watched his TV show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," where he showed us how the rich live. But did you know he is the creator of several other TV shows we watch daily? Come meet Robin Leach.
Malware. What is it, how do I find it, and how do I get rid of it? Easy step by step directions and my best picks for free malware software removal programs!
Shoulder surfing to get your private information is on the rise.
How safe do you think your passwords are? Pretty safe? Maybe not. Here are ways to protect yourself on and offline. Lists of worse, best & most common passwords. Did your password make the list?
Updated:4/15/2015. Is there a SIDS & swaddling connection? 10 out 36 babies who died of SIDS were swaddled. Did you know there's a right way & a wrong way to swaddle? Videos: avoid hip dysplasia &more
Princess Diana has always held a fascination not only for me, but for people all over the world. Even in death, people can't get enough of the shy girl who became "The People's Princess."
Do you ever wonder how to use punctuation with quotation marks? Do they go before or after the period, before or after the comma? I hope this helps answer those questions.