Put an end to telemarketers disturbing your day with these counter-attack tricks.
I fully researched Medium before publishing articles on this platform that pays authors from reader subscription fees. This is my review.
I found a mobile service that uses the T-Mobile network and provides unlimited talk, text and 3 GB of 4G LTE data for only $15 a month. Updated with new plans starting February 2019.
I discuss how love and affection fail to materialize when sensual feelings emerge before devotion and trust.
This is a non-biased explanation of how blockchain and cryptocurrency relates to the marketplace of the future.
Here are ten things I do to simplify my life, avoid stress, and feel good about the kind of person I am. This can work for you too.
You can overcome disappointments in your relationship that stand in the way of commitment if you determine that it could be a rewarding experience. Here's how.
Medicare Part C is an Advantage Plan that completely replaces Original Medicare. Some include additional benefits such as vision, dental, hearing, and drugs.
If you love your partner but you feel that something might be missing, I discuss what causes people to lose touch with the important aspects of a relationship.
You believe you want a permanent relationship to enjoy years of building memories. However, for some reason you’re not devoted to it. This discussion may help clear up the confusion.
In April, 2018, HubPages' staff invited me to Maven's conference in Canada where plans for the merged companies were discussed. This is my review.
This is my analysis of a stock investment in Maven, a content platform for expert journalists. In 2018 they began purchasing leading publishing companies such as HubPages.
Thieves use scare tactics on the Internet to get people to fall for scams. You can avoid becoming a victim and be 100% safe when you learn how to recognize the difference between fake warnings and true alerts.
I canceled my cable TV service and subscribed to YouTube TV at a lower cost. It completely replaces cable TV with all local channels, most of the cable networks, and free unlimited DVR. This is my review.
FreedomPop is a cellular provider with rates starting at zero. This is my review with instructions for activating their free 4G LTE cellular talk, data, and texting plan.
This is a detailed review of the Z-Edge S3 Dual View Dash Cam. I fully tested every feature to analyze how well it works. A dash cam with both front and rear recordings is very useful for proving insurance claims.
My doctor said to try an over-the-counter earwax softener, and to see an ENT doctor if that doesn’t work. This is a detailed step-by-step description of how I succeeded with removing my impacted earwax at home.
The characteristics of healthcare management focuses on managing illness rather than preventing health issues. I explain how this causes rising health insurance costs.
Were you told you need an $800 catalytic converter because your check engine light is on with code P0420? I’ll describe a low-cost alternative you can try first.
Is death the end of consciousness? Why are there so many documented cases in the medical field of people having out-of-body experiences and being conscious of their surroundings while near death?
This is what manufacturers require of you in order to bring your product idea to market. I had experience licensing products to companies.
Due diligence is important when trusting your invention to an unknown person or firm. I found a company with a professional team experienced in negotiating licensing deals with manufacturers.
In addition to Benjamin Franklin's political and scientific involvements, he wrote engaging stories to help his readers with many aspects of their lives. These are his five best books that I've read.
Do you have trouble remembering faces? I have this condition when meeting new people, so I can explain what it's like when they think you don’t remember them.
Does our consciousness originate in our brain? If not, then maybe we can have conscious thoughts, experiences, and feelings after our death. Neuroscientists have been studying these issues for years.
My DNA results from 23andMe included family history going back 800 years as well as future health risks. It even gave me a better understanding of my relationship with my sister.
Based on my research of reports written by teachers of language-less people in the deaf community, they have cognitive abilities despite their lack of language.
Our consciousness and everything we experience might be a virtual manifestation. Sudden mental clarity before death tends to imply an afterlife. If any of this were true, it supports the concept of life after death.
I show you how to make your articles stand out more professionally with these 20 strategies when you write content for HubPages and its network of niche sites.
Was the Big Bang a single event or does the universe repeat itself? This article examines if intelligent life is created at random through an infinite number of trials.
While the endurance and survival of humans in space is researched, distant travel is being considered among scientists. I discuss the methods of intergalactic travel.
Astronauts living on the International Space Station help with the study of human survival and endurance in space. The challenges they encounter are unique due to the lack of gravity that we take for granted on Earth.
This is a review of important tools HubPages provides that will help you make more money with your writing. I noticed many writers overlook these powerful techniques.
When reviewing options to resolve issues in your life, consider the long-term benefits. I explain more in this article to help you make life-changing decisions.
Trading decisions can be negatively effected when subject to feelings rather than preplanned strategies. I’ll explain why an objective view is better.
Stocks always have a 50/50 chance of going up or down, so they only have a 50% chance of success. I'll describe non-directional option trading strategies that improve odds.
Why does time only go forward? Is there some type of attracting force? "Time Gravity" is my theory that I discuss in this article, which affects the direction of time—keeping it going only in one direction.
This article is about an interesting discovery. Most of my trades always went against me at first. Here’s my solution to the problem to avoid losing money.
Short selling options, either with stocks or with futures, can put the odds in your favor when you sell option premium. Time decay works in your favor, and there are additional advantages with options on futures.
My vegetarian tomato sauce is perfect for your spaghetti if your New Years resolution for 2019 is to be more health-conscious. Everyone will think it has beef in it.
In addition to writing blogs, Google’s Blogger can be used to quickly create regular looking websites. I’ve made several already and I'll show you how to set parameters to make Blogger work for hosting regular sites.
I’ve discovered many unresolved issues with InfoBarrel while researching the site. My conclusion is that it may eventually fail, and I'll explain why.
This easy-to-make cheese omelet doubles as scrambled eggs. It becomes something different every time I make it! And it even works in a sandwich. I included pictures for you to follow along with my recipe.
Authors can use Flipboard to promote their own articles and share other content. I examine the entire process, along with known problems and issues.
If your New Years resolution for 2019 is to eat healthier, then try this vegetarian bean stew recipe. I included pictures for you to see how I do it.
These three poems follow the stages of a failed romance, with several attempts at working on the relationship with the intent of making it last despite certain things that stood in the way.
Writing poetry can bring hidden feelings to the surface and help with emotional healing. This poem is a story about breaking up a short-lived romance.
Having researched and analyzed the Medicare options for myself, I have a thorough understanding of it and can clearly explain everything you need to know.
With billions of galaxies in the universe there is a huge potential for Earth-like planets with intelligent life. But here are the reasons why we may never find it.
I discovered that Panasonic makes a user-friendly cordless phone system with the features I've always dreamed of having. I've had other brands of phones in the past, but this does everything a modern phone should do.
Things can go badly wrong when a defensive driver and a clueless driver share the same road. This is a review of the problems careless drivers create for themselves and others.
If you get a change, take a walk through the neighborhood where you grew up. I discuss here how it can awaken lost feelings from childhood and bring back memories.
The concept of emptiness in physics is enormous. There is mostly physical nothingness in the entire universe. Follow along with me as I explain this.
Future time travel might be possible because it doesn’t break any laws of physics, but traveling to the past is doubtful because we can’t change what already occurred. Here’s a full discussion.
If you are programming your company's automated phone system, this guide will help you set it up properly to handle your callers in an efficient manner that takes into account the needs of your customers.
Have you ever wondered how large companies receive simultaneous callers without getting busy signals? You need multiple phone lines and a phone company feature known as rollover that routes callers to an available line.
This article is about my experience with switching my mobile service to NET10 Prepaid Wireless, including the pros and cons I’ve discovered about the service.
Many religions are based on the notion that there is a creator of life and the universe. This article is not meant to argue with beliefs, but to suggest something else to think about.
I was a PC user for over 30 years, but I recently switched to an Apple Mac Mini. I’ll tell you what I learned and what I needed to do to make the transition.
Here is why the business models used by many writing sites lead to failure. I offer my opinion based on my background as a systems analyst.
We all feel like time goes by faster as we age. There are several reasons why this happens. Our perception of time is effected by our changing frame of reference. I'll describe three causes of this phenomenon.
Why pay a high price for a computer monitor when you can use an HDTV for a lot less. Here’s the scoop on my experience and what I learned from my research when searching for a good monitor for my desktop computer.
This is a true story about a conniving and deceitful eBay customer. My experience shows how eBay is carefully protecting both buyers and sellers.
Do you trade in and out of stocks quickly, looking to take profits and moving on? Market gyrations can make losing trades into winners, but it is extremely uncertain that it will be consistent. Here's my analysis.
When we trade on emotion, we tend to do the wrong thing for the wrong reason. The only way to avoid emotions is to enter and exit every stock trade based on a strict plan, no matter what else may affect your decision.
Instead of rebuilding after repeated flooding damage caused by hurricanes and natural disasters, I propose government assisted relocation to safer areas presently available due to being economically depressed.
I recently conducted an online survey of tinnitus sufferers asking about various issues they have. I compiled the results into a review that can be easily interpreted to determine if there are any common causes.
I learned from my Realtor the trick for selling a home fast involves just a few inexpensive improvements. This is a review of what I did that worked.
Money invested in stocks is 100% at risk. I learned how to limit risk and improve success rate by using the TastyTrade method that I fully explain in this article.
There are three different types of eye doctors. It’s important to understand their specialties so you know which to use for your specific requirements.
The first few seconds of a phone call has the most influence on a client. It sets the tone. I'll discuss proper phone etiquette, how to answer, how to be prepared to take notes, and how to show professionalism.
Some experiences affect us emotionally, leaving us in awe. I discuss why the euphoric feeling that makes humans awestruck may have evolved to give us a biological advantage to conquer the world.
Communication in person is beneficial and should not be lost from our social skills. It lends itself to a better interaction with more successful results.
One day I suddenly lost my sight in my right eye for a brief moment. It turned out that I had glaucoma. My ophthalmologist performed this procedure to control the pressure in my eyes.
Dust mites cause allergy problems and they live in the mattress and pillows. I found out that microfiber encasings helped, and I slept better. Here's my story.
Proper maintenance helps prolong the useful years of your car. I’ll tell you how I'm keeping my old car running as good as new with little cost for upkeep.
Many doctors claim to understand tinnitus, but end up wasting our time. This article is an essay of my experience with doctors, information I learned from research, and a review of how I'm dealing with my tinnitus.
Good friends will positively influence you, will lift your spirits, and will appreciate your values. This discussion gives clues to know who's worthy of a lifetime friendship.
Lust is an overwhelming longing and intense sexual desire. Love can keep two people together and lust can keep a relationship alive. However, would lovers have difficulty respecting one another with lust?
Learn how to identify the unhealthy behavior of a toxic friend and how to end the friendship so that you’re no longer affected by their misconduct.
I helped my sister get out of Scientology when she asked for help. If you lost a family member or friend to a religious cult, my story offers a way to help them.
Looking toward the heavens, or looking deep into atoms, we find mostly emptiness. I'll take you on an illustrative tour to explain why the universe and all matter is basically empty.
Keeping our calendar in sync with solar time requires more than just adding a day every four years. We need to add a second occasionally, known as a leap second. We also need to skip some leap years.
This is a review of strategies that will help you handle most any situation professionally and avoid ruining your business.
If you’re drifting thru life without making plans, you may not want the dreams you have. Learn how to recognize what’s important to you with tips in this article.
Siri, in Apple's iOS on the iPhone and iPad, uses speech recognition to understand spoken queries. Then she speaks the results found on the web. Siri can also type what you say, if you know how to get along with her.
Stock options lose value over time, but selling options short and buying back cheaper puts the odds in your favor. Options can also be used to limit risk, as I explain in this article.
How does language affect our thinking? Do we even need a language to think? How do deaf people think if they never heard speech? Do animals think without language? I researched this to try to answer these questions.
This is a list of important guidelines you should follow to finish a book based on your own struggles or challenges. I'll share with you what I've learned when I published my book.
I remember discovering Myrth in the ’60s. They were a group of talented musicians who formed a jazz-rock band and released their one-and-only album on RCA Victor in 1969. This is their story, including soundtracks.
I used TurboTax over 18 years for my business and personal taxes, so I can help you find the version you need. Updated for taxes due April 2019. It helps with filing late taxes too.
I had carpal tunnel surgery by a hand specialist. Later my primary physician found compressed discs in my neck. He said that may have been causing my hand to get numb and I may never have had a carpal tunnel issue.
Journalists can focus better on their reader's interests with online news services. However, many small-town newspapers still fill a niche that Internet websites can't touch due to lack of broadband to rural homes.
I had a complete tear of the Supraspinatus Tendon of the rotator cuff. This injury can cause pain and limited mobility of the shoulder. I discovered that treatment doesn't always require surgery.
Interjections are words that have no grammatical meaning but are understood. Alliterations are sentences where every word starts with the same letter. This creative writing essay is a demonstration of their usage.
People ask for advice, but many ignore the suggestions. They don't listen because they really just want verification of their faults rather than positive guidance, as I discuss in this article.
It’s difficult to determine the evolution of the expanding universe since the Big Bang. I explain why the act of observation changes the way we see space and time.
My favorite singer in the '50s and '60s was Neil Sedaka. He wrote the song "Oh Carol" for Carole King, and she responded with her own song, "Oh Neil". The lyrics are here.
I'll show you how to set templates for page layout and margins, font usage, book spines, as well as titling and cover design, using Microsoft Word.
Grieving the loss of a loved one takes time. Closure can be achieved with a virtual conversation by creating their persona (or psyche) in your mind.
The meaning of life and the ordeals of human development from birth to death are portrayed as one man’s self-awareness unfolds in this creative writing exploration of life.
Raising the minimum wage to $15 isn't the solution for low-income workers since they’ll need to generate more than $15 to stay employed. Read why.
This is my review of Google Authorship (updated in 2018), how and why it got started, and the reason why it’s no longer supported since 2014.
I have taken steps to monitor and stop hacker attacks in real time on my website. I explain how large corporations and government agencies can protect their computers too.
Learn how cyber terrorists get you to allow your computer to email malware to your friends, who think it's from a trusted friend—so they open the email and get the malware too.
A well-designed office phone system must be focused on customer service. It should quickly route callers to a live person and avoid sending potential customers to voicemail jail. I'll walk you through all the steps.
I discovered that courts may deny probate when there are no blood relatives. This article is a detailed accounting of what needed to be done when my aunt died.
Learn what's involved with writing a motivational self-help book. I'll show you the structure and how to use your own life experience to help others benefit.
Organizing a local writer’s group is a great way to socialize with like-minded creative people and to share success strategies among members. I'll show you how I did it.
If you have unused web domains, you can earn some revenue with useful content and placement of ads while they’re parked. I'll explain how it's done.
My Aunt's wishes were to be cremated and have her ashes scattered in the ocean. This is a visual detailed account of the burial ceremony carrying out her wishes.
Audio recording was done on steel wire reels before magnetic tape. I still have my father's Vintage Webster-Chicago recorder that uses wire reels. I included my video in this article so you can hear it play.
When I had floaters and flashes in my eyes, I learned that I had Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD). I'll tell you about the symptoms and what you need to do.
I had experience hiring caregiver aides for my elderly aunt. This is how I managed her finances, hired aides, wrote a healthcare agreement, and dealt with elder care agencies.
Many people buy a surge protector that gives little or no protection to their electronics. I'll explain how to properly protect your equipment from damaging voltage spikes.
The failure to fully understand all options available when making decisions can cause confusion and uncertainty. I explain how Ben Franklin listed pros and cons to help when faced with conflicts.
Things can happen that cause good friends to stop communicating and lose touch. I've learned that if they are true friends, they will make every effort to rekindle the friendship, as shown in this personal story.
This is very different from walking through a spacious cavern. It literally involves crawling on hands and knees through underground tunnels. I once had this experience and I'll describe it. It's called Spelunking.
Maintenance of articles is vital to the success of an online writing business. I explain how to improve search engine traffic and how I keep readers engaged.
More people are leaving Facebook in 2018 due to privacy concerns, and finding it difficult. I include complete instructions to successfully delete your account.
I discovered that doodling can help you tap into your subconscious mind and consciously visualize what's hidden there. You may even get to understand yourself better with this interesting and fun doodling experiment.
I discovered a powerful way to truly understand someone else and interpret their feelings simply by cloning their posture. I describe the method in this article.
Knowing what you really want will help avoid wasting time with inappropriate partners. Learn to appreciate your partner's good qualities, but also be alert to red flags.
Are you feeling overwhelmed and overworked? Here's how I talked to my boss about it, with the right attitude, and got positive results from the interaction.
This is a discussion to help you decide on the best magazines you might find for patients to read in a doctors office waiting room. Also helpful for holiday gifts.
Men have no trouble committing to a career, so why do men get stuck making a commitment to marriage? This is a review of stubborn men and helps understanding mens fears of commitment.
Do you feel your relationship is lacking something? This will help you communicate about the issues and learn what you both want.
I show you how to track your AdSense earnings for each individual article on all HubPages Network Sites. This is a detailed tutorial specifically for HubPages.
Singing Karaoke with friends can be an enjoyable party experience. Learn how to get the most enjoyment out of it with these seven ideas.
I discovered how to avoid expensive car repair bills when the "check engine light" is on. If it’s a catalytic converter warning, try my low-cost solution first before going to a mechanic.
Learn essential communication methods that can have a big impact on how managers feel about you and consider you for promotions.