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Compare Gas Credit Cards

September 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Continuing the results of my research on credit cards here. So I got turned down for the AmEx Business Card too. I thought I should be saving some money at the gas pump. BP had an ad at the pump promising some discounts for the first few months I use their card, and I made [...]

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Non-Toxic Memory Foam Mattress

September 8th, 2007 · 2 Comments

It’s time to buy a new mattress, and I am thinking of buying a memory foam mattress. Memory foam mattresses are clearly better than traditional spring mattresses, but are more expensive. Considering how coil mattresses are highly over-priced with respect to the cost of the material that goes into their construction, the increased price seems [...]

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DevHunters Forum: A Solid Time Sink

September 7th, 2007 · No Comments

I found a webmaster forum to hang out at called DevHunters, and like all things Internet it is turning out to be a soild time sink. What’s it with me and websites, I wonder. Sometimes I just get stuck on something and stay stuck for a while. First it was browsing flickr, then it was [...]

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David Airey’s Awesome Prize Draw

September 7th, 2007 · 1 Comment

David Airey, the dude who does logos is having an awesome prize giveaway on his blog. Each one of his prizes seems better than the other – with custom blog designs, books, free consultation and advice all thrown in the mix. If his own site logo is anything to go by, he designs a wicked [...]

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Car Rental in Europe

September 7th, 2007 · No Comments

In the US it is relatively easier to find great deals on car rentals when you are planning your travel. In planning for a Europe trip, I found that it is not so easy to find a website that gives you all the deals up front for different countries. Of course there are the big-ticket [...]

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Build One Way Links Like a Pro

September 7th, 2007 · No Comments

One of the biggest factors affecting how visible a website is on the web is its pagerank. Google’s method of calculating pagerank has led to a flourishing economy around one-way link building. Whatever the faults in the technique used by Google to determine the best search results, you have to build links pointing to you [...]

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Tuning and Balancing A Car

September 6th, 2007 · 1 Comment

You read that right, you can tune and balance a car – not just the wheels. Yesterday, at the Midas garage, I overheard a mechanic telling a guy with a mirage that maybe he needs to get his engine balance. I thought, “yeah, right, get more money out of unsuspecting folks.” I might have [...]

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Teach Your Dog New Tricks

September 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Forget about taking your dog to petsmart for training. I have tried it, and it ain’t so bad, but hey, I don’t have a paid-for trainer, and I see no reason why my dog should
Most dog tricks are easy to teach, but I really wanted some help to get started. That’s where petsmart [...]

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Hyper Miling Defined

August 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Wayne Gerdes seems to have invented the term “hyper miling”. This article left me wondering how safe it is, though. Wayne defines, and makes up, terms that define the best practices to push your fuel economy ever higher. This includes taking turns at twice the speed limit, tailing trucks at less than a car’s length, [...]

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Tools to find Cheap Gas

August 26th, 2007 · No Comments

At one point, I was checking GasBuddy religiously for the cheapest gas in my area. Turns out, there are more ways than one to get information about cheap gas.
If desktop widgets are your preferred way of getting info, then there is Gas for Mac users, and GasWatch for Windows users. If you’d like SMS messages, [...]

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