If You Hate Conference Calls as Much as We Do – Watch This

We hate to start out something with “we hate” but the fact is that when it comes to business presentations there are a range of things that make our skin crawl and would almost rather to be in a coma than have to deal with. At the top of the list is the dreaded conference call. The video above seems …

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Quick – Buy Bread and Milk. Snow is Coming to Wake Forest.

For those of us that are transplants from anyplace fours hours north the mention of snow in the Wake Forest area sets off a wave of panic that we find curious. Well the forecast for tonight stands as: Intermittent snow showers and windy this evening. Breaks in the overcast later. Low 17F. Winds NNW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance …

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Smart Passwords for Idiots Like Us

by Julia Angwin ProPublica, Jan. 21, 2014, 10:19 a.m. In the course of writing my book, Dragnet Nation, I tried various strategies to protect my privacy. In this series of blog posts, I try to distill the lessons from my privacy experiments into a series of useful tips for readers. Passwords are the first line of defense between your private …

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Inside the Wake Forest Fire Department. What You Need to Know.

Last Friday afternoon I had the opportunity to spend time with the members of the Wake Forest Fire Department and sit down with both officers and crew to talk about life inside the department. I now cover quite a few fire departments around the Wake Forest area and one thing that is universal is the tight brotherhood that exists among …

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Do NOT Watch This if You Are Afraid of Heights

Some crazy bastards in the Ukraine have found they enjoy playing around on really high places without any safety gear. Our hands got sweaty just watching this crazy thing. If you are at all afraid of heights you might want to go get a Xanax now, before you watch the video. Unless you want to die, you should never try …

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Bang Goes the Heroin on East Oak Avenue

Earlier today we reported what a reader had told us about an event last night on East Oak Avenue in Wake Forest. The reader said, “Please find out what happened last night on East Oak Ave. It’s off of North Main near The Border Restaurant (in WaFo.) There was a loud boom around 9 pm. It sounded like a transformer …

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Purse Snatching But Quiet – Wake Forest Police Blotter

Summary Thursday was a bad day to be at the intersection of Rogers Road and Marshall Farm Street. As police and the fire department dealt with an earlier accident at the intersection another accident occurred as one car collided with the rear of another. At least the response time to the second one was incredibly fast. And then there was …

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Warning – Email With Windows 8 is a Scam

Local residents have said they’ve received an email that appears to contain only a single PDF file called 2014.pdf. If you get an email like that from someone you don’t know, don’t open the attached PDF. Delete it. It is always surprising how many people fall for similar scams. The claims and sales pitch made in the emails is simply …

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Fred Smith Caught Laying Ass Fault

Yea, we know it is spelled asphalt but we like our title just the way it is. Weather permitting, the portion of East Juniper Avenue from Jubilee Court to Traditions Grande Boulevard will be reduced to one lane tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary so the Traditions Development contractor, Fred Smith Company, can …

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