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New Google Ad Placements

I just received an email from Google about a new feature they have enabled on my account call Ad Placements. It’s designed to help advertisers target a specific ad on your site. Hello, We’re excited to let you know that your account is one of a select few for which we’ve enabled a new feature called ad placements. Ad placements […]

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You Would Never Believe He Is Blind

I am simply amazed with Ben Underwood. Actually, amazing doesn’t even begin to describe this kid. Ben Underwood is completely blind, yet he can Rollerblade and play video games better than most kids I know. How does he do it? Ben uses sonic echoes to “see.” This is a truly fantastic story of overcoming one’s limitation. So many people make […]

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Hello To All The New Readers

Normally I would have two to three new posts each day on the blog but it’s under a pretty heavy load at the moment. Yesterday my post about The World’s Most High-Tech Urinal got Dugg. Today, all hell broke loose. I’m about to set a new one-day traffic record thanks to the post getting on Slashdot, Fark, Engadget, Gizmodo, eBaum’s […]

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The World’s Most High-Tech Urinal

In an effort to handle its nighttime public urination problem, Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, is considering installing urinals that disappear below street level during the day. Unlike the automated, self-cleaning toilets planned for Toronto and Vancouver, which are enclosed booths with doors that that automatically open after a set time period, the Urilift system is a two-meter high […]

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Learning From Other People’s Mistake

Casey Serin is your average 24-year-old who is looking to get rich. He figured real estate would the money train that would get him to where he wanted to go. However, Casey made many mistakes along the way and now is in foreclosure on all his properties. I’m a 24-year-old aspiring real estate investor from Sacramento CA. After going to […]

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Blog Advertising Update

As you know, as part of the promotion for this blog, I’ve started using the SiteMatch feature of Google Adwords to buy ad space on a few sites. Here’s an update on how those ads are doing. Site Impressions Clicks CTR Avg. CPM Cost 63,744 222 0.34% $1.26 $80.37 61,438 95 0.15% $0.34 $20.69 1,228 10 0.81% […]

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CHASING 250 MPH: The World’s Fastest Cars Tested

Autocar has posted every guy’s dream – take nine of the fastest cars in the world, find a nice long piece of straight road, like Volkswagen’s Ehra-Lessien test track in northern Germany, and pin the gas pedal until you reach the top speed. The cars tested were: Bugatti Veyron EB16.4 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren […]

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