Catching up on Links

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The last time I posted links was June 23rd. I’ve been online since them, except for my almost two week break of visiting baseball stadiums on the East Coast and California. In order to avoid being over whelmed I’m going to split these into a few posts over the next few days.

Helpful tips …
Making security easier
Google has added a setting to that you always access your GMail over a secure connection. I’ve been access GMail via the secure site for a long time now and while I would hope everyone else does too, I highly doubt it. This security isn’t automatic so be sure to go in and change your settings.

Reducing Junk Mail
Yes, actual paper mail that comes in that box out front of your house. I still get tons of credit card offers. Oddly, most of the credit card offers are from companies I already have cards from. They have my email, why not just send me an email I can delete?

The usual LEGO links thanks to Gizmodo …
Lego Secret Vault Contains All Sets In History
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Lego
Lego Beijing Olympics

More fun from Gizmodo …
BuzzBall Brings the Rollercoaster Experience to Your Backyard
Jet Skiing in a Jacuzzi Is Half Crazy Half Sad

Things you likely already heard but just in case …
Court: Girl can’t be called Talula Does The Hula
Borgata Gambler Asked To Leave Because Of Body Odor
World’s fastest man: Tyson Homosexual

Things I heard on NPR …
Cooking Up Characters From Old Grocery Lists
This person takes old grocery lists and concocts characters based on the items on their lists. She started doing them on stage and has now released a book.

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