N. KOREANS HACK ARKANSAS MAN’S PROGRAMMABLE COFFEEMAKER

Rebogging from iteneraantneerdowell. This is just going too far!

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The possibility, that even a small appliance could be hacked, was a frightening one for Mr. Boyd T. Howdee, from Ringhaven, Arkansas. Mr. Howdee claimed to have been victimized by North Korean hackers; his programmable coffeemaker sabotaged, this past Monday morning.  Mr. Howdee, interviewed at the local “Save-A-Penny, Convenience, Gas, and Food Mart,” had this to say.

tabloid 2“I knew something was wrong right away.  I checked the coffeemaker before me and the Mrs. went to bed last night.  The power didn’t go out or anything.  We don’t owe anything to anybody.  It’s a brand-new machine–just got it from Wal-Mart last month.  If those North Koreans could do it to a major movie studio–they could do it here.”

“Come to think of it–my grandson’s new gaming system didn’t work after Christmas, either. There’s nothing worse than a kid crying about a broken toy on Christmas.  And if that didn’t beat all–that was…

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Premio Dardos Award

premio-dardos-l-1I am honored to have been nominated for the Premio Dardos Award by my friend David Paley who hosts the excellent blog Vancouver Visions.  I am always delighted to see his posts in my inbox.  They never fail to interest me.  Sometimes I think about them for days.  That being said, I will move on to the next part of the nominations.  This is a blessedly easy one to fulfill.  I have to post the award on my site.  The hard part is choosing only 15 blogs to nominate when I read and love so many.  Please don’t be offended if you aren’t on the list.  Please check out Vancouver Visions and the nominees:

http://vancouvervisions.com/ (Nominated me)

https://butchcountry67.wordpress.com/

http://leggypeggy.com/

http://sendsunshine.wordpress.com/

https://herladypinkrose.wordpress.com/

http://motherhendiaries.com/

http://terriwebsterschrandt.wordpress.com/

http://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/

https://erikakind.wordpress.com/

https://oldmainer.wordpress.com/

https://itinerantneerdowell.wordpress.com/

https://silverinthebarn.wordpress.com

https://amommasview.wordpress.com/

http://fourthgenerationfarmgirl.com/

http://barenakedinpublic.com/

http://almostiowa.com/

See the requirements below:

http://lindaghill.com/2015/01/01/just-jot-it-january-pingback-post-and-rules

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Screaming Green Slime

You’d expect daily pandemonium in a household of seven but wait!  Like those infomercials on TV, we got two for the price of one!  And at no extra charge, Daddy and I both walked and talked in our sleep.  Most people have experience with people talking in their sleep, but sleep-walking less common.  The sleep-walker doesn’t look like the ones Continue reading