Gel Manicures Are Not Safe

Lady hands wearing black gloves with red long fingernails.

In yet another installment of my “believe it or not” series, I was surprised to learn that the drying process used in most gel manicures causes cancer.   I have never had a manicure and have little idea of what a gel manicure is. I have been told that it is the current “best quality” type…

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Good News For Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts….

Aerial view of various coffee

I am a coffee drinker.    I don’t like my coffee straight, and I don’t care if it is gourmet coffee.  I want milk and sugar in it, and I love the different flavors of coffee that I can brew in my Keurig coffee maker. There is a potential health reason to drink coffee (other than not…

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Change Your Passwords Often

Closeup of a "Reset Password" web button with a mouse arrow on a computer screen.

Cyber thieves are targeting consumer passwords and accounts.   Earlier this month approximately 8.4 billion consumer and small business passwords were stolen and published online. This means essentially all consumer and small business passwords in the entire world are potentially compromised.  The news of this password breach is a little worse than it appears on its face.  This…

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Dog Sent To Wrong Airport by Airline – What If That Was Mom?

Lost dog next to a suitcase at an airport

Airlines Try Hard But they make shipping mistakes all the time. The latest shipping “kerfuffle” occurred when United Airlines shipped a dog to Japan instead of Kansas.  The family was apoplectic and the airline was profoundly embarrassed. The details are in the links below: Dog Bound For Kansas Mistakenly Shipped To Japan Via United Airlines…

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