Preparing For Massive Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew Location Map

Hurricane Matthew is a huge Category 4 Hurricane, and is nearly as bad as they get. Matthew will take your life if you ignore evacuation warnings. Being a lifelong Floridian, trust me when i say a hurricane of this size can be deadly! Hopefully it stays far away from the Tampa Bay area where i live. As of this posting Matthew is here: LOCATION…21.5N 74.9W…

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BBS Telnet Access Closed Due To Penetration Attempts

BBS Telnet Probing

BBS Telnet Access is Temporarily Closed due to Brute Force Penetration Attempts. 09/21/16 see resolution update posted below. Someone has been brute force attacking the BBS via port 23 – Telnet. Unfortunately for the time being we were forced to close Wildcat’s telnet port shutting off anyone trying to connect to the bbs via this method. Wildcat 5 BBS software was way advanced in its…

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Walmart Largo Fire Video

Walmart Largo Fire

Our local Largo Walmart caught fire 06/08/2016. Here are a few video clips taken with my smartphone. Also links to more information. My lady friend was in the store shopping when she heard two explosions. The explosions were followed by an intercom message to evacuate the store. Firefighters got there quick and the blaze that apparently started in refrigeration units on the roof was quickly put…

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George Zimmerman Auctioning Gun Used To Kill Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman Gun Auction Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman must be really desperate to offer the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin at auction. Zimmerman’s lack of common sense is going to stir up more controversy, and shows disrespect for Martin’s family. “I am honored and humbled to announce the sale of an American Firearm Icon,” he wrote in the description of the gun used to kill the unarmed, black teenager.…

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How Valuable Are Support Forum User Contributions?

How Valuable Are Support Forum User Contributions?

Just how important are support forum user contributions to a community forum? Recently we posted a Google AMP specific question on this WordPress.org support forum. Another WordPress webmaster asked a question and was chastised by a WordPress moderator. Immediately afterword another moderator chimed in and closed the topic. As a rule, if i am experiencing a problem it’s best to first Google it up and…

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WrestleMania 32 Roman Reigns Spears Stephanie McMahon

WrestleMania 32 Roman Reigns Spears Stephanie McMahon

During WrestleMania 32, Romain Reigns Spears Stephanie McMahon who earlier pulled the referee out of the ring to prevent Triple H from being pinned. Roman Reigns went on to win WrestleMania 32 after Stephanie McMahon (still laying on the ground) handed Triple H his trademark sledgehammer. This Was The Best WrestleMania Ever! Moments earlier, the WWE World Heavyweight Champion had been introduced to the WWE…

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Amazon Paid Review Offer

Amazon Fake Review Offer Spam

Received this paid backpack review solicitation from an Amazon seller today. I thought Amazon cracked down on and put a stop to fake reviews on their site? Hello, Sorry to disturb you.There is a new HOPSOOKEN multifunctional Backpack,now we will select 100 VIP Amazon customer to help us try out the new product.Then give us an honest reviews and feedback,attached the product photos or video…

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HoverBoard Riding Priest Condemned By Catholic Diocese

HoverBoard Riding Priest Suspended

Personally speaking i bet Everyone in church had their eyes on him. Unfortunately for this Filipino priest, That was wrong,” the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Pablo said in a statement on its Facebook page. The priest, who has not been named, can be seen sailing up and down aisles as churchgoers in Laguna province applaud. He greeted people and sang a Christmas song on…

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Stolen Toyota Prius Battery Packs a HOT Commodity

Stolen Toyota Prius Battery Packs a HOT Commodity

Some unlucky Toyota Prius owners have been finding their hybrid cars distinctly less hybridized over the last few weeks, as thieves have taken to stealing the battery packs from their vehicles. Police and Toyota dealerships are becoming aware of the growing trend, in which criminals smash the car’s rear windows before cutting the cables connecting the battery and lifting it free from the trunk. It’s not…

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Video: Gaining Emergency Cockpit Entry Airbus A320

airbus emergency cockpit entry procedure

It’s looking more like GermanWings Flight 4U9525 was deliberately flown into the Swiss alps. It has been said that First Officer Andreas Lubitz, 28, was alone at the controls of the Airbus A320 as it began its rapid descent. Passengers cries were heard on the plane’s cockpit voice recorder in the moments just before the plane slammed into the French Alps, Marseille Prosecutor Brice Robin…

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Francesco Schettino Sentenced 16 Years Jail

fransisco schettino guilty of manslaughter

A court in Grosseto Italy on Wednesday sentenced the captain of the shipwrecked liner the Costa Concordia, to 16 years and one month in prison. In an extraordinary tragedy, the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio in January 2012 with the loss of 32 lives. In the verdict, the Grosseto court found Capt Francesco Schettino guilty of multiple manslaughter and of…

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Credit Monitoring Won’t Catch Medical Identity Theft

Anthem Inc Data Breach Credit Monitoring

Health Insurance giant Anthem Inc. Said hackers had breached its computer system and that the personal information of tens of millions of customers and employees was possibly at risk. The attack on the nation’s second-largest health insurer could be one of the largest data breaches in the healthcare industry, experts said. Anthem said hackers infiltrated a database containing records on as many as 80 million…

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Malaysia Air MH17 Shot Down Over Ukraine

Malaysia Air MH-17 Wreckage

Malaysia Air MH17 shot down by a Russian made Surface To Air Missile! Should Vladimir Putin bare responsibility for this tragedy? “One radar system saw a surface-to-air missile system turn on and track an aircraft right before the plane went down Thursday, according to the official. A second system saw a heat signature at the time the airliner was hit, the official said. The United…

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It’s The Internets 25th Anniversary How Did We Live Without It?

Doc's Place BBS in late 1997 Camped out on a MSN 128k ISDN Internet Connection

It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 Years since the Internet was rolled out to the general public I was a BBS SysOp (bulletin board system operator) at the time having put my 1st board online with an old IBM 286/12 clone computer and a 2400 baud modem. And i never imagined i would be able to do the things online as we do them…

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Woman Drives Minivan Into Ocean With 3 Kids Inside

Mini Van Drives Daytona Ocean

A South Carolina pregnant woman drove her minivan with three children inside into the ocean at Daytona Beach. This mom of three took extreme measures to try and take the lives of herself and her children by driving directly into an ocean in Daytona, Florida. Ebony Wilkerson, 32, has been charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder, authorities in Florida said Friday. Wilkerson was…

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When Pioneering Fidonet Bulletin Board System Operators Ruled

Doc's Place BBS Online AKA Droolnet Headqusrters. 1:3603/140 in 1994. Bob Tarallo, Jortis Webb, Ed Koon Doc NC3603.

An educational trip back in time when Computer Bulletin Board System Operators (SysOps) and the Fidonet Network dominated early personal communications worldwide. Many of those BBS’s still exist into 2018 and hopefully beyond. 😉 Doc came across this article on ZDNet and were reminiscing the good old Computer Bulletin Board System days of the 80’s-90’s. After reading ZDNet’s article he decided to publish a more…

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