• COMPUTERS
    Your computer could be being used to mine for cryptocurrency

    Your computer may be harvesting cryptocurrencies without your permission thanks to a large number of popular websites reportedly being infected with malware that uses visitor’s computers to mine cryptocurrencies. According to a BBC report, a scan of some of the most popular websites on the web found hundreds to be harbouring malicious mining code. Mining cryptocurrencies require […]

  • How to get the most money for your used clothes

    Adapted from a story by Elisabeth Leamy for The Washington Post. U.S. households spend at least $1,700 on apparel each year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and it’s a lot easier to shell that money out than it is to recoup it. You won’t strike it rich selling used clothes, but it is possible […]

  • CLOTHING
    McDonald’s Wrappers Were Used in Every Item of Clothing at This Fashion Show

    As per now-annual tradition, fashion design students in Miami put on a show featuring garments made completely of McDonald’s wrappers and accoutrements. Some of the outfits are wackier than others. While in Florida, shouty chef Gordon Ramsay cooked up a Burmese python — yes, the giant snake — for an upcoming segment of his Fox variety show/competition, The F Word. Twitter […]

  • 4Cs offers free gently used clothing for back to school

    As an added bonus, each child is invited to take home two books and a stuffed animal from the store. Literacy is an important part of the Caring Children, Clothing Children mission. More than 80 4Cs volunteer tutors help about 200 children who are reading below grade level in Martin County elementary schools. Now in […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash

    Image: Gizmodo Do you have an old but functioning PC collecting dust in your closet? An iPhone 6 that you no longer use? You know it’s time to let them go, but getting rid of your old electronics can be tough. Throwing them away is irresponsible, and giving them away can be hard to swallow even […]

  • CLOTHING
    USED CLOTHING STORE GETS SURPRISE DONATION OF MARIJUANA

    A consignment shop in Minnesota found bags with 111 grams of marijuana in a pile of donated clothes in May 2017. (Photo: Maplewood Police Department) If you accidentally donated 111 grams of marijuana along with your clothing earlier to a local store please come to the PD so we can reunite you! We know you […]

  • COMPUTERS
    ‘Crazy bad’ Windows bug used antivirus to infect computers

    The bug allowed cyber criminals to view, change, or delete data and create new accounts / REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton A recently discovered vulnerability in Windows has been described by security experts as “the worst Windows remote code execution in recent memory.” It allowed cyber criminals to remotely gain control of a computer running Microsoft’s desktop operating […]