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John McCormick

John McCormick is a reporter, /science/medical columnist and finance and social commentator, with 17,000+ bylined stories. He is a 38-year member of the National Press Club, retired emergency management coordinator, physicist, and member of the AAAS. He is a senior NewsBlaze writer who writes incisive, investigative stories.
John's latest book, "Sheep in the Rafters," is available on Amazon:

Security News Portal Calls Conficker FUD

Respected online security news website starts off April 1 with a spoof of the security scare dejour, the Conficker infection.

UPDATE: Conficker Or April Fool’s Virus Removal Tool

Symantec offers a free Conficker virus removal tool for Vista and Windows XP users.

April Fool’s Virus or Worm, AKA Conficker Virus

Symantec says nothing to worry about, as a 35+year computer security specialist I suggest you simply change your computer clock on personal systems.

Home Garden 1.0 – Seeds and a special discount from Burpee!

Special discount offer from Burpee and some information about finding and choosing the right seeds for your new garden.

Improving Production: Better Gardening Through Home Chemistry

Preparing new garden soil for the first planting is easy but the more you do the better the results will be. Making your own fertilizer from hair.

Small-Scale Gardening is Incredibly Easy: Home and Garden 1.0

It is always a good idea to grow some of your own food - today it is a necessity for many but all those garden supply stores and TV shows make it seem like rocket science. This article shows you how to start a garden for $10 or less.

The Silhouettes in October 1957: ‘Get a Job’

Best job search engine lets you search hundreds of sites in seconds. even lets you search by ZIPCode or using natural language terms such as Microsoft near Seattle.

Economist Always Tell the Truth? Trust Me

Why is everyone listening to the latest Nobel Laureate in economics? Does winning the prize automatically mean he is correct about things? A look at recent history shows how poorly some Economic Laureates have done.

The Obama/Augustinian Rule – Is There More to Fear Than Fear...

Why the stimulus package won't work - why it MUST be made to work somehow, why it will eventually make things worse but still has to be done now, and why we have far more to fear than fear itself.

Mattress Money?

There is a safer place to put cash than in a bank or your mattress. Federal credit unions are sound and have stronger backing that the FDIC insurance carried by banks.