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Brandon McVey
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California Hiking Trails

Out of all the hiking trails in the United States, California's hiking trails are by far the most popular. Weather you enjoy hiking long trails for the scenery or just camping under the stars, ..
(August 09, 2008)
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What is Pharming?

Most everyone has heard of phishing, but what is pharming? Pharming is far more sinister then phishing in that hackers get into Domain Name Servers to redirect visitors to a look alike site or change .
(May 01, 2008)
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Social Engineering and Pretexting

Social engineering is a broader term used for manipulating people to divulge personal information usually associated with identity theft. It takes advantage of peoples vulnerabilities and ignorance. ..
(May 01, 2008)
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Credit Card Skimming And Scamming

Never let your credit card out of your site. With identity theft on the rise at an alarming pace, those words ring true now more then ever. One of the many ways that thieves can get your personal ..
(April 30, 2008)
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Google Jumps On The Phishing Bandwagon

How much do you trust the information you get off the Internet? Even better, how about the emails you receive? With identity theft rising out of control you would be well off to say “hardly ..
(April 30, 2008)
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Crashed Hard Drives - Data Recovery Is Big Business

Over my 20 years of computer repair, it is safe to say that I have had to replace 1 defective hard drive a week. That's 52 a year, so that's 1000 hard drives give or take. It is also safe to say that .
(February 27, 2008)
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Why Are So Many Users Not Aware Of Free Firewall Protection?

Let me start off with a true story about fire wall protection. . . Over my 20 year career as a computer tech, I've covered all angles of it. Less then a year ago, I was installing a wireless network ..
(February 22, 2008)
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Caring For Your Camping Food

My son is a Star Scout and I am an assistant troop leader. I’ve come to find out that these guys can out survive any city slicker hands down. Caring for your food while camping may sound simple .
(August 24, 2007)
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Cooking Without Camping Utensils

“Uh - Honey, I left the pots and pans back in the garage. ” Don’t ya hate it when that happens? It doesn’t matter who you are, where you camp, or with whom you go camping ..
(August 24, 2007)
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Bonding with Family Camping

“Kids today!” – Your grand parents said it, your parents said it and if you aren’t all ready, you will say it. It is no secret that this generation is in bigger trouble then the ..
(August 24, 2007)
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Preparation For Your Camp Out - The Menu

There is much do be done before heading out on a weekend adventure. Be it by your self, with the family or with a Boy Scout Troop, you need to plan ahead. Both with the equipment and the meals. ..
(August 24, 2007)
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Camping Food Through The Eyes Of A Boy Scout

My son has been in scouts for about 3 years now and has advanced to the Star rank. Over all these years there is always the same problem when it comes to our monthly Troop camp outs. What to prepare. .
(August 24, 2007)
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3 Tips On Choosing The Best Backpack

Most inexperienced campers are under the impression that “it’s just a bag”. Any serious camper will testify that it is not a trivial matter. The best backpack is relative, but you ..
(August 23, 2007)
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15 Camping Stove Safety Rules

Unless you are the pioneering type, a camping stove will accompany you on any camping trip. While they are very convenient and easy to operate, different stoves work on different fuels and work in ..
(August 23, 2007)
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Camping With Your Dogs

Your dog may be “mans best friend”, but it may not be every ones friend. Most people are apposed to seeing dogs on campouts. Your dog may be the best dog on the planet but no one else ..
(August 23, 2007)
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Camping With Dogs - First Aid

Why do vets go to school twice as long as a people doctors? There are a lot more special needs for animals then people. Besides all the different breeds, animals can’t tell you where it hurts. ..
(August 23, 2007)
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Hiking Boots and the 13 Year Old Expert

As the father of a 13 year old Star Scout I am very fortunate to get to attend there monthly camping trips. I never stop learning from these little guys. I mean, how could there be so much to know a ..
(August 23, 2007)
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Facts and Fiction on Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac

Whether you're into camping or not, undoubtedly you've run across poison ivy. The unmistakable 3 leaves and 3 red ‘berries’ in the center. But what is it that cases the reaction? Urushiol .
(July 24, 2007)
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