To Avoid Airport Security Hassle, Don't Flinch From Eye Contact

To Avoid Airport Security Hassle, Don't Flinch From Eye Contact

As someone who travels red eyes coast to coast for weeks for business meetings, Jeanniey knows a thing or two about getting through security with the least friction. She tells NYT that one thing she discovered, the hard way, was that you don’t want to dodge from eye contact with the security workers. [More]

You Can't Transfer Games To PSP Go Because You Bought Too Many PSPs

You Can't Transfer Games To PSP Go Because You Bought Too Many PSPs

Lordnat75 writes on Sony’s tech forum that he can’t re-download his games because he’s owned too many PSPs.

Non-Receipt-Showing Walmart Customer Says He Was Physically Threatened

Non-Receipt-Showing Walmart Customer Says He Was Physically Threatened

Tony’s hands were full with a bookshelf and milk carton as he left a New Mexico Walmart, so he wasn’t in a receipt-showing mood. He denied the security guard’s request to stop and show him the receipt in the pocket, and says he was stalked and physically threatened as a result. He shares his Executive Email Carpet Bomb letter:

Want Help Getting A Student Visa? Call This $3-A-Minute 1-900 Number

Want Help Getting A Student Visa? Call This $3-A-Minute 1-900 Number

Jon is headed to grad school in England and looking to nail down his student visa. Before he can hop the pond he’s going through a grad-level course on absurd, pricely hassles. Turns out the U.K. may have outsourced its visa customer service to a contractor that takes calls at a pay 1-900 number.

"Why Blockbuster Will Never Survive"

"Why Blockbuster Will Never Survive"

Reader and commenter Salviati writes in to share his personal experience with Blockbuster and his theory for why they will never survive fierce competition from Netflix and the new Apple video rentals.

Dish Network Sends Prepaid Return Boxes To Wrong Address Three Times, Bills For Unreturned Equipment

Dish Network Sends Prepaid Return Boxes To Wrong Address Three Times, Bills For Unreturned Equipment

Reader Ryan called the Dish Network three weeks before moving to disconnect his service. Dish graciously offered to send prepaid return boxes for his equipment, but instead of sending them to Ryan’s new address, Dish sent them to his old address. Three times. Oddly, Dish managed to properly address a bill to Ryan’s new address. Ryan writes:

Cancel Recurring Charges, Even When They Won’t Let You

Cancel Recurring Charges, Even When They Won’t Let You

Recurring auto-biller won’t let you cancel your account online?