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The PC Doctor - Athol Daily News
There are three kinds of picture formats: gif, jpg, and PNG. All three are picture files, and all three can be attached to an e-mail. (There are more kinds of file types, but these are the ones we see most often.) Jpgs are what most people are used to ...
FTC should ensure consumers know risks of connected-home tech - Athol Daily News
The idea of a connected home - one filled with smart devices that can communicate with one another and automate routine tasks - is no longer the stuff of "Jetsons" cartoons. With Internet-connected locks, lights, thermostats and related devices available ...
Losing a lung is no deterrent for man addicted to smoking - Athol Daily News
DEAR ABBY: My husband, "Fred," lost a lung to cancer 14 years ago due to smoking. He is one of the lucky ones to survive a deadly cancer. Even though he has only one lung, he continues to smoke "secretly." I have begged, offered in-house treatment ...
Inside Outside - Athol Daily News
A large and unusual piece of property, including a building at 3824 Chestnut Hill Ave., Athol with "a view to die for" and 250 acres of land, was sold at auction last month. After a procedure and bidding that lasted about an hour, auctioneer Francis J.
Drunk driver can't forgive himself for taking a life - Athol Daily News
DEAR ABBY: I am 42 years old and a divorced father of two. Earlier this year, I caused a fatal drunk driving accident. Once I came to and realized what I had done, I accepted responsibility and pled guilty to my crime. I have never before been in trouble ...
In Congress, it's still party all the time - Athol Daily News
First impressions suggest the Republicans in control of Congress aren't ready to put aside partisanship and govern if it means making peace with President Obama, who is scheduled to meet with congressional leaders at the White House today. In a resounding ...
Before you lose your cool, find out what makes you hot - Athol Daily News
DEAR ABBY: I'm a good person, but when I get frustrated over something, I fly off the handle. I date, have several close friends and a good job in a field I enjoy. Stresses in life are normal. But sometimes I blow up over things. When it happens, I can see ...
TECHnically Speaking - Athol Daily News
I'll admit I have not paid much attention to the last few annual Consumer Electronics Shows (CES); as of lately the annual showcase of new technology has been all about televisions and phones, two things I've been pretty satisfied with already. I have a ...
What does the West do now? - Athol Daily News
With last week's vengeful attack, add one more entry - in French - to a terror timeline scripted in blood. For two decades these militant Islamist assaults on liberal Western lands and their freedoms have raged: The Paris subway bombing of 1995. The ...
Search low-cost options for professional counseling - Athol Daily News
DEAR ABBY: In many advice columns it is often suggested to "seek professional help," such as a psychologist or psychiatrist. This is a practical solution, but most often quite expensive, to the point of being prohibitive. Where else can one turn to find ...
More accountability needed on border security - Athol Daily News
With border security being one of the top issues of Texas political leaders, it is no surprise that Gov. Rick Perry has favored adding more drones to the arsenal already in use to help stop illegal crossings from Mexico. Since the summer, Texas has had a ...
Collector's Choice - Athol Daily News
The U.S. Postal Service will issue three new postal items today, Jan. 12. One is a stamp, the other two are postal stationery items. The stamp will be a one dollar value with a "wave" design, similar to one issued in 2012. That stamp was in blue, and did ...
Senior project investigates what makes people happy - Athol Daily News
DEAR ABBY: I am a senior in high school. As part of the English program, each senior must assemble a senior project. For mine, I decided to research happiness. I have researched what makes Americans happy and the brain process that takes place when people ...
Secret of son's parentage weighs on mother's mind - Athol Daily News
DEAR ABBY: I am worried about how my 10-year-old son, "Jake," will take some news he's not aware of yet. I wasn't able to have children, so my husband and I turned to in-vitro, using a donated egg from a family member. We thank God this method worked.
The PC Doctor - Athol Daily News
It looks like that's a Google Maps issue, rather than an issue with your website. Underneath that information box on the search page, in small type, it will say "Are you the business owner?" Click there. Check the box indicating that you are authorized to ...