Category Archives: Tip of the Week

Lunch breaks in Ohio

August 26, 2016- This is what I did on my lunch break,

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Yes. You can defend yourself against Internet defamation.

Update July 19, 2016- We had another court appearance and the judged signed an order

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Tip of the Week: The Dyson DC50 vacuum cleaner

August 14, 2016- by Steven E. Greer For New York apartments, a small vacuum cleaner is all you need, since you probably have hard wood floors.

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Tip of the Week: Get yourself an ergonomic desk and chair

July 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer After decades of sitting behind poorly designed desks, I finally got myself a state-of-the-art ergonomic desk

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Tip of the Week: How to prevent Microsoft Windows 10 from spying on you

August 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer As you might recall, I tried my best to become an Apple computer guy but found the Steve Jobs

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Tip of the Week: What I have learned about furniture shopping

August 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I had not purchased furniture in a long time. So, when I moved into a larger condo with more rooms,

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Tip of the Week: Ed Koch explains how to deal with “Crazies” in NYC politics

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Tip of the Week: How to get much better at golf using your iPhone

July 30, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I used an iPhone to film my swing, which would have cost $150 for a PGA pro lesson 10-years ago.

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The auto-bill scam

July 19, 2016- by Steven E. Greer One of the biggest crimes being perpetrated by American companies nowadays is this “auto-bill”

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Never accept the original sales pitch

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am doing a lot of shopping for basic services and home furnishings. I am amazed at how flagrantly

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Review: The Under Armour trainer shoe

June 3, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Having found Under Armour athletic jogger pants superior to Nike, I tried some of their shoes. The Under Armour

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The new CDC guidelines for prescribing opioid pain pills

June 3, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD The musician Prince died from a fentanyl overdose. Michael Jackson died from a sleeping medication

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The Le District juice bar is the best in the area

May 28, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD It is a very costly and messy affair to make freshly pressed juices per order, rather than having pre-made bottles

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The Vesey Street wind vortex

May 14, 2016

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Why cheaper Uber-alternatives sometimes abandon you

May 9, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD On Friday, I hailed a cheap Gett car service to pick me up at NYU hospital on 33rd and First Avenue.

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Review: The Tesla Motors Model S

April 22, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I am thinking of leaving New York City, which means I would have to buy a car. I have not owned

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $12.50 a month

(6,400 real BPC residents have read this story as of April 19, 2016. We inform.) Update April 19, 2016- The BPCA slashed the cost of memberships in half. A year-long pass is now approximately $15,

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Uber freak

February 21, 2016

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I cut the cord

Update April 5, 2016 I did it! I cut the entire Verizon package. I feel so clean now, being rid of that scummy company.

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The egregious athletic coaching most kids receive

March 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD In 2005, at age 37, I got some good PGA golf lessons at Muirfield Golf Club in Ohio: Jack Nicklaus’

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