Supercharged

Supercharged

Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world.

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Hosted by Adam Dachis and Darren Herczeg.



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75: #Scamazon (or Why You Shouldn't Rim Pop Rocks)

October 1, 2015 at 9:30PM • 1 hour 48 minutes • Wiki Entry

This will make more sense later, but this is episode 75. Clearly I suck at counting. Anyway, this week we’re talking about a handful of Google announcements, Twitter for politicians, and scamming Amazon. Share your Amazon scams with us with #scamazon on Twitter and Facebook or through whatever means you prefer.

Guests: Darren Herczeg and Professional Amazon Manipulator Erica Elson

No sponsor this week, so...uh...tell someone about our show? Spread the word! We'll get more ads that way and everybody loves ads! (Actually our sponsors are all services/things I use so I love them but maybe we'll get a bad sponsor one day and you'll get to hear my sad ad voice.)




Show Notes & Links Presented by CacheFly

Tips

  • Erica's Tip: Don’t downgrade (or upgrade) your insurance premiums to get a lower deductible than $500 as it's almost always a worse deal for you in either direction
  • Darren's Tip: Always use saline when washing out your sinuses, as regular water always has a chance of resulting in burning pain
  • Adam's Tip: When angry, don’t rush to judgment (especially behind the wheel)
  • Video Tip: If you want to know why Adam wears children's clothing...

Downloads

  • Erica's Download: Don't downloads apps that will ruin your life! (All Platforms)
  • Adam's Download: KeyMe (Android/iOS)

Darren's Word of the Week: Donnybrook