The WHO Radio Wise Guys
Brian Gongol

The WHO Radio Wise Guys airs on WHO Radio in Des Moines, Iowa on 1040 AM or streaming online at The show airs from 1 to 2 pm Central Time on Saturday afternoons. A podcast of show highlights is also available. Leave comments and questions on the Wise Guys Facebook page or e-mail them to

A do-it-yourself enthusiast has hand-built a telegraph receiver that he's connected to the Internet. It's hilarious and completely unnecessary, all at the same time.

Mold is threatening to destroy old home videos, and with the weather we've had this year (including so much flooding), now is an excellent time to get you to archive those old home movies to DVD. We discuss how in our podcast. You can do it easily, using a VHS-to-DVD converter or a home computer.

Brian's prediction: In five to ten years, most of what we put on DVD now will be delivered instead on flash memory, like SD cards.

General Motors is thinking of selling off the Hummer line, possibly to a Russian magnate. How's that for proof that gas prices are changing people's behavior?

A report from IBM says that Apple has been the vendor with the most security problems this year. Surprising? Not when you consider all the problems they've had with their Safari browser for Windows.

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