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

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer has ended its print run forever, moving to an online-only model. It's a telling sign of the times.

Living bacteria have been discovered living almost 25 miles above the surface of the Earth.

Apple is out with a new version of its Safari browser for Windows, and Brian has some favorable impressions of it.

Closed captioning is is available in some movie theaters now, using such techniques as rear-view mirrors and mirrored glasses. That's just one example of the many ways in which technology is making life better -- even when we find it hard to recognize the improvements. Brian's trying to catalog some of those little improvements using Twitter. For instance, you almost certainly know more about nuclear physics than Ben Franklin ever did. And the Oregon Trail is now a 24-hour trip.

If you haven't checked for updates on your computer programs lately, you'll want to do that quickly to keep your computer secure.

Having trouble with your computer? Try running Spybot Search and Destroy and Ad-Aware to make sure you're not having trouble with spyware.

Twitter enthusiasts here in Des Moines might want to put Monday night on their calendars -- word has it the "Today Show" will be filming some of a Twitter event at the High Life Lounge.

If you're going to take the effort to prepare a time capsule, you have to put something inside it and bury it.

As word comes out about salary cuts at Principal and job cuts elsewhere, we have some things you can do to make money online. We can't guarantee you'll make a fortune, but every little bit can help.

Are cows magnetic? Can you unsend your Gmail? Is AT&T going to offer a no-contract offer for the iPhone? The answer to all of these questions appears to be "Yes".

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