Category: Activities

Cyberbullying: Crime or Hysteria?

Emily Osment in Cyberbully movie form 2011

Cyberbullying is a new twist on an old problem. There have always been bullies—people who were stronger—or thought they were—would harass the weaker ones. Sometimes it was for retribution or just to humiliate their victim. BULLYING (and cyberbullying) cross all…

Online Education

Utica College

Knowledge for the Masses We don’t need no education. We don’t need no thought control. No dark sarcasm in the classroom. —Pink Floyd Another Brick in the Wall An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. —Benjamin Franklin inventor, diplomat, guy on the hundred dollar…

Slovakia Ancestry Connection

Mary and Robert Benyak

vitajte na Macharyas.com! Last year, my son and I researched our ancestry. We traced ancestors back to Slovakia, Ukraine and Belarus. I wrote an article about our ancestry discoveries (link here) and posted it on my site. This is the…

Lexulous Would Like a Word With You

Playing games online is fun. You get to meet some interesting people. Some like to engage in light banter in the chat window. Some get downright nasty. Meet some of my friends from Lexulous: Loopylinda, Louise63, Buspum, NatalyaB and Jovanix.…

Telephone Pole Design Engineer

a telephone pole that I designed on Avenue H in Fort Pierce, Florida

Drawing telephones was a fun job. Although I have worked in graphics and publishing most of my life, I have had some other jobs outside of that field. I worked as a bakery clean-up guy at a Publix supermarket in…

How to OutSmart Your SmartPhone

Outsmart Your Smartphone: A seminar conducted by Jeff Macharyas at teh YMCA of the Treasure Coast, to help those less technically adept become more familiar with their iPhones, Androids and Tablets.

I was asked by the YMCA of the Treasure Coast, in Stuart, Florida, to conduct a seminar to help some of their members become more familiar with the workings of their smartphones. My wife came up with the title, “OutSmart…