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FedEx overcharging with online purchases

So I recently purchased shipping online from +FedEx. At the time of the purchase I was quoted at $13.78 online. I know for two reasons. First, I enter all my transactions and track everything using YNAB (You Need a Budget). Second, I just went online and set up a shipment to verify the cost. It was the same. 

Today as I'm downloading my to reconcile my accounts, I notice that +FedEx  charged my $20.70!!!  What the hell! I know most people don't enter their transactions personally and reconcile their accounts anymore. Most people would never catch this. This is MAJORLY shady and needs an explanation.
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http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/oculus-rift-vr-simulations-see-believe/ now some of these are just mind-blowing

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The Oculus Rift has drifted in and out of tech news for the past two years and the information that filters out is more and more promising every month.  Think the Rift is only for gaming? You may be pleasantly surprised. While it's true that the Oculus Rift is going to revolutionize the gaming industry,…
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Yesterday, I posted that my family recently got hit with a life-changing event. I want to share a little bit more about that today. 

To get to the point, my wife and I found out our two-year old has a chronic kidney disease called Chronic Nephrotic Syndrome. Basically, his kidneys aren't working as they should, and they are irreparable. In order to live, he's going to need a kidney transplant, but he can't even have that done until he effectively doubles in size. This is a difficult task in children with any chronic disease, but the kidneys are especially crucial in growth. It's going to be a long, hard road that will perhaps take two years or longer. In the meantime, he's going to require three weekly dialysis treatments.

For those of you who are interested in the longer version of the story, here it is. I'll try to keep it as simple as possible.

Axten has always been a small baby, much smaller than other children his age. We just assumed that this was because my wife and I aren't very big people - her being 5'4" and me only 5'6". He's also a very picky eater, but that's not uncommon for a two year old. We figured he'd grow out of it. A few months ago, we started noticing swelling around his eyes, mostly in the morning when he wakes up. A lot of kids have allergies, so we just chalked that one up to the dusty Texas atmosphere.

Turns out those were all the first signs of a serious kidney disease. It wasn't until last week when he came down with the flu that we knew something more was wrong, when his feet and legs started swelling. It was the day after Christmas and I decided to take him to the ER because of the swelling and lethargy. After one look the ER doctor told me to take him to the Children's Hospital in Dallas immediately. We've been here ever since.

We had no idea what we were in for. We were in the ER for six or seven hours while they ran all sorts of tests on him. He was severely dehydrated from fever, which sent his kidneys into overdrive. Apparently they were functioning just enough to get by before he became ill, and the sickness was just too much for them to handle. Within 24 hours of arriving at Children's, we went from thinking he had some sort of flu and infection to finding out he has failing kidneys, a surgery to install a hemodialysis catheter, and the first round of dialysis treatment to clean his blood. He has handled it all like a champ, especially since he's so small. I nicknamed him Tiny Tank, because honestly, he's just tough as nails. 

I've never experienced anything so terrifying in my life. We're still trying to adjust to what's happening and the new life we'll have moving forward. He's already had four dialysis treatments, but has responded exceptionally well to them, which is a good start. After spending three days in the intensive care unit, we've been in a regular room for a couple of days. Eventually we'll get to go home, but we're still not sure when that will be. 

We have a long, hard road ahead of us that I never could have expected. I'd like to ask that everyone keep us and Ax in your thoughts and prayers. This all happened so suddenly we're still trying to figure it out. Honestly, it's overwhelming. I still can't believe any of this is real. 

If you'd like to help out financially, my sister-in-law started a GoFundMe account to raise money for his treatment. I don't want anyone to feel obligated by any means (and I'm honestly not sure how I feel about sharing this link in the first place), but I've had several requests for a way to donate since we first started telling people, so I'm sharing it here, too. The link is attached. 

Thanks for reading. Just typing this up has been cathartic for me. 
I have created this account in hopes of raising money for medical expenses for my nephew Axten and his parents. On December 26, 2014 their lives changed. Axten is two years old and will be three in February. He had been sick for a few days and just not getting better at all. My sister noticed his...
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Please share this picture for no other reason than to piss off North Korea ‪
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Nexus 6 Wake Lock While Charging

Anyone know what's happening here? Sometimes when I charge I get a wakelock. The end result is I finish with less power than when I started. 

#nexus6   #wakelock   #nexus6wakelock  
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OK, I might have found me a good Christina's present.
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This gives "boat accident" a whole new meaning.
This was no boat accident. But it is the ultimate tribute to the most famous shark movie ever made. Crave chats with the crafty fan who may or may not be blamed in future therapy sessions.
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So while playing cards I got angry when my dad for on to me for looking at my phone because I felt it was unjustified. I them threw a little tantrum and tossed it across the room 😒.

It was fine as I knew it would be, but I accidentally took a picture at the same time. This is the awesome result. 
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Somewhere a samurai is crying.
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Holy Crap!!!!!
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+Charity Mauch​ Amazing!
 
'Guardians of the Galaxy' fans have already made their own dancing baby Groot toys, Lego Groot tributes and Groot cookies. But this may be the ultimate homage - a life-size Groot swing.
Lucky "Guardians of the Galaxy" fans are surprised with a life-size Groot swing in the geeky Web series "Super Fan Builds."
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I'm a technology enthusiast with the heart of an entrepreneur.
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I'm a true oklahoman. I graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and from The University of Oklahoma with an MBA.  I'm currently employeed by Lockheed Martin and work in the Oklahoma City area.  Where will the future take me? That I'm unsure of, but I've got a few ideas.
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  • University of Oklahoma
    Masters of Business Administration, 2011 - 2014
  • Oklahoma State University College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology
    Electrical Engineering, 2002 - 2007
  • Edmond Memorial High School
    1997 - 2002
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This place is brand new and they are SPECTACULAR. We are getting it close to once a week now. The food is very clean and not at all greasy like most Chinese food. It actually reminds me of Pei Wei. They also advertise no MSG which is HUGE for a Chinese Restaurant. Additionally, my parents happened to discover it at the same time and sent me a text recommending it without any mention from me. I honestly can't say enough about this place. Even the prices are great. Give it a try, you won't regret it.
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