By Will ChenWelcome to Wise Bread's Best of the Web roundup.
So when should you buy organic? Here’s a little primer on which organic foods you should work into your budget and which ones you can pass up. Chaos in the Kitchen
At a couple of my other sites, I’ve mentioned that our Nintendo Wii died recently. “What happened?” people have been asking. “How did it die?” I don’t actually know what caused the problem, but it stopped reading discs. (I suspect it died from overuse or from cat fur — or perhaps from a combination of the two.)
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My umbrella has wifi!Temptations to buy clutter are everywhere — even in cool gadgets.
Reader question: Dealing with a cluttery significant other“I wonder if you can address what to do when one person in a relationship is content to be a clutterer, and the other person desires to be clutter-free.”
Every day, I get ten or twenty solicitations to talk about some sort of shady investment or debt relief product. These people try all sorts of tactics to convince me that their product is good and that I should talk about it.
By Philip BrewerYou can choose how you want to live. If you choose to live simply, you gain a certain kind of freedom. In particular, you're free to choose to do the work that's the most satisfying, rather than the most lucrative. Choosing to live simply doesn't mean that you have to give up all the cool stuff you want. It means, rather, that you have to focus on a small number
You’ve surely heard the term GTD, aka Getting Things Done, coined by David Allen and spawning many dozens of desktop and web applications, not to mention some popular GTD websites. Some freelancers read or scan them religiously.
Many of you know that I’m currently attending law school. This summer I’m clerking at two great firms here in Tulsa. Part of the recruiting process of law firms is wining and dining their summer associates. So basically the past 8 weeks I’ve been going out to eat at fantastic restaurants all around town almost every day.
The seventeenth episode of Freelance Radio, the official FreelanceSwitch podcast, is now available! This episode, we discuss a number of freelancing issues, including organization, dealing with tough economic conditions, working with clients who don’t adhere to payment terms, low-cost ways to get clients and advertise and more!
If you haven’t already seen it, let me recommend that you head to the theater this weekend and watch the latest Pixar film Wall-E. In addition to being filled with adorable robots and impressive animation, the film carries a poignant message about the ills of over consumption.
I just got word yesterday that my Auntie Kerry died suddenly and unexpectedly. She wasn’t old by any means — certainly younger than my mom and young enough to expect many more years with her grandkids ahead of her — and her death has been a shock and a huge blow to my family.
Tiffany wrote with a quick energy-saving tip:
I hang up my wet clothes inside during the day to let them dry. When I get home from work, I put them in the dryer for about five minutes to get rid of the wrinkles. I don’t have a clothesline, but this works just as well.
By Xin LuOn my previous article about working to death I found a pretty long comment by a woman named "Jen" who has a husband that works seven days a week to provide for his family. This long and detailed rant sparked several responses saying that Jen is ungrateful for what she has.