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This diet really works as advertised

This diet really works as advertised

Reading time: Approximately 4 minutes It’s been almost 6 months since I completely changed my eating habits, so I thought it might be time for a check in. A little… Read more »

Michigan man games the lottery for $8 million… Uses winnings to buy gold

Michigan man games the lottery for $8 million… Uses winnings to buy gold

A Lottery is a Taxation, Upon all the Fools in Creation; And Heav’n be prais’d, It is easily rais’d, Credulity’s always in Fashion; For, Folly’s a Fund, Will never lose… Read more »

How to legally outsmart speed traps and red light cameras

How to legally outsmart speed traps and red light cameras

Speed traps and red light cameras are NOT about keeping our roads safe… They are about revenue generation for cash strapped state and local governments. And with states and localities… Read more »

Soup to nuts off-grid living for under $160,000?

Soup to nuts off-grid living for under $160,000?

So, what would the real “all in” cost be to live completely off-grid? Can it be done affordably and comfortably? It can be – that is if we’re realistic about… Read more »

How to open a can without a can opener

How to open a can without a can opener

Very cool… And as someone who can never find a can opener, this tip is definitely a keeper. Tweet

Collect your own rainwater, go to jail

Collect your own rainwater, go to jail

At least if you live in Oregon… “A rural Oregon man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and over $1,500 in fines because he had three reservoirs on… Read more »

Things to ponder

Things to ponder

Wall-E               Wal Mart               Letter from Aldous Huxley to George Orwell in 1949  “Within the next generation… Read more »

The key to resilience… Live hard

The key to resilience… Live hard

Great list courtesy of Jim Quinn at The Burning Platform. The key to resilience, and ironically, the key to true happiness… Live hard. Math is hard Ignorance is easy Getting… Read more »

American debt collection: Spiraling out of control

American debt collection: Spiraling out of control

Good infographic below from Frugal Dad on the aggressive and sometimes unethical and illegal debt collection practices of lenders. This gives some good background on the difference between persistence (legal)… Read more »

Here’s what $38 will get you at a “pick your own” orchard

Here’s what $38 will get you at a “pick your own” orchard

10 ears of corn, 4lbs jalapeños, 8 poblanos, 170 peaches, a 20lb watermelon, and boatloads of lemons and limes. From Reddit Tweet

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