Category: Things

PSA: Don’t Buy a New Car Unless it has this Feature

So you’re about to buy a new or new-to-you car. You have your money saved for a down payment and financing lined up from your local credit union. Now its time to buy that car, truck, or SUV, but wait! Your new car needs this one new feature that has seemingly flown under the radar:

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Self Driving Car Companies are Missing One Important Theme for American Adoption

It’s not safety, liability, and availability that will be top of American’s minds when they consider adopting self-driving cars, it’s freedom. It may sound cliche, but it’s why Americans are obsessed with the current one person one vehicle status quo. It’s why Americans are loathe to take buses and trains. They will make exceptions of

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How to Eat Steak on the Cheap

I’m a big fan of beef, but unfortunately it’s one of the more expensive meats at the grocery store. In order to buy beef for cheap, especially sirloin steak, I’ve put together a super easy to follow strategy to get steak for cheap. Here’s the 🐄 run down: Buy steaks in bulk when they go

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DIY Rear Rack Mounted Bike Fender for Less Than $5

I recently upgraded my bike’s rear rack to a Axiom Streamliner Road DLX rack. The rack is sweet, and a nice upgrade, but due to it’s low profile design, my fender didn’t fit under it. Rather than go out and buy a new fender, I decided to see if I could jury-rig a fender using

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Wüsthof Kitchen Knife Set – 10 Year Review

Wusthof 6' Chef's Knife, on butch block and cobb of corn.

Having a great knife set can transform your kitchen. It seems to make everything easier, and cooking more fun. I’ve had my Wüsthof kitchen knife set for just over 10 years, and I remain a huge fan. Here are my go-to blades, and some basics on my experience in care and upkeep. The very cool

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Three Books To Help You Save Time, Get Inspired, and Be More Efficient

These three books have shaped how I tackle getting things done. From handling work efficiently, to prioritization, to better managing and getting through the administrative duties of every day life, these books have changed how I interact with my precious time. They Did It, So Can You: Rework Rework isn’t so much of a guide,

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Time To Change Your Home Air Filter

This is a friendly reminder to change your home’s air filter. After just over three months of service, my furnace’s air filter is filthy. Check out this side by side comparison: For around $20 I’ve replaced my 3M Filtrete 1500. I chose to get this filter again because in addition to the normal filtering, this

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