Category: consumer

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DC Restaurant Week, Aug. 11-17

From OpenTable.com: DC Restaurant Week Gourmet Prix-Fixe Menus August 11-17, 2008 Enjoy special three-course, prix fixe menus at some of the city’s best restaurants. Pricing: $20.08 lunches, $3035.08 dinners; prices are per person and do not include beverage, tax or...

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dare I say it?

It has been… a good week… socially. I am saving up my work moanings to be posted at a later time because saving up my manifesto in a little notebook is a lovely way to vent some frustrations about the...

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personal safety issues aside…

This video makes me giggle heartily. And you have to wonder when someone thought “oh hey, let’s try that!” and then replaced that thought with “better yet, let’s get a hot friend to try that!” In other news, it’s time...

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the end is nigh?

A bit of a gloomy story from a few days ago, but it brings together a lot of the separate comments I’ve heard recently. Is everything spinning out of control? Midwestern levees are bursting. Polar bears are adrift. Gas prices...

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Little things mean a lot

The other night I watched a documentary about the decline in the honeybee population and while I’d heard snippets of information before, it really hit home just how much things would change. There really is no viable substitute (yet) for...

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Just let your Soul Glo…

A little joke from Sluggy Freelance that wouldn’t have felt like a joke a few months back. It’s sort of weird to not get any mail and that my daily number of phone calls has dropped about 99%, but if...

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money: blind people are not all like Daredevil

This one seems like a no-brainer to me. Has it really taken them this long to figure that out? The U.S. discriminates against blind people by printing paper money that makes it impossible for them to distinguish the bills’ value,...

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travel: You’re grounded!

I’m no good at traveling, I rarely take vacations sometimes because I either don’t want to go on my own but mainly that I have no head for making the arrangements. Trying to wrangle good air deals and good hotel...

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at the pumps: disbelief or a lack of forethought?

I know this shouldn’t make me laugh, but it’s more a reaction to the absurdity of the state of things. Small service stations are running into a problem as gasoline marches toward $4 a gallon in the United States: Thousands...