Fox News reports several college students in New York found $40,000 in a couch they bought for $20 from the Salvation Army. They found the money after investigating why the couch was so “uncomfortable.” We’re glad to hear the answer… Read More ›
Yahoo reports that a bar in Vancouver is installing lock-boxes for patrons to lock their smart phones in during their visit, so they actually have to talk to each other. Once a table’s phones are locked in the box, if… Read More ›
If You’re Applying For A Job In Oregon, Your Prospective Employer Can No Longer Ask You For Your Facebook Password During The Interview.
USA Today reports that Oregon has joined 11 other states banning employers from asking prospective employees for their Facebook login information and password during job interviews. 3 Worse Interview Questions Than “Can You Please Tell Me How To Log Into Your… Read More ›
The Local reports that the number of people in France who are likely to sell unwanted Christmas gifts has climbed to 57% of adults, according to a poll. 73% of those aged 25 to 34 polled said they were likely… Read More ›
A contributor at Slate suggests that a once-popular American method of cutting and eating meat, which the author calls “the cut and switch” may be inefficient. For those unfamiliar with the technique, which the author says originated in France: it… Read More ›
Your Restaurant May Be Secretly Spying On You… So Think Twice Before Sneaking All The Sweet N’ Low Into Your Purse!
The New York Times reports that restaurants are increasingly keeping records of their patrons’ dining records for use on future visits. One restaurant owner stated: “And we take note of the people who sat for 6 ½ hours last time,… Read More ›
CNBC, citing USA Today data reports voice mail usage is down. Specifically, Vonage has found that voicemails left have declined 8%, and voicemails retrieved have declined 14%. Yes, that means the jerks you’re leaving messages for are not bothering to… Read More ›
CNBC reports that two passengers who were asked to adjust their clothing on U.S. air carriers told their stories to sympathetic bloggers, leading to a viral debate of proper air travel attire. Specifically, a woman flying from Las Vegas was told… Read More ›
An anonymously created site on Tumblr, called “Rich Kids Of Instagram” allows young Americans to post pictures of themselves showing off excess, ranging from pouring Dom Perignon on spaghetti sauce, their heads, or just pairing it with a hot dog… Read More ›
3 Worse Places You Could Receive A $3 Surcharge For Rudely Talking On Your Phone Than A Vermont Deli
The Consumerist reported yesterday that a Vermont deli imposed a new surcharge for its customers warning in a sign that “$3 will be added to your total if you fail to GET OFF YOUR PHONE while at the counter. IT’S… Read More ›