The Buy Nothing Year: How Two Roommates Saved More Than $55,000

They spent the first three months (August through October) phasing out all consumer items, such as household objects, electronics and clothes. Then, they cut out all services, including dining out, salon haircuts, and gas and instead began hosting lots of

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California bill defines what it means to say ‘yes’ to sex

Instead of “no means no” – the phrase commonly associated with sexual assault prevention – the law would require “affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement” by each party to engage in sexual activity. If Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signs the bill …

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YOUR NAME IS YOUR DESTINY: Trial ordered for Cameo Crispi, accused of using bacon to start arson fire

“I asked to come in and observed a wood stove left open with a fire burning inside and hot coals on the floor around the stove,” the officer wrote, noting that he also found a pound of bacon sitting on

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TV Producer In Beverly Hills For Pre-Emmys Event Arrested For Being Tall, Bald And Black

A film and TV producer recently told his tale of being held for six hours by Beverly Hills police while attending a pre-Emmys event because he looked like a burglary suspect.

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MORE ABOUT THE SHOW NO ONE WILL EVER WATCH: CBS to launch all-female sports talk show ‘We Need to Talk’

“This is a very proud moment for all of us at CBS Sports,” chairman Sean McManus said in a news release.

“A sports show featuring all women is long overdue and we are thrilled to be able to make television …

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PUSSY! Henry Rollins apologizes for suicide article

So, you took full advantage of the attention you would get by writing a piece for LA Weekly called “Fuck Suicide.”  Then, after the blowback and anger was even more than you’d imagined it would be, you folded …

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LA Schools Superintendent Deasy Suspends iPad Program Under Scrutiny

Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students in the nation’s second-largest school system amid mounting scrutiny of the $1-billion-plus effort.

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Women who don’t sleep around before their wedding have happier marriages – but men can play the field without worry, study finds

  • 53% of women who had slept only with husband felt satisfied in marriage
  • Dropped to 42% if woman had more than 2 partners and 22% if more than 10
  • Sex with many different partners ‘may be risky’ if wanting
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Why won’t CNBC tell us how much they profited from running infomercials of convicted fraudster Kevin Trudeau?

Congrats to CNBC for being on top of the Kevin Trudeau pyramid scheme story.

Only one thing CNBC left out of their report: Kevin Trudeau infomercials have run thousands of times in the off-hours on CNBC in recent years, potentially …

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Why it’s so difficult to raise kids — and save for retirement

Studies show that the vast majority of consumers fail to do any financial planning when they are young, largely because they don’t feel like they have sufficient money for such planning to make a real difference.

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