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The Car Was Repossessed, but the Debt Remains

More than a decade after Yvette Harris’s 1997 Mitsubishi was repossessed, she is still paying off her car loan.<p>She has no choice. Her auto lender took her to court and won the right to seize a portion of her income to cover her debt. The lender has so far been able to garnish $4,133 from her …


30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

When Hogwarts becomes a public School.

Drug War’s End: Oregon Is Expunging Pot Records

Oregon has taken the lead in righting some of the wrongs of the War on Weed. On Monday, <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> reported on Oregon’s leadership in expunging …


Who wants head scratches?

me irl

Bill Cosby be like:

Exxon knew of climate change in 1981, email says – but it funded deniers for 27 more years

ExxonMobil, the world’s biggest oil company, knew as early as 1981 of climate change – seven years before it became a public issue, according to a newly discovered email from one of the firm’s own scientists. Despite this the firm spent millions over the next 27 years to promote climate denial.<p>The …


Museums are different in Denmark

Was just tipped like this..

French taxi drivers lock down Paris in huge anti-Uber protest

Nationwide strike comes amid disputes over the legality of UberPop<p>French taxi drivers today blocked roads to airports and train stations in Paris, as part of a nationwide protest against Uber. Thousands of drivers are expected to participate in today's strike in the French capital and other major …

Wal-Mart Has $76 Billion in Undisclosed Overseas Tax Havens

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. owns more than $76 billion of assets through a web of units in offshore tax havens around the world, though you wouldn’t know it …


River powered rotisserie I made this weekend

France to force big supermarkets to give unsold food to charities

French supermarkets will be banned from throwing away or destroying unsold food and must instead donate it to charities or for animal feed, under a law set to crack down on food waste.<p>The French national assembly voted unanimously to pass the legislation as France battles an epidemic of wasted food …


Lake above an ocean

OPs Unite!

What's in the box? nsfw

How to break into the mobile app business with little cash and no programming skill

Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but …