Professional glitterbomber Mark Rober did some detective work to track down a massive U.S.-India scammer ring. He explains how this kind of scammer preys on people and tricks them into sending over $10,000 in cash.
The City of Austin is warning drivers to avoid using QR stickers on parking pay stations because they are used by scammers to steal money from people who think they are paying for parking. From the Austin, Texas government website: Over the weekend, Austin Transportation parking enforcement officers discovered QR codes on stickers affixed to… READ THE REST
I've heard whispers about the "Spine Collector," as he's come to be known, for years now. The New York Times published a story about it last December; Vulture did a long-form feature on it in August 2021 that is one of the most compulsively gripping long-read investigations of absurdly meaningless true crime journalism I've read… READ THE REST
Jeff Carpoff, former owner of a California solar energy company turned Ponzi operation, said goodbye to "150 luxury cars, 32 properties, a subscription to a private jet service, a semipro baseball team, a NASCAR racecar sponsorship and a suite at the new Las Vegas Raiders stadium," according to AP. Carpoff gave them up for a… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The New Year has come and gone, and your resolution to eat healthier and get in shape is in full effect. But with extra visits to the gym and physical activity comes sore,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Once the holidays are over, organizing, renovating, and refreshing our home spaces is always a great way to kick off the new year. Why not treat yourself to that little crafting… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. What do shopping for furniture, hanging photos on the wall, and doing large-scale art projects all have in common? Aside from making you want to momentarily tear your hair out, these… READ THE REST