I recently had to do some furniture shopping and came across Spoken.io, a website that compares prices for the same item amongst the different stores that carry it. You can search by store, or by the type of item you're looking for. The site has a simple design and is super easy to use. If you don't like getting ripped off, this is a great place to look for stuff.
My friend Janet Towle has just started a new subscription service called The Manzanita Papers, where a different writer or editor selects a different under-appreciated book to send out each month. "We hope to shine a light on some powerful works that haven't gotten enough credit," they explain on the website. "We imagine our boxes… READ THE REST
Wirecutter tested the lot and found that cheapo screen protectors are just as good as name-brand ones. It picks the $13-for-two "Spigen" offering but also lists the "amFilm" one that I have and can vouch for (it's the "Amazon Choice"). They're all the same; Spigen just provides the nicest applicator. We skipped testing glass from… READ THE REST
I have a new podcast recommendation for all you creative types — one that I think you're really going to dig. All-around great guy Jason Gots' latest listening venture is called Clever Creature and it's a bit different than your average podcast. It's more like a variety show, or maybe a zine for your ears.… READ THE REST
If your stress levels are affecting your sleep, you're not alone. According to the American Psychological Association, more than three-quarters of adults report symptoms of stress including headaches, tiredness, or sleeping problems. Specifically, 42 percent of Americans said stress has caused them to lose sleep. If you're one of these people, you need to know… READ THE REST
We live in a golden age of being able to watch television and movies. All of the best shows and films are right at your fingertips. But with this technology, we also face a new, modern dilemma: We have too many places to search to find what we're looking for. It can leave you feeling so frustrated!… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST