Four Ways To Say You’re Sorry Without Breaking The Bank

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So you messed up. You forgot your significant other’s birthday. Or you spilled the beans after he swore you to secrecy. Or you accidentally promised her kidney to someone else to pay off your student loans. Either way, you’re in the doghouse, and a simple “I’m sorry” just isn’t going to cut it. It’s time […]

Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Smartphone Selfies

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Chances of the new ABC sitcom “Selfie” surviving more than six episodes: slim. Chances of you looking less blurry, overexposed, and/or duck-faced in your next selfie: 100 percent — if you read on. Selfies may be fun, spur-of-the-moment snapshots of one or more mugs, but they’re still photos, and therefore can benefit greatly from some […]

You Should Wait Until September to Buy Discount Pool Toys

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Summer might be over, but it’s still hot as h*ck in most of the country. It’s 100 degrees, you got a pool, why not just use it? While swimming, a thought hit me like a ton of bricks: I bet pool toys are at a crazy discount right now. I went to my local K-MART […]

The Real Deal with Orange County

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There have been tons of movies, television shows, and songs that have used Orange County as its backdrop. From the reality show Real Housewives of Orange County to the tv show OC to the movie Orange County to Gwen Stefani’s song Orange County Girl, all these forms of entertainment share the same vision of Orange County […]

Five More Tech Freebies You Won’t Want to Miss

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No, you’re not experiencing deja vu, but there’s definitely something familiar about that headline. Ah, right: A few weeks back I shared five new tech freebies you won’t want to miss. Good news: most of them are still available. Better news: I’ve rounded up five more. Because, let’s face it, short of a free lunch and […]

Battle of the 24-Hour Lipsticks

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My main quibble with lipstick is the fact that it doesn’t permanently stick to your lips. I pretend like my “go, go, go” lifestyle prevents me from reapplying it, but the reality of the matter is that I’m insufferably lazy. As a result, I’ve been wearing long-wear lipsticks for years; frankly, they’re all I wear. […]

Cheap Ways To Speed Up Your PC

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Is there anything sexier than turning on a new computer and watching it boot up in seconds? Well, yes, hundreds of things, but I don’t get out much, so let’s stick to the topic at hand. A few years of use will turn your sleek, racy 90s Val Kilmer of a computer into a sluggish, […]

Have a Fall Feast on the Cheap

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It happens every year and never gets easier – summer’s last kiss of sun is upon us. It’s time to say goodbye to sundresses, sandals and BBQ’s, only to make way for boots, soups, and stew season. Pool parties, outdoor games, and hot dogs on the grill are now a sizzling fantasy, and back-to-school traffic, […]

Ranking Near Beers For Those Who Don’t Want To Give Up “The Hang”

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I recently decided that I don’t want to get drunk anymore. I do, though, want to have the familiarity of a bottle in my hand when at a bar or watching the game with friends. There have been a lot of advancements in N/A beer since O’Doul’s, and with that in mind, I took a […]

With New Kindle Fires, Amazon Totally Wins the Tablet Wars

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It’s over. I’m calling it for Amazon. Yesterday, the company added four new Kindle Fire tablets to an already impressive lineup. (Two new Kindle e-readers, too, but I’ll come back to those.) With more features and mostly lower prices, there’s just no way a sane person could ever opt for an Apple iPad. Thus endeth the […]

How Do Bacon Mints and Bacon Soda Sound To You?

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There is almost no food that exists in America that someone has not added bacon to. Even ice cream hasn’t been safe from this savory, salty staple. But what does the bacon lover do when there’s just not enough time to fry up a batch? I headed over to Rocket Fizz, a soda and candy […]

Louisville Isn’t Just For Horses Anymore

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Every May, over two hundred thousand people gallop into Louisville for the pomp and circumstance of the Kentucky Derby. Beyond those couple of weeks in late spring, few think of Louisville, Kentucky as a prime place to go on vacation. Yet, we are here to tell you that couldn’t be further from the truth – […]

Which Watch: The Moto 360 Now or Apple Watch Next Year?

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Friends, Romans, countrymen — lend me your wrists. Also, your wallets. Because if you want a smartwatch, it’s gonna cost you. The new Motorola Moto 360 runs $250 with a leather band or $300 with a steel one, while Apple’s just-announced Apple Watch will start at $349 — and heaven knows how far it’ll skyrocket […]

Ditch Your Pricey Gym Membership for These Top Alternatives

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Is there a way to tone your arms and legs without it costing an arm and a leg? Can you trim the fat while trimming your budget? Could this wordplay get any worse? The answers to these questions are yes, yes, and God I hope not. Here are a handful of alternatives to an expensive […]

Pizza CONSPIRACY: Are You Getting The Most Toppings for Your Money?

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Is anybody looking? Ok good, we’re alone. I was tipped off to the fact that there’s a conspiracy going on amongst the major pizza brands. I decided to put my theory to the test, and I blew the lid off the whole thing. It goes all the way to the TOP(ping)! TRANSCRIPT Josh Androsky: Guys, […]

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