Go on a Free Tour of Los Angeles Central Library on Your Next Trip

Los Angeles

If there was anyone who could take the title of “person who experiences the most joy out of getting things for free,” it would definitely have to be me, and maybe those “spirited” ladies from TLC’s Extreme Couponing. It’s fun to feel like you’re beating the system, so whenever I travel to a new city, […]

Coupon Fraud: A Fun New Take On Crime

Handcuffs on hands holding money

It’s called glitching. And, much like the dance craze twerking, it’s sweeping the nation. The only difference is, instead of thrusting your hips while in a low, squatting stance, you exploit errors in barcode scanners to buy one product with the coupon for another, and then later you get arrested for fraud (on or off […]

Ridiculously Effortless Costume Ideas You Haven’t Thought of Yet


It’s no secret that I love any excuse for a party, and my favorite time of the year to indulge in festivities is almost here! Halloween, babydolls, when candy corn sales are in full swing and it’s the one time of year that you can literally be ANYTHING YOU WANT for a day, without question. […]

Five Seriously Awesome Podcasts You Should Be Listening To


I’m extremely fortunate because my commute to work involves nothing more than a flight of stairs. If you’re not so lucky, you’ve probably wished for something — anything — to help you pass the time. Long drives, traffic jams, road work — it’s enough to make you spend money on audiobooks! Before you open your […]

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How To Save Even More At Fast Food Restaurants

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Look, I know. Fast food is the worst. I mean, it’s terrible for you. You feel like crap after eating it most of the time, and in many neighborhoods, you’re taking your life into your own hands just walking into the joint. So why pay any more than you have to when you’re eating there? […]

Help Us Determine the Objectively Best Halloween Candy

Popular Halloween Candy

We’re doing important research in the field of Halloween candy, and we need your help! We’ll be using this survey to determine the price ranges of the objectively best and worst Halloween candy. Please take our quick survey and let your voice be heard! Once you take the survey, you’ll be able to see how […]

It’s Always Snowy in Syracuse

Syracuse at Christmas

Syracuse, New York may not be a tropical paradise. In fact, it is the exact opposite of a tropical paradise. The city has won every Golden Snowball Award (the award given to the New York city with the most snowfall over the course of the year) since 2002, a run of eleven of the past […]

The Creepiest Halloween Costumes For Your Kids in 2014

Creepy Halloween

Every year, as Halloween rolls around, we find the conversation renewed regarding the overextension of “sexy” themed women’s costumes. But there’s another costume cold war that doesn’t get nearly the attention that the sexy lady one does. Each year, children get creepier and creepier on Halloween, and we seem to be doing nothing to stop it. […]

Ting: A Dirt-Cheap Service Option for Your iPhone 5, 5c, or 5s

Ting iPhone 5c and 5s

Stop the madness! No, I don’t mean allowing Michael Bay to make movies, though we as a society should be taking a very serious look at that. The madness I’m referring to: paying too much for phone service. Specifically, it’s a common misconception that once your smartphone is out of contract, you have to keep paying […]

How to Do a Romantic Anniversary Dinner on The Cheap

Megan Anniversary Video

Just because you can’t afford most of the finer things in life doesn’t mean you can’t afford the finest–love. Love is, indeed, the greatest bargain of all, clocking in at a grand total of $0. While love may be free, anniversary dinners sure aren’t. You don’t need to make it rain in order to romantically celebrate the love of you […]

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

I am sorry message

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

Credit: Kevin Dooley, https://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/

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

Pool Toys with Josh Scratch

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

Orange County Scratch

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 […]

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