Advice

18 Sep 2019

How I Live in NYC and Spend Only $25/week on Groceries

by Kate Brunotts As much as I’d like to say that my frugal grocery budget of $25 a week was out of my love of being responsible and financially savvy… it’s not. I live in New York City and stuff is expensive. Moving here and starting with a stream of

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12 Sep 2019

Voodoo as a Means of Political Resistance

by Willem Frankfort I’ve been an activist for a long time, since my mother led me by the hand to Free Mandela rallies. I’m pretty sure that my first words were probably condemning Ronald Reagan. I marched repeatedly; against two wars, against the one percent with Occupy Wall Street at

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12 Sep 2019

Playing Card Meanings in Cartomancy

This post originally appeared on keen.com, where you can find out everything about card reading, tarot & cartomancy. Playing cards have been used to tell fortunes ever since they originated back in Europe in the 14th century. In a way, they were the first form of tarot cards. The practice

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11 Sep 2019

10 Things You Should Talk About Before Moving In Together

by Kate Brunotts Living alone in a city is hard- it’s smelly, expensive, and exhausting to play “How Do I Avoid My Roommates” night after night.  Finally, you’ve found the one. They’re cute, they take you out for free pizza, and most importantly, they have the potential to cut your

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10 Sep 2019

How to Talk to Your Centrist Parents

By Ryan Dennis I ring home once a week. The structure of these calls follows a predictable pattern: starting with family gossip, then whatever they did that week, then sports, then weather, then politics. My parents are Democrats in an upstate county that registers two-to-one Republican. Complaining about Trump on

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09 Sep 2019

It’s Time for Men in the Hospitality Industry to Treat Women Better

Anyone who currently works in, or has previously worked in, the hospitality industry would admit its strongest pull is the environment. There is a duality of childishness and maturity where we weave between food and drink knowledge, levels of service, and also cracking silly jokes or exchanging laughs and banter

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09 Sep 2019

8 Gender Neutral Gifts Perfect for Anytime of Year

Buying gifts for loved ones is a treat. You get to hit the stores, find a great present and then watch their excited faces as they open it. However, you may find yourself stuck at the first step — figuring out what they want. Here’s a tip — gender-neutral gifts

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