White Lady Drives Mercedes to Pick Up Food Stamps; Chaos Ensues

Darlena Cunha had it so good in 2008 for a white woman from an affluent suburb with a college degree: She and her husband earned $120k, twins on the way, a house worth $250k. Then the market crashed, husband lost his (journalism) job, and the preemies needed costly formula. Their solid middle class income now clocked… » 7/10/14 3:40pm 7/10/14 3:40pm

Don't Buy New Video Game Hardware. Not Now.

With fantastic games on offer across just about every platform, with libraries that grow more accomplished with each passing day, you might think it's always a good time to buy new video game hardware, should you still be without one of the major systems. Mostly, you would be correct. But not this month. » 6/06/13 11:14am 6/06/13 11:14am

You Know Those Jerks On Craigslist Who Hype Their Crap? Here's One

With a headline like "How I Got 30 Phone Calls And Sold My Car In One Hour On Craigslist", you know the contents have to be good. Before you read the revolutionary tactic under that title, we have a few suggestions of our own. Having used the list of Craig in buying all manner of flotsam and jetsam, we know a thing or… » 2/15/08 10:00am 2/15/08 10:00am

Fangin'! Changin' a Belt with the Washington Post

You know, we'd been remiss in checking in with Fang Huang lately, master of languages, the kitchen and motors. So we thought we'd check in on the guy (for some reason, we're suddenly thinking in Paul Teutel, Sr.'s voice). He put up a new video on changing a fan belt, and I gotta tell ya, it was awesome. Paulie I and… » 1/20/06 11:04pm 1/20/06 11:04pm