Cut Spending With Flickr And A Cameraphone

Cut Spending With Flickr And A Cameraphone

Here’s an idea for people trying to get a lock on their spending but find writing down everything too fascist. What about taking a picture of everything you buy with your cameraphone and uploading it to Flickr?

News Footage Of The United Airlines O'Hare Traffic Jam

Airplanes were still allowed to land at O’Hare even though there were no available jetways at the United terminal. Wow, this looks like fun! —MEGHANN MARCO

Got 5 Minutes? Make Ice Cream In A Plastic Baggy

Got 5 Minutes? Make Ice Cream In A Plastic Baggy

It’s hot here in Brooklyn and we could really go for some ice cream… if only we could make some in 5 minutes using 2 ziplock baggies and this carton of half and half… oh wait. We can! From BoingBoing:

Here’s a pretty damned simple ice-cream recipe: combine ingredients in a baggie. Fill a bigger baggie with ice, salt and the baggie of ingredients. Shake for five minutes. Ice cream. Who knew?

Time To Go Strawberry Picking!

Time To Go Strawberry Picking!

Picking your own strawberries is fun, not terribly expensive, and now is the time to do it. Don’t know where to go for strawberry picking fun near you?

Baking Soda Is Very Useful

Baking Soda Is Very Useful

Here’s your semi-annual reminder that cleaning things with baking soda is hip. (And don’t forget, you can bake with it, too.) DIY blog Curbly has a nifty list of baking soda ideas, some of which were new to us.

6 Dinners You Can Make In One Pot

Real Simple has 6 dinners that you can make in one pot, and they look mighty tasty. Making one-pot dinners is awesome. At this very moment we are making Italian Beef in our kitchen, which is another thing you can make in one pot. We will not give you that recipe, however, because it is our secret recipe. —MEGHANN MARCO

Cheap Greenhouse: Grow Plants From Seed

Cheap Greenhouse: Grow Plants From Seed

Remember when you did crap like this in first grade? Wasn’t that fun? Yes, it was. Recapture your lost youth by growing some plants from seed on a sunny windowsill. With this greenhouse from Instructables, you can:

New Things To Know For Taxes This Year

Ladies and Gentlemen, Dependants and Deductions, it’s officially tax season! Yay! So, what’s new?

Make Your Own Ringtone

Save money and have fun by making your own ringtone. We’ve not tried this yet, but we’ll probably give it a shot later this evening. We’ve always wanted the theme to Romancing The Stone. Yes, we are lame. —MEGHANN MARCO

This Next: Fun Social Shopping

This Next: Fun Social Shopping

We noticed right away that This Next users recommend the “Airzooka”, which we own and love. The Airzooka is the single best way to scare a cat off the sofa. It shoots a “ball of air” (this makes sense once you try it) wherever you point it. Seriously, Airzooka is amazing, and This Next seems pretty cool too. —MEGHANN MARCO

David LaChapelle’s Boots Commercial

Yes, Virginia, there is a true meaning to Christma: looking ab-fab. — BEN POPKEN

Ronald McDonald Vs. Evil Grimace

We’ve mentioned McDonald’s Grimace before, describing him as “gigantic, anthropomorphic taste bud, loathsomely pulsating through McDonaldland with an unslakeable thirst for frosty, gelatinous ooze.” We also mentioned that he used to be evil and initially had small arms.

What’s Shatner Saying? Winners!

What’s Shatner Saying? Winners!

The Streaker Game: Get Brand Recognition Through Nudity

The Streaker Game: Get Brand Recognition Through Nudity