Home Depot Explains Why It Offers “Do-It-Herself” Workshops

Home Depot Explains Why It Offers “Do-It-Herself” Workshops

Interested in learning how to do a few handy things around your home? Home Depot, like some other retailers, offers free workshops to customers. In fact, it offers three types of workshops: The generic “Do-It-Yourself” classes, kid-friendly tutorials, and then “Do-It-Herself,” a category that has some wondering what a customer’s gender has to do with DIY home repair. [More]

Join The Yes Men In A Food Fight This Weekend

Join The Yes Men In A Food Fight This Weekend

Corporate pranksters the Yes Men are inviting you to a food fight. Among their many activist media hoaxes, these guys have posed as spokespersons for the WTO and McDonald’s in order to deliver satirical presentations to unwitting conference goers. Now they’re hosting a two-day workshop this Saturday and Sunday in New York City to devise a “high-profile media action on a crucial food-related issue.” You can take part in the brainstorming and then later help execute the action. [More]