Reader Misch was shopping at Crate & Barrel and noticed something kind of weird on a vegetable steamer display. “They use the phrase ‘microwave safe’…” he writes. “I do not think that phrase means what they think it means.” No, stainless steel is many things, but microwave safe isn’t one of them. So what’s going on here? [More]
David was poking around the Crate & Barrel website, without actually signing in. Or so he thought. He had put something in his cart, then closed his browser and wandered off. He was a little surprised when the site emailed him to remind him that he had forgotten a few things in his cart.
Tor has a simple request. He wants companies to stop wasting paper and sending him printed catalogs. He would also appreciate it if companies would stop selling his name ad address to each other in order to send him even more catalogs. This is a tall order–well, at least it is for Crate & Barrel.