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The Price You Pay For Online Services

Perhaps you mentioned to a few friends on Facebook that you’re taking a trip to Amsterdam to visit your sick grandmother. Ever since, you’ve been afflicted with endless sidebar ads for vaporisers, travel agents and funeral homes. 130 more words

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Fairy Tales of the Modern Woman

How do you tell a girl their expectations are too high? Don’t. You will never succeed.

Trying to talk a woman out of expecting a man to pay for the first dinner date, out of expecting a romantic marriage proposal, and out of expecting a diamond ring five-hundredths carats bigger than her sister’s ring is something Sisyphus wouldn’t attempt. 428 more words

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The Shopping Holiday

Via The Thinking Housewife,

Apparently, this picture is from a posting from a Toys R’Us. I won’t say I’ve never shopped on black Friday, I have done some online shopping, but I’ve never and will never go out to a store on black Friday. 51 more words

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Timberland, Trends and Twitter: My (First!) Piece in Elle and How it Happened

Hey y’all!

Last week was a pretty busy week and I didn’t share my first piece in Elle about Timberlands. In case you missed it, there was a a… 668 more words

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Human IRQs

From Hertiste via Vox, here is some useful information about attention-whores.

If a woman asks you a question, then can’t even manage to listen to any answer in more depth than “yes” or “no”, you probably don’t want to take the risk of involving yourself with her.

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Voting in 2014

Vox has a good point: nothing will really change.

In any event, as millions of voters exercise their privilege across the USA today, it is very, very unlikely that the replacement of a Democratic majority in the Senate with a Republican one, and the strengthening of the Republican majority in the House is going to signify much in the grand scheme of things.

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