I didn’t set out to be a super-cord-cutting millennial, but I don’t have a landline, cable, or Internet access at home. I do, however, have an Internet connection through my cellphone’s data plan that manages to get me everything I need (and sometimes things I want). Surprisingly, I’m not alone—”I don’t have the Internet” is the new, “I don’t have cable.”
“Youth Savings Patterns and Performance in Colombia, Ghana, Kenya and Nepal” will tell you everything you never wanted to know about how poor kids around the world are doing a better job of saving money than you are.
When I first moved into my current house in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s commercial capital, my roommate had recently become a godmother to four puppies.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) was a non-profit when Postel was a key figure there. Recently, however, it has decided to try a new strategy and generate huge amounts of revenue by auctioning off new top-level domains.
The prince is about to inherit the family business. His first act as king will be to invest in a queen that will bring a high rate of return to the kingdom.
Do you budget for St. Patrick’s Day or just let the expense wash over you like so much green-tinted water?
For a new non-profit called “Women on 20s,” it’s an extremely good idea, and one whose time has come. The organization’s campaign aims to remove Andrew Jackson, the nation’s wild-haired and controversial seventh president, from the $20 and replace him with an important American woman in time for the centennial of women’s suffrage in 2020.
Make sure you agree on terms before taking a job for someone, or you might get paid in half of a dead horse.
One Wednesday night not long ago, I went to bed with a job and woke up unemployed.
Above is a rendering of micro-apartments being stacked in NYC, which Pop Up City notes will occur this spring. We’ve written about these micro-apartments before—they’re meant for singles earning less than $77K a year and mirrors the kind of small, modular housing found in dense cities like Tokyo. Only 55 micro-units will be available for rent once this project is completed.
Professor Dumpster is moving out of the dumpster—and if you live in Austin, he might be coming to a couch near you.
If you look in one direction, webmasters are erecting pay walls; if you look in the other, the same kind of folks are scrambling to tear them down.
I found myself stuck at home with a bad ankle this weekend, so I did what I normally do when I’m stuck at home: I cleaned.