Archives for January 10, 2014

Seven Alternatives To HealthCare.gov, Obamacare’s Glitchy Website

Obamacare’s glitch-riddled website doesn’t have to stop you from buying health insurance. There are alternatives to HealthCare.gov, the federal website where consumers will perhaps someday be able to shop for insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature health-care reform law. HealthCare.gov has struggled to become fully functional since its launch two weeks […]

20 ways to live like a king for very little

1.  DON’T SMOKE CIGARETTES. 2.  DRIVE OLD JAPANESE CARS. EASY AND CHEAP TO FIX & THEY RUN FOR FUCKING EVER. 3.  BUY MOST OF YOUR GROCERIES FROM THE PRODUCE SECTION. MOST OF THAT OTHER SHIT IS NOT ACTUALLY FOOD. YOU DON’T NEED IT. 4.  RIDE YOUR BIKE INSTEAD OF DRIVING AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. […]

“The Entire Pacific Ocean Is Broken” — Veteran Yachtman

It was the silence that made this voyage different from all of those before it. Not the absence of sound, exactly. The wind still whipped the sails and whistled in the rigging. The waves still sloshed against the fibreglass hull. And there were plenty of other noises: muffled thuds and bumps and scrapes as the […]