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What’s in my NOW? — Fritzi Lareau

Sign up here to get What’s in my NOW? a week early in your inbox. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and work as a tour guide. I have recently escorted groups on the Rhythms tour: Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans. Another tour of mine is Niagara Falls to NYC. — Fritzi Lareau PHYSICAL Vegan chocolate cookies from Amy’s...

Wed May 31, 2023 11:26
Off-Road Bicycling

Once a week we’ll send out a page from Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities. The tools might be outdated or obsolete, but the possibilities they inspire are new. Sign up here to get Tools for Possibilities a week early in your inbox. Cheapest bike shipping EBike Shipper This is the cheapest way to ship a bike in the US....

Mon May 29, 2023 14:43
QR art/Pills on the go/GigaBrain

Sign up here to get Recomendo a week early in your inbox. QR art A lot of the dots in a QR code are superfluous, meaning that they can be arranged into a picture, and not just randomly. Thus you can make the QR code into a picture. This neat little free website called QArt Coder will generate a QR for a website you give it (say...

Sun May 28, 2023 14:45
Michael Basista, Prop Builder

Mike Basista is a prop builder and general maker. He’s willing to try building or making just about anything. He currently lives in Pittsburgh after stops in Michigan and Southern California. You can find him on Instagram @evilgeniusprops and on YouTube @mikeandsheilamakestuff.  TOOLS: 0:00 – Intro 0:53 – KAKURI Kiridashi...

Fri May 26, 2023 19:13
Murky Turkey/Negotiating Hotel Prices/Free Stays at Wyndham

A weekly newsletter with four quick bites, edited by Tim Leffel, author of A Better Life for Half the Price and The World’s Cheapest Destinations. See past editions here, where your like-minded friends can subscribe and join you. Still Murky in Turkey Will the country of Turkey (Turkiye) continue down its current spiral or turn things...

Thu May 25, 2023 14:43
What’s in my NOW? — Rob Belk

Sign up here to get What’s in my NOW? a week early in your inbox. A new dad on a mission to find the best hot sauces in the world. I work on Call of Duty esports by day and my newsletter which curates top millennial recommendations, Rambull, by night. — Rob Belk PHYSICAL Jambys | A gamechanger for your loungewear...

Wed May 24, 2023 14:44

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