Here's What Happens When You Resell Your Clothes

I'll admit that I've never thought much about what happens to the castoffs I successfully convince resale stores to take off my hands a few times a year. I've always been captivated by the in-store vetting process, since I love/hate watching bratty teenage salespeople comb through my ill-thought-out sample sale… » 6/18/12 6:00pm 6/18/12 6:00pm

Rush Limbaugh Makes Fun Of Japanese Refugees

As if the devastation in Japan wasn't horrifying enough, in the U.S. we've been subjected to idiotic jokes about the disaster and wingnuts' ridiculous suggestions that the Japanese brought this on themselves. Since Rush Limbaugh is both an idiot and a wingnut, we aren't too surprised to find he's been laughing at the… » 3/16/11 11:46pm 3/16/11 11:46pm

Couple Raises Money For Wedding By Recycling Cans

In just six months, Peter Geyer and Andrea Parrish of Washington have reached their goal of raising $3,800 for their wedding by recycling 400,000 cans. They're still collecting recyclables for a honeymoon fund and charity donations. [NPR, WeddingCans] » 6/28/10 1:20pm 6/28/10 1:20pm

Hair Wanted For Green Cause

San Francisco-based charity Matter of Trust wants your hair. Donations of human and pet hair are turned into mats, which are used to absorb oil and clean up spills. Gross, maybe, but definitely green. Video after the jump. [via InventorSpot] » 5/06/10 9:20am 5/06/10 9:20am

Glad Rags

If you're hoping to sell some of your cast-off finery to drum up a little mad money, the Wall Street Journal » 11/07/08 6:40pm 11/07/08 6:40pm has some tips for you, thrifty! Apparently your best bets are to dress like a high school student ("eBay says that in the third quarter, the most searched fashion labels on the site were Ed Hardy, Nike,…

How Do You Dispose Of Broken Vibrators?

A story on Utne about "green" sex toys the other day got me wondering: how exactly does one get rid of a sex toy? Particularly the large ones, meant for those who mean business? I used to have a humongous Dr. Scholl's personal massager that my ex-BF's mom gave him for Christmas one year after he started… » 3/27/08 5:30pm 3/27/08 5:30pm

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