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My Father is a Scam Artist: Life Lesson #1 – How to Get Free Coffee at Dunkin Donuts

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I was brought up with toys stolen from the Salvation Army. My dad loved stopping by our local Salvation Army, either late at night, after it closed, or early in the morning, before it opened. He’d open the bags Good Samaritans had left there and would sort through the items to find things he could either use or sell. Our household was formed with objects others had owned and donated, and while they did not meet their original intention of being sold in the store, they did help out a poor family. I don’t take items from SA, Goodwill, or … Read More

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$300 Pancake-Printing Machine Meta Review

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Ok. So I’m not about to spend $300 on a 3D printing pancake batter machine. Remember, this is NY Nomads. However, I am happy to take snippets from reviews of this machine from all over the internet, so you can then decide whether this extravagant purchase may be one you derive just enough joy from to make the purchase worth it. “The PancakeBot is essentially a printer, but instead of ink on paper it prints batter on a griddle, adding it in stages to create details in light, medium, and dark shades. Sounds insanely cool, right?” –Danielle Centoni “Don’t expect … Read More

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German Persimmons > American Persimmons

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Lately I had been confused watching others in the supermarkets of Berlin load their shopping carts with orange, hard persimmons, quite different from the burnt orange, nearly blood orange I find in the markets of Chinatown that must be soft before you should even think of taking a bite.

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My First Visit to Coney Island!

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Last weekend I had my first real taste of what a summer in New York has to offer. It was the first brutally hot weekend of the year, with temperatures simmering around 90Ā°. New Yorkers swarmed out of their hideaways, diving headfirst into the heat…