Cheap and Easy DIY Pirate Costume

Arrr mateys! It’s a thrifty Halloween this year and pirates are all the rage. Creating and hunting for your costume is truly enjoyable. It allows you to have the creative power to take your costume to the limits. All on a budget. Items that were found at secondhand stores: Pirate hat: $.50 Black Shoes:  $2…

Is China-made Becoming the American Way?

Thanks to powerful marketing strategies, material items are popular among Americans, especially at a cheap price.  But who is paying the price for our consuming ways? Targeted consumers are victims of American corporations that wish to maximize their profit margins by outsourcing higher-paying jobs. Corporations like Procter & Gamble and Wal-Mart, in nearly every city…

Petition Brings Down The Enemy: Styrofoam

Like it or not Styrofoam is a part of American culture. The stark white material can be seen in the majority of restaurants and grocery stores from coast to coast. Generally, when eating out I‘m mindlessly handed Styrofoam in the form of a cup or doggie-bag.  It amazes me how clueless businesses are that continue…

Is Big Brother Freeway Marketing?

Data about a typical American is collected in more than 20 different ways during daily activities, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis. (WSJ link) Add driving to the list. Drug dogs and inquiring border agents at Mexican and Canadian borders aren’t the only tools used to take a glimpse into your confidentiality, as cameras…