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Black Friday deals

How can I afford to discount an already free product? By slashing frivolous, unnecessary expenses—no more pet insurance, beer vending machine, full-size mechanical bull, or government-mandated healthcare plans. Yet even those cuts weren’t enough, so I had to eliminate more business-critical stuff.

NEWS: The CrosbyReport media empire relocates its global operations to Florida.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA /News Wire/ After 23 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, the CrosbyReport is closing down its West Coast operations and moving back to Florida at the end of August. The company intends to refocus its efforts on the new core mission of relaxing, tanning, and crafting fine, travel-based entertainment.

Stop online companies from stealing, selling, (and leaking) your personal data.

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Recently, someone said to me, “Hey, you look like a paranoid nerd. How can I stay safe online?” to which I replied, “It’s easy, Mom” and went off on a rant about every American’s Fourth Amendment right to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects.

My borderline obsessive search for the world’s best alarm clock radio.

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As a frequent traveler, I’ve learned that oversleeping is generally detrimental to catching early morning flights, not to mention keeping a day job to pay for the trips. So waking up reliably is key and that’s why I’ve spent the last few decades in an ongoing search for the world’s best alarm clock radio. You wouldn’t think it would be hard to find a clock radio with all the features I want, but then you probably don’t know me all that well.

A gift for the traveler who has everything, including sinus congestion.

A woman with clogged ears.

Do you have someone on your holiday gift list who suffers from “airplane ear,” a condition where nasal mucus blocks air flow through the eustachian tubes when there’s a pressure imbalance between their middle ear and the air around them?

Who doesn’t, amiright?