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What We’re Reading: Nov. 20-22

Thanksgiving, lies, presents, contests, design, finance, and housing cycles. Hosting for the holiday? Check out these tips to make your guests feel at home. Did you start brining your turkey yesterday? Need AI support? Ever wonder how the giant...
November 22, 2017

What We’re Reading: Nov. 13-17

Thanksgiving prep, design, and tech. This marvelous product from Stove Top is sold out, but maternity pants should still do the trick. Just a reminder for the novice Thanksgiving chefs out there that the Butterball Hotline really does exist....
November 17, 2017

What We’re Reading: Nov. 6-10

Questionable products, security, dessert, waiting, bugs, time, art, glitter, communities, and autonomous vehicles. Welcome to 2017, where the following items are being sold: Exhibit A, Exhibit B, Exhibit C, & Exhibit D. Finally! A purpose for lava lamps. Leave...
November 10, 2017

What We’re Reading: Oct. 30 – Nov. 3

Pricing, hauntings, misbehavior, groceries, engineering, HR, plots, and voids. Noticing a rise in house prices? It’s not just you. According to some sources, there are specters  hanging around the White House. dead cat/flickr/2010 Kids will be kids, but we’d...
November 3, 2017

What We’re Reading: October 23-27

Pumpkins, archives, Chicago, incentives, conservation, AirBnB, skeuomorphisms, and demand. As fun as this looks, we wonder who would have come up with this idea in the first place? Tom Hanks says archives are important. Any questions? liz west/flickr/2012 Speaking...
October 27, 2017

Bullet Journaling FTW

Earlier this year I took a page from my supervisor’s book and started keeping my lists and notes in a journal. This came after years of loose leaf to-do lists bound together in 6 month increments with binder clips....
October 25, 2017

What We’re Reading: October 16-20

Office haunts, security, natural disasters, family, environment, heating, germs, nuisance, and Halloween. It would be a little difficult to get those TPS reports done with restless spirits about! Better make sure there aren’t any images of your keys out...
October 20, 2017

What We’re Reading: October 9-13

Famous locations, social media addiction, financial education, cleaning, energy, pets, internet shopping, names, security, and nail houses. Shut up and take our money. Ugh, look at those crowds! We’d close it off, too. How addicted are you to the...
October 13, 2017

What We’re Reading: October 2-6

Nobel Prize, security, smart home, Santa, calories, close calls, temperature, AOL, river cruise, and shopping. Pretty sure we could deal with a phone call at an inconvenient time for news of this sort. There have been so many high...
October 6, 2017

What We’re Reading: September 11-15

Hurricanes, copyright, retail, hygge, moving, design, archaeology, and rare animals. When the media tells you not to go outside during extreme weather, then goes out into extreme weather… Who owns the rights to the photo when a monkey takes...
September 15, 2017