The Price of Convenience

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Leo Babauta reminds us that convenience always comes with hidden costs, when you look at the whole picture.

I Ran a Marathon on Every Continent for the Price of Your Parking Spot

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Tyler Tervooren helps you map out adventure at an affordable cost.

The True Cost of Stuff

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The cost of purchasing an item just scratches the surface.

A Compassionate Approach to Homelessness

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It’s possible to provide a handout that is also a hand up writes Chris Hicke. And Utah is showing how.

The Problematic Fairy-Tale Wedding

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Marriage counselor Aaron Anderson critiques our ever-dangerous tendency to mix fairy-tales and marriage.

“If our urge to stay away from kids is constantly enabled, does our society become even more child unfriendly than it is?”

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No one likes flying on a plane with a screaming child next to them. Some airlines are considering offering child-free sections that you can pay to sit in, but Pedro wonders if that would come with more than a monetary cost.

“If we used our ‘defense’ budget to help people, the next generation would know how to care for one another.”

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This is a comment by Justin Cascio on the post “Male Disposability: 1/19″.

Work at the Expense of Family? Never Again!

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Even though the lines sometimes blur between home and work while working as an entrepreneur, I wouldn’t change it for the world.