Monday, June 11, 2012

Daily Links: June 11, 2012

Source: Buzzfeed

News: Amelia Earhart's remains may have been found  ...seventy years ago, then were promptly lost.

10 Ways A Tampon Can Save Your Life, incase you ever find yourself stranded in the middle of the Yukon with nothing but a pack of Tampax.

35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects - such as using a banana to get the scratches out of a CD or DVD, the very popular "make a hair bun with a sock" trick, and the ever-useful how to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew. "These handy little things are all things you probably own already. I know this is a topic usually reserved for moms on Pinterest..." It's true, the denizens of Pinterest are an excellent source of useful tips: how to peel a potato in 10 seconds, how to get rid of a sunburn, making emergency ingredient substitutions when you're baking, or 20 new ways to use magic erasers; why not iron your kitchen floor to get out ground-in dirt? ... A Big List of Sites That Teach You How To Do Stuff.

How many hours per week does a person have to work in order to afford a two-bedroom apartment at minimum wage? Following a report (PDF) by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a rather striking infographic has been making the rounds (NYT) on the web. The bottom line: nowhere in the USA is it possible to afford a two-bedroom apartment on forty hours per week of minimum wage work.

Why There's No Such Thing As A Sold Out Concert (Even For Justin Bieber)

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