Kindle royalties: Death knell for paper books?

A Twitter friend drew my attention to this explanation of Amazon's new push to offer authors and publishers a bigger slice of royalties in return for a lower price per book on the Kindle -- that is, even though the e-book is cheaper, the writer gets a bigger slice.  The publisher doesn't go to the... Continue Reading →

Removing stains from white enamel sink

Aug. 11, 2013: This is the most-clicked post on the blog, which is terrific. Happy white sinks, everybody! Here's the short version: THE METHOD: Coat the stained part of your white sink with a layer of dishwasher paste -- the thick gloopy stuff you put into the dishwashing machine, not the liquid soap you use... Continue Reading →

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