Capital One, Hurricane Irma, and unethical cancellation fees

We were planning on going to Myrtle Beach for a week starting this Saturday. With Hurricane Irma bearing down towards the Southeast United States, we realized we needed to postpone our vacation. We booked our week at Myrtle Beach Resort through Capital One. We used the points we earn paying for things on our Capital …

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When a flat rate envelope is not a flat rate envelope

I sold a Mitchel & Ness NFL jersey on eBay the other day and decided the cheapest way to get it to the buyer was to ship it in a Priority Mail flat rate envelope. I ordered some of these envelopes on the USPS website a while back. This is what they look like: They …

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The A-10 needs new wings

The U.S. Air Force A-10 needs new wings. The Air Force has already received funding for wing replacement of 173 aircraft, but they need money for the other 110. From CNN: The US Air Force is telling Congress to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to upgrading the venerable A-10 Warthog …

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