The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100

$99 + $9.99 shipping. No taxes or other fees. I disabled all paid trials. Instructions are below. The big reason I choose Android vs iPhone (iOS) is the fact that I can have free WiFi hotspot tethering on any carrier.  Apple allows the carrier to disable this hardware in order to charge you for this Read more about The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100[…]

$0.05 for every beverage container in California. CA CRV

$0.05 for every bottle. You can request that they count it instead of doing it by weight. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Redemption_Value $0.10 for any container 24oz or larger.  Where to redeem your bottles? http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/Recyclers/Directory/Default.aspx?lang=en-US   No tags for this post.

How is airplane mode better for your health?

Airplane mode turns off all 5 radios. Cellular, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, and NFC. (Most of the time you can then turn back on individual radios as needed even with Airplane mode enabled). Some people are sensitive to electromagnetic radiation at the frequencies at which these radios broadcast.  All but the NFC radio are broadcasting in Read more about How is airplane mode better for your health?[…]