Bird’s Eye: Who needs good advice? Well, all the people who give you and me bad advice, for a start. So let’s start with Snopes, the utterly reliable and trustworthy source for debunking of urban myths about how you’ll get money from Bill Gates by forwarding this email to ten friends, or that this new terrible virus will crawl out of your computer directly into your brain if you download any email containing exactly three vowels in its subject line. Then on to Cecil Adams, whose Straight Dope column boasts “Fighting Ignorance since 1973 (It’s taking longer than we thought)”. And we conclude with the affable and helpful Randall Davidson’s list of 277 ways to save money, which we approve of, as it will leave you with more for the tip jar….
* snopes.com (Go, explore, bookmark!)
Sample myth: This white couple go to a Korean restaurant with their pet poodle, and the smiling waiter takes the dog out and it’s brought back in cooked and on a platter. Great deconstruction of the story and what it’s really about.
* Straight Dope Questions (with Cecil’s entertaining answers)
* 277 Ways to Save Money Randall Davidson