How to (easily) become a Lego VIP and get some free cool stuff

Last Saturday I went to an official Lego store one hour before the doors opened to the public. I got a lot of free cool stuff. I got to roam the store in peace to check out special holiday offers before anyone else in the planet. How? I'm just a normal Lego fan—with a Lego VIP card. And you can become one too. It's… » 11/25/14 7:49pm 11/25/14 7:49pm

The Trick That Lets You Set Your Hotel Thermostat to Any Temp You Want

Just like "close door" elevator buttons and press-to-walk street signs, hotel thermostats are a notorious public placebo. You see the rig on the wall and get to feel like you have some modicum of control, but in reality, that thermostat will only let you go to 72, maybe 70 if you're lucky. But after that, it's… » 11/12/13 12:20pm 11/12/13 12:20pm