Playing the Slots

If you are building an Internet marketing business, you will soon start to get requests from people asking you to promote something of theirs by sending an e-mail to your list. Or perhaps you are on the other end of that transaction, asking successful Internet...

Word to the Wise: Gimlet Eye

A "gimlet" (GIM-let) is a small hand tool with a pointed spiral tip, used for boring holes in wood. We use the phrase "gimlet eye" for a sharp or piercing look. Example (as used in a review of Claim of Privilege by Barry Siegel in The Atlantic...

It’s Fun to Know: Is that Pint Really a Pint?

The next time you order a pint of your favorite frosty brew at a pub or restaurant, check out the glass. You might be getting shortchanged. In response to rising costs, some establishments have turned to raising beer prices and (shudder) substituting traditional...