New evidence shows that housework reduces the risk of breast cancer.
Yeah, this is going to go over real well.
"Honey, you missed a spot over there. Hey, I'm only thinking of your well-being!"
eBay has added a new feature (or at least it's new to me!).
Called "Map It," you can search for items near where you live (or anywhere, for that matter). The default setting is 25 miles from your residence.
You can occasionally negotiate with a seller to let you pick an item up instead of paying to have it shipped. I recently did that with a camera I sold. The buyer drove about 40 miles to pick it up. Saved him about $20.
OK I admit it. I've become addicted to eBay.
More specifically, selling on eBay.
I've had an eBay account for several years but was only a buyer. I don't really buy too many things -- mainly books and DVDs. I recently decided to sell my almost-new cellphone. I still had the original box and packing materials so I gathered it all together in a nice pretty package and decided to take the eBay plunge.
I spent a few hours researching prices and went ahead and set up my selling site. Within a few hours of posting the item, someone used the "Buy It Now" feature and snapped it up. Within minutes, my PayPal account showed I was paid...and I was hooked!
I've sold about a dozen items so far. Besides the cellphone, I've sold books and even a few year's worth of my old Civil War Times Illustrated magazines from the '60s and '70s. I've figured out how to pay for shipping and print shipping labels from home. I even went to OfficeMax a couple of weeks ago and bought a mechanical shipping scale.
It's a fun way to make money off of things you no longer need.