9 Creative Ways to Pay Rent When You Don’t Have Anymore Plasma to Sell

Rent’s due. Cue anxious scrambling. You riffle through old birthday cards; maybe there’s a stray $10 bill in one? You offer to pet-sit any and every critter in your neighborhood (even the squirrels). You see what you can do for $5 on Craigslist. You stare into your closet and wonder what your local consignment store […]

Here’s What Happens When You Apply to Be a Mermaid for the State of Florida

Brittany Manley calls herself a modern-day pirate. About once a week, she navigates Florida’s Weeki Wachee River. Heading downriver with her boyfriend in tow, the duo picks up trash, but also treasures: waterlogged iPhones, gold rings, a $100 pair of Costa Del Mar sunglasses and “really interesting” fishing lures. On Jan. 13, Manley returned to […]