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A Couple of Interesting Websites

Just about every day, I get press releases that have absolutely nothing to do with what I write about. Frankly, it gets a little annoying, but that doesn’t mean I want people to stop sending them. It’s easy to delete, and every so often I come across some good information or, even better, a relatively useful site that I didn’t know about. Here are a couple that seemed worthwhile.

Do you worry about losing your stuff? I’m generally not THAT anal, but sometimes, especially when I travel, it makes me a little nervous. I left my iPod on a Southwest flight one time, but fortunately I remembered before I was out of security and got it back. But most of the time, people aren’t that lucky. Just check out any airline’s lost and found and you’ll see what I mean.

ImHONEST makes it easier to get your stuff back, and it doesn’t cost very much. The idea is that you can buy labels from them to stick on your valuables. They look like this.


For $15, you get a pack of 6 labels and that includes coverage for one year. Each additional year is $1.95 per label. So far it doesn’t sound that interesting right? But when someone finds your item, they go online and say they found it. Then they have the option of dropping it off at a UPS Store or having someone pick it up. All you have to do as the person who lost the item is pay the shipping charges with no additional fee. Pretty good, huh?

Now this is one that my wife (it seems so weird to say “wife”) really loves. Go to Minimus and you’ll find all kinds of trial size items that are under 3 ounces. It’s perfect for travel, of course, and you can find some stuff you won’t see elsewhere. Don’t believe me? They have 22 different kinds of after shave alone. If you can’t put together a toiletry kit with everything you love in 3 oz sizes, then you should definitely check this place out.

[Updated on 10/8 – I changed the name to say Minimus.biz instead of just Minimus to avoid confusion.]

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