Introducing the amazing & affordable $69 IKEA standing desk

As I documented here, blogging for a living nearly killed me.

I wanted to try a standing desk, but did not want to pay hundreds – even thousands to get one.

The other problem with typical standing desks is the “sturdy” factor…

Most standing desks are top heavy. And they tip easily. And they shake a lot.

To save money (and avoid tipsy tables), I cleverly thought to wall mount my new standing desk.

This would save me a money (needing half the amount of legs).

And a wall mount standing desk would keep my table steady.

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I set a $100.00 IKEA stand-up desk budget

I have seen IKEA DIY standing desk hacks in the past, but they were tiny, ugly and not useful.

So I put my clever hat on…

My goal was to get a solid and useful standing desk on the cheap.

Armed with a drawing on a 4″ by 6″ index card and a few hours of research, we headed to the cash machine…

My challenge was to spend no more than $100.00 cash at IKEA – not a penny more.

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How to bulletproof yourself from slick scammers & thieves

I rarely get scammed or ripped off these days.

What is my secret?

I think like a white-collar thief.

These psychopaths are much more cunning and dangerous than street thieves.

And the most corrupt thieves like to brag about their scams.

Robert Green and Joost Elffers actually published The 48 Laws of Power.

It is the scammer’s bible on how to steal money from the masses.

Here is the compact version of this psychopathic book:

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How to look like a genius with Google image reverse search

A few nights ago, Trish and I went out for our long walk about town.

And we both noticed this new, colorful plant growing out of our retaining wall:

reverse image search milk thistle plant

Of course, we are conditioned to think of odd-looking plants as weeds…

But something told me this was special.

“I bet this “weed” is some rare, gazillion-dollar antidote.”

I was not far off.

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The truth about salt – is it good or bad for our health?

It is the dirty, four-letter “s” word that no one likes to talk about… salt.

The medical industry brainwashes us.

They say salt is one of the worst minerals on the planet.

Doctors and experts tell us too much salt is a surefire path to sickness.

They say salt causes heart disease, kidney disease, headaches – even premature death.

But I found out the hard way that too little salt makes us sick!

So I invested over 270 straight days experimenting with the right amount of the right salt.

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