Thursday, January 21, 2010

Crazy Money-Saving Strategies: Shivering Your Way to Savings

Here's a way to make your stipend stretch a little further -- just make like these people and turn off all the heat!

Interesting strategy, but I can't help but wonder if the woman who has the constantly-running toilet and perpetually-dripping faucets is recouping meaningful costs. Also, as an aside, I would like to do a post-doc at the Cyberpunk Apocalypse Writer’s Co-op.


  1. When my grandfather was studying in Paris for a semester, he had to choose between buying heat, food, or books. He chose books.

  2. A fine choice indeed! Then again, those books were probably freezing too!