In the last episode of Dragon’s Den, Cash-for-Goods website Zapper happily explained to the Dragons that they would pay about £40 to a seller for a pile of goods worth about £250. They then sell these goods on to make their profit. We’ve written before about how you can achieve much higher prices for your [...]
Any time we’ve managed to successfully complete any of these activities, we’ve felt like we deserved a medal: 1. Deciphering Texts Written By Teenagers. 2. Winning an item on eBay with limited budget and only 4 minutes to auction close. 3. Quickest recovery of an entire mobile phone address book using only BBM/ Facebook. 4. [...]
We’re very glad to hear that hosting the London Olympics has cost us £476m less than everyone thought it might. It’s still cost nearly £9bn, we’re told, so we got to thinking about how some of the promised knock-on effect of a boost to the economy could be earned by humble tax payers like ourselves. [...]
The sudden change in temperature has sent us to the backs of wardrobes and up into the loft, swapping winter clothes for shorts and flipflops and electric blankets for electric fans. While you’re swapping winter paraphernalia for summer lightweights, have you come across things you’d forgotten you even had? Now’s a perfect time to declutter. [...]
As we approach the anniversary of the Royal Wedding, Oxfam has asked StuffUSell to help launch a fantastic online weddings auction, offering future brides and grooms the chance to bid on exclusive items for a fraction of the normal retail price. Oxfam’s online wedding auction, supported by leading bridal blog Love My Dress, will run [...]
The Institute of Psychiatry claims that compulsive hoarding is mental illness that affects upto 5% of the UK population. Is there really such a disease?
Jasmine Harman, presenter of Channel 4’s A Place In The Sun certainly thinks so, and in a BBC 1 documentary tonight, My Hoarder Mum and Me, explores the psychology behind her Mum’s obsessive collection of possessions, a habit which has filled her home and made some aspects of normal living impossible.