Who doesn’t appreciate a really good tip now and then? Especially the kind, as one reader put it, “that changes your life.” Whether it’s something as practical as revealing a way to remove scratches from glass, or something more creative, like how to make an origami envelope, we all rely on our friends and neighbors to tip us off to the new and the good.

Arwen O’Reilly

Tip Your Glass

Tom Bridge saves you from embarassment: “When you’re knocking back a pint at the local bar, you look like an absolute idiot when that little cocktail napkin is stuck to the bottom of your glass. Grab the salt shaker from the guy next to you and dash out a bit on your napkin. It will soak up beer and condensation, but not stick ...

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