The answer to this question I see missing from your thread is that it really depends what type of deductions you’re taking. Most people take the “standard deduction” which is around $5000-6000 annually. If you don’t have enough itemized deductions (including your auto depreciation) to eclipse that number, you’re… » 4/23/15 5:15pm Thursday 5:15pm

Probably his rep and a rep from the studio deciding whether or not walking out would be an issue contractually with what is expected of RDJ as far as promotional efforts. The studio rep probably wanted to wait and then the substance abuse question just blew it completely. » 4/23/15 12:48pm Thursday 12:48pm

I hate the knee-jerk “Where is Obama?!?!” reactions as much as anyone but if I were in the oval, I would issue an executive order that basically says until the DOJ figures out a way to exercise effective oversight of law enforcement, recording police actions is protected by blanket immunity. » 4/21/15 7:27pm Tuesday 7:27pm

Am I the only one that feels a little claustrophobic with 128GB of storage? With the new Photos app I finally bit the bullet and upgraded to the iCloud Photo Library for $3.99 a month (200gb storage) so that’s one less thing stored locally, but still—128 seems too small for a “pro” grade machine. » 4/21/15 6:49pm Tuesday 6:49pm

The plants at the top are a stupid idea anyway, and the composting in-sink is completely unnecessary to the basic functional design of the sink. The simplicity of the rocking design and a simple line that takes the greywater outside for use in the garden is a great idea and doesn’t really have, at its heart, any of… » 4/21/15 4:20pm Tuesday 4:20pm

More specifically, IKEA makes products at several different quality/price levels. The cheap stuff is for dorms, the nicer stuff is for us millennials (you’re a little old but I’ll allow it) who don’t really have a lot of interest in furniture as an investment, only as a utility. » 4/15/15 6:23pm 4/15/15 6:23pm