Category Archive: Conspicuous Consumption

Feb 16

7 Unbelievably Expensive and Useless Items on Amazon

Ridiculously Expensive Items On Amazon

There are some ridiculously expensive and useless items available on Amazon. The details of these unbelievable items are highly entertaining. Continue reading ...

Nov 18

Best Ways to Waste Money

Worrying About What Other People Think

Wasting money is fun and cool.  Why is this on my website?  Well, because I’m having a bit of fun here.  This is meant as a satire.  If you are here because you want to get the most out of what you have so that you can have more for what you love, just do the opposite.  With that being said, here are the best and coolest ways to waste… Continue reading ...

Jul 30

Million Dollar Mercedes Benz! Ugghh …

As an individual who sees the beauty and sense of getting more with less, the idea that getting less for more is appalling to me. I recently viewed a video on YouTube that features a million dollar Mercedes Benz that is encrusted with diamonds. What an utterly silly idea. See this ostentatious display of conspicuous consumption for yourself … Continue reading ...

Jul 28

The Smallest and The Largest Homes in the World

The smallest house in the world might very well be this one at a mere 83 sq. ft. I am an advocate of voluntary simplicity (keeping things simple by choice), but I do not live in a house this small (nor do I think that I would want to). Take a look for yourself. Continue reading ...

Sep 25

Consumed By Our Consumption

We sure buy a lot of stuff in this country.  People always seem to be rushing around buying stuff.  I actually met someone once who owned over fifty pairs of shoes.  Millions of people routinely drop $3 –  $5 daily for a single cup of morning coffee.  Malls are packed seven days a week and seem to be almost always short of parking space.  Consumer debt continues to grow as Continue reading ...