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Tuesday September 28, 2021. 04:30 AM
Just because you know how to whip up a mean spaghetti bolognese doesn't mean you have what it takes to open a successful restaurant. The same can be said with business and software development — the two are based in somewhat different wheelhouses but go hand in hand in a...
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Once you figure out what's special about this speed guide to Super Metroid from 2001, you will have deep admiration for the author. Every year or two I remember what's probably the most scarily/stunningly impressive linguistic feat I've ever seen. Every time, I think I must ...
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My 15-year-old daughter learned about blood types in school and was curious to learn her blood type. I ordered two of these kits (each kit has two tests) so our whole family could find our what our blood types are. The included auto-lance makes it easy to draw blood (it...
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I love reading newsletters. I also write two newsletters: The Magnet, which is my personal newsletter of things that interest me, and Recomendo, which is a weekly newsletter with over 50,000 subscribers that gives you 6 brief personal recommendations of cool stuff. — Read...
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Monday September 27, 2021. 10:41 PM
Instagram is no longer working on a version of its app designed for kids under 13. The decision comes after a Wall Street Journal report that revealed company documents acknowledging the app's negative effect on teen girls. Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, explained the...
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Disgraced R&B star R Kelly was today found guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering, convictions the New York Times reports may send him to jail for the rest of his life. In this federal case in the Eastern District of New York, Kelly faced a total of nine counts — one...
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Wouldn't it be nice to listen to your own music, while also still being aware of your surroundings? In-ear or over-ear headphones and earbuds can completely disconnect you from the outside world, making it unsafe while driving or even just walking or running. — Read the rest
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Exposing secrets is the tabloids' life-blood, and even when there are no secrets to reveal the rags gleefully claim that's what they're doing. Whether it's an alleged 'FBI cover-up,' a Royal Prince's 'secret deal,' or a celebrity's 'private hell,' this week's tabloids rip...
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A woman with a young child in Australia lost control of her white truck, speeding across seven lanes — five of busy traffic and two that were thankfully empty. And somehow she made it to the other side without a scratch — until, that is, she crashed into a building. —...
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I gave up Windex (for the overpowering smell) years ago, making my own glass-cleaner from a recipe I found online (see Homemade Glass Cleaner #4. And yes, I prefer the stink of vinegar over stinkier Windex). But the Lifehacker glass hacks in the video below include an...
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Blake Bargatze (25) from Georgia didn't want to get a vaccine. His mother told WXAI, 'He wanted to wait until it was out like 10 years or so, kind of like a lot of the population wants it to be out longer.' — Read the rest
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Folks are peeved at St. Mary's Church in Stockton-on-Tees, England because their annual beer festival fundraiser spilled into the cemetery on the church grounds. Photos appeared on a local Facebook group of attendees using gravestones as tables for their libations sparking...
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This MAGA is walking around asking people where he can find COVID. pic.twitter.com/mXrVf1BnZ3— PatriotTakes
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MAGA cartoonist Ben Garrison is also trying horse dewormer and a lot of zinc to beat the disease he declined to get vaccinated against. Gizmodo: Ben Garrison, a right-wing cartoonist known for his opposition to vaccines and his extremely flattering drawings of former...
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Kayla Blake (33) was charged with felony terrorizing after she confessed to calling in two bomb threats against her boyfriend's place of work. She told authorities she threatened to place bombs in and around Puritan Medical Products in Portland, Maine as a way to spend more...
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At France's Medes Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology, 20 women are currently tucked into strange bathtub-like waterbeds as part of a study on how spaceflight might specifically impact females. Each volunteer is wrapped in a waterproof sheet up to their chest and...
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You can always spot a spineless politician when they can't answer a simple question with a 'yes' or 'no,' or even a 'maybe.' Take Greg Abbott, the so-called governor for 'freedoms' in Texas. Fox host Chris Wallace asked Abbott on Sunday a straight-forward question: 'A...
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Ozy Media is a media startup widely believed to cook its traffic numbers and the New York Times has reported out its shenanigans in amazing fashion. Ben Smith reports that Ozy's co-founder tried to trick Goldman Sachs into investing $40m in the company by posing as a YouTube ...
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A home delivery service in Australia had to suspend operations after ravens started attacking it drones. The Google-owned company, called Wing, has been delivering items like coffee and medicine to customers in Canberra since 2019, but in recent weeks territorial birds have...
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San Francisco, we salute you. The city has chosen not to use any of the thousands of time-tested garbage can models available from manufacturers to replace their existing, no-longer-desirable public trashcans. This city will not accept bland, inexpensive-but-functional waste ...
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