Read the full report at Slate: “On Saturday, Winston Watts, driver of the Jamaican sled told the Associated Press that they needed some $80,000 to make it to the Olympics. ‘Right now,” Watts said, ‘we’re at zero.’ Instead of turning to John Candy for help, the team turned to the Internet. As one does these days, they hit […]Read more "The Most Internet Story on the Internet Today"
While they were a little slow on the whole “democracy” thing, those British blokes across the pond are getting their smart on in at least one area of public life: parking. According to Quartz, “this week, the City of Westminster, one of London’s local councils, will start embedding the first 0f 3,000 sensors into the […]Read more "Why “Smart Parking Spots” Are Stupid, And Five Things That Should Be Smarter"
Welcome to Funny Face Friday- where I pair famous quotes from works of art with relevant faces. This week’s edition: Tender is the Night by F. Scott FitzgeraldRead more "Funny Face Friday! “Tender is the Night”"
We all know that YouTube isn’t exactly a bastion of high quality video content. For every enlightening expose on using drones to protect orangutans in their native habitat, there’s about 2.3 million of whatever the hell this is. That being said, there’s a special place in hell for the following five clips. They are the […]Read more "The Five Worst YouTube Videos of 2013"
#UpworthyHeadline Labs are where miracles become science, where the unexplained is solved, and where James Franco befriends a hairy monkey not named Seth Rogen. With that in mind, let’s go back to 2003, when scientists at Michigan State University were able to pinpoint the exact time at which, through the evolutionary process, a new species […]Read more "Breaking: Id Est Fid Obtains Scientific Logs That Will Leave You Shocked!!"
Zappos just decided to get rid of all their bosses and managers. (OK, that’s a gross oversimplification and a wildly misleading statement. But the important thing to learn here children is that it’s NOT FACTUALLY FALSE. So I have no qualms about writing it, and neither should you!) A few weeks’ back, Zappos’ executive team […]Read more "Don’t Want a Boss? Work at Zappos!"