Here's a fantastic take-off on the Barack Obama Yes We Can video, in which McCain sings "bomb bomb bomb Iran," and says that we're going to be in Iran for 100 years, while singing Americans look on in abject terror.
It was late in the evening and Penn Powell was crossing a bridge on his way home from Fort St. John to Hudson's Hope, British Columbia when he spotted a beaver in front of his car. He slammed on the brakes but the car went right over the animal. Did he kill it? "Well, I… READ THE REST
In the New Yorker, Eli Grober rewrote the opening sentences of iconic novels to make them reflect the (sur)reality of today. Here are a few of my favorites: "A Tale of Two Cities," by Charles Dickens "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. But, mostly, it was the worst of… READ THE REST
The New Yorker went into the depths of Dell to understand the tech history that resulted in an iconic pandemic moment when a live-streamed lawyer became a cat in court. READ THE REST
Students and staff at Stanford University, the University of California, the University of Colorado, and other institutions were warned to be on alert after a widespread security breach compromised personal data files during a nationwide cyberattack on the schools' computer systems. Meanwhile, someone is selling personal information on 21 million users of the mobile parking… READ THE REST
The difficulties of pandemic life have brought some unexpected consequences over the past year. With some transportation options closed and everyone mostly stuck in their houses, people got stir crazy for an alternative — and bicycle sales surged nationwide. Unfortunately, that wave of new bike riders brought an all too expected result: a corresponding surge in… READ THE REST
An extra power bank or charging hub that keeps your smartphone or tablet powered up in a pinch is always a great idea. But those batteries will only handle the needs of your small electronics. They aren't really built for those heavy-duty power tasks that you might encounter. You know…like when your car battery is… READ THE REST