I only did a couple of things today, but one of them was paw the Kindle 2. Unlike a lot of other skeptics and their quite reasonable criticisms, I'm actually a pretty big Kindle fan. (I have no problem viewing it purely as a paper book adjunct, a role at which it excels.) I took a crack at explaining why—and why the Kindle 2 is better than the first one—in this article at GOOD.
Pocket-sized projectors have really grown up in the last few years. Previously under-powered and under-resourced, manufacturers have upped the game on these handheld projectors, with many now offering brighter, clearer images, increased functionality and connectivity as well as the ability to effectively become a portable home media center. And with movie theaters still mired in… READ THE REST
In the short animated sci-fi comedy "Floaters," a bickering couple has painted a fake identification number on the side of their spaceship, then run into the real vessel with that number, whose captain is none too pleased. Directors Karl Poyzer and Joseph Roberts did a nice interview about the piece for those who are curious.… READ THE REST
What the world really needs right now is a calendar of Sexy Firefighters debunking conspiracy theories. Anyway, you can follow this fireman, Michael Clark, on Instagram. Image: U.S. Army National Guard photo by Capt. Matthew Riley (Public Domain) READ THE REST
We know you've had plenty on your mind the last few months, but…have you thought about your holiday shopping yet? Yeah, probably not. With everything going on, it's probably easy to forget that even though the holidays are bound to look a lot different this year, the shopping will still need to happen regardless. With… READ THE REST
Learning never stops. Not if you're doing it right, anyway. Whether you're trying to add to your professional resume or just pick up a new skill or two to tinker with on the side, there's undoubtedly an online learning package to help you achieve your mission. And you shouldn't have to pay a lot of… READ THE REST
With everything going on in the world right now, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer enormity of it all. With some many forces threatening to cast a shadow over you, your family and your day-to-day life, sometimes it pays to just take a short step back from it. Rather than letting world events… READ THE REST