John Swansburg, Culture Editor of Slate told me about a new project Slate launched in which they've asked its readers to document the recession in photos. It has over 200 images in its Flickr pool so far.
Alaska's $200 million snow crab industry came to a screeching halt after the state's Department of Fish and Game canceled the season for the first time in Alaska's history. The department estimates that over a billion crabs have vanished over the last two years, representing a 90% population drop. Experts aren't sure what caused the… READ THE REST
Fascinating at-a-glance look at the $104 trillion global economy, divvied up into slices of geographical pie. I wasn't surprised that the United States has the biggest economy, at $25.3 trillion, and that China is close behind with $19.9 trillion (and is expected to surpass the United States by 2030). Things that surprised me: How small… READ THE REST
CNN Travel recently published an article about a new "conceptual" double decker airline seat arrangement that's had the industry buzzing. The "Chaise Longue (sic) Airplane Seat" is currently on display at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, and won a 2021 Crystal Cabin Award — "the top prize in the aviation industry," according to… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. 'Tis the season for festive activities like curling up by the fire to watch our favorite Christmas movies and attending plenty of holiday parties with our nearest and dearest. One thing many of… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. In a world where everything seems to be going up (we're looking at you, inflation), we're happy to say that we've dropped the price of this refurbished Lenovo 2-in-1 Chromebook to just $99.99! So… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Commuting is kind of the pits. There's no good way to sit in traffic or on an unsafe bus (and helicopters are out of the option, even if you're filthy rich.) If only there… READ THE REST