Remember on the Brady Bunch when the glamorous cosmetics tycoon Beebe Gallini tells Mike she wants her new factory to look like a powder puff? Along those lines, Mental Floss put together a fun gallery of 10 buildings shaped like the products they offer. Above, the Kansas City Library garage with its facade of 22 giant book spines, including Catch-22, Invisible Man, and The Lord of the Rings. To the left, the headquarters of Newark, Ohio's Longaberger Company makers of, you guessed it, maple baskets. "10 Buildings Shaped Like What They Sell"
When it comes to holiday consumer spending, Halloween ranks second, after Christmas. But it looks like Halloween 2020 it’s going to be nightmarish for candy makers and venues that produce Halloween horror nights. Tom Arnold, a professor of finance at the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, told Yahoo News, “I don’t […]
After four people died and three lost some or all of their vision from drinking hand sanitizer containing methanol, the CDC issued a warning. Despite the ruminations of the President of the United States of America, disinfectants are not for internal use: “While hand sanitizers with possible methanol contamination are more life-threatening than those that […]
At an online press conference this morning, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced legal action to dissolve the National Rifle Association, which she said has defrauded tens of millions of dollars from its donors, corruptly enriched leaders including longtime president Wayne LaPierre, and is riven by fraud and “brazen illegality.” “The four defendants failed […]
If you’re a photographer, videographer, or graphic designer, you’ve got a lot of competition charging up behind you. Because while you’ve been trained as a content creator, the task of snapping brilliant images, capturing well-composed video, and posting effective social media is now part of literally everyone’s skill set. For years, Adobe and their ubiquitous […]
After years of hearing a steady drumbeat about the necessity of surfing the web under the protection of a VPN, even the most technophobic among us are starting to come around. But even knowing the dangers one can face from cybercrooks phishing for information from unsuspecting victims online, those last holdouts still have some fears. […]
You may not realize it, but some of the biggest films in movie history have been edited using the same tools some of you use to cut your video of vacationing at Disney World. Giant movies from Oscar favorites The Social Network and Gone Girl to blockbusters like Avatar, Deadpool, and last year’s Terminator: Dark […]