Yesterday I spotted Bisou, a new Libyan restaurant, which opened earlier this year here in Pittsburgh. At Reddit, Val_Holla reports that the proprietor claims no knowledge of his logo's origin, which may in turn indicate that he is a master troll. Here is the menu.
When a troll replies to one of my tweets my first inclination is to mute or block them. But Dr. Karin Tamerius, the founder of Smart Politics, blocks trolls as a last resort. In this Medium post, she describes her four-step process for "taming trolls." It involves humanizing, setting boundaries, not feeding trolls, and, if… READ THE REST
To mark last week's release of the new Trolls World Tour movie, Smithsonian's Michelle Delgado tells the origin story of Troll Dolls, from their birth following World War II their modern day big screen revival. The tale begins in Gjøl, Denmark, home to baker Thomas Dam (1915-1989) who could no longer work when the local… READ THE REST
Martin Shkreli, trollish ex-CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, who became infamous in 2015 when he jacked up the price of an HIV medication 5,000%, received some unpleasant news today, reports CNBC. The Supreme Court rejected his request for an appeal of his securities fraud conviction. That means he's going to have to serve the rest of… READ THE REST
Not too many years ago, the router market was dominated by names like Linksys, Netgear, and others. Of course, that was before a little company called Google walked into that tech sector and threw down the gauntlet with its Google WiFi Router. Now, much like search traffic, Google owns the router space as well –… READ THE REST
Many call it a wonder drug. Others, including some doctors, wonder if it makes any legitimate difference at all. Either way, the sale of CBD-infused products are skyrocketing, doubling between 2018 and 2020. And, totals are anticipated to almost double yet again by 2022. Even while studies continue about the effectiveness of the cannabis extract… READ THE REST
As the final hours on many of these Black Friday deals tick down, you will undoubtedly be struck with the sudden memory of someone who somehow escaped your holiday list up to that moment. Maybe it's the mailman. Or it could be that officemate you haven't seen in-person since March. Or, maybe, it's someone who's… READ THE REST