Muji sells high quality generic products at inexpensive prices; think Ikea with better taste and a Japanese flavor of minimalism. This is its background music. Bruce Sterling: "More starkly minimal than the muzak from lesser outlets of capitalism."
The victim chose not to file a complaint, meaning the belligerent woman smirking and coughing at her (previously at BB) in a Nebraska grocery store hasn't gotten in any legal trouble. But video virality has other consequences, and it turns out the cougher has lost her job. "We have reviewed the incident and can confirm… READ THE REST
Shoppers who don't go through milk quickly know to grab a bottle from the back of the fridge at the store. In a bodega or corner shop it might be a week fresher. Vacuum-sealed cigars, though? I assumed every Swisher Sweet there would ever be was manufactured in 1958 and they're all in the same… READ THE REST
Destination Adventure's Dustin Porter visited the 153 Mile Store, a fully-stocked general store in the Cariboo, British Columbia, that hasn't been touched since the shop closed its doors in 1963. Porter writes: This is the 153 Mile Store, and it has sat perfectly preserved – full of unsold merchandise – since the day it closed… READ THE REST
Video conferencing has become a necessity, as working from home has grown by 173% since 2005. With all of these people working from home, virtual backgrounds during video calls have never been more important. A virtual background is the easiest way to avoid cleaning up your messy office, add some creativity to your boring work call, and… READ THE REST
Whether it's a music festival or your buddy's backyard, a little cannabis never fails to bring people together. But your purse and backpack simply aren't designed to carry delicate smoking accessories, like rolling papers or filters, and if these things get damaged, your good time is bound to be a bummer. No matter where you're… READ THE REST
Just because you know how to whip up a mean spaghetti bolognese doesn't mean you have what it takes to open a successful restaurant. The same can be said with business and software development — the two are based in somewhat different wheelhouses but go hand in hand in a wide range of industries. Whether… READ THE REST