At TriNoma Mall in Quezon City, a metaphor for modern life was born when a rat raced in from the street and tried to ascend the down escalator. Luckily, Kru Bryan was on hand to film the tragicomic analogy.
Bonus metaphor: a rat going the other direction, accompanied by the worst busking you will hear this year.
• This rat knows how to exercise. Kru Bryan (via Storyful)
New York’s alright if you like rats dragging pizza down the stairs to the subway.
Michael from Muckrock writes, “After months of legal wrangling, Hunter Moore, who ran ‘revenge porn’ website Isanyoneup, has agreed to a plea deal that will see him serve a minimum of two years and up to seven years in jail, as well as up to $500,000 in fines.”
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For all their amazing growth over the past 25 years, the most impressive thing about the monumental rise of Amazon might be the speed and sophistication of their lightning-fast delivery network. Sometimes it doesn’t even take 24 hours for the idea you ordered to be perched right on your front porch, ready for use. The […]
You could actually watch a Tyrannosaurus Rex walk down your street right now. And no, this isn’t the latest Jurassic Park sequel. Of course, it isn’t real either, just a Google recreation of some pretty realistic looking dinosaurs transplanted right into any environment around you courtesy of augmented reality. Yet it’s just another example of […]
A guy on the Apple discussion forum started a thread titled, “Why do your Charger Cables have the lifespan of a housefly?” That question is probably enough to elicit a whole bunch of head nods from virtually everyone reading this, whether you’re an iPhone user, an Android owner or have virtually any device that needs […]