An Amtrak train pulls into a station somewhere up east. The only problem? The tracks are already occupied by snow, piled a good six inches higher than the platform itself. Commuter Nick Colvin knows what's about to happen and has his iPhone set to record slow-mo footage, but as he writes, there was "a more spectacular arrival than expected."
Basecamp publicly and ostentatiously declared that it was banning political discussion among its employees at work. This led to a debate over the usual topics of racism, wokeness and corporate responsibility. It was noted that the one of the gentlemen shutting down workers' distruptive chitter chatter had not been made happy by the purchase of… READ THE REST
It's widely understood, in the collective consciousness of the meme-anschauung, that inhaling sulphur hexafluoride is how one briefly attains an extremely deep and manly voice. But there is a gas that offers even deeper and manlier formants: perfluorobutane. Cody's lab: "I breath in samples of sulfur hexafluoride and perfluorobutane which has nearly twice the density.… READ THE REST
Caron McBride once lived in Norman, Oklahoma, and in 1999 rented Sabrina The Teenage Witch on VHS. We know this because McBride recently learned she was charged in absentia with felony embezzlement for failing to return the 21-year-old tape. McBride said she first learned about the charges when trying to change her name on her… READ THE REST
It may all seem like fun, but game developers don't have it easy. In addition to trying to infuse next-level creativity into the hard-and-fast rigors of coding and unforgiving tech, they're also trying to keep an eye on innovations that could change the whole development arena as we know it. It wasn't all that long… READ THE REST
After a year of lockdowns and limited travel, it looks like the skyways could soon be opening up in a very big way. Indicators show travel volume has started to ramp back up at a significant pace in recent weeks, with key airports like McCarran International in Las Vegas reporting air traffic up 60 percent… READ THE REST
With smartphone technology, everybody has a ridiculously brilliant digital camera to snap pictures at any time. While you can certainly share in the joy by emailing or texting family and friends with your shots, there's a tangible, visceral thrill when you've actually got a physical copy of your picture right in your hand, a real… READ THE REST