Michelle McNew: "My crazy kid jumping on his buddy's ice covered trampoline"
Cooooookies is a game that challenged players to accept as many browser cookies as possible. The championship appears to be over (winner:"welp,,", who won 100lbs of real cookies) but you can still install the plugin and count your own pile. A cookie is a little bit of info that your browser remembers about a website.… READ THE REST
The New Yorker has a wonderful profile of 98-year-old inventor Eddy Goldfarb, creator of some of the world's most iconic toys, including the bubble gun, Kerplunk, and perhaps most notably, chattering teeth. They include a fun tour of his workshop as well as details of his interesting life. Images: YouTube / The New Yorker READ THE REST
Canadian police are searching for a truck diver who pulled up to an Alberta meat-packing plant, packed his semi with more than $230,000 worth of meat, and drove off. Now it's come out that a few days later, someone drove a truck registered under the same fake name, perhaps even the same truck, stopped by… READ THE REST
We all know the chaos that ensues when your home is suffering through Wi-Fi problems. In this day and age, you might as well just turn off the electricity. Your home basically becomes Frontier House, with everyone plunging back into a pre-internet age that feels more and more alien by the day. For homes dealing… READ THE REST
Who says you have to worry about creating a compelling narrative or realistic dialogue or any of those other storytelling conceits. Instead, people love watching other people play video games, which have all that other stuff already built right in. In case you thought that was just a fad, well, you haven't been paying attention… READ THE REST
While prohibition was originally undertaken to reduce crime and corruption among other social problems, clearly it had what could almost be viewed as an opposite effect. During the 13 "dry" years from 1920 to 1933, unlawful production and sales of liquor through bootlegging and speakeasies were rampant. Thankfully those days are long behind us and… READ THE REST