I've spent the last 11 years with a daughter who looks just like cartoon-Dora, relegating me to the role of Boots.
There were 183 different #1 hits in May 2021, depending on location. To see how your city compares to others, check out this data journalism project by The Pudding that uses Youtube's API. This 2021 edition includes more regions of the globe than previous editions. The Pudding first put out a music map in January… READ THE REST
This vintage-style map of the USA puts the titles of songs that mention place names onto their corresponding geographical spot. So, for example, the Beasties Boys' "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" is placed right on top of Brooklyn. Some of our favourite song choices are the ones which require you to think a little harder about… READ THE REST
Antipodr is a nifty little site that lets visitors learn what's on the opposite side of the globe from any coordinate. For instance, Auckland, New Zealand is directly opposite Venta de Leche in southern Spain. READ THE REST
Bicycling through a crowded city and avoiding infuriating traffic is a blessing, that is until you realize just how cumbersome toting around and storing a bike can be. Alternatively, skateboards are an ideal size for zipping through side streets and hauling around, but they just don't have the "oomph" you need to get you around… READ THE REST
Cleaning isn't fun. Sure, some people say it's therapeutic, but in a perfect world where everything is clean all the time, and we're willing to bet no one would lift a finger to make sure things are spotless in during "me time". Sadly, we live the real world, and that world has homes that need… READ THE REST
Water cooling. LED lights. Overclocked processors and massive curved screens. A lot of the PC gaming battlestations we see are flashy, cool as hell, and unfortunately wildly expensive. If you're itching to ditch the cookie-cutter consoles and become a member of the PC master race, you've probably had sticker shock at the cost of parts,… READ THE REST