The Google Cemetery is an online collection of the useful stuff Google has made (or replicated) and then destroyed. An elegy to things we should never have given over to it in the first place, a lament for the lessons never learned.
Though raised 8 inches last year, the 11foot8 bridge is still eating trucks. In the 158th incident filmed at the legendary underpass, it gobbles up the protruding AC units of a large recreational vehicle. READ THE REST
In this footage, a waterlogged bridge collapses on-air during a news report. "I am SO #thankful me and my @FOX46News#photojournalist, @JonMonteFOX46 are okay," wrote reporter Amber Roberts on Twitter after the incident. "I'm sending #prayers up to the people of #Alexander#County impacted by today's #flooding." Wild post-traumatic hashtagging there! READ THE REST
Instagram, the social media platform owned by Facebook, is telling some users today that the election is tomorrow [Bloomberg News]. The election is today. Facebook Inc.'s Instagram said some users may still be seeing a notice saying Election Day is tomorrow, not today. The company said it's a technical issue having to do with caching,… READ THE REST
Shopping for quality audio earbuds and headphones on a budget is frustrating, to say the least. With so many brands and models out there, it's tough to know which ones are worth your time and money. So before the holiday hype gets put into overdrive, we pulled together a few dozen quality wireless earbuds and… READ THE REST
Calling all caffeine addicts! There's no reason to pin all your hopes on Black Friday for your new coffee gadget fix. As part of the Boing Boing Store's Pre-Black Friday Sale, you can score a great deal right now on one of more than a dozen different coffee and espresso makers by top brands. With… READ THE REST
There used to be a name for people who carried around equipment that could handle almost anything at a moment's notice: Boy Scouts. Now, we're all carrying everyday essentials that will hopefully help us MacGuyver our way out of any sticky situation. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the fight against COVID. KeySmart has… READ THE REST