LuLaRoe, a multi-billion dollar maker of garishly patterned garments, has been hit with multiple lawsuits for being a pyramid scheme. Vice has a 30-minute documentary about the company.
Crowdsource the Truth thought it would be fun to market their Crony Awards with a version of an Emmy statuette holding a coronavirus. When the Television Academies tried to stop the organization from using their trademarked image, open mockery ensued. A new lawsuit says the org doubled down, with one person claiming the Academies president… READ THE REST
In 1984 The New Yorker published a story written by Janet Malcolm. The story, says Malcolm in the 24 Sep 2020 issue of The New York Review of Books, was "about a disturbance in an obscure corner of the psychoanalytic world whose chief subject, a man named Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, hadn't liked his portrayal and… READ THE REST
Enola Holmes is a new Netflix film starring Stranger Things' Milly Bobbie Brown. Based on the book series by Nancy Springer, it tells the story of Sherlock Holmes' imagined younger sister, Enola, a teenage detective who brings out a more sensitive side of her famously sociopathic brother. And that's where the problem lies. The character… READ THE REST
If you've never heard of MATLAB or think it sounds vaguely like certain TV shows from the '80s, you'd be forgiven. Because even in a tech sector chock full of intricate, complex programs and systems that routinely leave lay people scratching their heads, MATLAB is science tech for the serious, SERIOUS scientists. Since its humble… READ THE REST
Every once in a while, you stumble across a new twist on an old idea and ponder, "Why didn't I think of that?" It's often a concept so simple that it feels like it's been staring you in the face your whole life. It's that sense of "duh" that the Bamboo 6-Piece Smart Pocket Sheets… READ THE REST
Glasses can be difficult at any time, but with a mask on, it seems like you can't go more than a few seconds without an errant exhale blowing up into your face, fogging your glasses entirely. The only upside is the tiny bit of sweet revenge against everyone who called you four-eyes when they try… READ THE REST