The struggle is real. Also this song bops.
Back in 2014, I went to see folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner in concert. I've seen him many times before and since then, and he always curates interesting opening acts. But at this particular performance, one of those groups was Koo Koo Kanga Roo, a "kids band for grown-ups" comprised of two goofy white dudes rapping… READ THE REST
Chuck Tingle is a national treasure. In addition to being one of the most unrelentingly wholesome and positive online personalities, Mr. Tingle is also the Hugo Award-nominated author of such fine works of fiction as Space Raptor Butt Invasion, Feeling The Bern In My Butt, Pounded in the Butt By My Own Butt, Slammed In… READ THE REST
University of Hong Kong researchers are testing a mobile robot to patrol sidewalks, track clusters of pedestrians, and encourage social distancing. At this point though, I think this approach is more likely to attract crowds, not disperse them. From their technical paper: We introduce a fully autonomous surveillance robot based on a quadruped platform that… READ THE REST
There are rules to the internet. Unfortunately, many people don't really understand those rules until they transgress against them — wherein they pay the price. So if you're putting together a flyer or a blog post, you'll likely need an image to go with it. Assuming you didn't take a photo yourself, that means you… READ THE REST
It feels like not many of us use cash anymore, but that hasn't eliminated the need for that staple of American manhood — the wallet — anytime soon. Of course, the idea of what a wallet is has certainly been changing in recent years. Where leather billfolds used to be stacked thick with cash, cards, photos,… READ THE REST
If mobile devices had been around when the Boy Scouts were organized over 110 years ago, it feels likely that telling scouts to have a stable supply of standby power around in case of emergency would have been high on the essentials list. The Boy Scouts are all about being prepared — and that's pretty… READ THE REST