Conan tells it better. But, in short: A tee-shirt company in Boston sent Conan a local tee that didn't resonate with his experience of growing up in the Massachusetts capital. So, he complains about it and asks for a more "realistic" one, an outrageous depiction of his actual childhood. Well, the tee-shirt company delivered. They sent him a new tee, effectively knocking it out of, well, Fenway Park! Get yours here.
On the auction block, Gary Norman's awesome cover art for Boston's 1978 Don't Look Back album cover. I was showing this to David and he pointed out that the UFO is a guitar. I never realized that! Norman said he kept the art unframed in a spare bedroom for 40 years before deciding to sell… READ THE REST
Boston's "Foreplay/Long Time" is a hilarious song — a tendentiously overwrought, extended prog-rock opener that abruptly morphs into a reasonably catchy 70s pop-rock big-hair anthem. The folks at 8 Bit Universe have recast it as an 80s-style arcade chip tune, and it's really good. The music in actual games of the 80s and early 90s… READ THE REST
Mayfield, Bill Burr's recurring character on The Mandalorian, is an ex-stormtrooper-turned-mercenary with a heart of gold. Based on the character's accent, he is also inexplicably from the Boston area—an eyebrow-raising detail, considering the story's setting a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Fortunately, Bill Burr explained this curious character choice in a… READ THE REST
When you think robots, your mind likely jumps to R2-D2 or Wall-E. But the reality is that robots are everywhere already, with the trusty functional robotic arm serving as a backbone of industrial manufacturing for decades. And they're that popular because they're ultra adaptable. You can teach a robot arm to do everything from popping open… READ THE REST
There's no one who doesn't enjoy saving money. Heck, people with money are the first ones who enjoy a good bargain when they find one. While the glow of scoring a truly great deal is actually palpable, there's a reason for that charge of satisfaction. It's because really great deals don't happen every day. And… READ THE REST
You could be forgiven for thinking drones are basically big boy toys because…well, they're a heck of a lot of fun. But with the proliferation of powerful, inexpensive drone models on the consumer market, industries are turning to these tiny powerhouses like never before for a variety of important, even life-saving tasks, according to the… READ THE REST