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Lighthouses on the northern and eastern coasts of Russia and are mostly unmanned, so remote are they and so unhospitable the weather. The Soviets devised a clever method of solving the problem of powering them: radioactive decay. Now, as the saying goes, there are two problems. The nuclear lighthouses built by the Soviets in the… READ THE REST
Contrary to his own earlier report, publicist Mike Pingel says that Tanya Roberts, star of Charlie's Angels and Bond classic A View to a Kill, is alive. On Sunday, he passed word that he received through her distraught boyfriend, who had visited her in the hospital, that she had passed. However, Pingel now says that… READ THE REST
In the 1990s Pepsi ran a promotion in the Philippines that gave people the chance to win cash prizes if the three-digit number printed on the inside of a Pepsi bottle cap matched the number announced on national television. The campaign resulted in a massive increase in Pepsi sales, and it's estimated that half the… READ THE REST
Well, if the opening days of 2021 are any indication of what's to come, we may not find the peace and normalcy we hoped for after 2020 any time soon. Of course, that doesn't mean you have to slip into a dark funk and let the fear, confusion, and general insanity of our daily lives… READ THE REST
For all the innovations in streaming, HD film quality, and web-based smart homes, none of it means much if all that power and connectivity bottlenecks in your janky old router. Slow speeds, dead zones, and other frustrations you feel every time a streaming show lags or your signal drops out in another room can often… READ THE REST
One way to attack all the clutter filling up the corners of your home is to literally just have fewer items in your home. Case in point, take a look at your bedside table. You've likely got both a lamp and a smart assistant unit taking up space in that prime real estate. With the… READ THE REST