Stooping NYC is similar to the Free postings on Craigslist but it's more fun because people take photos of the cool curbside trash/treasures they've encountered, tell you where to find them, and share their scores.
"The Map" looks at the history of the famed MTA subway map in New York City and describes their process in creating a live map that shows train locations, temporary reroutes, and other real-time updates. I was very pleased to see the clip from The Warriors, because that is what I think of when I… READ THE REST
"There's an old saying about arguments: when you resort to ad hominem attacks, you've already lost." That's what Matt Tillotson wrote in his essay analyzing entrepreneur/gadfly James Altucher's blog post about the end of New York City and Jerry Seinfeld's weak, hypocritical rebuttal in the NY Times. From Tillotson: [Seinfeld wrote:] The last thing we… READ THE REST
The New York City rats are hungry. That's not a good sign. From the New York Post: "I saw the little pigeon that was hurt and it was kind staggering and injured and out of nowhere, the rat came and just literally attacked it," [Naquazia] Gresham, 32, told The Post on Thursday. One of her… READ THE REST
When the weather turned too cold to play lawn tennis, rabid fans in Victorian England of the 1880s brought the game inside instead. Before too long, table tennis, or ping pong as it was soon to be known worldwide, caught fire. And sure, laugh all you want at table tennis in the Olympics or when Forrest… READ THE REST
A cutlery block knife set should be a staple of any kitchen. Considering the need for super sharp blades for doing almost any kitchen task from de-boning, filleting, carving and chopping, picking up a quality set should be more than just a luxury item. And beyond the safety issue of using dull knives, think about… READ THE REST
There's a variation on an old poker players' adage that applies directly to our new work-from-home lifestyle. If you're staring around the Zoom call at everybody else's image quality and you can't spot the bad camera in the bunch, there's a good chance the bad camera — is you. There's always someone on a group… READ THE REST