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NYC Removes Final Payphone

The march of time and technology never stops. The latest item to be reduced to the trash is the final payphone in New York City. In a place where payphones…Continue readingNYC Removes Final Payphone

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Netflix Reaps What it Sows

Last week was a rough week for Netflix. The company that basically invented modern-day streaming, binge-watching, and kicked off the endless rebooting of shows, is in a world of hurt.…Continue readingNetflix Reaps What it Sows

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Man Can’t Fly, Lands Plane Anyway

Straight out of “My Time To Shine” or “Oh Crap” depending on your comfort level comes this story about a passenger turned instant pilot. Darren Harrison was on a small…Continue readingMan Can’t Fly, Lands Plane Anyway

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Entire Maine Town Closed After Clerk Walks Out

From the “hell yeah” department, things are looking pretty dire for the town of Passadumkeag, Maine. This small town has had a clerk working in the town’s offices. It’s now…Continue readingEntire Maine Town Closed After Clerk Walks Out

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The Legend of Beavis

The internet is an amazing place to mix two separate things together and create comedy. Over on YouTube, someone took a Legend of Zelda animated short and overlaid it with…Continue readingThe Legend of Beavis

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Alden Ehrenreich Was Not Solo’s Problem

Vanity Fair’s Anthony Breznican has a huge writeup about the current state of Star Wars, Lucasfilm, and the upcoming Obi Wan Kenobi show on Disney+. It’s a lengthy writeup featuring…Continue readingAlden Ehrenreich Was Not Solo’s Problem

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Birds Aren’t Real: Satire For A Modern Society

60 Minutes has a great interview with a young fellow named Peter McIndoe. On a whim, during a protest he saw, he decided to start his own movement: Birds Aren’t…Continue readingBirds Aren’t Real: Satire For A Modern Society

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Mark Rober Gets Scam Call Center Revenge

Scammy call centers in parts of India are notorious for bilking people out of millions of dollars. It’s no secret that people fall victim to these schemes all the time.…Continue readingMark Rober Gets Scam Call Center Revenge

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A Farewell to iPod

It’s hard to imagine Apple without the iPod. In the Steve Jobs era, the iPod was the device that took them from “doing okay” to becoming a monumental success of…Continue readingA Farewell to iPod

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All The Data

The same news comes around every few years: Friends, the TV show that shows no slowing down in popularity, moves to another streaming service. From Netflix to HBO Go Max,…Continue readingAll The Data

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I Didn’t Mean To Type Duck

Autocorrect is both an amazing invention and a royal pain in the ass. Since the original iPhone, users have struggled against the “smart” system meant to fix misspellings and tapping…Continue readingI Didn’t Mean To Type Duck

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Return To Office Claims Another Victim

Apple, who has historically been anti-remote work, has made a lot of headlines in the past months. Their policy has shifted in this COVID reality to one where they will…Continue readingReturn To Office Claims Another Victim

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Marble Bust From Goodwill is from Ancient Rome

Bargain hunters should be on the lookout when rummaging through Goodwill or any other thrift store. You may end up with a rare piece of world history in your living…Continue readingMarble Bust From Goodwill is from Ancient Rome

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Badass F-100

Ford’s F-100 pickup truck is pretty iconic. The design was one that was around for a long time. It was popular and has a retro-cool look to it that only…Continue readingBadass F-100

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Christiansburg Sign War

Some friendly competition is happening with multiple stores over in Christiansburg, Virginia. In recent weeks many local shops have begun flinging lighthearted and funny “insults” toward one another. Jen Cardone…Continue readingChristiansburg Sign War

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Save The Soap

Hotels across the globe provide soap and shampoo to their guests. It’s been a mainstay of hotels since the beginning. For years there was an effort to move away from…Continue readingSave The Soap

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Orange Breakfast

Breakfast cereal has been a staple in homes for decades. The marketing for it has been quite clever. Cereal was positioned as something integral for breakfast and by doing this,…Continue readingOrange Breakfast

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Snap Drone

Leave it to Snap, the makers of SnapChat to do something actually interesting with products. Sure, they started the app with disappearing photos, but they branched out with the viral…Continue readingSnap Drone

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Organized Apples

It seems the dam has broken when it comes to retail and warehouse workers for major companies. Not long after Amazon’s JFK warehouse location and Starbucks’ Buffalo store both successfully…Continue readingOrganized Apples

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Grunge Is Old

Get ready Xennials and older folks because I’m about to say something that will make you shudder: Gen Z has deemed Grunge music as Oldies. 😱 I know, right? But…Continue readingGrunge Is Old

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Stupid Summon

For all the whiz-bang features Tesla keeps pumping into its cars via software updates, there are many that do not live up to the hype. Full self driving with AutoPilot…Continue readingStupid Summon

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Roy Kent

One of the greatest things to come out of the TV show Ted Lasso is the character of Roy Kent. The brash, unfiltered, and ornery soccer player is so wonderfully…Continue readingRoy Kent

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Danny Elfman Live

Musical mastermind Danny Elfman performed at Coachella this year. And boy did he go all in with some amazing pieces. Bill Pearis at Brooklyn Vegan has more about his legendary…Continue readingDanny Elfman Live

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Ban This

It’s a tale as old as time: books being banned for Reason X that Group Y feels threatened by its contents. However, an idea is something that cannot be contained.…Continue readingBan This

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Failure To Reboot

For all the pomp and circumstance film franchises get, nothing is ever a sure bet. Many films that had humongous budgets flopped while other movies were sleeper hits. Then you…Continue readingFailure To Reboot

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For Whom The Tweet Trolls

Twitter. Elon Musk. Insert sigh. Yeah, it’s been a lot over the past two weeks with these two. It’s difficult to go into the entire Elon / Twitter fiasco because…Continue readingFor Whom The Tweet Trolls

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Pac-Mom

A funny thing happened this past week with Bandai / Namco re-releasing the classic game Pac-Land onto the Nintendo Switch. Pac superstar Miss Pac-Man was nowhere to be found. Instead…Continue readingPac-Mom

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NF(1)T

Once again we dive into the world of NFTs. As I’ve talked about, these tokens are a huge deal in crypto circles with many using them as investments, get-rich-quick schemes,…Continue readingNF(1)T

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I Spy With My Little TV

The march of technology is inevitable. As time passes, components get cheaper. Manufacturing costs dwindle as efficiencies get established. What was once an expensive device to build can get lower…Continue…Continue readingI Spy With My Little TV

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Driverless Car Runs From Cops

You know you truly live in the future when robots are having encounters with police. Recently a Cruise driverless car was stopped by San Francisco police during the evening. Cue…Continue readingDriverless Car Runs From Cops