Here’s the first part of my reading (MP3) of Petard, a story from MIT Tech Review’s Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling; a story inspired by, and dedicated to, Aaron Swartz — about elves, Net Neutrality, dorms and the collective action problem.
Women have had to deal with the shitty end of the employment stick since, well, forever. Sexual harassment, rampant misogyny and pay disparity are but a few of the crap things they frequently have to put up with. Apparently, you can add being screwed out of equal pay for authoring a frigging book to the […]
Archaeologists have long known that tattooing goes back for millennia. But recently they made a cool find: what appears to be a Native American tattoo kit that’s at least 3,600 years old. The kit, which includes a bunch of pointy wild-turkey bones, was unearthed decades ago, but recently came under closer scrutiny. As Mental Floss […]
Here’s a fact you can kill with alcohol or a head injury and never miss: Ikea doles out around 2 million of its Swedish meatballs, per day. Here’s another: those Swedish meatballs? There’s a very good chance that they’re not actually Swedish. According to the Hürriet Daily News, the recipe for Swedish meatballs is actually […]
A group selfie is a great way to document a successful adventure, but getting everyone in the shot can be tricky when you’re with a large group. And, while you can roll the dice on a good Samaritan to take the shot for you, there’s a better way to immortalize a memorable outing. Meet the AirSelfie […]
If you’re anything like the average web user, you probably have dozens of online accounts, each with their own unique passwords. And, while maintaining unique logins helps protect your accounts, keeping track of all those passwords can get hairy. Dashlane Password Manager makes it easy to keep tabs on your logins while arming you with powerful, […]
Apple products are fairly intuitive, but when it comes to moving data from one device to another, the process isn’t quite as easy as it should be. Whether you’re upgrading to a new device or trying to move some media from your phone to your Mac, iMazing 2 gives you the tools to seamlessly wrangle […]