Smartphones have become a very big part of our lives over the last decade, but when are they too much of a good thing? All the constant interruptions and notifications drove Jenna Woginrich to distraction, which is why she completely gave up her phone 18 months ago. Writing in The Guardian, Woginrich tells us what it’s been like to go smartphone-free for the past year and a half and it sounds like there are some definite upsides to it. More →
Hoverboards were some of the hottest gifts of the holiday season, but not just because every kid in the world wanted one. I’m talking about the fact that they overheat and explode, of course, which quickly became one of the most fascinating and alarming controversies of 2015. Unfortunately, the issue hasn’t been solved in 2016. More →
Domino’s has always been on the edge when it comes to creating unique pizzas that look part delicious and part terrifying — recall the Domino’s Oreo Dessert Pizza if you need a refresher. Per Brand Eating, Domino’s China has produced a new fish stick pizza that looks 100% terrifying and 0% delicious. Just look for yourself below.
As winter marches on, it’s hard not to daydream of warmer weather and sunny locales. Those daydreams inevitably take you down a path of theoretical vacation planning, which will probably eventually lead to Airbnb.
There are thousands and thousands of listings to scroll through once you begin exploring Airbnb, but rather than spend the rest of the day scrolling, why not check out this list of 8 incredible places and save yourself some time?
Facebook can be pretty annoying sometimes. OK, it can be pretty annoying most of the time. Oh look, 743 photos of your friend’s baby, each one barely discernible from the last. And thank goodness your other friend posted to let you know that she enjoyed her Zumba workout. Finally, the post you’ve been waiting for: Your mom just penned a 4,000-word essay on why the person who didn’t clean up after his dog relieved himself on her front lawn is the most evil human being that has ever walked the Earth.
But we are a generation of over-sharing and under-caring, and Facebook is what it is. Of course, if you’d rather be a part of the solution than the problem, we’re here to help. More →
The one and perhaps only golden rule about real estate — location, location, location — is well deserved. Whether you’re renting an apartment or buying a house, you’re not just paying for basic square footage, you’re paying what in essence amounts to a neighborhood tax. It’s why renting a tiny studio in Manhattan can cost you upwards of $2,000 a month while buying a house in Detroit might only set you back $500.
I don’t make paper airplanes as much as I used to, and I don’t play with Legos as much as I’d really love to. But I’d definitely want this mesmerizing invention, a paper airplane “factory” that assembles flying devices for you. And it’s all made of Lego bricks that do all the hard work for you. I can’t look away. More →
The dream of an affordable electric car might finally be a reality. According to a report published by Bloomberg on Tuesday, Tesla has confirmed that the Model 3 will cost $35,000. But that’s before any tax subsidies, which could easily knock the actual price a consumer pays for the car down to a modest $25,000. More →
Back in November, Jeff Bezos and his private space flight company Blue Origin blew us all away by completing the first ever reusable rocket landing. New Shepard, as the rocket is called, successfully landed once again last month, but this past weekend, Blue Origin released a never-before-seen video of the landing from the rocket’s point of view.
It’s one thing to tweet out when you’re at the ball game or a concert. But when you’re allegedly robbing an apartment?
That is what a Virginia man is accused of doing. Police in Washington, D.C. allege that Thomas Matthew Collodel burglarized a hotel, a restaurant, the front desk of an apartment building and other Northwest Washington businesses, according to The Washington Post. The burglaries allegedly occurred from Dec. 30 to Jan. 24. More →