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Hallmark Sympathy Cards for the Unemployed
With the US unemployment rate hovering around nine percent, it’s nice to know someone‘s business is thriving. In this case, that someone is Hallmark, which recently began selling sympathy cards aimed at those who’ve lost jobs.
If Rock Stars Took Spelling Tests, They Just Might Fail
When rock bands name themselves, it seems they feel proper spelling and/or grammar is only for the radically uncool. Otherwise, we’d have Deaf Leopard, The Beetles, and Fish. And then what would we be?
According to this rock and pop spelling test from Penney Design, we’d be a bunch of red pen-wieldin…
5 TV Show Remakes That Didn’t Stink
Hollywood loves to crank out remakes of beloved TV shows, and this season is no exception. Television viewers will be treated to new versions of 'Charlie’s Angels' and 'Prime Suspect.' More often then not, though, these reboots fail, but there are a few success stories. He…
Can Wasting Time Online Improve Employee Productivity?
In a study that anyone who works in an office will heartily embrace, researchers found that spending small parts of the day wasting time on the Internet makes workers more productive because it acts to mentally refresh them.
“Browsing the Internet serves an important restorative function,&Close…
Watch Things Vibrate at 1,000 Frames Per Second
If you didn’t already know that slow-motion effects make everything look way cooler, direct your attention to this mesmerizing video in which everyday stuff like water and metal vibrate at 1,000 frames per second (compare that to typical TV and movie shots, which are typically 24, 25 and 30 FPS).
The…
New Straw Lets You Eat and Sip All At Once
You know the drill. You get to the bottom of a bowl of soup or the milk remnants of your morning cereal, and you’re left with two choices: spoon up the rest in tiny increments, or tip the bowl to your face like a four-year-old.
Now you have a third option.