Major League Baseball kicks off the 2013 season tonight with the Texas Rangers, who have made the playoffs three consecutive years, playing the Houston Astros, who had the worst record in baseball last year, winning just 55 out of 162 games…. Read More ›
Month: March 2013
Just In Time For Easter: Bacon Condoms
The New York Daily News reports that J&D Foods, a company whose motto is “everything should taste like bacon,” is selling bacon condoms. Specifically, a lated condom with a printed-bacon pattern coated in “baconlube, a water-based meat-flavored personal lubricant.” We… Read More ›
Walmart Delivers A Delivery Idea Full Of Potential Comedy!
Reuters reports that Walmart is considering a plan where its customers will deliver goods to online shoppers in return for some sort of discount. So maybe on some future Easter weekend, you can have someone featured on People of Walmart entertain your… Read More ›
Because You Demanded It: 3 Democrat Robots We’d Like To See
Yesterday, when writing about robots potential near-future roles in the services industry, we commented on 3 Robot Politicians we’d like to see. Blogger IndyTony astutely noticed that the 3 politicians we wrote about happened to be Republicans. As the only… Read More ›
Technology Exists To Have Robot Spit In Your Fries Instead Of Unsupervised Teenagers!
CNBC reports that new robots could be trained to replace service industry employees including coffee baristas, hamburger flippers, and retail store T-Shirt folders. But what about the industries that involve providing fewer services, like say, being a member of Congress?… Read More ›
Self Made 17-Year-Old British Entrepreneur Unlikely To Ask Your Daughter To The Prom
Bloomberg reports that Yahoo has paid about $30 million to acquire a company founded by a currently-17-year-old Brit. In an interview, Nick D’Aloisio, the 17-year-old founder of mobile application Summly, indicated perseverance is an important attribute to be successful. So… Read More ›
FAA May Allow iPads On Plane Takeoffs, So Now You May Be Able To Buy A Digital Knife In Farmville In Flight, To Accompany The Real Knife You May Be Allowed To Bring On The Plane
The New York Times reports that the Federal Aviation Authority is considering allowing the use of iPads and Kindles during takeoff and landing of commercial flights. From the article: “the F.A.A. permits passengers to use electric razors and audio recorders… Read More ›
3 More Examples Of Quality American Infrastructure To Improve Its D+ Rating
Yesterday we wrote about how the American Society of Civil Engineers gave America’s infrastructure a D+ rating in an annual ranking of infrastructure such as ports, rail, and solid waste. And congratulations, Solid Waste, you achieved the highest grade in… Read More ›
America’s Infrastructure Studying Harder After Getting A D+ Grade From Engineers
The American Society of Civil Engineers have released its 2013 report on America’s infrastructure, and good news America, according to CNN, your grade has improved! (To a “D+.”) So next time someone is standing at a port dressed in a… Read More ›
If You Are Looking For A Convenient, But Bad Deal On Clay, Have You Tried Buying An iPad?
CNN recommends that you open iPad packaging and look inside before purchasing the device, because some customers at places like Wal-Mart and Best Buy have left the store, only to find a fake decoy iPad, or plastic bags filled with… Read More ›