What an embarrassment.
The eternal question: Should toilet paper hang over or under? Modern engineering has created an efficient way to dispense toilet paper, but it has left orientation up to consumer. In determining which is best, there are numerous variables, statistics, and principles of mechanics to take into account. And simple efficiency is not the only concern: for many, TP orientation is a matter of identity, lifestyle, and passion. Let us walk you through this timeless and enduring debate.
This is not a debate.
Just in time for your July 4th game of wiffle ball.
- It’s not a real Wiffle ball game unless you can break a window. Or windows.
- Skinny yellow bats only…
- Yes you can throw your super-awesome curve ball. But throw it fat and slow over the plate. Like a 2011 Astro.
A cluster of opinions and scenarios on whether or not The Dark Knight really could exist.
Video of Merlin Mann’s funny, tear-filled, terrifying and motivating talk from Webstock 2011.
A beautiful ad from Mercedes depicting the human brain.
The Aria opened on Dec. 16 last year, marketing itself as a high-tech alternative to Vegas’s more traditional resorts, with a data and communication system driven by 283 individual telecom rooms and a broadband antennae network covering 140 million square feet. And while the technology brings many high-tech luxuries to visitors—omnipresent wireless connectivity, 3D monitors and smart touchscreen interfaces—it also crosses into potential Big Brother territory (even by Vegas standards). Here is a close look at some of Aria’s biggest technological advances and the issues they raise.
After 16 weeks of action-packed exercises that will test them to the core, the recruits in Training Class No. 283 will pass into the elite ranks of the Secret Service — or leave humiliated.
When president Obama and two-thirds of the world’s leaders gather in New York City, it is up to the U.S. Secret Service to keep them all safe. Granted unprecedented access, our author tells the story of how the agency pulls off the most complicated security event of the year, from counter-surveillance to counter-assault, hotel booking to event scheduling.