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Next Time, Just Spit in the Food

The fast food chain Jimmy John’s doesn’t realize how fortunate they are (boldface mine): The government is ordering a Jimmy John’s franchisee to rehire workers who were fired after putting up posters suggesting that the people making customers’ sandwiches could … Continue reading ?

#DogBands Go Viral, Crack Up Internet: Meet The Beagles!

Ever wondered what your favorite band would look like and sound like if comprised entirely of dogs? Same here! Fortunately, the good folks over on the Internet have started the hashtag #DogBands, making puns out of iconic group names...Show More Summary

‘Life of Crime’ Review: We’ve Seen These Ruthless People Before

Ordell (Mos Def) and Louis (John Hawkes) have planned the perfect kidnapping. Their target is Mickey (Jennifer Aniston), wife to a sketchy businessman named Frank (Tim Robbins) who’s hiding a fortune in a secret bank account. The plan is simple. Show More Summary

You Drink A Cup Of Pesticide Every Morning

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The thing that gets most of us up in the morning is a nice big dose of poison. Fortunately, it's not poison for us. It is, however, something that's left a trail of dead snails in labs, and that we crave every morning. Read more...

The Luckiest Fighters in MMA History

If success in MMA hinges greatly on hard work and dedication, it seems almost farcical to assume that good fortune plays a major role in the outcome of any high-profile fight. But for some, like the fighters on this countdown, theirShow More Summary

Ask Team Practical: Dangerous Hobbies

Q: I have the incredible fortune of being with the man of my dreams (as uber-cliche as it sounds, it’s true). One of things that I am most grateful for in our relationship is how incredibly supportive we are of each other. There’s nothing...Show More Summary

The Truth About Controversial Underwear Ad

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at Fortune.com. By Caroline Fairchild Dear Kate, an underwear company that specializes in “leak-free lingerie,” made headlines last week for a controversial ad campaign that some say perpetuates sexism in Silicon Valley. Rather than…

Crystal Fighters - Love Alight (GANZ Remix)

Sounds like: Flume, L D R U Song: Crystal Fighters - Love Alight (GANZ Remix) What's so good? Over the European summer, I've been fortunate enough to see both Crystal Fighters and GANZ, but I could never have predicted such a beautiful...Show More Summary

Guest Contribution: “The Cause of Secular Stagnation? Relative Prices, Trade, and the People’s Republic of China”

Today we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Doug Campbell, assistant professor at the New Economic School (Moscow). The 2000s began with the Federal Reserve narrowly missing the zero lower bound on short-term interest rates. Then the US needed a housing bubble to attain full-ish employment in the mid-2000s, a decade that […]

HBO could make a fortune by making cord cutters’ dreams come true

HBO has a brand-new reason to offer a standalone online streaming service other than making cord cutters very happy — it could also rake in huge sums of money. Ars Technica points out that a new research note from Barclays Capital analyst...Show More Summary

HBO could make a fortune by making cord cutters’ dreams come true

HBO has a brand-new reason to offer a standalone online streaming service other than making cord cutters very happy — it could also rake in huge sums of money. Ars Technica points out that a new research note from Barclays Capital analyst...Show More Summary

An Early Look At XKCD's Upcoming What If? Book

XKCD’s What If — that extra-special corner of the internet that answers all of our nerdiest, most absurd questions in delightfully extensive detail — is finally being made into a book. And fortunately for all those who just can’t wait, Nerdist has the very first look inside. More »      

Scripps Drops ‘Jeopardy’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ at KMGH

A few years ago we reported on Scripps Television’s decision to swap ”Jeopardy” and “Wheel of Fortune”, two hugely popular syndicated game shows, for programming they produced. Back in 2012, the company brought in two of their own shows...Show More Summary

The Faithful Shopper: Fall Fashion

Yes, we technically have three weeks or so left of summer, but now is the time to get your fall wardrobe in shape for the fall season ahead. Fortunately for us, this year sees stunning sweaters, coats and jackets, with some new stores offering terrific styles. Show More Summary

Peng hands Radwanska more US Open woe

China's Peng Shuai put a stop to Agnieszka Radwanska's bid to reverse her US Open fortunes on Wednesday, toppling the fourth seed in three sets to reach the third round. Poland's Radwanska, a former Wimbledon finalist who counts this...Show More Summary

One Weird Trick for Making Ponderous White Liberals Useful

Whites: are you a liberal who is sympathetic to the plight of oppressed minorities in America, but unsure how you—a white—can help? Fortunately, god invented XO Jane advice columns for this very reason. Read more...

An Early Look at XKCD's Upcoming What If? Book

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

XKCD's What If—that extra-special corner of the internet that answers all of our nerdiest, most absurd questions in delightfully extensive detail—is finally being made into a book. And fortunately for all those who just can't wait, Nerdist has the very first look inside. Read more...

Simplicam First Home Monitoring System to feature Face Detection

The world has yet another home monitoring system. Fortunately, every new camera that comes out seems to be more user-friendly. Simplicam is no different, offering you home monitoring from anywhere, while making sure that the only alerts you receive are the relevant ones. Show More Summary

How Nicole Zeitzer Johnson, Communications Director and Special Needs Parent, Does It

I have a 7-year-old and a 2-year-old whose seizures mean someone’s eyes have to be on her at every moment. Fortunately I also have a husband, a nanny and an extremely flexible job.

TrueCar: Missed The First Double? Don't Miss The Second

By Dallas Salazar: There are many markets within The Market that offer different rewards for capturing. For instance, consolidating the healthcare market (or a specific disease or niche of the healthcare market) will pay many fortunes more than consolidating the sporting goods market (or a particular niche of the sporting goods market). Show More Summary

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