David Kirkpatrick wonders in a discussion on Bloomberg whether the sour reception of the performance of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)’s CEO Virginia Marie Rometty is partly because of sexism. The comment from the Techonomy founder came as he and the In The Loop team were discussing 2014 for present technology company. When the topic […]
Garth Brooks, having just returned from a self-imposed fifteen year retirement during which time Brooks chose to put his career on hold in favor of raising his children, reclaimed the top spot on the Billboard Top Country Album chart with his first studio release in over a decade, Man Against Machine. Show More Summary
Let’s face it. Deep in our hearts, we all know some colored M&M’s taste better than others. For me, it’s the red and green ones; for my wife, it’s the brown and orange ones. And, of course, Van Halen famously … Read more ›
[Pat] is a luthier and general guy that likes to build stuff. In order to get his guitars to come out the best they can, he needed a thickness sander. For those who don’t know, thickness sander is a machine that will sand off a small amount of material from the surface of a large wood panel. Show More Summary
Guest: It's easy to forget where you are when standing by the cappuccino machine on the sixth floor of the Telecom House in Kigali, Rwanda.
On Christmas Day the police department of Manchester, Connecticut roamed the streets in their eight-ton armored personnel carrier decked out in Christmas lights bearing gifts to needy kids. Cute community outreach initiative or subtle "scare 'em straight" operation? Read more...
[Adran] wanted to be able to accurately cut out a bunch of the same parts out of wood but didn’t have the cash to spend on buying or building an automated CNC machine. After thinking about it for a while he decided to build a mechanical device that will allow him to duplicate objects by tracing them in 3 dimensions. Show More Summary
Philadelphia Inquirer: Officer Douglas Culbreth ANALYSIS As a Black man, the worst thing that you can be held guilty of is standing against the "COUNTER NARRATIVE" that has been promoted by the "Black Racial Services Machine".(Up until...Show More Summary
Step 1. Get an ice cream factory. Step 2. Make cream ice cream batter. Step 3. Freeze batter till creamy. Step 4. Fill that "in" tube in that popsicle machine. Step 5. Load the wooden sticks. Step 6. Push "on" button. Step 7. Sit and watch in trance. Step 7b. Put face at the end of conveyor belt, open mouth, eat till death. Read more...
(NSFW – no visuals, but many words liable to trip filters. Also, Trigger warning, for obvious reasons) Women are chained to their sewing machines, young teenage migrants pick crops, but if you really want to massage American outrage glands you want to talk about sex. Or sexual abuse, which a great many people conflate with [Read more...]
There always seems to be a steady stream of Star Wars merchandise hitting stores, but with a new film on the horizon in 2015, the Disney marketing machine is quickly ramping up to overdrive. Even Adidas wants in on the action with its upcoming Star Wars Originals collection that includes these wonderful Vader kicks. If only they weren't sized for kids. Read more...
This week, learn the bizarre lyrics to "Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends" theme! Plus, who REALLY designed War Machine? And what strange change killed a major Walking Dead character?
Airplanes are pretty awesome machines. A large tube of metal with wings can hold hundreds of people and travel thousands of miles through the sky. It is mind-blowing if you really think about it. The guys over at Minute Physics took an in-depth look at the intense process it takes to build an airplane. The […]
As is the case with all local specialties, who makes the ?best? version is always up for debate. Ask five people on the streets of Philly who makes the best cheesesteaks, for example, and you?ll probably get five different responses....Show More Summary
Efficiency is the name of the game in today's NBA, and there are some astonishingly streamlined stat machines roaming the court in 2014-15. If you were to put together a team comprised of the most efficient players at each position,Show More Summary
Marit Mitchell of the University of Toronto reports, “A Canadian research team led by Professor Brendan Freyhas developed the first method for ‘ranking’ genetic mutations based on how living cells ‘read’ DNA, revealing how likely any given alteration is to cause disease. Show More Summary
Bloody-Disgusting has teamed up with Machine Head, the modern kings of Bay Area metal, to bring you one seriously badass contest! We’re giving one lucky winner the chance to win a Bloodystones & Diamonds CD + Guitar Bundle, which includes an official Epiphone Robb Flynn signature MH Flying V guitar and a copy of the […]
Photos from the Hemmings Muscle Machines archives. If you grew up following doorslammer racing on the East Coast, you knew who Jack Werst was. He was a Mopar hero from the Pennsylvania-New Jersey area with a Plymouth pedigree. Jack was known as Mr. 5 and 50, the legend his Hemi Plymouths carried, a reference to […]
To the editor: The same tunneling fallacies in Seattle, where a boring machine has stalled construction of an underground highway, are in Los Angeles. ("Seattle unsettled by massive drill tunneling through downtown," Dec. 23)
One Borussia Dortmund fan got jipped on Christmas Day by a faulty present. The diehard Dortmund supporter received a club logo-ed toaster, however when the receiptant went to try out the new machine they got a shock. Instead of burning BVB into the bread, the toaster wrote “FCB”, which is assumed to stand of FC […]