Here's an old fun fact about Bryant Park: It used to be a potter's field. Here's a new fun fact about Bryant Park: Anytime you go visit from now on, data firm PlaceIQ will be hoovering up your phone's location data for the Bryant Park Corporation, the not-for-profit that manages the city-owned park. [ more › ]
As many drivers know, reverse is the car gear that lets you drive backwards. That’s a fact. But different manual transmissions have different locations for reverse! Which way is the right way? Read more...
The RT broadcaster published on Friday materials proving the fact that US-based dissident Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen is still in the United States, despite media reports suggesting he could have left for another country.
Given its combination of performance, practicality and pricing, coupled with the fact it’s built at only one location, in this case a plant in Saarlouis, Germany, supplies for Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Focus RS was always going to be a little tight. Unfortunately for some customers that signed up for the initial 2016 model, the...
Pokémon Go isn't just a smash hit game — it's a massive marketing opportunity. The app's groundbreaking feature is the fact that it locates Pokémon in the real world and uses real world locations like shops and churches for things like gyms, where you can battle, and "Pokéstops", where you can get items like Pokéballs and healing potions. Show More Summary
Chicago Music Exchange, located at 3316 N. Lincoln Ave. next to Rexx Rug and across from CiCi Nails, has a formidable selection of new and vintage guitars and other gear. So formidable, in fact, that the North Side business even occasionally attracts celebrities, who come in to ogle the merchandise and maybe make a few purchases along the way. Show More Summary
Not-so-fun fact: your smartphone can be tricked into transmitting signals even when it’s turned off. That means it can be used to track your location without your knowledge. And NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is having none of it.Show More Summary
Nintendo and Niantic Labs have really hit it out of the ballpark with Pokemon Go. It's infectious. It's engrossing. It's dangerous. And it's everywhere. In fact, the business locator, Yelp, is even getting in on the action given the popularity of the app and how young kids and adults are...
Photo by Tim MacWelch A modern well Many Americans receive their water from private groundwater wells (over 15 million households, in fact). This water supply is drawn up from the wells by an electrically-powered pump located at the bottom of each well. Show More Summary
The best part about Pokémon Go? The fact that random people once named the locations that are now PokéStops.
My two favorite places to shop are what I call the giant Goodwill (fun fact: it’s the biggest Goodwill in the US and one of the locations where Macklemore filmed the music video for “Thrift Shop”) and Amazon. read more The post Measure Twice, Order Once appeared first on Weddingbee.
One of the biggest "Muggle struggles" for Harry Potter fans is the fact that, despite how real they seem in our imaginations, magical locations like Hogwarts and Diagon Alley don't actually exist as we know them. But as Professor Dumbledore...Show More Summary
Tidy by category, not by location One of the most common mistakes people make is to tidy room by room. This approach doesn’t work because people think they have tied up when in fact they have only shuffled their things around from one location to another or scattered items in the same category around the […] The post Claims about clutter appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
In today’s world you might think that the last people to be reached by broadband service would be those in remote or rural locations, particularly given the fact that many of us in North American urban centres likely consider broadband access and affordability to an inexorable and ubiquitous part of our very existence. In fact, […]
The search for the world-famous Amber Room looted by Germans during WW II continues as a Polish museum curator believes that the 18th century masterpiece may in fact reside in a previously undiscovered underground chamber located in a bunker complex in northern Poland that served as a German army HQ during the war.
New data from Brother shows that the whole work world isn't at home in front of their computers putting in a full day. In fact, most small businesses are still getting most of their work done in a central location and relying on older tech like printers.
Once a week, I go to a community board game night held in an open meeting room that’s conveniently next door to a local board game store. (In fact, that store is the reason they use that location for the community game night… imagine...Show More Summary
Brent writes: I’ve located a 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk demo. The owner’s 16-year-old daughter was presented this car on her 16th birthday, and she piloted it for 3,000 miles (a fact that doesn’t altogether leave me with warm fuzzies). Show More Summary
Pors & Rao have created The Uncle Phone, an elongated and fully functional red rotary dial phone. Their vintage phone sculpture takes two people to operate it due to the fact that the phone dial is located in the front and the receiver is positioned six and a half feet behind it. photos by Jorge […]
Image Source: Flickr user Mike Mozart It's kind of hard not to love drugstores like CVS. There's not only a store location on practically every corner, but the chain also fills just about all your basic needs: food, medication, hygiene and household products, and even things like skin care, clothing, and makeup. Show More Summary