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Broadband Access still a Dream for Many

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, […]

Receding Beauty: Five Places to Look for Missing Amber Room

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.

Small Businesses Adopt New Technology But Rely on Tried-and-True, Survey Says

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.

Why Shopping Is the Enemy of Your Wallet … and Eight Strategies for Reducing Your Shopping Trips

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

Ask Bark: What To Know When Going Demo

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

An Elongated Fully Functional Red Rotary Dial Phone That Takes Two People to Operate

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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 […]

19 Interesting Facts About CVS

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

Hartford, Connecticut, 1960s

last monthVehicles / Cars :

If, after months of Hartford carspotting photos, you can’t pinpoint the locations for these two from the collection Joe Sokola sent us, then you’re not paying attention. The parking lot in the above photo, in fact, has appeared in a previous photo in this series, as has the Crown Theater in the below photo (twice, […]

John Oliver on Why Ubers Can Find You Better Than 911 Can (Video)

last monthNews : Truthdig

It’s more than a little frightening that emergency call centers can’t seem to locate callers accurately when trying to save lives and the “Last Week Tonight” host isn’t buying government excuses for this appalling fact.

My Le's Home With A "Window in Every Room" — Small Cool 2016

Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: My Le Location: Toronto Canada Square Feet: 800 Division: International What I Love About My Small Home: I love the fact that it is an old house from the outside (built in 1925), but we have fixed it up completely on the inside. Show More Summary

McDonald's Is Testing Garlic Fries, Fuck

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

For a limited time, a select few McDonald’s locations will test a dish called “Gilroy Garlic Fries”—fries that are tossed with garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, and salt. Fun fact: my number one turn-on is having those ingredients whispered in my ear. Read more...

The Ancestral German Home of the Trumps

Kallstadt is an unassuming little place. Located in southwestern Germany’s wine country, this hamlet of twelve hundred souls counts among its biggest draws a pair of annual wine festivals and the fact that—as the local butcher proclaims—it is a “paradise” for pig stomach, a local delicacy. Show More Summary

21 Interesting Facts You Don't Know About Forever 21

At 35 years old, fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has already had quite the life. There's been a name change, some controversy, celebrity fans, and hundreds of locations, all of which doesn't even begin to tell its full - and fascinating!...Show More Summary

An unlikely source predicted Chipotle's disastrous quarter, and it says a lot about the future of investing

Chipotle on Tuesday reported its first quarterly loss, along with a massive decline in sales. Comparable-store sales, or sales at locations open for at least one year, fell nearly 30%. T he fact that Chipotle is suffering is not a surprise. Show More Summary

Inside the London flat with an indoor golfing area that costs over £1 million to rent a year

The world's richest people may own some of the most decadent places in the most sought after locations in the world, but that doesn't stop them renting too. In fact, this is becoming more prevalent as the increased scrutiny from theShow More Summary

How to Handle a Summer Move

Stress — that’s what moving means to many people. In fact, some people stay in locations they can barely stand... The post How to Handle a Summer Move appeared first on Lifehack.

Trump has slip of tongue discussing 9/11 at Buffalo rally

Trump had previously said that he watched the second plane hit the World Trade Center from his apartment in Midtown Manhattan, and claimed he'd watched people jumping to their deaths, despite the fact that his apartment is located about...Show More Summary

Global Remittance Decline; But India Remains World’s #1 Country sending $68.9B Back Home in 2015

India has maintained as their position as world’s #1 remittance source, as Indians living in foreign locations sent $68.9 billion back home. Compared to 2015, this is a decrease of 2.1%; but despite this fact, India has beaten all countries including China is remittance chart. Show More Summary

Chelsea Whole Foods Staff Allegedly Called Transgender Coworker 'She/It/Whatever'

Victor King took a job at Whole Foods' Chelsea location last August, only after receiving assurance that his supervisors would be sensitive to the fact that he is a transgender man—but for six months, he was repeatedly subject to harassment...Show More Summary

It's time to embrace Villanova basketball (even Philadelphia)

A contingent of Philadelphia sports fans have always had a complicated relationship with Villanova athletics and in particular the Villanova men’s basketball program. Whether it be the university’s suburban location, the fact that some...Show More Summary

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