When the sun sets over Kauai's Kekaha Beach on an especially clear night, a tall, silhouetted tract of land emerges west of the Hawaiian islands, toward the horizon. For most of the state’s residents, that’s the only way to see the island of Niihau. Show More Summary
Above: Ni'ihau as seen from Kauai Perhaps you've heard of Hawaii's "Forbidden Island," where just under 200 residents speak Hawaiian as their first language, and no outside visitors are welcome without explicit invitation. Sitting so...Show More Summary
For today’s edition of deal of the day (and today only for International TableTop Day), Amazon offers up to 50% off on top-rated strategy board games. Save BIG on games such 7Wonders, Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Island, and more! [Up to...Show More Summary
When we were three years old, my best friend, Bret, and I knew the game of tag was forbidden inside our Long Island preschool. We flouted the rules one afternoon and tore through the classroom anyway. I chased Bret, pumping my arms and...Show More Summary
There has been a lot of chatter about the remarkable degree of condemnation across ideological lines of the failure of a Staten Island grand jury to indict the officer who killed Eric Garner in a forbidden choke-hold. In that context, it will be particularly interesting to see how Republican lawmakers react to the Justice Department’s […]
From a mile-long strip of land packed with over one million corpses just off the shores of New York City to a floating fortress in England used by a developer...
Suzanne Long, former cocktail maestra at Forbidden Island, has opened Longitude, which feels like your very own Polynesian living room, with fabulous drinks.
From Bullseye with Jesse Thorn from NPR: This week's recommendations come care of Boing Boing founder and Gweek host Mark Frauenfelder. Read the rest
Forbidden Island is a board game (and iOS game) where you and the other players work together to collect treasure from a rapidly sinking island. Read the rest
Our guest Kent Barnes chatted with Dean and me about the magic of Brooks Brothers 346 non-iron shirts, a cooperative board game called Forbidden Island, crowdfunding for fun and swag, and lots more. Read the rest
“Gill nets are all over the island,” says local angler and conservationist Ramon Ortiz. “They’re forbidden in interior waters, but there’s little to no enforcement.” Gill nets are doing bad things in Puerto Rico. Here’s the story. Damn shame.
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 45% off on top-rated strategy board games such has Dominion, Forbidden Island, 7 Wonders, Munchkin, and many others! A great way celebrate International TableTop Day, which is today! Today only, save up to 45% on top-rated strategy board games. It’s a great way […]
Sun 19 Jan Jagwar Ma will be performing live at the Sol Summer of Six party – the Island of Forbidden Love – on the floating barge, Aqua Club. Get in quick to...
Tycho: Even though they are supposedly “forbidden,” there’s no taboo against their ownership or use. You can purchase and play Forbidden Island or Forbidden Desert without enduring stares or having an old Russian woman hiss and/or shield the eyes of her children. Show More Summary
Neatorama readers already know about North Sentinel Island and Pripyat, but they are far from the only "forbidden" areas of the world. Oddee has ten more that you might want to see, but you cant. Wouldn't it be wonderful to see the cave painting as Lasceaux up close and personal? Ain't gonna happen. Show More Summary
Svalbard is a fine place for death, it seems. the island’s largest town of Longyearbyen forbids dying: The town cemetery held its last burial some 70 years ago, when it became clear that the permafrost wasn’t allowing bodies to decompose......
For today’s edition of deal of the day, Amazon has select strategy board games for up to 40% off of the regular list prices. Included in the deal: Forbidden Island 7 Wonders The Castles Of Burgundy Dominion: Big Box Formula D Zombicide Base Game The Walking Dead Board Game The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game […]
We are having entirely too much fun making Not The Flog. This week, I’ll discuss some smartphone and tablet app versions of games we’ve played on Tabletop, forgetting to mention one of the very best, Forbidden Island. Oh, and the intro that Sean Becker made is maybe the best thing on the Internet today. Enjoy!
image credit Late on the night of August 2, 1981, a Hong Kong freighter navigating the choppy waters of the Bay of Bengal ran aground on a submerged coral reef. The ship, called the Primrose, was hopelessly stuck. But there was no danger...Show More Summary
The following is an article from Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader. Ever heard of North Sentinel Island? Probably not …even thought's one of the most unusual places on Earth. What makes it so odd? The people -they've been there a long time, completely cut off from the rest of the world. Show More Summary