Wheels like the GeoOrbital and Copenhagen Wheel will turn your standard bike into an electric one, but their weight can make it impossible to pedal far in non-electric mode. That's why we're so into the new Swytch eBike conversion kit. Swytch puts the electronics and battery on your handlebar, leaving your wheel light and easy to pedal, even when you aren't in e-bike mode.[...]
Recently, we dissected Bethesda's intriguing conversion of Doom for Switch, dubbing it the 'impossible port' - a full-on triple-A engine somehow cut-back, massaged and finagled onto Nintendo's hybrid console. The Skyrim conversion may...Show More Summary
The subtitle is Making Sense of the Syrian Tragedy, and the author is leading Syrian intellectual Yassin Al-Haj Saleh. Imagine having a well-written book, totally conversant in the arguments of the social sciences, that set out to explain...Show More Summary
In the final analysis, the Doom Switch conversion remains a remarkable release - we dubbed it 'the impossible port' and while we now have a firmer understanding of how this thankless task was achieved, we have mixed feelings about the end result. Show More Summary
Remember sitting in the backseat of the car, headed who knows where, while your parents drifted in and out of tension-ridden conversation? If you lived in the pre-tablet world (and your Gameboy was busted), maybe you looked out the window. Maybe you saw yourself out beyond the scope of your seatbelt, doing something incredibly cool....
It’s not always easy to keep track of concerts in your area. If you live in a big city, it’s virtually impossible to stay abreast of every musical event due to the sheer number of gigs happening every day. Conversely, if you live a rural area, gigs might so infrequent that you never bother checking the listings. Show More Summary
In a new book, the writer Alan Jacobs looks at why it’s impossible for people who disagree to hold a civilized conversation.
Political events in the Bay Area Wednesday Climate change: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, hosts a “conversation on climate change” with UC Berkeley Professor Daniel Kammen and Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown. The event is from 7 to 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Trump impeachment talks have been water-cooler conversation since the president took office. The general consensus has been that with a Republican-controlled House and Senate, a Trump impeachment is impossible to achieve. However, aShow More Summary
I've found it a little odd how much of the conversation about the meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Kremlin-linked lawyer has taken as a given that the meeting didn't amount to much. It's not impossible. Russian oligarchs...Show More Summary
As today has shown once again, one of the key problems with our debate over the ideal climate policy is that those who drive the conversation simply refuse to draw a bright enough line between the problem and the response. It is possible...Show More Summary
It’s safe to say that no one likes workplace confrontation. However, avoiding these kinds of interactions at work is practically impossible. Whether you are leading a team, a company or just your own task list, there will be times where you’ll need to face difficult conversations at work. Show More Summary
By warping the perceived roles and aesthetics of everyday objects, Jes Fan makes space for marginalized identities and conversations. The post From a Testosterone Candle to Impossible Shoes, Meditations on the Trans Experience appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Have you ever needed to transcribe a spoken conversation into text? You either have to take impossibly fast notes in real-time or make a recording for transcription later. The creators of the Titan Note device, currently on Indiegogo,...Show More Summary
Dear Mr. Dad: My wife and I are in the midst of what’s turning out to be a rather unpleasant divorce. We can’t stand to be anywhere near each other and conversations are pretty much impossible. The only thing we agree on (besides that...Show More Summary
While Nathan Chavin acknowledged that Robert Durst was his best friend, he also related conversations with Kathleen in which she described her husband as "impossible," and chillingly claimed to be afraid that he would hurt her. The post “Secret Witness” In Robert Durst Murder Case Spills Details appeared first on CrimeFeed.
Like many Americans, I have been covered by employer-sponsored health plans for the entirety of my professional career. As such, the open enrollment period that has garnered so many headlines over the last few years has conversely been of little … Read more ›
While 2016 will be remembered for plenty of monumental events, it would be impossible to pretend that anything more dominated America's conversation and television screen than the presidential election. Seth Meyers returned to his Late Night desk for the year's last Closer Look segment on New Year's Eve. While Meyers ... More »
We’re flying low over the English Channel, looking down at a fortress almost camouflaged on the rocky shore of a tiny island. Conversation is impossible above the din of the engine, so the 10 other passengers and I sit in silence throughout...Show More Summary
Anywhere you went over the past six months, you were inevitably drawn into conversation about the presidential election. No matter how hard you might have wished to avoid Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, you couldn’t walk through an airport without hearing about them on TV. You couldn’t hop in an uber without the driver bringing them up. Show More Summary