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We Talked to the Professor Who Coined 'Net Neutrality' About Taking on Corrupt Politicians

New York lieutenant gubenatorial candidate Tim Wu on the stump. Photo by Scott Beale/Laughing Squid via Flickr It's not very often that you get to vote for the smartest person in the room. But Tim Wu, the Columbia Law School professor who came up with the concept of net neutrality to protect a free and open internet, is making it pretty easy. Show More Summary

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Scott Beale spots one in the backseat of his cab: The Uber car we were riding in was equipped with Delta-branded USB ports attached to the top of the passenger seat, making it easy for riders to charge their USB powered devices. The ad campaign promotes the availability of USB ports on Delta’s long-haul international […]

Delta Put the Most Useful Ad Ever Inside Uber Cars

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

To promote the fact that Delta has added USB ports to every seat on its long-haul international flights, the airline installed these clever ads—as spotted by Laughing Squid's Scott Beale—in New York Uber taxis, giving them powered USB ports too so that passengers can recharge their phones. Read more...

A Live Bitcoin Auction Taking Place Across From the NYSE

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Earlier today I came across a live Bitcoin auction taking place across from the New York Stock Exchange on Broad Street. It was sponsored by Bitcoin Center NYC. video & photo by Scott Beale

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As basketball was finishing up last night, Scott Beale, a longtime friend and proprietor of Laughing Squid web hosting, posted this gorgeous picture of a plane preparing to land in Amsterdam at dawn. It's a flight I've been on quite a few times. Show More Summary

Police Beat: Homeless Men Beaten Next to Firefighter Memorial in Pioneer Square

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Scott Beale / Laughing Squid FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL Scene of a beating. The police report, written by Officer Franklin D. Poblocki, is long and complicated and captures the boozy atmosphere of the night (Saturday, March 15) and place (Pioneer Square). Show More Summary

Welcome Rollin Bishop, New Contributing Writer at Laughing Squid

6 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Please give a big ten tentacle welcome to Rollin Bishop, our new Contributing Writer here on the Laughing Squid blog. We’re excited to have him onboard! And now, I turn you over to Rollin… – Scott Beale, Founder, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief My name is Rollin Bishop, and I’m the latest tentacle at Laughing Squid. Though [...]

Welcome Lori Dorn, New Contributing Writer at Laughing Squid

7 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Please give a big ten tentacle welcome to Lori Dorn (who also happens to be my wife), our new Contributing Writer here on the Laughing Squid blog. We’re excited to have her onboard! And now, I turn you over to Lori… – Scott Beale, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief I’m so happy to now be writing for [...]

The Robots Are Coming- To Sell Us Insurance

7 months agoOdd : Neatorama

(Image via Scott Beale) Robots are built to serve mankind, so what possible use could a robotic telemarketer have but to annoy and frustrate? We all thought the robotic revolution was going to take place on the battlefields, with ray...Show More Summary

Photos of Women Above Urinals Reacting To Men Using the Bathroom

11 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The men’s restroom at Your Father’s Moustache in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has a series of photos of woman strategically placed above the urinals who appear to be reacting to the men who use the bathroom. photo by Scott Beale

The End of the Rainbow

11 months agoOdd : Neatorama

That pot of gold is obviously somewhere in Brooklyn. Do you reckon there may be a bank right where it ends? Link (Image credit: Scott Beale)

Brooklyn at the End of the Rainbow

11 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Spotted from our Manhattan HQ just now, a beautiful rainbow coming out of Brooklyn. photo by Scott Beale

Scott Beale Interviewed About Laughing Squid’s History on Showyou

12 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Laughing Squid founder Scott Beale was recently interviewed by Kate Imbach for Showyou and talked about the history of Laughing Squid from the early days of the internet to the present. Laughing Squid has an ongoing curated channel of videos on Showyou.

I Love NY, Street Art by Nick Walker in the Lower East Side

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

“I Love NY”, street art by Nick Walker spotted in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. photo by Scott Beale

Laughing Squid’s Quarterly Box #LSQ01 Has Shipped

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

I won’t lie, it’s been hard keeping mum on #LSQ01, our first Quarterly box. Scott Beale and I had such a great time putting it together, it was hard to not share its contents sooner. Now that the boxes have made their way out to the world, we can finally talk about it. We themed [...]

Bill Skates, Bill Gates as a Skateboarding Bart Simpson by Hansky

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

Walking through Chinatown this afternoon I came across this Hanksy street art of “Bill Skates” on the side of a skate ramp depicting Bill Gates as a skateboarding Bart Simpson. photo by Scott Beale

Private No Parking Sign in New York City Warns That Air Will Be Taken Out of Tires & License Plates Removed

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

I recently came across this no parking sign on a private property in New York City’s West Village that doesn’t mess around when it comes to “unauthorized parkers”. photo by Scott Beale

The Empire State Building Lit Up With Rainbow Colors In Honor of New York City Pride Week

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

The Empire State Building is lit up with rainbow colors and a “sparkle in halo” this weekend in honor of New York City Pride Week. photo by Scott Beale

Final Week to Subscribe to #LSQ01, Our First Quarterly.Co Box

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

Scott Beale and I spent the last month coming up with a great first Quarterly.co box (which we first announced in May). Now, we are down to the final week that people can sign up. So, if you were thinking of signing up for the #LSQ01 box, this would be the time to do it. [...]

How to Make an Existential Emergency Phone

last yearOdd : Laughing Squid

Last month Laughing Squid Primary Tentacle Scott Beale spotted an Existential Emergency Phone at the “F.A.T. Gold” show at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in New York City. Earlier this week artist Randy Sarafan posted an Instructables tutorial on how to make your own Existential Emergency Phone, a no-dial telephone that can be programmed to [...]

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