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Lil Uzi Vert Greets Kids On Passing School Bus

12 minutes agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Please enjoy this video of Lil Uzi Vert, quickly becoming one of the biggest rap stars in the world, interrupting what appears to be a photo shoot, walking over to an idling school bus to say hi to the kids on board. Key points here: Uzi is eating a popsicle, there's a girl in a…

Digital space isn't replacing public space, and might even help make it better

You're on the train on your daily commute, head bowed, peering at your phone. A cavalcade of news stories, friends' holiday snaps and random promoted images of trending slippers pops up on your social media feed, which you idly push along in search of something fresh. Show More Summary

Microsoft's Cortana AI can connect to your Gmail

Microsoft's Cortana refuses to sit idly by as Amazon's Alexa hogs all the skills. Even though the two digital helpers are best buds (by way of their upcoming partnership), Cortana is feeling competitive. The AI can now connect to your...Show More Summary

Rodman Flender assembles cast for teen zombie movie Eat, Brains, Love

A few months ago, we learned that IDLE HANDS director Rodman Flender is taking the helm of a cinematic adaptation of author Jeff Hart's teen zombie story EAT, BRAINS, LOVE. Now the companies behind the film - Gunpowder & Sky,...Show More Summary

“ambiguity… appears to have led Dublin and Brussels to interpret it as a maximalist position, while the DUP believed or were led to believe that it would or could be minimalist.”

6 days agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

The parlous state of the Brexit negotiations has been generating more than the usual level of idle speculation, and arrant nonsense. [Including on Slugger? – Ed] No names, no pack drill… But there are some intelligent points being made, in some places, which are worth keeping in mind – if you are actually thinking about more...

Idle Empress – “Habits” & “Envy”

Early last year, the promising folk trio Idle Empress released their self-titled debut EP. Since then, they've relocated to Minneapolis from their previous home base of Eau Claire and recorded two more songs on their path to an eventual full-length. The two tracks, "Habits" and "Envy," are out today. Both of them gently unspool in…

War Scrap: 1942

July 1942. "Salvage. Chicago automobile graveyard. Idle scrap: It belongs in the scrap. Covering well over an acre, this automobile graveyard in Chicago holds tons of vital scrap metal and rubber for which Uncle Sam has urgent need in the manufacture of armaments and other war materials." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Ann Rosener for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Long Beach will impose monthly fees on vacant lots

The land would be better used for gardens and mini farms, city officials say The city of Long Beach is about to start charging landowners a monthly fee for letting their property sit idle, KPCC reports. City officials hope the $53 monthly...Show More Summary

Tepco reactors clear safety review for 1st time after Fukushima

TOKYO - Two reactors in Niigata Prefecture on the Sea of Japan coast run by the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant cleared government safety standards on Wednesday, becoming the first of the utility's idled units to pass...Show More Summary

[Podcasts] The Horror Show #144: Idle Hands Live in Chicago!

For their final act in Chicago The Horror Show busts out the most famous 1999 American stoner black comedy body horror film directed by Rodman Flender EVER! This week Sean and Joe talk about Idle Hands live from Deadbolt in Chicago! Subscribe and Listen to Past Episodes: iTunes | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher […]

We Are Living in Perilous Times—And Yet There Is a Promising Movement Afoot

Click here for reuse options! Citizens are not sitting idly watching our democracy go under. “The system is rigged!” is now an angry, bipartisan cry, intensifying as Trump bows to big-donor interests and deepens distrust of government. Show More Summary

YouTube’s battery drain problem on iOS devices is now fixed

Google confirms it has now addressed an issue that caused the YouTube app to drain the battery excessively when running on iOS devices, even when the app was idle in the background. In some cases, users reported the device would even become heated as a result of the problem, but not everyone experienced this issue. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Upset That People Are Telling the Truth About His Atrocious Tax Plan

Not only are Cohn and Mnuchin prone to Kinsleyian gaffes about Paul Ryan’s plan to raise taxes on the non-affluent to massively cut taxes for the upper-class (with particular attention to the idle rich), they are perfect symbolic representatives of the plan. Ryan is unhappy: In September, Cohn told reporters that with the $1,000 that […]

YouTube hammers out battery drain problem with iPhone app in latest update

The iOS YouTube app update issued on Monday rectifies the dramatic battery drain that manifested not only when the app was actively being used to watch videos, but when it was idle in the background as well.

Working Is One of the Most Dangerous Forms of Procrastination–18th Century Style.

“Idleness is often covered by turbulence and hurry. He that neglects his known duty and real employment naturally endeavours to crowd his mind with something that may bar out the remembrance of his own folly, and does any thing but what he ought to do with eager diligence, that he may keep himself in his […]

The Delta will change your life with its tamales, burgers and cocktails

Well my home's in the Delta, Way out on that farmer's road. Now you know I'm living in Chicago, And people, I sure do hate to go. —Muddy Waters, “My Home is in the Delta” That lyric from Waters is a bit of an idle threat. It was recorded in 1963, but Waters stayed in Chicagoland, dying in his Westmont,...

Holidays at a luxury resort in Mykonos, have become significantly more accessible with the airport’s forthcoming renovation

Photo by Jason Blackeye on Unsplash   Rivalling Saint Tropez, Ibiza and even St Barths, Mykonos is the quintessential holiday diva of the Mediterranean. This is no idle claim-we’ve got recent statistics to back it up: The summer 2017...Show More Summary

What is the future of the NHS in the 21st century?

2 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

In his 1942 Report, Sir William Beveridge, a Liberal patrician, identified five ‘giant evils’ — Want, Ignorance, Squalor, Disease and Idleness. The Welfare State was founded in the immediate post-war period to improve the social conditions in the UK. The country was then bankrupt from war exertions; despite warnings, mainly from Conservatives, that the Welfare State more...

Clicker Heroes 2 ditches free-to-play model because dev doesn’t want to “make money off players in denial of their addiction”

Clicker Heroes, one of the most prominent idle RPGs, is getting a sequel and the developer wants to do things differently. The original Clicker Heroes is a free-to-play game with optional microtransactions. These came in the form of rubies, a currency that allowed you to buy items through the in-game store. Developer Playsaurus is starting […]

Yet Another Stakeout: Ford Positions Its Plug-in Fusion As the Cure for Idling Cops

If Lennie Briscoe were alive today, it’s hard to say how the fictional.38-packing NYPD detective would view this break from tradition. He might dryly wonder aloud whether the force faced an easier time cleaning up its fleet than cleaning up the streets, and went with the path of least resistance. Show More Summary

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