Yesterday, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti added more fuel to the widespread speculation that the company could go public next year. If BuzzFeed employees are smart—and many of them are!—they will not let that happen without having a union drive first.
A disturbing Business Insider report yesterday said that writers at Breitbart have been asked by managers to “refrain from writing stories critical of Jared Kushner,” presumably for political reasons. If only there were an institution of some sort that could protect the site’s editorial integrity...
As you glance up from your real job and gaze at the rows of offices occupied by “managers,” do you ever get the feeling that nothing of value is really going on over there? My friend, you are exactly right.
Why oh why this handsfree all-in-one sink/dryer is not a standard fixture in every single public restroom in the world? First you soap, then you wash your hands, then you dry them, all in the same damn place. Isn't this logical?
Next year, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 will go into effect, starting with the ban of 100-watt incandescent light bulbs. With them go the Easy-Bake Ovens that have burned your mini treats a 100-watts at a time since 1963. While Hasbro has insisted they will recreate the toy to embrace modern…
Just in time for the World Cup, the sOccket 2.0 offers an ingenious solution for illuminating developing nations. Kicking the induction coil-equipped ball around for ten minutes provides 3 hours of LED light.
Many people living in Bangladesh's impoverished villages haven't yet been reached by technology. But a determined band of InfoLadies—young women equipped with netbooks, phones, and medical equipment—are delivering technology's benefits to those people, one village at a time.
Figure skating? Please. The main attraction for many visitors to the Winter Olympics will be an installation letting them control the lights at Niagara Falls with their minds. That's right: we're all telekinetics now.
Streetlights aren't really necessary when there's a full moon out, what with it bouncing all that sunlight down at us and everything. But your average streetlight isn't smart enough to know when it isn't needed, so it sits there, dumbly shining away for no real reason. That's not the case with the Lunar-Resonant…