11 of the Most Obnoxious Email Signatures Ever 

Earlier this month I asked you guys for the worst email sign-offs you'd ever seen. Well, well, well, did you ever deliver. Many people (understandably, as I am always correct) agreed with me that "Best" is an arrogant and disgusting way to cap off your digital correspondence. But oh, there are plenty of other terrible… » 3/02/15 3:00pm 3/02/15 3:00pm

An Easy Trick To Help You Remember Birthdays Offline

Facebook has basically made remembering birthdays meaningless. With automatic reminders, it's just as easy to wish a happy birthday to your own mother as it is to wish one to that random girl you think you maybe lived down the hall from you in the freshman dorms. But it doesn't take much more effort to show that… » 10/04/13 4:00pm 10/04/13 4:00pm

This App Wakes You Up at Your Stop If You Fall Asleep on the Subway

We've all done it. After a tough day at work or a long night of drinking, the gentle motion of the subway rocks you right to sleep, and the next thing you know, you wake up in the Bronx. It's a frustrating problem, but one app developer thinks he has the solution: a motion-based alarm clock that wakes you up at your… » 9/06/13 2:09pm 9/06/13 2:09pm

Stop Asking Your Friends To Like Your Facebook Page

That girl you grew up with and haven't seen in four years does not want to like the Facebook page for the Kickstarter to support your band's very first regional tour. Neither does anyone who isn't your mother. So please please please please please please please please1 stop sending out carpet bombed requests that… » 8/30/13 1:30pm 8/30/13 1:30pm

What the Proper Cell Phone Etiquette Is Around the World

My brain tickles itself when something brand new gets invented, like a smartphone, and how different habits and customs form in each culture around that new smartphone and a brand new form of etiquette specific to each country is created all over the world. Maybe in some countries they call more than they text. Maybe… » 8/15/13 1:00am 8/15/13 1:00am

Let's Not Use James Gandolfini's Death to Sell Sopranos DVDs Amazon

James Gandolfini, a terrific actor and by all accounts, a great guy, passed away today after suffering a heart attack. That's unimaginably sad news for his family, for his friends, for his fans, for acting and for anyone who hates to see good people taken away too soon. For Amazon though, it was a despicable chance… » 6/20/13 12:19am 6/20/13 12:19am