If anything reminds the plan-less of how fundamentally alone they are in the world, it’s the long weekends of our country’s lesser holidays. Labor Day can be the most melancholic of them all; not only do you get an extra day off to be alone with yourself, but it signifies the transition from summer to fall, a nasty…
Labor Day is this Monday, and that means the hot, sticky summer of 2016 will soon come to an end. Celebrate the long weekend (if you’re lucky enough to have one) and the unofficial beginning of fall by doing something special!
Ever since Halloween, horror movies and holidays (and special occasions, like Graduation Day) have gone together like razor blades and candy bars. Now there’s an anthology film that takes its cue from that, or at the very least from Eli Roth’s fake Thanksgiving trailer for Grindhouse. It’s titled, of course, Holidays.
Were you one of the many who bought a non-hovering hoverboard on Amazon this holiday season? If so, that was a silly thing to do. But don’t worry: You can get your money back and avoid becoming human tiki torch on two wheels.
The bright ball that hovers over Times Square on New Year’s Eve is a little bit reborn this year. Sure, it’s iconic and colorful and mesmerizing as it always is. This year, however, the ball captivates the world with 288 more newly designed Waterford crystals. And, boy, are they pretty.
Before you buy a bunch of discounted LED lights for next year’s Christmas tree, you might want to consider putting that money towards a projector instead—one that’ll guarantee that your living room holiday decor will far outshine your neighbor’s.
Dear robots of the world, don’t for a second think you’re fooling us with adorable demonstrations of your crafting capabilities this holiday season. Because one second you’re making paper snowflakes, and the next you’re using those same scissors to usurp your human handlers. We’re on to you!
The internet is a big place. There’s so much to read and watch and listen to that it can be overwhelming. We all have those stories that we start, get distracted for one reason or another, and promise ourselves we’ll finish later. Well, if any of those stories were on Paleofuture, here’s your second chance!
Back in 2013, I took on the unsavory, festive world of Hallmark ornaments. What I found, of course, rocked our nation to its core, but Hallmark’s onslaught of holiday WTF-ery did not end there. As such, I have updated our exposé of the company’s most unfortunate and upsetting ornaments.
We all have our own stories of getting the wrong toy for a birthday or the holidays. But there’s nothing worse than what happened to author Tobias Buckell. Nothing!
Having a hard time deciding which theme you’re going with for your holiday decor this year? With ThinkGeek’s Lego-compatible Build On Brick Holiday Wreath you don’t have to decide. You can just redecorate it with your own Lego pieces every hour if you’re so inspired.
Halloween is now nothing but a bowl full of empty candy wrappers and smashed pumpkins, which means it’s time to switch gears and start prepping for Christmas by building Chris McVeigh’s latest collection of Lego ornaments.
It’s hard to enjoy the holidays when you’re expecting a house full of guests and Christmas dinner is entirely your responsibility. So forget about waking up early to toss a turkey in the oven, and just serve everyone what looks to be an elaborate holiday meal, but is actually just a giant $25 marshmallow.
There’s a good chance that all those Christmas cards you’re getting ready to mail out will end up in the trash shortly after being delivered. But the novelty of a holiday card that magically sticks to any flat surface—without glue or tape—is sure to save your good tidings from a garbage bin fate.
You might look at this six-feet tall inflatable Jabba the Hutt and see the perfect way to decorate your front yard for Halloween. But look harder and you’ll see it’s actually perfect for any holiday or celebration—be it Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, a wedding, or the arrival of a new baby.
The National Security Agency has created a line of shareable digital love note e-cards to send to your friends and family. Very normal, very cool, very NSA.
We’ve all had a mother, and so by nature, we all owe one a thank-you. Given that Mother’s Day is this Sunday, let’s celebrate it in photography. Take a photo that says thanks to your mom.
Maybe you’re not the religious type. Maybe you hate hard boiled eggs. Even still, for this week’s Shooting Challenge, I think we can all agree that Easter eggs are a very important message to nature that it got things wrong, and eggs really should come in fuchsia and teal.