Shooting Challenge: Trains

You know why it's about to be Labor Day Weekend? Because in 1894, Grover Cleveland couldn't stop the Pullman (railroad) Strike. Blood was shed. Morale was down. And Congress rushed legislation to make appease workers everywhere and make Labor Day a national holiday. In gratitude, for this week's Shooting Challenge,… » 8/27/14 2:10pm 8/27/14 2:10pm

What Do People Do On Labor Day?

Instead of the typical lazy, under-achieving feelings, we all get to be pleased with ourselves tomorrow. We're making productive contributions to the work force, or we're trying to, and every little bit counts! But Labor Day kind of has an identity problem. The overeager summer obsession from Memorial Day is long gone… » 9/01/13 2:00pm 9/01/13 2:00pm

15 [KOOZIE-LIKE HOLDERS] That Definitely Aren't Koozies™

Did you know that whatever you're keeping your beer cold with this summer, chances are it's not a Koozie™? That's right! Koozie™ is a word owned by Norwood, an Illinois-based company that produces customizable novelty items such as plastic trophies, keychains, and flashlights who will threaten legal action against… » 8/30/13 3:01pm 8/30/13 3:01pm

Here's Where the Word Luddite Really Comes From

Dude, you don't use Instagram? What are you, some kind of Luddite? Believe it or not, Luddites aren't just people who cross their arms at, lag behind of, or turn up their nose at tech. Originally, they smashed it apart. » 9/05/11 12:00pm 9/05/11 12:00pm

Seeing a Supernova Could Be the Best Part of Labor Day Weekend

After all the boozing and barbecuing on America day off from labor, take a sec to look up. What you'll hopefully see is A supernova burning bright more than 21 million light years away. » 9/03/11 2:00pm 9/03/11 2:00pm

6 Tools to Get Your Annoying Loser Slacker Crashing Friend Off Your…

Yooo, man. Is it cool if I like, stay at your place? Just for a while. Just need to get back on my feet. Is that cool..? In honor of Labor Day, Get this person out of your home. » 9/01/11 3:55pm 9/01/11 3:55pm

iTunes Celebrates the Wrong Kind of Labor Day

For Halloween, the iTunes storefront highlights scary movies. For Christmas, flicks about Santa Claus. For Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day. And for this Labor Day? Babies! Because hey, 'tis the season. For... pregnancy? » 8/30/11 1:38pm 8/30/11 1:38pm

It's Not Too Late to Grab Some Gear for Labor Day!

It's Labor Day weekend-three days of family obligations and hectic travel! How do you make it bearable? Pick up some new gear, of course. Here are a couple of recent products you could use to enhance your weekend. » 9/04/10 12:00pm 9/04/10 12:00pm

The Best Labor Day Weekend HDTV Deals

HDGuru yet again snagged an advance copy of the Best Buy circular and it looks like HDTV prices just keep dropping. Check out their list for some Best Buy bundle deals as well as a comparison with online retailers. [HDGuru, image: Clay Bennett, Christian Science Monitor] » 9/05/09 3:00pm 9/05/09 3:00pm

Extreme Leisure: 10 Ultimate Ways To Spend That Extra Day Off

How would you spend your extra time off this weekend if money was no object? If The Most Interesting Man In The World needed a break from counseling the Dalai Lama or whatever he does, this might fit the bill. » 9/04/09 4:00pm 9/04/09 4:00pm