Here lies Sir Meows-A-Lot, beloved pet of Sally, Ted, Nancy, and Job. He was a good cat who was stolen from us too early. Maybe if we hadn’t bought an internet connected pet feeder before our vacation to the Bahamas, Sir Meows-A-Lot would still be here today. But we did, and then a network outage cut off his food…
The hoverpacks have descended.
It’s rare to see a Twitter exchange where the use of “memetacular” is the least upsetting part but here we are.
You can buy almost anything online. There are lots of normal options, like shoes or groceries. But you can also order a ton of whacky shit, like a life-size statue of obese Arnold Schwarzenegger or a TaskRabbit to come stand motionless and unblinking in your kitchen while you dance around them to the music of…
There's no replacement for an actual doctor when you're on the verge of death, but if you find yourself without in the midst of an emergency, the S.O.S. app might help. Come on, it's powered by Oprah's favorite doc!
Japanese reporter Kosuke Tsuneoka disappeared on April 1st of this year in Afghanistan, leaving no clues as to his whereabouts. Then, five months later, he tweeted that he was imprisoned but alive—by filching his captor's cellphone.
When I think of post-shipwreck situations, I imagine myself clinging to some shard of wood, encircled by sharks, delirious from the sun and saltwater. But the SeaKettle, which can desalinate salt water, sounds more like a floating hotel room.