How to (easily) become a Lego VIP and get some free cool stuff

Last Saturday I went to an official Lego store one hour before the doors opened to the public. I got a lot of free cool stuff. I got to roam the store in peace to check out special holiday offers before anyone else in the planet. How? I'm just a normal Lego fan—with a Lego VIP card. And you can become one too. It's… » 11/25/14 7:49pm 11/25/14 7:49pm

The Trick That Lets You Set Your Hotel Thermostat to Any Temp You Want

Just like "close door" elevator buttons and press-to-walk street signs, hotel thermostats are a notorious public placebo. You see the rig on the wall and get to feel like you have some modicum of control, but in reality, that thermostat will only let you go to 72, maybe 70 if you're lucky. But after that, it's… » 11/12/13 12:20pm 11/12/13 12:20pm

Facebook is testing out a new VIP-only app that encourages celeb(rity publicist) interaction with fans. By trying to get famous Facebookers to interact with the people liking and sharing their statuses and photos, Facebook hopes to foster some Twitter-style conversation. [Valleywag] » 8/13/13 3:12pm 8/13/13 3:12pm

Internet Nobodies Aren't Allowed Inside This VIP Lounge

In terms of social status and celebrity, the internet can do a lot for a person. It can afford book deals to dogs, and it can turn a shrill teenager into a Billboard chart-topper. » 5/09/12 10:00pm 5/09/12 10:00pm

Vodafone's Monster Truck Charges 2,000 Cellphones at Once

Don't worry if your battery dies at a concert this summer. Just find Vodafone's VIP recharging truck. It can charge 2,000 Vodafone handsets at the same time. » 5/27/11 7:00pm 5/27/11 7:00pm