With all the billions of people on this earth, the Japanese are solving the problem of loneliness and isolation the only way they know how-with cute robots.
Religion can take on many forms. Some people worship an unseen father-figure, some worship multiple gods with wonderful forms like an anthropomorphized elephant, and some, on Tanna Island in the South Pacific, worship Prince Philip.
It is 16 degrees in NYC right now. A temperature at which the fluid in your eyeball will turn solid and hell will freeze over.
Mother knows best. At least that is the premise of electronics company Sen.se, which makes a little white blank device resembling a Russian nesting doll. Each device, called "Mother", is designed to monitor anything you think you need a little reminding about.
NPR decided to give that old poem, "A Visit from St. Nicolas", the one that goes- "Twas the night before Christmas..." a run for its money with a delightful tale of what happens to all those Christmas trees after the holiday is over.
According to Hampton's local Dan's Papers at any rate. The chronicler of all things fabulous put out an article about a wealthy South African who brought in lions from his native land to deal with the deer overpopulation problem in the Hamptons, circle of life style.
Scientists have figured out a way to unroll and read the charred remains of scrolls from Herculaneum. Spoiler alert: it's all the musings of a lesser known philosopher and one play about a loan shark and a pimp.
Forget Santa. Google is keeping all the lists of naughty and nice this year. Probably. Maybe.
Gumby likes nothing better than to wrap those boneless toxic green colored arms around things and squeeze. Or so I thought. I have a confession. I wasn't born here. I moved to the US around the time I was 6, and wasn't fluent in English until about a year or so later. Due to the timing and travails of immigration, I…
As a lifelong New Yorker, I am not one to long for the good old days when the city was more "authentic." Getting mugged and watching prostitutes shoot up on the stoops of the East Village is not actually better in my book then seeing ritzy designer stores occupy the buildings attached to those stoops. For one thing, I…
There is now rare, vintage Manischewitz. In case you are one of the uninitiated, Manischewitz is a sticky, cloyingly sweet red wine bought for Passover, one small sip of which is consumed before it is poured down the sink. This is repeated each year, as if the buyer has amnesia, out of a sense of guilt and tradition.…
You guys, you guys, Rob Ford’s crack smoking is not that big a deal, I mean, he was in a “drunken stupor" when it happened, so it totally does not count. You get backsies for anything done while pass out drunk. It’s sort of like cheating while in a different time zone, I think.
When your mother said buckle your seat belt and don't drive fast, maybe she was on to something. After years of theories and tests, it seems scientists have concluded that King Tutankhamun, the 19 year-old Egyptian boy king most famous for having his tomb found intact, died in a vehicular accident. A chariot accident…
The League of Shadows wants you!
While getting a coffee this morning I overheard the guy in line ahead of me tell the cashier that he worked for a small publishing house, he called it "bespoke". He then proceeded to get his $5 shade grown coffee, flip open his shiny new laptop and look busy.
Groupon is pushing a BYOB class to paint ethically sourced deer antlers, ladies and gentlemen, our lives are officially beyond parody.
I am sort of throwing up a little inside right now, but it seems that for those who think alligator bags are not exclusive enough, there is… human skin?