The WeWork IPO – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

There is a reason — beyond the fact it is August — that WeWork’s upcoming IPO has driven so much discussion: it is a document defined by audaciousness, both in terms of the company’s vision and also the flagrant disregard for corporate governance norms by its leadership. And, of course, massive losses despite massive amounts […]

Mattresses fly free in a mass migration ahead of a Colorado storm

Most of you probably think mattresses are inanimate objects, forever lying stationary until some living creature, typically a human, picks one up and moves it. You’ll all think differently after seeing this video. The video, shot in Colorado on Aug. 17, claims that this mass mattress migration is an accident. “We were hanging out by […]

George R.R. Martin is relieved ‘Game of Thrones’ finally ended on HBO

Now that the HBO series is over, George R.R. Martin is feeling good about the future of A Song of Ice and Fire. The books that provided the narrative foundation for HBO’s Game of Thrones is still an ongoing and not-yet-finished series. In a new interview with The Observer, Martin admitted that he had a […]

Finally a ‘dream job’ contest that let’s you decide what that is

Follow your dreams.  That’s nice advice and all, but you’ve got bills to pay and tons of other responsibilities. So when another online contest pops up asking you to create an online video for a chance to earn big money and do something fantastic (become a “bacon intern” or “chief taco officer”) it’s easy to […]

Elon Musk’s orbiting Tesla Roadster has a full trip around the sun

A year in the life of Starman lasts about 557 of our Earth days. The Tesla Roadster that SpaceX sent into outer space in Feb. 2018 has now completed one full  orbit around the sun. The distance “driven” amounts to roughly 762 million miles which, according to Where Is Roadster?, means the car’s 36,000 mile […]

A drone raced an ambulance to deliver medical supplies and won

In a drone vs. ambulance showdown, first aid supplies get to patients faster when flown rather than driven through surface streets, sirens wailing. That’s what researchers from Iraq and Australia found during test scenarios with a DJI Phantom 3 Professional remote-controlled drone pitted against a human-driven ambulance vehicle in a busy Iraqi city. In four […]

Chaos erupts after a misheard bid for a rare Porsche at auction

Going, going, going, going… The 1939 Porsche Type 64 was expected to auction for at least $20 million at Monterey Car Week in California over the weekend, but a confusing start with the auctioneer and excitement in the room meant the bidding process on the rare vehicle was more than bungled.  A starting bid of […]

Study finds connection between using emoji and having sex

Recent studies suggest that frequent use of emoji with a potential partner is linked to more active and successful romance. A pair of studies examined attitudes toward emoji use in interpersonal situations.  Read more… More about Iphone, Mashable Video, Emoji, Sex, and Sex And Relationships Temp Mails (https://tempemail.co/) is a new free temporary email addresses […]

Supreme is releasing a branded 3G burner phone

There’s a new item available for those who want to live on the bleeding edge of fashion and in the dark ages of tech. The streetwear brand Supreme will release a branded 3G burner phone emblazoned with its logos on August 22. Spotted by The Verge among the brand’s other offerings in its Fall/Winter 2019 […]

9 Factors You Should Consider When Selecting an Email Vendor

Whether you’re picking an email delivery vendor for the first time, or reevaluating your current provider there is no shortage of information out there to consider. To make an educated decision you not only have to learn all of the industry jargon (can you say Simple Mail Transfer Protocol 5 times fast?), but also sift […]