Tyler Cowen, an economist and blogger, recently published an eBook entitled “The Great Stagnation“, which charts the gradual decline in innovation in the United States and its effect on the global economy. Here he is discussing the book and its hypothesis at a TED event: His argument is certainly a persuasive one. One has to […]
Arnold’s in a lot of hot water these days. Plus he took an acting break to run California, so it’s easy to forget that he made some classic films back in the day. Like Twins, which likely has the highest number of unintentionally hilarious lines in Schwarzenegger’s oeuvre. Exhibit A: Also great about Twins is […]
Big ups to Lifehacker for helping publicize this idea, and to user Mopic5 over at AudioKarma for the original post. It”s fascinating to thin that someone along the line figured out that it was a good idea to put something so foreign and crazy on something you normally want to take very careful care of. […]
A couple of years ago Fu-Quon posted a video that made me laugh for days. The 1992 classic Don’t Copy that Floppy. It was a pretty hilarious anti-piracy clip featuring DP, the digital rapper from cyberspace. What you don’t know is that they made an official sequel. Check it out below.
China seems to be kicking everyone’s ass these days. On the same day it’s being reported that the People’s Republic has taken over Japan as the world’s second-largest economy, a Chinese company has revealed a vehicle that promises to revolutionize public transit: a giant bus that straddles traffic! Called a “three-dimensional fast bus”, the outlandish […]
Granted this is not a question most people would think about. And I guess it also must be acknowledged that since you’re reading this post on the internet, you’ve got a little bit of geek in you. Gizmodo (the gadget blog with a lack of hip hop credentials) has posted an interview with RZA. RZA, […]
Amazing and nerdy parody of Jay-Z’s Empire State of Mind.
Not much to say other than this is a pretty decent video. It’s also the exact type of thing I hope I would do if trapped in a room for that long. (this guy was apparently quarantined with TB for several weeks).
For some reason or another, in the last couple of weeks, Gizmodo has had a lot of posts dealing with vinyl and the gadgets that work with it. I thought I’d do one big post with all of this stuff to help condense it all, and hopefully you find it a little interesting. Make your […]
Not much to this post beyond some pretty fun and easy Flash games by the Bell Brothers. Record Tripping It’s a strange mashup of deejaying, Alice in Wonderland, and puzzles. But it’s a good way to spend 5 or 10 minutes of your day. It’s hard to explain what actually goes on, beyond the fact […]