Archive | April, 2014

100-year-old people give you the best advice you will ever get

25 Apr

100-year-old people give you the best advice you will ever get

It may just be a Dodge ad celebrating 100 years of the company but, when 106-year-old Ethel Preston and her cronies look you in the eye and say you should do whatever the hell you want to do, you can tell they really mean it. Life is too damn short, even when you get to be one hundred years old. "Be a bad boy!" Indeed Ethel, indeed.

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General Mills Comes to its Senses, Reverses Legal Policy on “Likes”

21 Apr

General Mills Comes to its Senses, Reverses Legal Policy on "Likes"

General Mills has come to its senses, reversing its very recent and instantly unpopular attempt to punish customers who have liked it on Facebook or downloaded and used digital coupons. The original idea had been to force customers who have benefited from the cereal giant’s online generosity to give up their legal right to sue GM for any reason, funneling those customers instead into arbitration. In a blog post explaining the news earlier today, General Mills claims it "never imagined this reaction." Perhaps they need a better PR team. [General Mills, Huffington Post]

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Honeywell’s Bluetooth Air Purifier Knows When Your Allergies Are Bad

18 Apr

Honeywell's Bluetooth Air Purifier Knows When Your Allergies Are Bad

It’s allergy season, and if you’ve got ’em, you’re dying right now. Honeywell’s new Bluetooth-enabled Air Purifier talks uses your smartphone’s internet connection to monitor allergy reports and help you keep those sniffles under control.

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This Co-Working Table Has Hidden Depths

17 Apr

This Co-Working Table Has Hidden Depths

Co-working can be tough: regular users of a space have their natural sprawl, while those spending just a few hours at a desk would prefer a minimum of clutter. This desk has hidden depths to cater for all.

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Are LG’s New Headquarters Really a “Public Shame”?

16 Apr

Are LG's New Headquarters Really a "Public Shame"?

New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman is on a roll lately in his quest to hold architects accountable for their design shortcomings. His latest target? The firm HOK, which he says has turned tech manufacturer LG’s new headquarters into an "eyesore."

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$150 Chromebook, Futurama Box Set, Bluetooth Speaker, Nikons [Deals]

15 Apr

$150 Chromebook, Futurama Box Set, Bluetooth Speaker, Nikons [Deals]

Acer has refilled its refurbished goody bag with $150 Acer C720 Chromebooks, as well as the touchscreen-toting C720P for $220. The C720 line is regarded for its best-in-class battery life, and is the commerce team’s pick for best Chromebook. These sold out quickly last time they were available, so don’t delay.

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