The KMart '90s Cassettes Are Bland Corporate Music Done Right
Attention retro culture enthusiasts ...
The Nine Lives of San Francisco's Presidio Pet Cemetery
What is the appeal of a 63-year-old pet cemetery in a historic urban park? Plenty, actually.
It's High Time to Put Restaurant Styrofoam in the Historical Landfill
The options for compostable or recyclable dinner and tableware are, finally, affordable.
How to Talk to Your State Legislator to Get a Law Changed or Passed
Giving testimony to state lawmakers is much, much easier than you would expect.
Does Anyone Care You Don't Own a TV?
One of the standby benchmarks of snooty hipsterdom is edging toward the mainstream.
Eight Halloween Pranks That Won't Get You Arrested
You can get a lot of mileage out of a Pennywise costume.
Why Do Most Police, Fire, and Ambulance Sirens Sound the Same?
God bless 'em, but they've scared a shitload of people through time.
Intellectual Arrogance Leads to Better Academic Performance
The pushiest jerks get the best grades, according to science and your own common sense.
Dig These 10 Legit Non-Candy Things to Give Trick-Or-Treaters
Curing America's sugar addiction, one street-block at a time.
The Emergency Alert System Could Be in for an Upgrade
Coming to an earthquake near you.
Why Your Disaster Kit Should Include a Drone
The Red Cross agrees: The life your sUAS saves may be your own.
Will the Remote Economy Solve the Traffic Problem?
Dear God, but do we hope so.
Reconsidering America's Languid March to the 6-Hour Workday
Sweden is shortening its workdays. But in the States, the economics of it still look dicey.
The Dry Brilliance of the Silica Gel Packet and Its Many Uses
To see the universe in a grain of sand, and wisdom in an inedible, discardable plastic bag.
Facebook 'Likes' Sway Public Opinion of Politicians
A University of Delaware study finds perceived Facebook popularity can attract votes IRL.
Why Canadians Are Going Online to Try to Vote 'Strategically'
With a federal election days away, Canada's fractured left is trying to unite. Sorta.
California Right-to-Die Law Makes It Fifth State to OK Assisted Suicide
It joins Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Montana.
The Life (and Death) Cycle of the Halloween Superstore
What do the citizens of Halloween City and Spirit Halloween do the other 11 months of the year?
The International Coding of Diseases-10 Is Hilariously Specific
The people behind ICD-10 thought of absolutely everything and don't seem to understand waterskiing.
Google Has Become Alphabet
How will the world take to the world's most interesting company becoming a whole new brand?