Today’s Cartoon: Podcast Recs

Tuesday, November 12, 2019. By Jeremy Nguyen, with cartooncollections.com. The latest Gadget Lab podcast is about Google acquiring Fitbit, and what happens when Big Tech buys your darlings. Monday, November 11, 2019. By Lars Kenseth, with cartooncollections.com. When you die, Facebook wants your profile to become a place for grieving Read more…

Meet the Immigrants Who Took On Amazon

One of the most important people at the rally on December 14 was neither a politician nor an Amazon employee. Running operations behind the scenes alongside workers was a 23-year-old college student named Nimo Omar, who also helped cofound the Awood Center. The American-born daughter of East African refugees, Omar Read more…

How to Make Leaf Origami

Sora News 24 introduces us to Twitter user @kusabanaasobi, an origami master who specializes in leaves, acorns, and other fallen products of autumn. She can make fairies, butterflies, Santa Claus, crayons, and more appear from these natural materials. Best of all, her Twitter feed is filled with videos that show Read more…

Beluga Plays Fetch with Visiting Humans

[embedded content] South African visitors brought a 2019 Rugby World Cup ball to Antarctic waters and tossed it back and forth with a beluga. Perhaps they are recruiting for some rival of the Springboks, who won the championship this year. -via Twisted Sifter PREVIOUS STORY NEXT STORY Like this? Please Read more…

Michael Bloomberg Set For 2020 Run

Billionaire businessman and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork this week designating himself as a Democratic Party candidate in Alabama, setting the stage for a candidacy that could prove a threat to other moderates in the race. What do you think? “I’m glad someone is serious about Read more…