It’s a safe bet that if there’s a joke to be made about popular culture, The Simpsons has probably beaten you to it.
And with 25 seasons of comedy under its belt, America’s favorite TV family has even managed to predict events that we laughed off until they came true in real life.
From heavy hinting at potential NSA snooping to goofier predictions of future video phones, we’ve rounded up 11 times that The Simpsons imagined the digital…
The world celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8th
In honor of the ladies who have inspired, paved the way and given hope to so many of us, we rounded up powerful quotes from the female heroines who have helped women persevere and prosper throughout the years. Whether their words make us laugh, uplifted us or commiserated with us, these women have had profound impacts on our lives.
It’s impossible to list every…
Malibu Barbie, Veterinarian Barbie … and Pregnant Barbie?
Over the years, the doll who can do it all has had quite a few interesting spinoffs. On March 9, she’s celebrating her 55th anniversary, which means five and a half decades of bizarre Barbie iterations
From controversial creations like Student Teacher Barbie and “Oreo” Barbie, to the ditzy Teen Talk Barbie, here are some of the doll’s quirkier moments.
Each year, hordes of tech fans descend on Austin, Texas, for South By Southwest Interactive. This year is already shaping up to be one like no other, with can’t-miss panels and new startups taking center stage
It’s only March, but 2014 has already been defined by wearable tech and bold, billion-dollar acquisitions. During SXSWi, even more announcements and new technologies could enter the game
What are your predictions for…
Anyone can create a self-portrait. Hell, we’ve been painting them since the stone age. But it’s the way you share them that can be special. Are selfies narcissistic? Sure. Can they be annoying? Yes, if done with too much arrogance, vanity, or frequency. But they’re not pointless. Selfies fill a void in face-to-face communication and context left by our shift away from in-person conversation. Read More
Over the past few years, there has been a surge of home automation products to make our lives easier, more efficient and, in many cases, even more reliant on our smartphones.
With the kitchen being a central hub of activity, it’s no surprise that a lot of these advances in home tech revolve around the things we enjoy most — cooking, eating, and spending time with family and friends
In the gallery above, we’ve rounded up 10 neat…
Perfect icebreakers to jumpstart a conversation are difficult to come by.
Fortunately, there’s no shortage of depressing facts that are a surefire way to get people talking. Regale fellow party-goers with tales of the world’s loneliest animal, or bring down the mood with some harrowing statistics regarding our favorite medical practice.
Become the Debbie Downer you’ve always hoped to be with these depressing facts that will seriously bum you out. Or at…
It’s time to spice up your mouse
Tech users are accustomed to the standard shape and size of the trusty clicking and scrolling apparatus, which has become sleeker and thinner over the years. However, plenty of designers want to shake things up even more, putting their own spin on the classic style
And by “spin,” we mean overly ambitious and sometimes bizarre concepts — but cool, nonetheless. Here are 11 crafty mouse designs that will get your…