Clutch Worthy Battery Pack

Having consulted lifehacker on which portable battery pack to buy, I ended up promptly ignoring most of the advice ('cept the thing about amps-I looked at all the amps ratings) and picked up a mycharge razor because it's so thin that not only does it fit in a purse, it even fits into my teeny tiny evening clutch. » 11/27/14 12:43am Yesterday 12:43am

Phone advice

Ok, true confession guys, I don't own a smartphone and I'm considering whether to upgrade. If you were to choose a smartphone, which one would you buy and why? I'm on the fence about it, partly b/c of the data plan and that I'm online enough but I'm not sure. And for you, a skirt made of phones. » 11/26/14 7:20pm Wednesday 7:20pm

Brain Candy: Thanksgiving Nonogram Can't Compare to Mom's Apple Pie

Welcome back to Brain Candy! I am thankful for the apple pie my mother will bring to Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow. It's a county fair award-winning pie, and she'll put it right next to my uncle's pecan pie so that when dessert is served, she can compare to see whose pie goes first. The recipe is a closely-guarded… » 11/26/14 12:45pm Wednesday 12:45pm

They're Stealing My Job!

Whenever we talk immigration debate, it tends to be centered around very low wage jobs that many people honestly find degrading. The sort of jobs that everyone says "but Americans don't want those jobs". Well honestly, it looks quite similar on the other side of the wage scale too. Americans just don't get degrees in… » 11/24/14 1:37am Monday 1:37am

A Computer Translates Art

There is a web site called "Bad Translator." If you have ever tried to use computer translation, you know you can get some crazy answers. The web site compounds the crazy translations by translating a phrase from English into another language and back over and over again. I decided to translate the Charlie Daniel's… » 11/23/14 12:23am Sunday 12:23am