Distraction Free Writing with Markdown Is My Jam

Like any art form, writing is rendered in many different styles and each individual has his or her own approach. For so many of my online jobs I prefer to use Markdown. It’s dead simple and works universally. Markdown has made me more productive, perhaps it can help you too. Read More!

Eat Teddy Bear-Shaped Food at Japan’s Strange ‘Ted 2’ Cafe & Bar

The only thing more questionable than the theme is the dates of operation. If you’re in Tokyo from September 21st to November 20th, you can check out Ted Cafe & Barthe only Ted-themed restaurant offering both teddy-bear-shaped food and oddly inappropriate quotes.

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You Live in the Minority Report Film Minus The Jet Packs

A short story by Philip K. Dick in 1956 became the 2002 film Minority Report and now it’s our way of life. Here’s hoping the marketing technology doesn’t get as obtrusive as in the movie. I’d rather not pluck my own eyeballs out like Tom Cruise.

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Weekly Roundup: June 13 – 17

This week we’re talking racial injustice, advising on stubborn significant others, saying goodbye to our least favorite iPhone apps, banking on the corner store, and learning about coffee. Join us for more next week!


4 Ways We Screwed Over Native Americans (And Still Are)


After Urban Outfitters got ahead in a ridiculously unethical situation, writer Lindsey Brunken looked at some ways white Americans continue to exploit or completely forget about Native American communities.

How Do You Convince a Stubborn Significant Other That They’re Wrong?


Adam tackles pharmaceutical drugs vs generic drugs and the stubbornness of being wrong (or right).

Apple Announces the Best New Feature in iOS 10: Deleting the Stocks App


After the WWDC keynote, the world learned an important fact: soon we can delete the Stocks app from our iPhones. Free at last, free at last! Check out what other apps will be deletable!

A High Guide to Corner Store Eats

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Stoned and ready for some snackage? Writer Luke Reppe says why your best bet is to go to your neighborhood corner store for all the junk food you require. 

A Non-Drinker’s Guide to the Complex World of Coffee


Making a cappuccino can be tough if you don’t know what a cappuccino is. Our quick and dirty guide is great for you coffee-holics and coffee abstainers alike!

Thanks for reading, and don’t forget to brush your teeth (otherwise you’ll always be a bridesmaid never a bride). Aloha!


Images courtesy of Urban Outfitters, , Tho Truong/Flickr and Cheryl Foong

Apple Has Fully Embraced Technological Anorexia and It Needs to Stop

Apple has created some amazing products and incited great change in the tech industry over the years, but their narrow focused has more recently resulted in anorexic, crippled products that favor simplicity over possibility.  This behavior demonstrates their unpleasant vision for their future, and I don’t think I want to be a part of it anymore. Read More!