Archive for September, 2014

The Plus Size iPhone And Apple Watch Made For Each Other?

Matt Yglesias explains the genius behind Apple’s new plus size phone and its watch: Of course that still leaves you with the question of how to do quick one-handed tasks on the go. The ideal thing, really, would be to pair the large phone with some kind of device that’s truly optimized for quick glances. [...]

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How Long Do You Want To Live

How long do you expect to live? How hard are you going to work to extend your life span? Have you even thought about the subject? Well Ezekiel Emanuel has and he offers his conclusions in this Atlantic article. Seventy-five. That’s how long I want to live: 75 years. …But here is a simple truth [...]

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The NFL’s Real Problem

The eventual demise of the NFL isn’t going to come as the result of players abusing women, getting busted for drug possession, endangering children or any other desultory offense; it’s going to come as the result of this: The National Football League, which for years disputed evidence that its players had a high rate of [...]

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Why Airport Screening Is A Snap

The next time you’re in line just let this little video make your wait a bit more comfortable.

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The Glass Half Empty/Full? Employment Report

So, another monthly employment report and, depending mostly upon your political persuasion, either just a blip in an otherwise upward trend or further evidence of a stagnant, deteriorating economy. Personally, I tend to look on it as just a data point in an economic statistic which requires lots of data points to establish some version [...]

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