Maine restaurant getting lobsters high to ease their suffering

September 20, 2018 Editor 0

Lobsters at a restaurant in Maine are getting baked, not in the oven but with medical marijuana. Charlotte Gill, the owner of Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, Maine, has been experimenting with getting her lobsters stoned as a way to ease their distress, pain, and suffering. Boston.com: After reading about cannabinoid receptors in invertebrates, Gill and her staff took a leftover cardboard box from a vendor and filled it with an inch of water, then covered the box […]

Riccardo Tisci’s #newera at Burberry

September 20, 2018 Editor 0

Burberry started a new chapter with Riccardo Tisci. London Fashion Week’s spotlights were all on the debut’s collection of the Italian designer, who was named the creative director of the Brit brand in March. Actually, it was more than just an artistic challenge: Tisci, a few days before Burberry’s fashion show, launched the #newera hashtag, announcing a true change for the maison.   Burberry is actually experiencing a radical change in every aspect: a few weeks ago, in fact, the brand announced […]

Myth: Interstitials are bad

September 20, 2018 Editor 0

SPONSORED: Presented by Ogury Maybe it’s trite to say, but if anyone can understand the value of advertising, it’s certainly marketers. Those same marketers though, when they’re off the clock, will readily admit there are far too many lousy ads. And it’s not only marketers with their trained eyes who are noticing how bad and invasive much of advert…Read More

This startup wants to become the Facebook of death

September 20, 2018 Editor 0

Social media has changed how we live, and surprisingly, how we die. Mortality used to be an intimate affair shared between families and close groups of friends, but that’s no longer the case. People now broadcast the passing of their loved ones across the internet to an audience of potentially billions. This raises an interesting question: are social media platforms, which are rife with trolls and aggressive advertising, appropriate vessels for collective grieving? Mark Alhermizi, founder and CEO of Everdays, has […]

Never Be Ashamed Of That Name

September 20, 2018 Editor 0

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Garmin built a Spider-Man activity tracker for kids

September 20, 2018 Editor 0

Spider-Man is seemingly everywhere this year. The web slinger jumped off cinema screens in Avengers: Infinity War and on to his first console game in years, the universally-acclaimed Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4. Just in time to cash in on the craze,…

3D-printed gun pioneer charged with sexually assaulting a child

September 20, 2018 Editor 0

She’s 16, according to the affidavit: legal in many places, but most certainly not in Texas. Libertarian smoke, libertarian fire. Cody Wilson, whose push to post blueprints for 3-D printed guns online has made him a key figure in the national gun control debate, was charged on Wednesday with sexually assaulting a child in Texas. But law enforcement officers said they were having trouble finding Mr. Wilson, who missed a flight back to the United States from Taipei, Taiwan, his […]