Monthly Archives: August 2017

Too Much CBD Oil for Nate Diaz

Coach: Nate Diaz ‘needs to get paid at least $20 million’ for Conor McGregor trilogy: Conor McGregor’s huge paycheck for his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather could mean more money for his future UFC opponents — at least that’s what Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez is hoping for. Diaz’s last two fights under the […]

Alan Peckolick

Early this month logo designer Alan Peckolick died: Alan Jay Peckolick was born on Oct. 3, 1940, in the Bronx to Charles Peckolick, a letter carrier (actual letters, not the kind his son would work with) and the former Belle Binenbaum. “I never knew anything about design or graphics or any of those fancy words,” […]

The NYPD Drops Their Windows Phones for iPhones

The NYPD has reached the end of the line with their Windows Phones and are switching to iPhones: The NYPD has to scrap the 36,000 smartphones it gave cops over the past two years because they’re already obsolete and can’t be upgraded, The Post has learned. The city bought Microsoft-based Nokia smartphones as part of […]

Conor

Mike Chiappetta writing for MMAFighting.com: Things returned to a normal order last night in Las Vegas. McGregor’s prediction — a knockout in less than four rounds — ticked away, unfulfilled. He didn’t finish Floyd Mayweather; he didn’t even win. The best boxer of the last 20 years got off to a slow start but eventually […]

Fitbad

Engadget: After a series of reported delays and developmental challenges, Fitbit is finally ready to unveil its first smartwatch. The timing is appropriate, given that this is the tenth anniversary of the company’s first tracker. The Ionic is Fitbit’s most modern device to date, featuring a colorful LCD touchscreen and advanced sensors. It also serves […]

The Most Liked Tweet Ever

Former President of the United States Barack Obama now has the most liked tweet ever. It’s not surprising to find out it has a message of positivity in the wake of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Our current Burnt Cheeseface President knows nothing about positivity or compassion. He would rather spend time lamenting […]

New York Rents

In New York, rents are increasing twice as fast as wages: What’s worse, StreetEasy found that rent increases haven’t risen equally across the various income brackets or rent price points. For instance, apartments priced at the bottom fifth tier of the market have spiked 4.9 percent annually since 2010 while homes in the top fifth […]

C.E.O.s Disbanding

Trump’s Council of C.E.O.s in Disarray Following Remarks on Protest: President Trump’s main council of top corporate leaders appeared on the verge of disbanding on Wednesday, said people briefed on the matter, following controversial remarks from Mr. Trump on Tuesday when he equated white nationalist hate groups with the protesters opposing them. Late Wednesday morning, […]

A Price Worth Paying

A product manager and Kalanick apologist is leaving Uber: Chris Saad, a product manager of Uber’s developer platform, is leaving the company after close to two years, sources tell Recode. Saad, who worked on creating technology tools for developers looking to integrate Uber services, has been vocal about his disappointment with former Uber CEO Travis […]

Taking the Long-term View

One year ago the much-anticipated video game ‘No Man’s Sky’ was released but it did not deliver on many of the features it had promised and subsequently faced a big backlash from many disappointed buyers. My brother was not one of the disappointed buyers and rather than take the short-sighted, reactionary view, decided to give […]