Today, I surprised my husband by being naked in only a robe on. Well, once the door opened, I stood up and dropped it not realizing behind him were my in-laws. Thanksgiving will be quite awkward and Christmas too. FML
Accessory maker TwelveSouth has a solid lineup of gadgets, many of which fill a niche that their products uniquely address – and address remarkably well. The AirFly Pro ($54.99) is a new iteration on one of those, providing a way to connect Bluetooth headphones to any audio source with a 3.5mm headphone jack. It’s being […]
アンナは新しい職場 "The News" にやってきました。同僚達を紹介されますが、みんな忙しくてアンナの事をかまっていられません。
Rei met a nice guy on the train. He was sitting next to her. She thought he was handsome. There was a typhoon and the train was stopped for a long time. He started to talk to her. His name was Ichiro. They were both university students. They both liked JPop. They both belonged to … Continue reading [Short Story] Why do you have blue hair?
What lies beneath the murky depths? SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive wants to help you and the scientific community find out. He’s just led a $7 million Series A for Sofar Ocean Technologies, a new startup formed from a merger he orchestrated between underwater drone maker OpenROV and sea sensor developer Spoondrift. Together, they’re teaming up […]
If you wander into the Bandit coffee shop in Midtown New York, you won’t be able to just walk up to the counter and order something. Instead, you’ll need to download a mobile app. I experienced it for myself yesterday afternoon, when I — along with several other customers — pulled out my phone, downloaded […]
Today, my boyfriend dumped me out of nowhere, supposedly because I act like he's nothing but a sex doll. We've been dating 6 weeks and have had sex twice. FML
Today, I am Catfishing a guy on Twitter. I didn't mean to start it, I had an account I use to vent with and I used a pic with a cute girl. He sent me a DM that he liked my pic. He wants to talk on the phone. We have fallen for each other. He thinks, I am 18. I am a 39 year old single mother of 3 kids. FML
Team TechCrunch was back for Day 2 of Y Combinator’s Summer 2019 Demo Days where we heard from another massive chunk of startups that are taking disruption very seriously, even if they’re aiming to upend companies that only launched in Y Combinator a few classes ago. The total class of on-record Demo Days launches came […]
Lidar is a critical part of many autonomous cars and robotic systems, but the technology is also evolving quickly. A new company called Sense Photonics just emerged from stealth mode today with a $26M A round, touting a whole new approach that allows for an ultra-wide field of view and (literally) flexible installation.
At Basecamp we have an internal project called “Your proudest moments”. My colleague Dan set it up so that people at Basecamp could share anything we’re proud of. So far people have shared impressive, really feel-good accomplishments, such as performing complicated house renovations without professional help, writing books, or taking their parents on an unforgettable… keep reading
Can you complete this English expression? It means “to think something is suspicious”. Smell a…… a) dog b) cat c) rat d) mouse The answer is below!↓ Answer: c) rat Smell a rat!
Meet Foodvisor, a startup that has built a mobile app that helps you log everything you eat in order to lose weight, follow a diet or get healthier. You can add data by capturing a photo of your plate before you eat. “We’ve spent a little over two years doing research and development before we […]
Today’s Easy English Blog is from Patricia in New Zealand! It is very hot here today – our weather station says it is 33 degrees celsius I walked up the narrow paths on the hill near our house. I was wearing heavy shoes, long pants, a long-sleeve T shirt, thick gloves and a big hat. … Continue reading [Easy English Blog] Blackberries
Today, I realized that my wife is on her 3rd month using an IUD. The side effect is nonstop bleeding. I haven't had sex with her since she got it. I'd say this contraceptive is working perfectly. FML
アンナは上司のウィーバーさんに呼ばれます。The News のアナウンサーは残念ながらクビに。でも、アンナにぴったりの、新しい仕事が待っているのでした。
Establishing an enduring presence on the Moon will mean making a lot of landings — and NASA researchers want to make those landings as reliable and cheap as possible. This robotic "pallet lander" concept would be a dead simple (as lunar landers go) way to put up to 300 kilograms of rover and payload onto the Moon's surface.
Today, I realised why I’m so irritable these days. My former flatmate smoked so many cigarettes that, now he’s moved out and taken the smoke with him, I’m going through nicotine withdrawal. I realised this after I saw cigarettes in a shop and couldn’t stop staring at them. FML
アンナは The News のアナウンサーに抜擢されました。でも、ニュースを読みながら思わず感情をこめてしまうので、何度も NG を出してしまいます。
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and the COVID-19 pandemic has surged event cancellations across the country. Tech workforces have found ways to stay productive: back-to-back Zoom calls, work-from-home happy hours and more Twitter threads than anyone asked for. But Jason Craparo, the founder of events platform Hio, wants to put organic, face-to-face networking […]
Do you know the English expression “to make (someone’s) blood boil“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the answer? Omar: I heard your company isn’t giving bonuses this year. Maria: That’s right. When I heard the news it made my blood boil! Does it mean: a) make someone sad b) make someone angry c) … Continue reading Make (someone’s) blood boil
My mother died seventeen years ago. It is not only her family who remember her. Friends and neighbours remember her too. One thing they remember is her garden. Close to the street, she had a bed of freesias. Every spring, anyone who walked past her house could smell the beautiful perfume of these white spring … Continue reading [Easy English Blog] Freesias