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'Moving hotel' Cabin adds bump-canceling beds on its overnight bus

'Moving hotel' Cabin adds bump-canceling beds on its overnight bus
A lot of things go bump in the night, especially a bus traveling 60 mph down Interstate 5 from San Francisco to Santa Monica, California. But if Cabin, the bus-hotel startup that's driven 10,000 passengers on overnight trips between San Francisco and SoCal since launching in July 2017, can do something about what they call "road turbulence" they think...

Prank: Make a surprise mini golf course in your friend's bedroom

Prank: Make a surprise mini golf course in your friend's bedroom
This is a prank of epic greatness. “My roommate left town for a few days, so naturally i decided to put a mini golf course in her room,” says khicagokid -- “complete with a water hazard.” The video is astonishingly good. HIGHLIGHTS: • “the water hazard was made of 400 dixie cups full of water. this part wasn't necessary, but...

Mars orbiter spots silent, dust-covered Opportunity rover as dust storm clears

Mars orbiter spots silent, dust-covered Opportunity rover as dust storm clears
Mars rover Opportunity has been operating on the surface of the Red Planet since 2004, but a dust storm this summer may prove to be the mission’s toughest challenges. The enormous storm caked Opportunity in dust and blocked out the sun, its source of energy — and there’s no guarantee the batteries aren’t dead for good....

Kind stranger gifts kid an adorable parking spot specifically for his little bike

Kind stranger gifts kid an adorable parking spot specifically for his little bike
Landing a guaranteed parking spot is the holy grail of city living. This little kid was gifted on in the most adorable way.  Writer Christie Dietz tweeted a photo of her son's new parking spot. The little boy has locked his tiny green bike to a local lamppost almost every day this year. On Monday, they discovered that the...

DoorDash customers say their accounts have been hacked

DoorDash customers say their accounts have been hacked
Food delivery startup DoorDash has received dozens of complaints from customers who say their accounts have been hacked. Dozens of people have tweeted at @DoorDash with complaints that their accounts had been improperly accessed and had fraudulent food deliveries charged to their account. In many cases, the hackers changed their email addresses so that the user could not...

Mormon women call on Mormon senators to delay Kavanaugh vote

Mormon women call on Mormon senators to delay Kavanaugh vote
A group of Mormon women are pushing the Judiciary Committee — which includes four Mormon senators — to delay the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of sexual assault allegations against him. “Given the seriousness of the allegations levied against Judge Kavanaugh, we call upon the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to immediately suspend...

How to take care of yourself when exposed to sexual violence in media and online

How to take care of yourself when exposed to sexual violence in media and online
Here are some timely resources for sexual violence survivors and the people who love them. RAINN is an important non-profit organization that has been advocating for the rights and dignity of sexual violence victims for a long time. They put out a statement on the Cosby verdict today, and some great advice for people who have survived sexual violence,...

See the new iPhone’s ‘focus pixels’ up close

See the new iPhone’s ‘focus pixels’ up close
The new iPhones have excellent cameras, to be sure. But it’s always good to verify Apple’s breathless on-stage claims with first-hand reports. We have our own review of the phones and their photography systems, but teardowns provide the invaluable service of letting you see the biggest changes with your own eyes — augmented, of course, by a high-powered...

Low-carb butter pecan cookies

Low-carb butter pecan cookies
I am super happy with these low-carb but high-fat Butter Pecan Cookies. I went to Los Angeles a few months ago, and was body shamed. Body shaming assholes are flaming assholes, but the flaming asshole was right and I needed to lose some weight. Sigh. I went back to eating a super low-carb diet. It has worked for me many, many...

What to expect from Facebook’s Oculus Connect 5 VR conference tomorrow

What to expect from Facebook’s Oculus Connect 5 VR conference tomorrow
The Oculus Connect 5 conference kicks off tomorrow in San Jose where FB and company will let their latest virtual reality efforts loose and attempt to prove to the world at last that VR is coming and there’s nothing we can do to stop it. Tomorrow is going to be a big day for hardware, though there might not...

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'Moving hotel' Cabin adds bump-canceling beds on its overnight bus

'Moving hotel' Cabin adds bump-canceling beds on its overnight bus

A lot of things go bump in the night, especially a bus traveling 60 mph down Interstate 5 from San Francisco to Santa...
Prank: Make a surprise mini golf course in your friend's bedroom

Prank: Make a surprise mini golf course in your friend's bedroom

This is a prank of epic greatness. “My roommate left town for a few days, so naturally i decided to put a mini...
Mars orbiter spots silent, dust-covered Opportunity rover as dust storm clears

Mars orbiter spots silent, dust-covered Opportunity rover as dust storm clears

Mars rover Opportunity has been operating on the surface of the Red Planet since 2004, but a dust storm this summer may...