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Replace Facebook Ads With Vintage Ones From the 1980s 

image credit: Social AdsI’m as tired of looking at bad ads from Facebook as you are. But instead of running a standard ad blocker, I’m replacing the ads with something more interesting. Specifically, vintage ads from the ‘80s. Radical.Social Ads, Vintage Edition is a Google Chrome extension that replaces Facebook’s stable of ads with nostalgia-inducing...

Get Your Kid's Ears Pierced at a Tattoo Shop Because They Know What They're Doing

Photo: Body Electric Tattoo/InstagramI got my ears pierced when I was 10. My aunt took me to Claire’s at the mall, where I browsed a display of birthstone earrings, picked out a sparkly crystal pair, and then sat in a chair and hugged the giant comfort bear as a young employee aimed at my lobes with a piercing gun. Thirty seconds later, I had pierced...

Obnoxious Chipotle Order Reminds Us to Be Nice to Service Workers

Photo by Josh WilliamsThe most-hated non-politician on Twitter this weekend was designer Josh Williams, who showed off his Chipotle ordering hack (make the employees package each ingredient separately) and asked “Am I weird? Or brilliant?” Twitter mostly chose Option C: Josh is an asshole.Josh’s tweet went the bad kind of viral, through critical quote-tweets...

July’s Money Challenge: Save Your Spare Change

It’s summertime, it’s hot, and I’m pretty sure that means the holidays are the last thing on your mind. However, now is the time to start saving up for all your inevitable holiday spending, and this month’s challenge encourages you to do just that. Let’s keep our change.We’ve hit you with some tough challenges this year, from negotiating to saving for...

The Chanctonbury Ring Hike Bag

Image credit: Nat Wagstaff/FlickrWhen you’re out in the wilderness, it helps to stay prepared. That means more than putting on some hiking boots and bringing a snack to eat. It means packing a bag that’ll get you through with minimal waste and maximum effectiveness. To prep for a day-long hike to the Chanctonbury Ring hill fort, Nat Wagstaff showed...

TCL's New Roku 4K TV Is Very Good and Beautifully Cheap

All photos: Adam Clark EstesThe TCL P-Series sounds too good to be true. At almost half the price of similarly outfitted sets, these Roku-powered 4K TVs feature high-end features like full-array local dimming, high dynamic range (HDR), and Dolby Vision. All that, and a 55-inch model will only set you back $650. So is it really too good to be true? A...

Today's Best Deals: Star Wars Gear, $30 Echo Dot, Fitbit Scale, and More

$30 Echo Dots, Anker’s brightest flashlight, and Fitbit’s Aria smart scale lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.Top Tech DealsRefurb Echo Dot, $30Amazon usually sells certified refurbished Echo Dots for $5 less than new models, but today only, that discount has...

Here’s How Samsung's Bixby Compares to All Other Virtual Assistants 

Image: SamsungIn a world where every smartphone seems to come with its own version of Siri, Samsung is finally ready to release its own, fully functioning AI-based virtual assistant. Samsung recently announced Bixby, a digital voice assistant that’s capable of getting smarter depending on how much you engage with it. Bixby is built into the Galaxy S8...

What Do You "Have To" Do That You Don't Want To?

Image via flickr.Do you ever feel like you’re being crushed by all your responsibilities? Sometimes it feels like there are a trillion little things you simply have to do: you have to go to work, pay the gas bill, get some exercise, call your grandmother. You have to walk the dog, pick up groceries, pay your taxes, floss—there are countless administrative...

Deadspin Let’s See How Jazz Fans Are Taking The Gordon Hayward Signing | Jezebel Taylor Swift Learne

Deadspin Let’s See How Jazz Fans Are Taking The Gordon Hayward Signing | Jezebel Taylor Swift Learned From Her Mistakes | Fusion GOP Congressman Condemned by Auschwitz Museum for Filming Inside One of Its Nazi Gas Chambers | The Grapevine Tupac Prison Letter Reveals He Dumped Madonna Because She’s White |

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