Saturday, June 23, 2018

Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke

James Corden headed to Liverpool for a special day with Paul McCartney visiting the Beatle's childhood home where he wrote music with John Lennon, performing songs in a local pub and of course driving around singing a few of Paul's biggest hits.

The World's First Working Dick Tracy Watch

This Dick Tracy replica wristwatch actually works as a two-way speakerphone. It connects to smartphones via Bluetooth. It’s also water-resistant to 3atm. Only 1,000 units will be sold.


Would you buy a $28 bottle of "unfiltered Hot Dog Water"?

Last weekend some dude offered bottles of unfiltered, "keto-compatible" "Hot Dog Water" at a Vancouver street festival for CAN$37.99 a pop. Who would be gullible enough to buy weiner water? Not me, I make my own a lot cheaper.

ViaBoing Boing:

The Search for General Tso

Ian Cheney's 2015 documentary The Search for General Tso tells the story of the Chinese dish that became a staple of take-out menus across America.  It is also the story of Chinese immigrants to America who used food to carve out a niche for themselves in a land where they first faced extreme adversity.

Via Eater

If the trailer piqued your interest, the full documentary is available here.

Lori Stern Uses Fresh Flowers to Bake the Prettiest Cookies Around

California baker Lori Stern is known for her botanical biscuits that resemble pages from a Victorian book of pressed flowers.