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9.13.18

The Boring Company Just Got Approval to Build a Batcave in a Residential Garage

The cars will go from SpaceX HQ nearby, to the private garage, and back again.

6.14.18

Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Building an 18-Mile Tunnel In Chicago

The loop between downtown Chicago and O'Hare airport will be the Boring Company's biggest project yet.

1.23.18

Why This Ex-'Angry Birds' Exec Wants to Build a $15B Tunnel Under the Baltic Sea

“I haven’t built tunnels before.”

7.1.17

'Tragic Fest,' Todays Comic by Akvile Magicdust

Lucy and friends can spice up any boring party with their concoction of DIY coffee liquor.

2.28.16

The Shady, Anti-Communist Origins of the Oscars

The Academy is essentially the NRA of movies.

10.23.15

I Spent a Whole Day Doing Online Surveys to See if They Can Actually Make You Any Money

Turns out eight hours of sitting and clicking little bubbles isn't an easy path to riches.

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9.8.15

I Stood in a Mist of Gin and Tonics and Felt Disappointed

This year's Brisbane Festival has a bar that serves drinks via an immersive fog.

6.30.15
6.10.15

I Went on a Stakeout with a Private Investigator and Learned About Boredom

You'd think it would be awesome to work as a PI. And it is, except that you pee in a bottle.

4.30.15

Laser Tag Taught Me How to Hate

I'm sick of everyone pretending this sweaty mess is the universe's ultimate pastime.

4.22.15

The Secret Nightlife of Tunnel-Boring Machines

I joined a crowd of people to watch a crane lift two tunnel boring machines from the ground in the dead of night.

10.10.14

When Tourism Turns into Narcissism

Like the dude on safari who doesn't lift his head from the lens, many of us have started vacation to accumulate stories, photos, and experiences rather than just letting the unfamiliar wash over us, and reveling in the surprise of unexpected things.

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