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Make A Trump Presidency Like Y2K, A Catastrophe Averted

Andrew Winston | Posted 11.13.2016 | Politics
Andrew Winston

Conservative commentator David Frum has seemingly been as worried about a Trump presidency as any liberal. He tweeted something important a few days a...

There Is A Fruitcake On The Moon

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 12.29.2016 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

According to an old French proverb, Rome was not built in a day. So, you're going to think I'm totally off the wall, but I believe that the same can ...

10 Y2K Food Trends That Are Still Relevant

Thrillist | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste

Although the biggest food fad of the year 2000 might've been hoarding bottled water, the turn of the millennium held many more trends that are still relevant 15 years later, to both survivalists and not-crazy people alike.

Finally, the End of the Five-Year Armageddon Trade?

Terry Connelly | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Plenty of worry for the famous wall that markets often climb, but no Armageddon's on the horizon. Maybe we can get back to "normalcy" after all, even with increased market "volume" more to the upside.


Mike Selsky | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Mike Selsky

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Putting Techno-Panics in Perspective

Larry Magid | Posted 09.16.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

A lot was written about the DNSChanger scare last week. I tried to downplay the risk, but some security experts and journalists sounded alarms. Could it be that spreading fear about malware helps sell security software and improves ratings for news stories?

Insane Bar Code Portraits

Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

Scott Blake makes incredible interactive portraits out of bar codes, illustrating how black-and-white data can come to resemble a personal connection....

Where is My Flying Car? And Other Questions to Ask About the 21st Century

Lisa Solod | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home
Lisa Solod

Flying cars, Rosie the robot housekeeper, moon colonies and the like would all be lovely. But I would rather have made more progress toward decency and equality and kindness and humanity than we seem to have made.

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Turning Oprah Into Barcode Art | Buck Wolf | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

To Oprah Winfrey fans, the end of her show is like the end of the world. But the fear of Doomsday is what inspired one artist to turn Oprah's imag...

How Internet Startups Are Like Your High School Band

Ujwal Arkalgud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ujwal Arkalgud

Once upon a time, you had to be a musician to be cool -- you know, to be a rock star. Today, all you need is an internet startup!

Understanding Understanding

Kenneth Kales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth Kales

I hope that 2011 will mark the beginning of a decade where more people grasp an understanding of understanding.

Y2K Plus 10: Time to Reassess and Revitalize Business in a Damaged World Economy

Richard Attias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Attias

What I'm proposing and organizing in the wake of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression -- the New York Forum -- is an attempt to jump-start a new paradigm for growth around the globe.

The End As I Know It: A Touching, Sweet Y2K Novel That Gets the '90s Right

Alex Remington | Posted 01.20.2010 | Home
Alex Remington

This is the sort of book that many people might call a summer read. But there's no need to stereotype by season something so thoroughly pleasant. It might just be the funniest historical fiction I've ever read.

A New Year: Where We've Been And Where We're Going

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

We've lost a lot of our our innocence in only 10 years. From Al Quaeda to Bernie Madoff, we're waking up to the realization that the American Dream is just a dream if we aren't responsible for it.

10 Years Ago: How Doodlings Helped Me Survive Y2K

Craig Kanalley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig Kanalley

I've always loved writing. I grew up writing short stories, making up characters and plots, and just letting my imagination run wild.

The Decade in Review: A Tweet, Part 2

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The decade began with Y2K and ended with WTF.