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The Gutter-Cleaning Robot

Miss Cellania

You read about robots that can do surgery or play the fiddle, but where are the robots that tackle your unpleasant chores? One available now is the iRobot® Looj Gutter Cleaning Robot.

December 17, 2007

Miss Cellania

How far can you go after the gas light in your car comes on?

Mishugas: Time is Money Winner!

David K. Israel

Our Time is Money contest is over, folks! Thanks to all who entered. You can check out the video for the grand total. And the lucky winner

Fourth Caption Contest Winner!

David K. Israel

The results have been tallied from our fourth caption contest and we have our winner! Thanks to all who entered and all our finalists. Mike took it with the very clever: "What can I say.


Jason English

"¢ It's intern season. If you'd like to nominate yourself, read the original 'Calling All Interns' post.

4 World Leaders & Their Killers' Brutal Punishments

Jason English

With the media throwing Jodie Foster a coming out party this week, John Hinckley's name has been in the news.

Weekend Genius Challenge #11: More Four-Letter Words

This weekend's Genius Challenge will challenge your creativity as well as your smarts.

Job Search Nadirs


In a city (LA, holla) overflowing with strikers and "collateral damage," unemployment is on the agenda. After a period of what production people call hiatus (e.g.

Fourth Caption Contest Finalists!

David K. Israel

[There's still time to get your vote in if you haven't already! We'll lock this one down at noon Sunday.] Thanks to all who entered our 4th Caption Contest.

8 Fairy Tales And Their Not-So-Happy Endings

Stacy Conradt

by Stacy Conradt, Laurel Mills & John

Friday Happy Hour: Corporate Holiday Parties

Jason English

The responses to Randy's post on crappy work incentives are so great. My favorite kind of humor.

Crappy work incentives

Ransom Riggs

I was trying to find the public bathroom at Macy's the other day -- no easy task in any department store; why is that? -- when I ran across the employee lounge, and this sign.

Weekend Word Wrap: cryptic puzzle no. 1

David K. Israel

As promised a couple weeks back, today we present Tom Toce's extremely clever and very challenging word puzzle composed mostly of cryptic clues and a few straight-up anagrams.

Mishugas: Time is Money - Part 3

David K. Israel

If you're just joining us, we're in the middle of a serialized video contest giving you the chance to win $25 toward WHATEVER YOU WANT in our store.

The Triumphant Conclusion of "The Wire"

Chris Higgins

I'm a relatively recent convert to The Wire, an HBO TV series that is consistently described as "the best show on television," despite its small viewership compared to other series.