"If at any point over the coming days, weeks, and months to come, you find yourself confused as to how to navigate the thicket of pictures of Nelson Mandela coming at you in every country in the world, bear in mind this salient fact of history: it was once illegal in South Africa to have a picture of Nelson Mandela in your home."
Drone delivery makes a lot of sense if: 1) you don’t have USPS 2) you don’t have FAA 3) you don’t have roads 4) China http://t.co/Y1npnqDBvq— Tim Carmody (@tcarmody)
Is this the possible intended audience for ‘Amazon Drones?’ Because — for one — it’s currently illegal to use drones for commercial purposes in the United States, and a few people on twitter have already mentioned that the pilot-to-drone ratio is going to be 1:1 for the forseaable future.
I wonder if Thomas Friedman still thinks about the Swiss cashier with pink hair.
Has there ever been a detective who’s gone to wine tastings just to sniff the glass and go, “I smell … a murder?” And he’s right? And he keeps on doing it — to the point where people just roll their eyes? There has to have been.
"Good evening. I’m your dubstep sommelier."
"And if the Western has transmogrified itself from a fairly recognizable Bad Day at Black Rock or something generally John Ford-y to Breaking Bad, then why can’t we say that ‘Cold, Cold Heart’ has made its way up to Montreal by way of Texas?"