Storms Monday night forced a flight heading to Denver from Washington to make a pitstop in Wyoming for several hours. Flight attendants had served all the food on the plane, so the pilot pulled the only surefire trick to keep fussy passengers from revolting: ply them with pizza. He ordered Domino's, enough for each row to have their own pie.
The Ad Club, the advertising trade organization of New England, recently held its first "Brand-a-thon" contest for creative agencies to come up with branding campaigns for area startups in just three days. Eight shops competed on behalf of nine startups.
Outdoor ads have been physically demonstrating a commitment to environmental causes for a while. Here's a project that aims to make a difference in a social issue. Design Develop, an architectural design firm in Slovakia, has embarked on The Gregory Project, an initiative to turn billboard spaces into actual living spaces for the homeless.
Star Trek's replicators were not only able to produce any food or products our far-off descendants wanted, they were also able to make it from any kind of waste products. It was the ultimate recycling scenario, one that the new Ekocycle Cube 3D Printer hopes to emulate by using a new filament made in part from recycled plastic bottles.
YouTube Fans Funding FeatureLast week at the VidCon conference in Anaheim, CA, YouTube (GOOG) (GOOGL) announced a few new features that it plans to implement on its website. One of these features is a new "tip jar"
As the U.S. gears up to face Belgium today in the World Cup, many Americans will venture to bars dressed in red, white, and blue, a cold bottle of Budweiser on the brain. What could be more American than that? Yuengling, for one.
Lollapalooza is rolling out a new initiative this week called Lolla Cashless that claims to be the first effort from a major U.S. music festival to use radio frequency identification (or RFID)-enabled wristbands for payments.