You may now attempt to ford the river instead of finishing up that report at work. Or find out who dies of dysentery while on your lunch break. The Internet Archive has released nearly 2,400 old school MS-DOS games on its site at the link here Internet Archive MS DOS Games. Let's face it, though. … Continue reading Oregon Trail Now on the Internet Archive
Do you miss shaking your Polaroid photos as you waited for them to develop? Polaroid told us that shaking them didn't actually help the image come up any faster, but shake them we did. Maybe you just miss being able to sing that Outkast line without children even knowing what you're talking about. It was … Continue reading Polaroid Zip Bringing Back Memories
I think most of us have imagined what it would be like if they'd just light all the fireworks at once while lounging on a blanket or canvas chair on the Fourth of July. Just once, it would be cool to see the beginning, middle and ending comprise one sweet cacophony of a finale. If … Continue reading Fireworks Factory Explodes Near Bogota
I'm looking forward to 2015. Generally Trivial will be looking to grow. There are some plans for stuff coming up that should be a lot of fun. And that's exciting. Tonight, I'll be celebrating the ending of a good year with good friends. Lots of us in America will be watching the ball drop in … Continue reading Generally Trivial Ringing in the New Year.
I was like a lot of podcast enthusiasts, setting up my subscription to Serial before the first episode dropped a few months ago, ready for a fresh take on the podcast medium.I'm not sure we were ready for what came into our feeds. From the first episode, Sarah Koening used deft storytelling in an engrossing … Continue reading So Serial is Over, Now What?
I think about pizza a lot. Like, right up there with remembering I have to get gas in the morning or whether or not I locked my door a lot. Like, if you ask me what I'm thinking about at any given moment, there's probably a twenty three percent chance it involves pizza. So reading … Continue reading Pizza Hut Wants to Know What You’re Thinking
Have a hankering for some Thin Mints and don't know any Girl Scouts? Start checking your inbox. The industrious young ladies who participate in Girl Scouts are entering the digital space to sell their wares. It's one of those ideas that seems like a no brainer after hearing about it. Americans love few things more … Continue reading Girl Scouts to Go Digital With Cookie Sales
Fans of George Lucas' galaxy far, far away have reason to celebrate today. And it's not half priced electronics at Walmart. Today, the trailer for the seventh installment in the Star Wars franchise made its roaring appearance on the internet. This is going to have people commenting for a long time. Here is the video: … Continue reading The Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Trailer is Here!
-By Jeff Reed Whoa. This is heavy. Fans of the Back to the Future movies have hoped for years to have some of the technology shown in the future scenes in the films. A jacket that adjusts to your fit and dries itself. Dinner that is delicious within moments. Loads of cool stuff. But let's … Continue reading Great Scott! Hoverboards are a real thing.
By Jeff ReedIra Glass' 'This American Life' is, with room for discussion, the best podcast available on digital subscription services. It's certainly one the most successful podcasts in terms of raw numbers. The folks running the This American Life page boast getting a million downloads per episode regularly. The Wiki page for the show lists … Continue reading The Serial Podcast: A Fascinating Journey