What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: January 15-19

Shortcuts, epidemics, VR, junk food, winter, technology, trends, and meteors. Save yourself a keystroke and implement these shortcuts. The flu is near epidemic threshold. If you’re sick, stay home. One Way Stock/flickr/2013 Some of our members might find this...
January 19, 2018

What We’re Reading: January 8-12

Lots of tech and pets, plus snow and regional dialects. American kids get their first cellphone at age 10? Our parents never even got us our own landline! Should major companies address dependency on their tech? #GetOffMyLawn #ShakesFist CES...
January 12, 2018

What We’re Reading: January 1-5

Winter, resolutions, records, strategy, housing, optimism, When it’s cold enough, boiling water does this. And falling water does this. When your pipes freeze, don’t do this. Do this instead. Need to clear snow from your roof? Be safe! Did...
January 5, 2018

What We’re Reading: December 18-22

Birthdays, entertaining, travel, technology, room, insurance, design, and Christmas. So, if we don’t acknowledge a birthday, then we don’t age, right? We trust Mary Berry when it comes to all things entertaining, so heed her advice on getting people...
December 22, 2017

What We’re Reading: December 11-15

Fire hazards, side hustles, yogurt, geology, Net Neutrality, traffic, and Star Wars. WATER YOUR TREE! Thank you. And while we’re on the subject, don’t plug space heaters into power strips. This tree substitute doesn’t need to be watered. Make...
December 15, 2017

What We’re Reading: Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Holiday tips, inspections, tiny living, design, science, communities, and AI. Need a little inspiration as you decorate your home for the holidays? Buying a Christmas tree this season? Make sure you secure it! And don’t do this. Traveling to...
December 1, 2017

What We’re Reading: Nov. 20-22

Thanksgiving, lies, presents, contests, design, finance, and housing cycles. Hosting for the holiday? Check out these tips to make your guests feel at home. Did you start brining your turkey yesterday? Need AI support? Ever wonder how the giant...
November 22, 2017

What We’re Reading: Nov. 13-17

Thanksgiving prep, design, and tech. This marvelous product from Stove Top is sold out, but maternity pants should still do the trick. Just a reminder for the novice Thanksgiving chefs out there that the Butterball Hotline really does exist....
November 17, 2017

What We’re Reading: Nov. 6-10

Questionable products, security, dessert, waiting, bugs, time, art, glitter, communities, and autonomous vehicles. Welcome to 2017, where the following items are being sold: Exhibit A, Exhibit B, Exhibit C, & Exhibit D. Finally! A purpose for lava lamps. Leave...
November 10, 2017

What We’re Reading: Oct. 30 – Nov. 3

Pricing, hauntings, misbehavior, groceries, engineering, HR, plots, and voids. Noticing a rise in house prices? It’s not just you. According to some sources, there are specters  hanging around the White House. dead cat/flickr/2010 Kids will be kids, but we’d...
November 3, 2017