What are the Best Touchscreen Gloves?

It's freezing outside, and you want to check Dark Sky to further hammer home just how cold you are, but your smart device rejects the inputs from your obsolete gloves, asserting that they haven't changed since at least The Odyssey. You need hand protection from the elements that works with your touchscreen, but which… » 1/12/15 3:46pm 1/12/15 3:46pm

Why a Chinese Reporter Was Tied Up During a Typhoon

Mother Nature is dangerous business. Weather reporters in Asia (and elsewhere) are often sent into the eye of a storm—if anything, just so they can show how severe the weather is. And a typhoons are pretty dang severe.


On August 8, typhoon Haikui hit Hepu County in China, sadly leaving two dead in its wake. This is… » 8/09/12 5:00am 8/09/12 5:00am

Taiwanese Weather Girls Ripped Off By Chinese Weather Girls

Last December, Guangdong Satellite TV Station introduced a change to their regular weather broadcasts. Instead of stuffy meteorologists or on-air reporters reporting the changes in the weather, they hired a group of undergraduate Chinese girls.


The group, called Pin-Ko Pie, is made up of nine college girls who have… » 3/26/12 8:00am 3/26/12 8:00am