Category Archives: Technology

Sprint Revives Locomía in Latest Campaign, Because Everybody Wants the 80s Back

I don’t know about you, but I spent a pretty good chunk of my youth dancing like a maniac to the ridiculous tunes of Locomía, the Spanish 80s pop band formed by four flamboyant fashion students who wore makeup, outrageous … Continue reading

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Apple Picks Mexico City to Showcase AirPods, Because CDMX is ‘Muy Cool’

Apple has launched its first commercial for its not-yet-widely-available wireless earbuds (aka AirPods.) And what better way to show how cool something is than by having a freestyle dancer roaming my birth city while listening to music? There are several things that … Continue reading

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‘El Risitas’ is Back to Explain Apple’s Obsession with Dongles

Spain’s treasure Juan Joya Borjas (aka El Risitas) jumped to geek fame a year ago when he “helped explain” the truth behind the design of the 2015 MacBook. One year later… El Risitas is back, this time with a beautifully crafted explanation of how dongles … Continue reading

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Everything is Better in Spanish, Including ‘Orange Is the New Black’ [Feat. Soraya Montenegro]

The rumors were true — and the wait is over. Soraya Montenegro, the evil stepmother of Mexican telenovela María la del Barrio, has finally ended up where she belongs: In prison. More specifically, Litchfield Penitentiary. ¡Sí, señor! Montenegro (played many years ago … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Nuni Toaster Wants you to Believe Tortillas Need to be Toasted [They Don’t]

If you thought Flatev was a stupid tortilla-related, crowdfunded project, wait until you see Nuni, a “revolutionary” Indiegogo project that promises to give us “the world’s first tortilla toaster,” which is basically a toaster-looking-gadget to, ahem, “toast” tortillas. I hate to rain on Nuni … Continue reading

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Some Dudes Made a Drone Piñata, and I Can’t Even

So, the guys behind online store Vat 19 wanted to do something fun to celebrate the first 2 billion views on their YouTube channel. And what’s more fun than a drone piñata stuffed with cereal marshmallows? This blogger is not going to spend much … Continue reading

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Making Tacos in Space Is no Easy Feat

Samantha Cristoforetti attempts to make a taco aboard the International Space Station. The ingredients? Whole red rice with peas and turmeric chicken. Can’t wait to see her face Chris Hadfield in a space-taco-challenge-thing soon. Taco tip: @ZackWhittaker

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