Though the inimitable Dorothy Parker once claimed, "Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses," times, they have changed. These days there is nary a fella out there who would balk at putting the moves on some bespectacled nerd-babe. In fact, it's pretty much safe to safe to say, that being "adorkable" is now considered a compliment.
The Gizmodo App Challenge inspired by BMW i's sustainable and design-conscious i concept cars came and went, and one talented Gizmodo reader had her winning app revealed on Wednesday evening at the GQ Best Stuff of the Year event. The winner? "I Can Make That," a creativity a sustainability app created by Sara A. that helps people repurpose materials lying around the house by making DIY projects out of them (like turning an old bicycle into a pedal-powered generator for camping).
Be still, hearts of America. The perennial bad-boy prince of Beverly Hills has been busy at a studio in Los Angeles. No, he's not doing voicework for an animated version of a certain '90s primetime soap (wish!). He recorded a holiday gift that money can't buy from AT&T: a customizable video message accompanied by longing looks that will be sure to delight the velvet-choker-wearing friends in your life.
Everyone likes ripping open presents around this time of year. But picking out a friend's glasses that they wear on their face every day is a daunting task. Warby Parker knows this, and is offering gift cards in denominations of $50, $95, $145 and $195 — and all holiday gift cards will arrive at your lucky pal's door alongside a giant, custom, hand-iced cookie from Eleni's New York.
These days, buying a small car is a daunting task. With gas prices constantly in flux, cities becoming more cramped and a market inundated with bland options, it's easy to think that you have to sacrifice style and passion to meet your practical needs. The BMW i3 Concept will change all that — finally mixing stellar design with green commuting appeal to create an electric daily driver designed to give you the best of both worlds.
LifeDrive isn't just any carbon fiber shell. It's the world's first automotive body specifically designed and purpose-built for the series production of electric cars — and the architecture underneath the gorgeously fluid skin of BMW's new i3 and i8 electric Concept cars. LifeDrive is innovative, lightweight, and smartly engineered. It's also kinda like a giant skateboard. Here's why.
Girls, Lena Dunham's little corner of the big old world became a must-watch situation for HBO earlier this year. Girls came, girls went, girls lost their pants and lost their shit. The adventures of Hannah, Jessa, Marnie, and Shoshanna (and their various bosses, parents, hookups, husbands, gynecologists, and the like) lend themselves quite nicely to Internet memedom.
According to the Mayan Calendar, we are all hurtling toward inescapable destruction. On December 21, the world will cease to be. What better way to help prevent the apocalypse than to join former NBA player and current Old Spice Champion Dikembe Mutombo in his quest to add more time to the calendar?
You aren't in high school anymore, so the smart and hot thing is a total go. The "oops-I'm-handsome" nuclear physicist look works on anyone, and fake drugstore frames just aren't going to cut it. Warby Parker's reasonably-priced, stylish glasses and sunglasses will rescue you from looking painfully unhip, tragically doltish, and, frankly, a little boring.
These days, not everyone's tied to an office. But if you're working from the road, it doesn't mean you can't get as much done as you would if you were sitting at a desk. In this, the last of our Business Casual series written in conjunction with the join.me crew, we'll look at the mobile office tools that can help anyone whose work life involves airport security lines, rental car upgrades, and the endless search for Wi-Fi.
Say hello to Chiara Atik, everyone! Chiara is the current Dating Expert at HowAboutWe, has done stints as a nightlife reporter and Editor over at Guest of a Guest, and is about to publish a book called Modern Dating: a Field Guide — basically she's the go-to-girl for how to dive headfirst into the shark tank better known as the New York social scene.
If you are gainfully employed, it's likely that meetings are part of your life. And, no matter how much you protest, they're not going anywhere. Here in the Business Casual series, written in conjunction with the join.me crew, we covered your sweet work-from-home setup, and now we're going to address the dreaded phenomenon known as "meetings" and how to make the best of them. With a little help from Kenny Rogers.
Whether you have a lucrative gig blogging about coupons or your work-from-home status is merely temporary, laptop + jammies does not a home office make. Welcome to the Business Casual series, a triptych of posts about how to stay on task at work — whether you're onsite, offsite, or at home. Created in conjunction with the join.me crew, Business Casual is your one-stop shop for your modern workplace advice needs. This first installment is all about the glorious phenomenon known as "working from home."