Mall Store Staff Quits, Leaves Abusive Boss Very Public Note

Neetzan Zimmerman · 09/03/13 02:14PM

Fed up with their district manager's abusive mistreatment, employees at a Journeys footwear and apparel store inside Rochester's Marketplace Mall decided to storm out together in the middle of the day, during the busy Back to School season, locking up the store behind them.

James Cameron Goes to Bottom of Ocean, Just Like the Titanic

Maureen O'Connor · 03/08/12 02:44PM

Titanic director and Explorer-in-Residence of the National Geographic Society James Cameron recently constructed a 43-inch-wide "capsule" that he climbed into, then had dropped to the bottom of a five-mile-deep trench off the coast of Papua New Guinea. His next goal is to get dropped into a seven-mile-deep trench, so he can look at the creepy deep sea animals that live down there. So, now we know James Cameron isn't claustrophobic, aquaphobic, ichthyophobic, or nyctophobic.

Hero Portlanders Live to Tell of Journey Through America's Savage South

Hamilton Nolan · 01/16/12 05:35PM

Remember how last week we were talking about the "post-pointless" era of journalism, in which any and all experiences no matter how banal can be packaged as journeys of discovery and wonder, and sold to superficially pop-intellectual sites like Slate and Salon as something that appears just meaningful enough for a bored office worker with an advanced degree to justify wasting ten minutes of her life reading it, only to be left with the mental equivalent of the junk food hangover we get from feasting on an entire bag of unadorned Tostitos™ brand white corn chips?