There’s no quicker way to suck the lifeforce out of a room— just mention this word: database.
Unfortunately there are times when such evil things cannot be avoided. A recent project required keeping track of the ins and outs of certain items. Dates, amounts, notes, and sometime even photos would be recorded. A spreadsheet seemed adequate… until it wasn’t.
If you sell stuff on eBay, and you’re based in the US of A, you most likely don’t offer international shipping. The majority of us have found the ins and outs of sending items across the pond… well, a hassle. Extra paperwork, language barriers, customs, VAT, yada yada. But all that might be a thing of the past with a new service eBay is offering:
Chobani is jumping into the oat milk business with both feet.
As sales of cow milk decline the yogurt giant is plotting their move into the growing alt.milk market. More and more people are discovering their intolerance to dairy (about half the population worldwide) and searching for plant-based alternatives. This, plus to that the increased awareness of the impact agriculture has on the planet, has spawned a wide range of milk alternatives.
The CIA has launched an Instagram account.
Just too weird not to share.
Sure enough, America’s top spy agency’s debut post on Instagram is an obviously staged shot of a fake CIA employee’s desk; complete with props that would be more at home in Harriet the Spy than Zero Dark Thirty. There is a wig disguise and a paper bag labeled “Top Secret Pulp”. The caption is “I spy with my little eye…”.