The Middle Seat Is The Worst

Tiana Feng


Do you ever find yourself on a packed subway train and discover that the only empty seat is the middle seat? The one between two people.

Sometimes there’s a bag on it and you have to ask someone if you could interrupt their comfortably seated belongings. Other times there is a guy manspreading (spreading his legs and taking up two seats). They can be too squishy, especially when I am carrying my worldly belongings on my back. I try my best not to touch anyone as if everyone is made of lava.

A lot of times the middle seat exists because strangers don’t want to sit beside each other. However, I frequently discover after sitting down that the two people on both ends do know each other and I become the awkward fulcrum to a very weird seesaw. I listen to two people share their lives in great detail, without…

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Vancouver man brutally assaulted after posting Craigslist ad selling jewellery

Global News

WATCH: A warning for anyone posting ads on Craigslist or any other online marketplace, after a 59-year-old man was badly beaten.

VANCOUVER – A 59-year-old man will require assistance for the rest of his life following a brutal assault that took place last November.

Vancouver Police say the victim had posted a Craigslist ad, selling some costume jewellery, and was attacked in his home when the buyer responded to the ad.

It  happened on Nov. 11, 2014, at about 5:30 p.m. The victim suffered severe head and facial trauma and was knocked unconscious. It was more than an hour before he was able to get up and walk to a neighbour’s apartment to ask for help.

The suspect stole several items from the home, but Cst. Brian Montague, with the Vancouver Police, says they believe the motivation for the robbery was the jewllery, which the suspect may have thought was worth…

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Lonely Costa Rica Street

Induced Chaos Photography

I was sitting in a bar with friends and I had a camera with me and they asked me if I could take a shot with my cameras that I had in my bag. I knew I had a mini tripod so I just attached my Sony RX100M3 onto it, leveled it and then went ahead and took the shot. It was an 8 second exposure and while not visually compelling I thought I share what a supposed compact camera can do at ISO 80 and a tripod.


Lonely Costa Rican Street

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Play 8-Bit Games on-the-go with the Arduboy 🎮


This is the Arduboy.  It’s a card-sized game system that allows you to play, create, and share 8-bit video games.  The tiny device looks very similar to the classic gameboy, but it a much smaller package.  It features a brilliant OLED display, soft-touch tactile buttons, a piezo speaker, an 8-hour battery life, and more.  The project has a goal of $25K on Kickstarter, which it has already by $65K.  You can reserve yours for $39 right here.


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