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By Paolo Lucchesi, SFGate.com This morning on the Today Show, the shoe that everyone was waiting to drop finally dropped: Guy Fieri responded to New York Times critic Pete Wells’ zero-star bloodbath of a review of his Times Square restaurant, Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar. After all, when a (now viral) review consists of 34 questions, Fieri’s answers were [...] [Read More]
Amazon now has a page sporting just about everything you’d need to survive the zombie apocalypse. (Assuming, of course, that something called a “zombie-seeking-missile” either doesn’t exist or isn’t sold on Amazon.) The gallery above shows you some of the items Amazon deems you’ll need if zombies are trying to kill you and eat your […] [Read More]
John McAfee speaks last week after donating equipment to the Belizean police. (Photo courtesy of 7 Belize News) You are probably used to seeing the name “McAfee” as the ubiquitous anti-virus software searches your computer for viruses, but according to Gizmodo, it’s the police in Belize who are searching for founder John McAfee — to face [...] [Read More]
Greenpeace has released a series of “storybook” ads that would probably give kids nightmares, Buzz 60′s Patrick Jones reports. The ads are meant to alert the public to the dangers of excessive tree-cutting. One of the “stories” tells of a happy bird family that dies in a tree: “Once, Mama Bird and Papa Bird were [...] [Read More]
Filmmaker and photographer Benz Thanachart has a unique take on the smartphone revolution. When he left New York and traveled home to Thailand over the summer, he noticed everybody there engrossed in their phones. Like many phone users in the U.S., people there were “always obsessed with the little personal space on their hand,” he [...] [Read More]
“Black Friday” creep is getting almost as bad as Christmas creep, with retailers pushing things ever earlier. Today, Wal-Mart announced it would open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. That’s two hours earlier than 2011, so at this rate, Wal-Mart will be opening at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day before the end of the [...] [Read More]
A 10-foot alligator put up quite a fight outside a Tampa Bay home this week, and the homeowner who called authorities caught it all on video from inside the house. A student TV station from Hillsborough Community College in Tampa Bay reports that it took 45 minutes to control the large gator, which had to [...] [Read More]