Feeling good about being one of the first devotees to purchase Apple's latest gadget? Well here's a real reality check: If you had spent lets say the price of a $5700 PowerBook G3 250 on Apple stock instead, you'd have $330,563 today, cash-in-hand.
That's what UC Berkeley computer science major Kyle Conroy put together in this thorough spreadsheet of the amount of money consumers would have gained if they had purchased Apple's stocks in lieu of its products.
Today's world makes it easy for anyone to find out who they are meeting before they even meet. So it makes sense that your in-laws to be would have checked you out in this manner: What does he like? What crazy stupid thing has he done, you wonder? Let's see if I'll pre-approve him before meeting him. Read more
As far as wingsuits go, there probably isn't any other sport which has extreme adrenaline pumping through your veins. But just flying around isn't enough. You've got to get on the down-low to do some crazy things. Literally. This daredevil flew so low he could high five a giant hand waiting for him. Read more
IKEA wanted to find out what kids really want for Christmas so they invited 10 families over to participate in an experiment. The children were asked to write two letters, one to Santa and another to their parents. But what they wrote to their parents, made them cry. Read more