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TheKrane on Copenhagen’s Nordhavn harbor is a coal crane converted into a two-person hotel suite. It’s €2,500 per night. For that price, they should at least allow you to operate the crane. From the hotel site: Your stay will include: – A concierge who picks…

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Looking for a lovely way to honor a special pooch in your life? British sculptor Helen Thompson, aka Holy Smoke, creates textile sculptures of dogs that really capture the essence of dogness. From her site: Layering scraps of materials and using a limited palette to create fragile, often threadbare textures…

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Home security company ADT had an offer its website users couldn’t refuse: never criticize the company or its products. Customers accessing the “My ADT” service were challenged to agree to new terms and conditions, among which was “Will not disparage ADT, ADT’s products or services, or any of ADT’s affiliates…

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Yulin residents in China’s Guangxi province were said to be excited last weekend about going to the city’s first zoo, which was advertised as having “rare” animals. Instead, attendees discovered blow-up penguins in areas that should have been designated for authentic flightless birds, according to the South China Morning Post….

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Game designer Chad Walker is crowdfunding his latest game: SIGMATA: This Signal Kills Fascists, shooting for USD10,000 in pre-orders to produce “a cyberpunk tabletop role-playing game about ethical insurgency against a fascist regime, taking place in a dystopian vision of 1980’s America.” $16 gets you a PDF, $28…

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When Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI about contact with a Russian ambassador, it brought Robert Mueller’s investigation right into Trump’s innermost circle. We don’t know what’s next in the election meddling probe, but the vice grip on Flynn is tight. Trump…

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This year’s Cards Against Humanity secret Xmas surprise has begun, and on day one, they’ve delighted buyers (I’m one!) by sending us a share certificate for an infinitesimal fraction of a stretch of US/Mexican borderlands, along with details of their plans to keep the land secure from Trump’s attempts…

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