How the Pretend Grocery Store Changed the World


Pretend grocery stores became ubiquitous in America in the 1960s and 1970s.Now that they’ve been phased out, their story is a cautionary tale of what happens when the internet turns into a major force.With all the new food, drink and entertainment options, Pretend’s story may sound familiar.Pretend was founded in 1996 by a couple of […]

When you don’t want to see this on the news, here’s how to avoid it


The United States is on track to be the biggest loser from the latest round of Hurricane Harvey relief.The hurricane is expected to pass in the middle of next week and be headed toward Florida by Friday.That’s when we’ll see if it’s still the worst-hit area.We’ve seen the effects of hurricanes before.The storm wiped out […]