By Walt Hickey Manga France rolled out an app that grants €300 to every 18 year old in the country to be used for cultural purposes, an attempt to both…
By Walt Hickey Once Upon A Time In The Eastern District of New York The U.S. Attorneys office for the Eastern District of New York announced it success…
By Walt Hickey Bonus When an American athlete wins a medal at the Olympics, they also get a tax-free bonus from Team USA provided they’re not already p…
By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Box Office In a surprise, M. Night Shyamalan’s Old won the weekend at the box office with a $16.5 million opening. It beat…
By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week, I spoke to Julie Kendrick, who wrote “Shampoo Bars: What they are, how they work, and …
By Walt Hickey Have a wonderful weekend! Crabs Jumbo lump crab meat that would typically go for $18 to $22 per pound wholesale is now going for $60 per…
By Walt Hickey Product Placement In 2021, $23.3 billion will be spent globally on product placement in media, which is up 13.8 percent compared to 2020…
By Walt Hickey Chicken Fifty years ago, the average American consumed 83.9 pounds of beef and 40.1 pounds of chicken annually. Today, that’s up to 97.6…
By Walt Hickey Cars The average price paid by a consumer in June for a new car was $39,948, and the average price paid by a consumer that month for a o…
By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Neckties The pandemic accelerated lots of changes in the world, one of which appears to be the popularity of neckties. The…
By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week, I spoke to Francesca Tripodi, a senior researcher at the Center for Information Techno…
By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! Seeds Remember that weird couple of months when a bunch of people got random seeds in the mail from China and lots…