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The Origins of 11/Eleven Big Box Stores

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Neatorama shares a mental_floss/Mental Floss blog/article says "Saturday may be for small businesses, but Black Friday is all about the big box stores.

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Did you participate in Black Friday of 2011?

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Map of Thanksgiving Dinner

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Neatorama shares an Incidental comic strip showing a map of Thanksgiving dinner.

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Malls track shoppers' cell phones on Black Friday and on ...

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CNNMoney report that "... your cell phone may be tracked this year. Starting on Black Friday and running through New Year's Day, two United States/U.S. malls ... will track guests' movements by monitoring the signals from their cell phones.

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Advertisements/Ads. of The World and Funny Ones.

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Ads of the World (AotW) has an advertising archive and community of advertisements/ads. from around the world. Directory Journal/DirJournal has a collection of the funny ones that it liked

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Cost of Thanksgiving climbs to $50!

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Next Media Animation (NMA), with its funny 1.25 minutes animated YouTube video, and American Farm Bureau Federation report that "the cost of Thanksgiving dinner is rising. The American Farm Bureau Federation says a Thanksgiving meal for 10 people will increase $5.73 to $49.20. That is a 13 percent rise over last year.

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Lost: Wired's Guide to Pop Culture's Buried Treasure

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Neatorama shares a couple months old three pages Wired article (one/single page) on its "Guide to Pop Culture's Buried Treasure" -- "... But the truth is that, even in this age of expanded rereleases and digital video disc (DVD) extras, certain cultural artifacts still exist only as rumor, nigh impossible to track down. And that makes the idea of getting your hands on these curiosities, camp classics, and coulda-beens all the more intoxicating. Join us on a tour of the vault of lost artifacts

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Apple Storefronts

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The Daily What Geeks shares Apple Storefronts front photograph/photo. shots

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How many Apple iPods (excluding iPhones, iPad, etc.) did you own and use since its first day on 10/23/2001?

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The United States (U.S.) Classic Arcades Google Map

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It8Bit shares an interactive Google Maps showing "The United States/U.S. Classic Arcades Map" -- "... focuses on arcades dedicated to 'classic' arcade gaming. Other types of venues with a significant number of classic arcade machines may also be included.

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Do you smoke?

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The 10th Anniversary of the iPod [Infographic]

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Walyou shares an Visual.ly infographic showing "The 10th Anniversary of the iPod" -- "This October marks the 10th anniversary of the iPod, the device that truly made the modern Apple, going on sale. An infographic takes a look at the evolution of the music player over its first decade..."

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Do you think Apple will do fine in the future without Steve Jobs?

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The Greatest Brandversations

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Neatorama shares a Behance Network article showing various company logo/brands in reversed with their competitors

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Eleven/11 Strange Celebrity Hobbies

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Neatorama shares a BuzzFeed article showing "Eleven/11 Surprising Celebrity Hobbies -- If you had more money than you could ever spend, you would have weird hobbies too... Find out which celebrities are into spear fishing, action figure collecting, playing with dolls, fencing, and many more..."

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As Seen on Television/TV - A tribute to doing it wrong.

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Neatorama shares an one minute and 38 seconds musical YouTube video showing a compilation of television/TV infommercials fails -- "Whenever a TV product commercial plays I bust a gut during the parts where they show us what we're doing wrong and why we need the product.

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The Top Steve Jobs Apple Keynote Moments

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Neatorama shares a two pages Ranker article, with embedded YouTube videos, showing "The Top Steve Jobs Keynote Moments -- Keynote speeches by Steve Jobs, the co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple, Incorporation/Inc., have become something of a cultural event. Especially as of August 24, 2011, when he resigned as CEO of Apple. So, relentlessly analyzed, interpreted, live-blogged and picked apart for details, these 'Steve-notes,' as they have come to be called, give insight not only into the new products and features Apple will be touting in the coming fiscal quarter, but Jobs' own outlook on gadgets and technology. With Jobs ongoing struggles with illness, his physical appearance and demeanor as well have become fodder for armchair pundits and tech obsessives.

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