Tag: Travel


‘Toilet Paper’ for Smartphones

Photograph: NTT Docomo

Japan has taken its reputation for hygiene up another notch with the introduction of “toilet paper” for smartphones inside toilets at Narita international airport. In a new take on the meaning of public convenience, users are invited to pull off a piece of paper from a dispenser next to the regular toilet roll and give their phone screens a germ-busting polish.

Source: Swipe Right? ‘Toilet Paper’ for Smartphones Trialled in Japanese Airport Bathrooms | The Guardian

Gold Medal Flour

Here’s an obligatory “I went to the Guthrie Theater” photo of the Gold Medal Flour sign. Seriously, check out this season’s production of ‘A Christmas Carol’. Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 26, 2016

Massive Blizzard to Hit Minnesota

I asked Frankie (via Twitter) what we could expect from tomorrow’s Minnesota winter storm. Here’s what he posted. The Grand Rapids shout outs were a surprisingly nice touch.

Seriously, Frankie’s story is inspiring. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie_MacDonald

Today’s Milestone – The Twins Won the World Series?

That time (ok this morning) when you mention to your colleagues that you were in the stands when Jack Morris pitched an epic Game 7, 10 inning shutout win for the Twins – and these folks look at you kindly, not knowing of what you speak because they were likely 3 years of age at that time.