All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Amsterdam’

Miley Cyrus Postpones US Tour Dates Due to Illness

Miley Cyrus officially postponed the remaining dates on the U.S. leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. The announcement on Cyrus’ website read as follows: “All remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour have been postponed. Miley is continuing to recover from the severe allergic reaction she suffered on April 15. Existing tickets will be honored on the …

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Smart Car Tipping Started in Amsterdam

If you have ever been in traffic near a Smart car, you know how nervous they can make you. It’s almost like a bicycle or even a pedestrian. They zip along, passing cars when they can, acting like other cars. But you just can’t shake the feeling that you could roll over one like an empty can of Mountain Dew. …

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Anne Frank’s Marbles To Go On Display

The Anne Frank House Museum has just recovered another item special to Anne Frank, and it went on display Wednesday. Not long before Anne and her family went into hiding from the Nazis in 1942, Anne gave some toys – a tin of marbles, a tea set and a book – to a non-Jewish neighbor to keep safe. That neighbor, …

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The First 3D Printed House Will Be Built In Amsterdam

Back in 2012, two technologies emerged that promised to build homes in less than 24 hours using a 3D printer. Since then, both Contour Crafting and 3D concrete printing have made progress, but not enough to print a house in a day. Now the Netherlands is going to take a crack at it with a publicly funded project called 3D …

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Amsterdam Alcoholics Are Given Beer to Clean Streets

Getting paid in beer might sound like a pretty sweet deal for some of us, but many are questioning Amsterdam’s new program that gives alcoholics beer to clean the streets. As odd as this sounds, Amsterdam officials say these people are actually consuming less alcohol per day now thanks to the program. The homeless people who participate in this government-funded …

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Amsterdam Alcoholics Paid with You Guessed it-Beer

Amsterdam has taken the old adage, “If you can’t beat them, join them,” and ran with it. In order to ensure that the streets of Amsterdam are clean, officials have hired alcoholics to clean the streets, and decidedly chosen a rather unconventional method to pay the workers. After putting in a day of hard work, the men who have been …

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iPhone 5 Prank Is Perhaps Most Wasteful Joke Ever

People in Amsterdam are less than happy with a group of funny guys who decided to conduct a social experiment involving the coveted iPhone 5. The phone, which won’t be released there until Friday, has already garnered a bit of madness here in the states, where Apple mania is everywhere you look at the news of an updated product. Amsterdam …

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A Guy Glues The iPhone 5 To The Ground, Hilarity Ensues

The iPhone 5 is now available at retailers in select countries around the world. Unfortunately, some countries will be getting their iPhone 5 next week instead of today. One of those countries is the Netherlands, but a team from iPhone5.nl got their hands on the device a week early. So, what does a person do with the first iPhone 5 …

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