Naga and Charlie backlash: BBC hit with Saturday Kitchen complaints ‘Rude and obnoxious’

Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt are usually seen crossing over to the Saturday Kitchen studio to find out what is coming up from Matt Tebbutt and his guest chefs. Last weekend, however, the BBC Breakfast presenters were not in the BBC studio but instead the celebrity guests on the popular cooking show. Throughout the morning, […]

AirPod-holstering Apple Watch band is equal parts obnoxious and useful

Just when you thought goofy AirPod shirt-collar pockets were bad, another company comes along to prove you wrong. Elago (not to be confused with Elgato) has come out with an AirPod-holding wristband accessory for the Apple Watch, as spotted by Macrumors. The $ 14.99 silicone Wrist Fit band is an add-on that slides on to […]

This Canadian city is plagued by an obnoxious humming—and it’s getting worse

Zug Island, from across the Detroit River. (credit: Gary Elrod) Years before diplomats in Cuba were assailed by grating noises and left with baffling brain injuries, the residents of a Canadian city began hearing maddening hums and rumbles. The deep noises mysteriously wash in and out of their neighborhoods and homes, hitting the ears of […]

Sound of mystery attacks in Cuba released. It’s as obnoxious as you’d expect

Enlarge / Personnel gather at the US Embassy in Cuba after the US State Department announced it will cut the embassy’s staff by half in the wake of mysterious health problems. (credit: Getty | Sven Creutzmann/Mambo Photo) On Thursday, the Associated Press released the first audio recording of the sound that some diplomats say they […]

The simplest way to neutralize your most obnoxious boss or coworkers is also the hardest

racorn/shutterstock Robert Sutton is a Stanford psychologist and author of “The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace” and “The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt.” In an interview with Vox’s Sean Illing, Sutton defines an asshole as someone who “leaves us feeling demeaned, de-energized, disrespected, and/or oppressed. In […]