J Mickens

29 Flips | 4 Magazines | 51 Likes | 1 Following | @JMickens | Keep up with J Mickens on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “J Mickens”

New York Street Photography - On The Beach At Coney Island With Michael Sweet

<b>All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet</b><p>Some places are just ripe for photography. Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York, is one of those places. Many famous photographers have trekked over the sand there to make their iconic photographs - Weegee, Robert Frank, and Bruce Gilden, to name but …

Street Photography

Top 10 things to do in Poland

Poland is back in a big way. Cities like Warsaw, Kraków and Gdańsk have been polished up, while outside the urban centres there are forests, mountains and lakes to be explored.<p>Whether your idea of a wild time is trying a tipple (or two) of the national drink, or discovering wildlife in the …

Apple’s new ‘Spaceship’ HQ could have been called the Steve Jobs Campus

If Apple’s former CEO had been more sentimental, we’d be referring to the company’s upcoming “Spaceship” headquarters as the Steve Jobs campus, according to an interesting tidbit in Stephen Fry’s <i>Telegraph</i> article about Jony Ive’s promotion.<p>While being given a tour of the rapidly advancing Apple …

Tim Cook

The Significant Moment You Probably Missed On This Week's "Game Of Thrones"

Does Littlefinger hold all the answers?

To Sing a Song That Changes the World

Ben E. King, dead at 76, contributed to so many classic hits, but "Stand by Me" alone would have ensured his immortality.<p>It was only a little more than a month ago that the Library of Congress announced it would induct Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me” into the National Recording Registry. "I think this …

Music

Progressives Miss the Point of Baltimore

Sorry, folks: There are a lot of reasons Baltimore is in such dire straits, and making excuses for the riots and looting helps no one.<p>The Baltimore …

Drone 'containing radiation' lands on roof of Japanese PM's office

Photograph: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images<p>Investigators check a drone, under tarpaulin, on the roof of the prime minister’s office. The camera-equipped drone produced a low level of radiation, police …

Using Plastic Cups Like Animation Cels

Three Cups One Sharpie<p>The advantage to a drinking vessel being transparent is that you can see the contents. Redditor toper-centage takes advantage …

Google-owned Blogger bans sexually explicit content

Google-owned blogging platform Blogger will no longer allow its users to post sexually explicit content, the company confirmed today. In a statement sent via email to selected Blogger users, Google said it would no longer allow blogs to feature "graphic nude images or video" from March 23rd. Any …

Internet

Khloé Kardashian and Amber Rose Embroiled in Massive Twitter Feud

Amber Rose‘s feud with the Kardashians has officially reached its peak, with Khloé Kardashian fighting back to defend her family and, in particular, …

The Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Talia Ralph -- host of Heritage Radio's weekly Pizza Party -- brings us the best way to heat up leftover pizza. Which is an excellent reason to order</i> …

Kitchens

TSA grabs dozens of guns in October at U.S. airports

Dozens of guns were confiscated in October from the carry-on bags of pistol-packing passengers trying to board planes at major U.S. airports.<p>Last month the Transportation Security Administration screeners found 181 firearms in carry-on bags at airport screening points around the country. A total of …

The Pros and Cons of Off-Season Travel

<i>Athena Lao / Flickr</i><p>For many destinations around the country -- and the world -- the off-season has arrived. This brief period of time -- usually brought on by the start of the school year and less-than-ideal weather -- can often be the best time of the year to travel. Why? You'll find more deals …

U.S. official: Arab states offer to launch airstrikes on Islamic State

Several Arab nations have offered to launch airstrikes on the Islamic State militant group, lending an important boost to U.S efforts to knit a broad coalition against the advancing extremists, according to a U.S. official.<p>The nations have offered their help to the Iraqis, who are struggling to …

Six of the World's Best Sights in Skiing

The most important thing when going on a ski vacation is, of course, the skiing (or the boarding, if you're that way inclined). Then there's the weather, the snow, the scenery, the dining, the locals, the atmosphere, and the fun. If they all come together right, it's almost guaranteed to be one …

This Mooring Tool Is Next-Level Design Sorcery

Every now and then, a bit of engineering comes by that is both deeply simple, and beautifully complex. This tool for hooking the mooring lines of …

LeBron James on Game 1 cramps: 'Frustration and anger'

SAN ANTONIO — Something was up when Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra subbed out superstar LeBron James with 7:03 left in the third quarter.<p>James normally plays for a longer stretch at the start of second half. But with the air conditioning on the fritz turning the AT&T Center into an uncomfortable …