João Francisco

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These Photographs Reveal The Absurdity Of Outdated State Laws

Legislation is a slow moving process. So while we can update our operating systems during the time it takes to fold laundry, other things, like laws, tend to sit stagnant. This is why in Texas, it’s still illegal to milk another person’s cow. In Wyoming, you’re not allowed to photograph a bunny …

Oh, Pioneer! An inspirational Tumblr devoted to the outdoors - The Fox Is Black

What if there was a place on the Internet that celebrated the outdoors in a truly beautiful, curated manner? The the goal of Oh, Pioneer!, a Tumblr …

Cronuts = Croissants x Doughnuts

What happens when you crossbreed a croissant and a doughnut? You get something called a "<b>cronut</b>." Grub Street explains that starting today they'll be available at <b>Dominique Ansel Bakery</b> in New York City. They're "made from pastry dough that's been sheeted, laminated, proofed, then <b>fried like a</b> …

Caution: Murakami bites

Bestselling author Haruki Murakami said writing a novel is like descending to a very dark second basement of your psyche, when you are not even sure …

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Geeking Out in Nakano Broadway, Tokyo (VIDEO)

If you're a nerd at heart with a yen for Japanese pop culture, then you should spend time in Nakano, Tokyo.<p>I love visiting this eccentric district with friends. We spend hours rummaging for Super Mario and Sailor Moon goods, followed by cocktails at a Godzilla bar. Watch me explore Nakano's bizarre …

China Is Transforming Tibet's Holiest Area Into A Tourist District

The construction project near the Jokhang temple — the most sacred and important temple in Tibet— reportedly involves building a 150,000 square meter shopping center and an underground parking lot in the heart of the ancient city.<p>Li reports that the government plans to evict vendors and residents …

Carey Mulligan's 'Great Gatsby' Makeup: How To Give It A 21st Century Touch (PHOTOS)

From the bobbed finger waves to the overly-powdered faces and rosy cheeks, the 1920s makeup look has been repeated time and again by modern women looking to channel that Roaring Twenties spirit.<p>Celebrity hairstylist and makeup artist Amanda Shackleton explained to us, "The true '20s look was pretty …

Lana Del Rey Turns Up the Glam for Fashion Magazine's Summer 2013 Cover Shoot

<b>Lana Mania</b> – Singer Lana Del Rey continues to take the fashion world by storm with the summer cover story of Canadian magazine, <i>Fashion</i>. Lana tells …

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Draw Your Own Mario Game With This Kickstarter App

Remember those old 2-D side scrollers like Super Mario Bros? What if you could draw your own, on paper?<p>Even as games have adopted incredible graphics and physics, we still love to play 2-D side scrollers. One reason is that, for independent programmers, they’re now relatively simple to code. The …

Wardrobe Basics by Everlane - The Fox Is Black

Do you ever have one of those days when time is running short or sleepiness is having its way, and all you want to do is throw something on without …

Localization isn't Enough for Overseas Game Studios to Crack China

There’s been a lot of talk about internationalization among mobile game studios this year at the Global Mobile International Conference. I’ve sat in on enough talks to notice the consensus: localization – adding location-specific monetization features, and country-specific content – is being …

How Is Facebook Home Really Doing?

It has been a month since Facebook released Home, the company’s take on a socialized operating system built atop Android. And at a press event this …

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