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How to Land Sponsors For Your Event, Conference, Blog, Etc.

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. This post originally appeared on Jason’s Medium blog.</i><p>I’ve landed over 2,000 sponsors and generated $1,000,000+ in revenue through sponsorship driven projects. Let me show you how I’ve done it.<p>Maybe you want to get …

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

The People Who Live Forever in the Games They Loved

A look at memorials to those shining lights extinguished too soon.<p><b>[Editor's Note: this piece originally ran in 2014 in response to Blizzard's plans</b> …

Twitch wants to be the conduit for professional eSports

What do you do after Amazon purchases your start-up for almost $1 billion? If you're Twitch CEO Emmett Shear, you stay the course. "Amazon has a very specific track record of retaining founding teams for a long time," he told <i>The Information</i> in a recent interview. "The idea is that we get to operate …

Techniques For Vocal De-essing

Songs suffering from superfluous sibilance? Study SOS's super strategies for sorting esses...<p>When we talk about sibilance in relation to a vocal …

Music Production

Capture epic feats of gaming in all their high-def glory

This is some serious high-end video capture, for sure, and it’s going to make video reviews and game streaming a whole lot better.

San Diego elected officials override mayor's minimum wage veto | Reuters

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The San Diego City Council on Monday overrode the mayor’s veto of a bill to gradually raise the minimum wage in California’s second-largest city to $11.50 an hour by January 2017, enacting a measure aimed mostly at helping low-paid restaurant and retail workers.<p>The council …

Fans Want A Robin Williams Tribute In The Next Zelda, Nintendo Responds

The late Robin Williams was so smitten with <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> he famously named his daughter after the title character. Shades of<i>World of Warcraft</i>, …

Retrogaming

15 Excellent Bits of Carnival Slang to Add to Your Vocabulary

Even if you’ve never worked on a midway, you can still pepper your speech with delightfully authentic carnival jargon. Start slipping these terms …

Linguistics

10 Signs It's Time to End Your Relationship (in Honor of Independence Day on July Fourth)

Huge Advances In Bionic Suit Technology Are Changing Paralysis Forever

Three years ago, retired Army sergeant Theresa Hannigan lost the use of her legs as a result of her time in the service. Seven years ago, Matthew Tilford suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist below.<p>Today, both Theresa and Matthew are walking again thanks to the …

Disability

Google's Company That Wants To Cure Death Now Has Its Own Website

Calico, the company Google launched in September to try to cure death by tackling aging and illness, now has an official website (hat-tip to SFGate, where we first saw the news).<p>When Google CEO Larry Page first announced the new lab, he didn't give much of a roadmap for how Calico would work on …

Fun-Da-Mental

World of Warcraft pays tribute to Robin Williams

<i>World of Warcraft</i> creator Blizzard recently paid tribute to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams on Twitter, concluding with "we'll see you in-game."<p>Williams, age 63, was found dead in his home on Aug. 11. The celebrity was a self-professed player of games such as <i>World of Warcraft</i> and <i>Portal.</i> …

Depression Quest launches in spite of high-profile suicide and online threats

<i>Depression Quest</i>, a game created by Zoe Quinn, was released on Steam a few days ago. It just so happened to be the same day that actor Robin Williams took his own life. The decision to release that day was difficult for Quinn. She wrote at length on her personal blog about the decision to launch …

Google's $1B purchase of Twitch confirmed (updated)

<i>Update 8/26: Amazon has acquired Twitch, snatching the almost-done deal out from under Google’s nose in a $970 million all-cash deal. See our explanation of how Amazon beat Google to acquire Twitch. Our original story is below.</i><p>Google has signed a deal to buy game-livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 …

Gamer discovers deceased father's ghost car, gets to race him again

YouTube comments typically fill one with shame and disappointment in the human race, but here's one that just might make you cry. Below a video from <i>PBS</i> about video games as spiritual experiences, a user going by the online handle 00WARTHERAPY00 has written a touching story about the time they spent …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

5 Ways To Feel Better Right Now