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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

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Pencil Tip Carvings by Hedley Wiggan

Pencil Tip Carvings by Hedley Wiggan<p>Intricate miniature sculptures on the tip of a pencil carved using only a pin and a magnifying glass. The idea …

Collages Made of Dollar Bills by Mark Wagner

Artist Mark Wagner has made a remarkably diverse collection of collages out of a single object: the dollar bill. The collages include portraits, …

Art

Incredibly Detailed Quilled Paper Portraits by Yulia Brodskaya

Russian artist Yulia Brodskaya creates incredibly detailed portraits out coiled strips of paper in an art form known as quilling or paper filigree. …

TV Will Reach 'Tipping Point' in 2014 As 50% Of Americans Watch Online

They won't have given up cable, but the fact that nearly half of Americans already feel comfortable regularly watching movies and TV shows on computers (in addition or as a replacement for cable) is a "tipping point" for the business, the company says.<p>Here are its estimates for those who watch …

TV shows

Judge Says Tiny Social Media Company (1,200 Users) Can Sue Facebook (1 Billion Users) Over The Word 'Timeline'

Timelines launched a website called Timelines.com in 2009 that enables users to track historical events and their personal lives online. Two years later, Facebook Inc. launched a major new feature it called "timeline," which similarly allows users to highlight their lives online in chronological …

Media Industry

Chicago Bears: Marc Trestman's Ability to Groom Quarterbacks Will Be Tested

So far this offseason, the NFL has seen quite a bit of transition among its teams. The Chicago Bears have seen more than their fair share of transition, especially within in the past couple of months. A new coaching staff, the departure of Brian Urlacher (among other big-name players) and the pains …

NFL

Here’s Why You Hate Your Cable Company

Hate your cable TV (or satellite TV, or telco TV) company? Here’s why — and why it’s not going to change anytime soon — explained in 98 concise …

These Six Regular People Just Got Invited To Use Google Glass

It will be sending out thousands of invites telling these lucky people that they can buy the Google Glass device for $1,500.<p>Google just sent us a list of some of the winners along with the things they will do with Glass once they own a pair. Here's the full email.<p>In February we asked people across …

Google Glass

YouTube now has over 1 billion unique monthly users. That means if YouTube were a country, it would have the third-largest population in the world: http://on.mash.to/1649BrG

Yes, another Apple patent has been approved. This time it's for "playback control using a touch interface." http://on.mash.to/15R2ila

Hulu may not be for sale yet, but buyers are lurking

AllThingsD, citing industry sources, says Ross Levinsohn, formerly of Yahoo, might be interested in buying Hulu, and Yahoo and Amazon also have expressed interest.<p>Hulu might not be on the auction block, but that hasn't stopped buyers from expressing interest.<p>A report from AllThingsD said several …

Televisions

Nielsen study shows ‘significant’ correlation between Twitter and TV ratings

The more people Tweet about a television show, the better its ratings are.<p>That’s what a new study from Nielsen and SocialGuide confirms in an attempt …

Radio Startup Jelli Wins Patent On Crowd-Controlled Broadcasting

Jelli, the radio startup offering local stations tools that allow their listener base to control the music selection and playlists, has just been awarded a patent on the concept of user-controlled broadcasting. The patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,392,206) is dubbed “Social Broadcasting User Experience,” …

Yahoo Isn’t Just Grabbing Talent: Here’s What Else Its Acquisitions Have In Common

How Marissa Mayer’s Shopping spree could fuel Yahoo’s interest graph.<p>Marissa Mayer is on a shopping spree. This week’s announcement that Yahoo will acquire news aggregator Summly marks her sixth startup purchase since taking over as Yahoo’s CEO in July.<p>Like Mayer’s previous acquisitions, the Summly …

Advertising

Sarah Silverman Is Back With A Message About Voter Supression

“Hey black people, old people, poor people and students,” Sarah Silverman has a new election-themed video message for you.<p>Silverman has lent her voice and comic sensibilities to the Obama campaign in past efforts, including “The Great Schlep,” an appeal to Jewish grandparents in Florida and “An …

If BlackBerry can’t convince Netflix to make an app, does it really stand a chance?

After years of mistakes and missed opportunities, BlackBerry 10 is a credible release from the beleaguered Canadian company formerly known as RIM. We …

Apps

Is that a glass slab or a television? Philips’ swank Designline TVs blend both

Philips has just introduced a new TV design that, as far as we’re concerned, is the first to convincingly camouflage what has remained an eyesore for …

Gear & Gadgets

Terms & Conditions: Netflix never said never to password sharing

Netflix this week finally rolled out a feature it’s hoped to have for years: Facebook integration, and all the video history sharing that goes with …

World of Warcraft

Set-top showdown: Apple TV vs. Roku 3 vs. Boxee Box vs. WD TV Play vs. Google TV

Whether you are looking to add Netflix and Hulu Plus to a second television in the bedroom or perhaps outfitting all the televisions within your home …

Smart TV

Latest Hulu rumors suggest it could be up for sale, again

While viewers enjoy promotions like free <i>Star Trek</i> and Kurosawa, Hulu's owners are once again considering selling the video streaming site. The last bit of news was that News Corp and Disney were considering buying one another out, but according to <i>Reuters</i>, anonymous sources confirm that the board is …

Bloomberg: Intel nearing TV service deals with Time Warner, Viacom and NBC

It's a very poorly kept secret that Intel is looking to bust in the pay-TV business. Rumors have been circulating since at least December that the chip giant is working on its own set-top box and hopes to pair it with a "virtual cable" service that offers unbundled channels. Of course, content …