Andrei Zakow

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Take me to the death cafe

You have now reached your limit of 3 free articles in the last 30 days.<br>But don't worry! You can get another 7 articles absolutely free, simply by …

Tumblr Launches An In-House Ad Agency That Pairs Creators With Big Brands

Tumblr looks to transform its users into a massive, crowd-sourced ad agency, with the new Creatrs Network.<p>Today, Tumblr is lifting the curtains off a new in-house creative lab called the Creatrs Network that will take advantage of the blogging site’s 420 million monthly unique visitors.<p>Head of …

Photographer captures the beautiful chaos of parenting

Parenting is filled with precious moments. Of course, sometimes it's hard to appreciate those moments when you're scraping gum out of your kid's hair.<p>…

Inside New York's Cult of the Bialy

Forget about the bagel. Crusty yet pliant and fragrant with a pocket of sweet but pungent sautéed onions, the bialy should be world famous. Just ask Mimi Sheraton, the former <i>New York Times</i> restaurant critic who saw fit to <i>write a book on the subject</i>, or any of the roll's devotees you'll find waiting …

'Kesh Angels': The Biker Chicks of Morocco (Photos)

So Fierce<p>The only thing fiercer than a motorcycle gang is one made up of fashionable ladies from Morocco. See photos of the colorful, …

A New App Lets You Create A Pixelated 3-D Figure Of Absolutely Anything

Users can create pixelated avatars or pixelated versions of any image. They can also get a 3-D printed figure of their chosen image, or browse and …

Pixel Art

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 6: Behind the Scenes with Public School Video

Featured in our latest issue of HYPEBEAST Magazine: The Rhapsody Issue, we sat down with Dao-Yi<p>Featured in our latest issue of HYPEBEAST Magazine: …

Lovely apartment-hunting app now lets you send rent directly to your landlord

The apartment-hunting service Lovely has expanded its ambitions over the last few years. After first focusing on giving users a way to be notified when apartments they might want hit the market, Lovely then added the ability to submit rental applications right through the app itself. Today, Lovely …

A Classic Portrait Lens Reinvented For Modern Cameras

The Petzval lens, designed by a mathematician in 1840, was one of the first portrait lenses to change the art of photography because its design allowed enough light into the camera for photographs to be taken relatively quickly. The Petzval’s optics also introduce a distinctive, swirly “halo” …

How to build a 4K Hackintosh on the cheap for fun and profit

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>Over the years, building ‘Hackintosh’ computers has become both a lot easier and more popular. For those unfamiliar, a Hackintosh is essentially a machine running OS X on non-Apple approved and manufactured hardware. There are many reasons to build a Hackintosh …

NEPENTHES 2013 Fall/Winter "Wander The River" Editorial

For the latest installment of its Remix online editorial series, Japanese imprint NEPENTHES<p>For the latest installment of its <i>Remix</i> online editorial …

How Do Couples Stick Together? A New Series of Documentary Shorts Reveals The Secrets Of Enduring Love Stories

The goal is to release one story on the web, each week, for an entire year. “We want to attract consumers that will love us over time and build …

Relationships

Show and Prove Episode 1: Bang Bang Discusses Tattoo Artistry

Hailed as one of New York’s most talented tattoo artists, Bang Bang kicked off Karmaloop’s Show<p>Hailed as one of New York’s most talented tattoo …

It’s Almost Impossible To Make Bad Music With This App

The Synthetica app lets you make damn good electronica on your phone, thanks to stellar interaction design.<p>I find a lot of “interactive music apps” intimidating, because while they may have clever interfaces, the limiting factor on their output is always my own complete lack of musical intuition. I …

A machine making a chain (animated gif)

This animated gif of a chain-making machine is mesmerizing.<p><i>(Via Rafael R.)</i>

New iOS App Lets You Record What You Heard Five Minutes Ago

Have you ever wished that you could record something that already happened? Your kid’s first words. That perfectly timed comeback. The email address your boss told you to have those important documents sent to within the next 10 minutes. If only there was a way to record the important bits of your …

Who Will Pick Up Where WordPress Left Off?

By John O'Nolan4 minute Read<p>Blogs have come a long way in the last 10 years. The concept has evolved from teenagers reliving their angst-filled days …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

VSCO Cam

We've said it before — there are literally thousands of iOS camera apps available. But just because the market is saturated, it doesn't mean there …

Headcast Adds Animation To Tweets

The new platform allows the user to record, produce, and distribute within seconds a short personal message presented by an animated, virtual avatar …

Animation

Sennheiser's HDVD 800 digital headphone amp now available in the US for $2,000

Analog may be king for audiophiles, but digital is the future, friends, and Sennheiser knows it. That's why it built the HDVD 800 digital headphone amplifier to improve the sound of your digital tunes, and now stateside listeners can finally get their mitts on the thing. That's right, folks, a year …

Watch Dirty Beaches' Gritty "Casino Lisboa" Video

Alex Zhang Hungtai's new Dirty Beaches double album <i>Drifters</i>/<i>Love Is the Devil</i> is out this week via Zoo Music. The video for "Casino Lisboa", helmed by LyingBoss, splices together footage of Hungtai and the band with scenes from a city's nightlife: boxers, motorcycles, strippers, and more.<p>Read our …

Nicky Da B "Go Loko": music video, dir. Clayton Cubitt (NSFW, Seizure Warning)

Clayton Cubitt directed this new music video for New Orleans Bounce artist Nicky Da B. He writes,<p>It's with great pride that I debut "Go Loko," the …

Indie games made with Unity

Make Games! published a huge list of indie titles, many of them free or trivially inexpensive, made using the wildly popular game-making software …

Rolling Stone, February 1974

William Seward Burroughs is not a talkative man. Once at a dinner he gazed down into a pair of stereo microphones trained to pick up his every munch …

Literature

The Legend of Malacrianza

The sun has not risen yet over Garza, a tiny fishing village on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, but already there is movement. On one side of the town’s dirt road, the tide folds itself over the shore, and a monkey howls from behind the pink blossoms of a roble beech tree. On the eastern side, where …

How the New York Times can fight BuzzFeed & reinvent its future

Getty Images<p>If I ever run into New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson (unlikely as it might be) I will sure as hell let her know that she is …