Britney SweetahthanahSwisha Allen

39 Flips | 12 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @britneyallen21 | Keep up with Britney SweetahthanahSwisha Allen 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 “Britney SweetahthanahSwisha Allen”

Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

NSA tracked millions of cell phones around the world

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>According to Snowden leak, agency collected nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 4, 2013 8:26pm (UTC)<p>According to the latest leak to go public from Edward Snowden's NSA document trove, the spy agency hoarded a vast database of …

Paul Walker autopsy: 'Traumatic, thermal injuries'

The Los Angeles coroner's office has released the results today of autopsies on Paul Walker and Roger Rodas.<p>The autopsies on Paul Walker and Roger Rodas have been completed, says the Los Angeles County coroner's office.<p><b>Update, 1:10 p.m. ET</b>: Official causes of death: Rodas, the driver of the …

3 Ways Instagram Is Turning Into a Twitter and Pinterest-Killer

A big shift is underway for Instagram as the photo and video-sharing network is still discovering all of the possible roles it plays for users and businesses, and works out its monetization strategy. Kevin Systrom was quoted in a TechCrunch piece recently, outlining some of the ways that Instagram …

Instagram invites press to 'share a moment' at NYC event

The photo-sharing social network will host an event December 12 in New York. The company isn't giving any details about the news.<p>CNET today received a mysterious invite -- sent via FedEx, not e-mail -- from Instagram for an event it's hosting next week.<p>The package, wrapped with brown paper and a …

Messaging

Heyday App Is a Journal of Your Life That Writes Itself

An iPhone app called Heyday launches today — it compiles a record of its owner’s life, based on places visited and photos taken.<p>This is a topic I’ve …

Personal Information

Report: Nearly all drug defendants “forced” to plead guilty

<b>Attorney General Eric Holder pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill (Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>97 percent of drug defendants forgo their right to trial and plead out. HRW highlights undue prosecutorial power<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 5, 2013 3:20pm (UTC)<p>"It is very clear that prosecutors control the criminal …

Drug Policy Alliance

How Dallas City Hall Put Us Back Behind a 25-Year-Old Eight-Ball on Segregation

And, wait a minute. Is somebody actually claiming that bad behavior by City Hall has caused the city to become more segregated? Yes. A study by an …

Logan Zillmer's Amazingly Surreal 365 Project

Photographer Logan Zillmer captures surreal scenes of well-dressed gentlemen trapped in an alternate universe, living out their respective dreams and nightmares. From one frame to the next, Zillmer playfully takes viewers on an adventure that exhibits a great sense of imagination. Whether the …

Photography

Sub Pop Had The Best Rejection Letter Ever

The indie record label had a gentle way of letting Nirvana wannabes down.

Indie Music

Watch: Eminem freestyles, name checks Bonnaroo for BET’s Rap City

When Eminem released <i>Relapse</i> back in 2009, BET celebrated the comeback album with a one-off return of their popular freestyle/interview series <i>Rap …

A Brief History of David Bowie’s TV Commercial Appearances

You may have read that David Bowie is appearing in a curious TV commercial for Louis Vuitton, in which he sits at a harpsichord and performs “I’d …

David Bowie

Lorde's "Royals" Isn't Anti-Rap, It's Anti-Imperialism

The singer's hit may be rough on hip-hop, but it's really about growing up immersed in American culture in New Zealand.<p>It was inevitable that Lorde's out-of-nowhere smash hit "Royals" would inspire a backlash. It's just what happens with anything that becomes suddenly popular, and difficult to …

Stereotypes

Thanksgiving Table Decor, Step by Step: How To Build a Centerpiece

A gorgeous centerpiece can be the crown jewel on your holiday table... but it can also be one of the most challenging floral arrangements to create. …

San Francisco

George W. Bush to help group that converts Jews in effort to bring about second coming of Jesus Christ

The former president will be the keynote speaker at a fundraiser for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute<p>According to a report from Sarah Posner in Mother Jones, George W. Bush is scheduled to give the keynote address at an upcoming fundraiser for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, an …

Washington rejects GMO labels; Colbert rejects all food labels

“It’s none of our business what we’re putting in our mouths”<p>With 54 percent of the slowly rolling in votes, Washington state's expensive and divisive GMO battle appears to have ended in defeat for Initiative 522, which would have required labels for most foods produced using genetic engineering. …

After Admitting To Smoking Crack, Rob Ford Showed A Bunch Of Children Around His Office

Role model.

Benny

50 Years Ago Today: The Beatles Released Their Debut Single, 'Love Me Do'

The surprise hit helped kick-start Beatlemania<p>Exactly 50 years ago today, on October 5th, 1962, a new single titled "Love Me Do" hit record stores …

Music

The Real Story Behind the Beatles' Last Days

What led to Paul McCartney's announcement on April 10, 1970 that the band was breaking up<p>Sunday marked an anniversary most Beatles fans would rather …

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

Photos of the Fab Four by photographer Bob Bonis<p>At Seattle Tacoma Airport, the Beatles boarded their chartered Americn Flyer Airlines Lockheed …

The Beatles

2018<p>2017

How an Indie-Rock Label Saved My Life

The Long Winters' John Roderick reflects on his unlikely career path<p>There's no way I should have been able to make a career as a rock musician. I …

Swimming Pools

Designer Shows the World Through a Dyslexic's Eyes

What's it like to be dyslexic? To struggle with reading because letters and words seem to have no order? UK-based designer Sam Barclay decided to show people what he's challenged with on a daily basis with a powerful new book. His Kickstarter project, “I Wonder What It's Like to be Dyslexic,” aims …

Kickstarter

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …

Log In or Sign Up to View

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.

New Music: Gunplay Feat. Lil’ Wayne & Rick Ross “Kush”

After starring on MMG’s <i>Self Made, Vol. 3</i> compilation album, including the single “Gallardo,” Gunplay shifts focus to his solo debut. Also known as …

Lady Gaga: Artpop – review

There's certainly some decent pop on Lady Gaga's new album – but the 'art' part is rather harder to discern<p>On stage at the Roundhouse in London in September, Lady Gaga outlined the concept behind her third album. As it turned out, said concept had already been outlined in the first single taken …