Chris Ghidella

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‘I felt the gunfire would never stop’: A fun-filled concert turned to horror

A glitch in the sound system. Glass shattering. Fireworks. Twenty-two thousand music fans absorbed the sounds of terror and searched for alternative explanations. Then, as the shots kept on coming, they saw the truth. LAS VEGAS —<p>They saw the blood. They saw people fall. They saw the country music …

Simi Valley

Flying, On-demand Taxis Are Taking Off

It took just a few years for Uber and Lyft to completely transform society's notion of hailing a taxi. Now, another transportation disruption is on …

How a 1947 US government anti-Nazi film went viral after Charlottesville

Don’t Be a Sucker, a 17-minute film made in 1947 by the US war department to warn against fascism, was retweeted over 130,000 times last weekend<p>An anti-fascist film produced in the wake of the second world war has gone viral in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that …

Rights & Freedoms

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Farmers turn to artificial intelligence to grow better crops

Your grocery store's tomatoes may have a new friend aiding their development: artificial intelligence.<p>NatureSweet, which grows tomatoes on six farms in the United States and Mexico,is usingartificial intelligence to better control pests and diseases in its greenhouses.<p>The technology, developed by …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Is Car Parking So Ubiquitous in the US? This Video Explains Everything

The next time you're cursing the price of a city parking meter, think instead about the high cost of free, off-street parking in terms of the urban …

Urban Design

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

The 5 Most Interesting Wall Street Predictions for 2017

The U.K. broke away from the European Union, Americans elected Donald Trump for president, and despite all the doom and gloom the world economy has …

Does Giftedness Matter?

On August 23, 2016, Farrah Alexander, a writer and mother, published an article on the Huffington Post, entitled "Maybe My Child is Gifted. Maybe …

Psychology

Samsung Pay hack lets attackers skim cards to make fraudulent payments

Contactless mobile payments come as standard in Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphones, but a hacker has found a way to intercept their signals. In a presentation given at Defcon, Salvador Mendoza outlined a number of attacks targeting Samsung Pay, with the smartphone maker responding that it knew …

Blacks will take hundreds of years to catch up to white wealth

The wealth gap between blacks and whites in America will take hundreds of years to close -- if ever.<p>If current trends persist, it will take 228 years for black families to accumulate the same amount of wealth as whites, according to a report released this week from the Corporation for Economic …

Income Inequality

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archatlas: The Surrealist Art of Rafal Olbinski In the words of Richard Wilde, Chairman, Graphic Design and Advertising, School of Visual Arts, New York: May it be fine art, poster or illustration, through contradiction, absurdity and the banal, truth resides. This is where Rafal Olbinski’s contributions are realized. He explores the hidden properties of his subject matter which results in poetic compositions that encompass a great stillness. It is this very experience which nourishes. It is no accident that the power of his imagery touches most everyone. By not being restricted exclusively to gallery exhibitions, Rafal’s work has impacted throughout the world. His posters and paintings are a testament to raising the consciousness of a world starved for new impressions. Images via and text via (via archatlas)

This is how much the top 1% makes in each state

Being in the top 1% of earners in the U.S. means making at least $389,436. To citizens of some states, that number might actually seem low.<p>A new …

Demographics

It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe

In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just …

Terrorism expert reveals 4 key reasons people become violent extremists

Peter Bergen, who was the first journalist to interview Osama bin Laden on television and has written five books on terrorism, explored what attracts Americans to radical Islam in his new book, "The United States of Jihad."<p>We asked Bergen to share a list of key reasons that people transform into …

Everything you need to know about the Trump-Cruz debacle

Ted Cruz has accused Donald Trump of being behind a National Enquirer article that claims Cruz has had affairs. Here's everything you need to know about their latest feud.<p><i>Produced by Jacqui Frank</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Meticulously-Stitched Embroideries Sculpt Fuzzy Woodland Creatures with Thread

Illustrator Chloe Giordano embroiders miniaturized animals that are so thickly sewn, they take on a sculptural appearance. Her compositions consist of layers of fine, thin threads and, together, these meticulously-stitched marks visually blend color together like a pointillist painting. At the same …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

NOAA’s New Weather Map Turns Earth Into A Wondrous Alien World

Laid on top of a beautiful 3-D visualization of the world seen at night, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has launched WeatherView, a stunning new real-time wind model that shows the world as it invisibly is: a glowing, swirling orb of eddies, vortexes, and atmospheric whirlpools.<p>…

Frames of Reference

Warby Parker teams up with the Cooper Hewitt on a pair of eyeglasses inspired by Andrew Carnegie's turn-of-the-20th-century style.<p>With the reopening …

Warby Parker

Mushroom, Leek, and Fontina Frittata

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Frittatas are excellent served warm or at room temperature, which means that this meatless main is a perfect do-ahead dish.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>2 medium leeks, whites and pale green parts only, chopped<p>8 ounces …

Recipes

Helter Skelter Shelter

In the event of a disaster, it usually isn’t the wisest idea to lose your cool and run for your life. The advice is to stick together and find …

Being Poor Affects Kids' Brains, Study Finds

Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children, a new study finds.<p>Brain scans of 1,099 children and teenagers in nine major cities shows the poorer kids have less surface area of the brain. This is important …

The Brain

Injured Baby Squirrel Joins the Family of the People Who Rescued Him

In 2007, Reddit user Priami found an injured baby squirrel on the side of the road. Nearby wildlife rehabilitation centers were all full, so Priami and his family nursed the little critter back to health on their own. After the red squirrel–who they named Arttu–had recovered, Priami discovered that …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Stainless Steel RHA T10i Earphones

The latest in-ear headphone model, the T10i, from British audio experts RHA catches the eye immediately with unexpected design features. The ergonomic ear pieces are constructed from stainless steel—giving the set a sturdy weight while adding durability—and the ear hooks aren't the standard rigid …

Lots of Economists believe in 'secular stagnation' — but it may be overblown

A stagnant pool in Florida. Flickr/Trey Ratcliff<p>Is America stuck in a rut of low growth, feeble inflation and rock-bottom interest rates? Lots of economists believe in the idea of "secular stagnation", and they have plenty of evidence to point to. The population is ageing and long-run growth …