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nan goldin’s legendary portraits of disaffected youth get new life

The photographer's landmark series The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, is comprised of nearly 700 portraits of youth from Boston to Berlin<p>Nan Goldin's seminal 80s photo series <i>The Ballad of Sexual Dependenc</i>y was controversial, personal and real. Often credited with developing the aesthetic that Bill …

Why No Tipping Appears To Be No Dice With Some Customers

Americans have always been grumpy about the idea of tipping in restaurants. But there are the first signs that they actually prefer it to a no-tipping policy.<p>Two proponents of no-tipping, one big, one small, have decided to back away from the idea, according to <i>The Atlantic.</i><p>In New York, Fedora, in …

Hospitality

Goldman Sachs Finally Admits it Defrauded Investors During the Financial Crisis

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs (gs) has agreed to a list of “facts” in addition to paying $5.1 billion to settle a lawsuit related to its …

The world's top 10 companies, ranked by reputation

The Reputation Institute sorts companies according to the public's perception of their performance in seven areas: products and services, innovation, workplace, governance, citizenship, leadership, and performance.<p>The chocolate maker The Hershey Company is the most reputable brand in the US, but …

Top 10

A Gun-Advocate Mom Was Accidentally Shot by Her 4-Year-Old Son

Jamie Gilt was driving down a highway when it happened.<p>A Florida woman who advocates for the 2nd Amendment was accidentally shot in the back on Tuesday by her 4-year-old son.<p>Jamie Gilt had posted on Facebook the day before the incident that her child "gets jacked up to target shoot the .22," …

Guns

Waze App Denies Sending Israeli Soldiers Into Harm's Way

The Google-owned navigation company Waze strongly hit back Tuesday at suggestions that its mapping app led two Israeli soldiers into a West Bank refugee camp, triggering a riot that officials said left one person dead and as many as 16 others injured.<p>The clashes broke out Monday night after the two …

Israel

Bin Laden's will shows that he left £20m for global jihad - and worried about CIA tracker chips in his wife's teeth

Declassified documents show the al-Qaeda leader was also still planning grand terror schemes<p>Osama bin Laden left more than £20 million in his will so that his followers could carry on his grand jihadist schemes against the West, newly declassified documents show.<p>In a series of missives that reveals …

There are a lot of empty homes in Flint, Michigan

Flint has a housing problem.<p>Nationwide, the average vacancy rate is 1.6%, according a report from RealtyTrac. But in Flint, Michigan, the rate is nearly five times higher at 7.5%--the highest in the nation.<p>"That is pretty worrisome," said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac. "The …

Housing

How YouTube Star Bethany Mota Makes Her Money

If you rode a subway in New York City last year, you likely saw Bethany Mota's face plastered in stations and train cars. With nearly 10 million followers on YouTube, Mota is one of the brand's most recognizable faces, which is why the video giant featured her in an ad campaign.<p>It's content …

Advertising

How To Know When It Is Time To Upgrade Your Photography Gear

Almost every photographer wants to own a better camera, right? But then again, not every photographer really needs a better camera. So how does one …

Bit Rate

I Shot with the Nikon D500. Here Are My Thoughts

It’s been a big week for Nikon announcements at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, with launches of the Nikon D500, Nikon D5, and new SB-5000 Speedlight. The new …

Project 1970 Honda CB350 — Part III - Classic Motorcycle Repair

<i>The is the third in a series on our 1970 Honda CB350 build project. Read Part I and Part II for earlier stages of the project, and Part IV, Part V,</i> …