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Amazon's Site Is Down on Prime Day, but People Can't Even Get Mad at Such a Cute Error Page

There's been so much hype leading up to Amazon Prime Day, and for good reason — the promotion offers <i>so many</i> awesome sales for Prime members. So when Prime Day officially began at its scheduled time of noon PT on Monday, people all over the world headed to Amazon, wallets in hand and ready to add …

Cloud Computing

A look at Chrome’s new tab design

Chrome's big UI revamp gets another version on nightly builds.<p>Chrome is getting a major redesign soon, and this week new changes have started to land …

Software

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Dogs Pose With Their Non-Canine Best Friends for All American Pet Photo Day

Tamra W.'s Golden Retriever and pet cat love to snuggle.<p>Louis G.'s 6-month-old pup and pet guinea pig occasionally pose for photos together.<p>"Mooshie …

Pets

PayPal apologizes for telling woman her death violated account policies

PayPal recently sent a woman a letter explaining that her death violated its account holder policies. When her grieving husband shared a copy on his social media accounts, it was hard to believe it was actually real. And just as shocking has been PayPal’s response, the company seems to be taking …

Internet

How to colour comics

Colouring comics is the best job in the art world, as far as I’m concerned, because it leans heavily towards the fun part of art: the storytelling. …

Graphics

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Design - Balancing Risk to Gain Reward

The idea of the minimum viable product (MVP) has been around for some time. The term itself was coined by Frank Robinson but was made popular by two …

This Designer Is Turning People’s Reddit Pic Posts Into Movie Posters

Normally, you’d need to make a film before you start to market it on a poster—but not according to Redditor Your_Post_As_A_Movie (YPAAM). For years, the user has scoured the best of Reddit and found gorgeous photos being shared on the site. He then saves them and creates entirely fake movie posters …

Posters

A hot startup raised $89 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared inbox …

This dog came back from the groomer looking like a sheep, and it's the funniest thing you'll see all day

• <b>A dog salon in Japan called Yorikokoro groomed a dog to make it look extra fluffy.</b>• <b><br>The dog looks more like a sheep now.</b>• <b><br>It's unclear how the groomer</b> …

The MPR Raccoon Is Safe And Sound, So These Pictures And Jokes Aren’t Ruined

We held off on posting about the wall-scaling raccoon that’s become locally famous in Minnesota until we were sure she was safe and healthy. Good news on that front. The #MPRraccoon has been rescued and returned to nature, ready to steal donuts and phones, have her little mind blown by the …

Cotton Candy

Artist “Wipes Off” Makeup From Mass-Produced Dolls to Reveal Super Realistic Faces

Artist Olga Kamenetskaya transforms overly made-up dolls into realistic figures that represent beauty in “flaws.” She wipes the exaggerated eyeliner, blush, and eyeshadow off their faces, creating a literal clean slate for their stunning metamorphosis. Kamenetskaya then tweaks their …

MIT made a psychopathic AI based on a Hitchcock thriller

A team of mad scientists from MIT’s ghoulish Media Lab have created an AI-powered version of Alfred Hitchcock’s mother-loving murderer Norman Bates.<p>Norman is an intentionally-biased neural network designed to caption images. We’ve covered similar AI projects (this one was hilarious, and here’s one …

Pushing A Pull Door, And Other Ridiculous Tabletop Game Deaths

Last week I asked on Twitter about your dumbest tabletop roleplaying deaths, and boy, did you all deliver.<p>An exciting and terrifying aspect of each …

7 Basic Questions Your Screenplay Should Answer (And How 'The Last Jedi' Answers Them 3 Times)

If your story can't answer these 7 questions, then you may not actually have a story.When it comes to screenwriting, everybody and their Aunt Ginger …

Creative Writing

This Is The Only Book You'll Ever Need On Procedural Generation

Image: CRC Press<p>Dwarf Fortress, a complex rogue-like game that's been in a state of constant improvement and refinement since 2002, is a masterclass …

How Theranos used the media to create the emperor’s new startup | John Naughton

There is a depressing list of journalists who were taken in by the Holmes hype, including high-status practitioners<p>It’s a quintessential Silicon Valley story. A smart, attractive 19-year-old American woman who has taught herself Mandarin while in high school is studying chemical engineering at …

Genetic Engineering

Murder mystery author Jane Harper has six tips for writing a bestselling novel

It's the kind of success story writers dream of.<p>In 2014, Jane Harper decided she was finally going to do it — she was going to write a book.<p>She …

Skyping the doctor? Poll shows it's not just for the young

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every morning, 92-year-old Sidney Kramer wraps a blood pressure cuff around his arm and steps on a scale, and readings of his heart health beam to a team of nurses — and to his daughter's smartphone — miles from his Maryland home.<p>Red flags? A nurse immediately calls, a form of …

What's your brand archetype?

Building a brand that really connects with your customers can seem like an uphill struggle, with more than a little guesswork thrown in for good …

Apple now lets you download a copy of all the data it has on you

Apple is now giving users the opportunity to download a copy of all the data the company has collected from them. This includes App Store and iTunes activity, Apple ID account and device information, online and retail store activity, AppleCare support history, and more.<p>The tool is part of Apple’s …

US Government employee hears 'abnormal' sound in China, then develops minor brain injury

A United States Government employee in southern China has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the …

Photographer Captures Eagle and Fox Fighting Over Rabbit in Midair

Wildlife photographer Kevin Ebi was out shooting a few days ago when he witnessed and photographed a crazy sight: a bald eagle and red fox fighting …

A man is pointing out little-known facts about all of our favorite movies — and it's totally blowing our minds

Walt Disney Pictures<p><b>A Twitter thread of little-known movie trivia is blowing our minds right now.</b>• <b><br>David Amador, an independent game developer based in</b> …

Movies

Stylish Illustrations for the Vespaclub

Ale Giorgini is an illustrator from Vicenza, Italy with a beautiful and I's say unique style. It is very clean, like vector style but with so much …

Everyone is Sharing Hilariously Bad Stock Photos of Their Jobs

Stock photos generally aren’t the best at showing realistic views of what different jobs are like, but sometimes they’re hilariously inaccurate. …

Wild Squirrel Knows Exactly Where To Go To Have Her Baby

She never forgot the people who saved her life — and knew they'd keep her baby safe, too.<p>It was a cold and windy day in South Africa in October 2016 …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

How to Precisley Match Colors in Photoshop

There are numerous ways to do any one specific job in Photoshop, but getting colors to match can be one of the more trickier tasks. In this video by …

Here's what 14 movies looked like before and after CGI

1/<p>"Beauty and the Beast" created a magical world where Emma Watson, as Belle, dances with a beast.<p>Disney<p>The 2017 adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast" …