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School of Visual Arts Presents 99 Hours of Free Photography Lectures

FYI: Last week, photographer Dan Culberson flagged on Reddit a trove of free photography lectures available on School of Visual Arts' rich YouTube …

Photography

The 100 Most Visited Websites in the US [Infographic]

Despite the world going mobile, laptops and desktops still account for a significant portion of the online world. In fact, there are currently more …

List-Worthy

Recipe: Deep-Dish Quiche Lorraine with Swiss Chard and Bacon

Make the filling:<p>Heat a large saucepan over high heat until it is hot. Line a platter with paper towels and position it near the stovetop. Carefully …

Baking

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Orange County

The Amazon.com of Stolen Credit Cards Makes It All So Easy

On Sept. 1, the website Rescator.cc alerted customers to a new batch of stolen credit card numbers about to hit its digital shelves. “Load your …

Counterfeit U.S. Cash Floods Crime Forums — Krebs on Security

One can find almost anything for sale online, particularly in some of the darker corners of the Web and on the myriad cybercrime forums. These sites …

Do we really want to use predictive policing to stop crime? – Henrick Karoliszyn

When a troubled young man named Adam Lanza stormed into Sandy Hook Elementary School and slaughtered 20 first-graders and six teachers in a small …

Policing

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

Who Built the ID Theft Service SSNDOB.ru? — Krebs on Security

Previous stories on this blog have highlighted the damage wrought by an identity theft service marketed in the underground called <b>ssndob[dot]ru</b>, which …

Time to Reroute the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline

<i>The New York Times</i> recently reported on the disturbing surge in violence at the Rikers Island jail complex in New York City, where the use of force by correction officers has jumped 240 percent over the past decade. Three days later, MSNBC reported on the disturbing "school-to-prison pipeline" that …

Mental Health

Obama Should Get Real

President Obama needs to launch a project or two that he can start, develop, and complete successfully -- or, at the very least, projects on which he can make major significant progress. He lost credibility and much of the high regard in which he was held by many Americans (and people overseas) by …

Immigration Reform

Divergent and the Gospel: Manifestos on Difference

On March 21st droves of teenagers -- and no small number of adults -- will pour into theaters across the country to celebrate the first film installment of Veronica Roth's <i>Divergent Trilogy</i>.<p>I will be among them.<p>Through my doctoral program, I confess that I have developed an affinity for young adult …

Creativity

Mt. Gox Halts ALL Bitcoin Withdrawals, Price Drop Follows

<i>UPDATE (7th February, 11:25 GMT): Users with bitcoin withdrawals in limbo have reported that the amounts are being returned to their Mt. Gox wallet</i> …

Bitcoin

Sleep's Best-Kept Secret: A Treatment for Insomnia That's Not a Pill

Do you toss and turn for hours before falling asleep? Or go to bed early but still wake up tired? Or keep waking up during the night? Then you’re …

New Jersey Gay Marriage

New Jersey

Chasing Katniss: Divergent Author Veronica Roth Builds Her Dystopian Empire

<i>This profile originally ran in October 2013.</i><p>On March 31, 2010, 21-year-old ­Veronica Roth wrote a blog post titled “You + $$$ = ?” Roth was a …

The ‘Underwater Waterfall’ Illusion at Mauritius Island

Photographer Unknown (via KULfoto.com)<p>Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of …

Anamorphic Sculptures

London-based artist Jonty Hurwitz creates ‘Anamorphic Sculptures’ which only reveal themselves once facing a reflective cylinder. Hurwitz took an …

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Cute Love Quotes For That Person You Just Want To 'Mush'

Love varies. Sometimes, it's a serious affliction. Other times, love gives you goosebumps. And then there are times when love is outright painful. But right now? Now's the time to celebrate the silliness of love. You know, the adorable goofiness of love. The so-cute-I-can't-stand-it love. We've …

Sluggish After Lunch? Take a Nap in This Transforming Desk

Power naps have been proven over and over to boost brain power and make you more productive at work. Unfortunately not many employers approve of …

Avant-garde

When Sci-Fi Crime-Prevention Tactics Aren't Actually That Far-Fetched

The Purge seems implausible, but according to criminologists, some sci-fi films' law-enforcement methods could be possible one day—and some are in use right now.<p>Universal<p>Judging by the reviews, Lena Headey and Ethan Hawke's new film <i>The Purge</i> may be pretty forgettable. But at least one aspect of the …

Snapchat close to raising as much as $100 million at a jaw-dropping valuation

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>That quality possessed by some which draws all others with its magnetic force. With ‘It’ you win all men if you are a woman …

How Pink And Blue Became Gender-Specific

It actually wasn’t until the 1940s that the colors became set in stone.<p>Pink is for girls. Blue is for boys. Of course our society allows exceptions now and again, but imagine showing up to a boy’s baby shower with a pink bib and matching pink shoes. There would be whispers that either you’re nuts …

Baby Showers

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Smoke on the water: explosive landscapes - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/06/harry-cory-wright-explosive-landscapes-pictures<p>720<p>Photographer Harry Cory Wright has …

'Maybe Hollywood Will': 5 Young Adult Novels That Should Be Movies

On June 7, a little film called “Tiger Eyes” will be released on VOD and in movie theaters across America. It’s based on Judy Blume’s 1981 novel of …