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Mobile First, Web Much Later: Smule Gives Its Karaoke Community a Home Online

Like Flipboard and Instagram before it, the popular mobile app Smule is, after years, heading to the Web. That’s because the company, which makes …

Apps

Palo Alto to require wiring for fast EV chargers in new homes

Palo Alto is an ideal place for electric vehicles when it's full of wealthy, tech-savvy executives. It only makes sense, then, that the city council has voted in favor of a proposal requiring that new homes include wiring for speedy Level 2 EV chargers. The mandate should add less than $200 to a …

Thief tries to steal laptop from police honeytrap car with warning sticker

A bumbling car thief has been filmed breaking into a bait car – one that had been prepared by police – despite the fact that it had a warning sticker …

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

Vintage Motivational Posters From the 20s and 30s | The Art of Manliness

Today’s business motivational posters — symbolized most prominently by “Sucessories” — are the butt of many a joke. But back in your grandpa’s day, …

The Woodsman Workout | The Art of Manliness

Last week, my family and I went on a much needed vacation to our adopted home of Montpelier, Vermont. Kate and I have been going there about once a …

How to Get Your Kids to Do Chores | The Art of Manliness

Every dad wants his children to grow up to be responsible, contributing members of society. But before they head out on their own and make their mark …

6 Tips for Creating Unique and Emotion Filled Wedding Photos

The best wedding photographers know how to create not only beautifully composed images, but also the moments of emotion and connection at the core of …

Weddings

Weekend readers' best photographs: chill

From monkeys to mountains: your best pictures on this week's theme, chill

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has an ambitious new plan: to shift our daily reading habits away from consuming incremental news bites and towards engaging with enlightened ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm. Ordinarily, such a goal would seem utopian, were it not for the fact that …

Original 3D-Printed Liberator Guns To Become Works Of Art At London Museum

The Liberator gun made headlines when its creator fired up his 3D printer and created them, building firearms that actually fire out of little more than plastic components that combined cost little more than your average Blu-ray movie. Now, that pivotal moment in the history of DIY 3D printing is …

Rdio and Cumulus will announce deal to create free, ad-supported music

It seems that Rdio, the streaming music service founded by Skype, is making some big plays to overtake its competition. It launched personalized …

Healing Cavities (A True "We've-Done-It!" Story!) - KitchenWise

Oh, people. I”m about to reveal something to you that has taken me months to work up the nerve to confess.<p>Are you ready for this? {I’m not sure I am, …