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From nanny to international art star: Ramiro Gomez on how his paintings reveal the labor that makes California cool possible

Roughly five years ago, artist Ramiro Gomez was working as a private nanny for a family in the Hollywood Hills. In his spare time, he had begun making small collages that explored issues of labor. His focus: the mostly Latino nannies, gardeners, construction workers and valets who make the …

Teabagging shouldn't bother me (but it does)

What people do when there's no consequences<p>If you've played PvP in the last decade or more in anything from <i>Halo</i> to <i>Call of Duty</i> or even <i>Destiny</i>, you will have witnessed a very strange act. You die and your killer runs to your corpse — and then crouches, stands, crouches, stands, crouches and stands …

You Can Now Cruise Through ‘Super Mario Maker’ Stages In An 8-Bit Mercedes-Benz SUV

As you may recall, last year Nintendo and German car-maker Mercedes-Benz formed a rather unlikely alliance. This team-up resulted in Japanese car commercials featuring a hunky male model Mario, and Mercedes-Benz karts popping up as free DLC in <i>Mario Kart 8</i>. It was certainly an unexpected crossover, …

Retrogaming

60 Best illustrator tutorials from 2014

1. BAM! Your Own 3D Vector Text In Under Two Hours<p>3D vector text can be a daunting undertaking when not using a program like Maya or SketchUp. Using …

Graphics

Quiet Nights

This is why people want to watch other people play video games

Amazon agreed to pay just shy of $1 billion for video game streaming site Twitch last night. The service, which originally launched as a spinoff from Justin.tv in 2011, has become so wildly popular that its owner’s major concern has not been how to grow the site, but how to secure sufficient …

New IBM Patent For Identifying You By The Way You Click Around On Websites

Noticing the little things—that's the way to win a person's heart, I always say.<p>IBM has a new patent for a program that watches your every move on a device, the company has announced. The patent is for techniques to recognize people by the way they click, swipe and navigate on websites.<p>Do you tend …

Patents

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

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13 Best Mass Effect Moments

Lookout launches 'theftie' alerts to combat smartphone theft

Here's a new twist on selfies -- and mobile security firm Lookout is hoping it might just help you get a stolen phone back.<p>The company on Wednesday launched a new feature to try to combat smartphone theft. Subscribers of the software suite will now get email alerts when someone does something …

Mobile