Harrison Gallo

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How To Macrame (And Create A Wall Hanging!)

I’ve always loved macrame and its intricate beauty, but whenever I think about trying it, it just seems to complicated and difficult. It’s true that …

Pinstriped for Mac Hides Personal Items to Help Give Killer Presentations

Pinstriped is a custom interface that sits over the top of OS X on your Mac to hide your personal content, with the aim of helping you to look more professional during a presentation.<p>If you often find yourself giving presentations at work, or even live on stage at an event like TNW’s conferences, …

Maybe Snapchat Is Crazy To Turn Down $3B, But Was Facebook Nuts To Offer It?

Apparently for Facebook, $3 billion is the new $1 billion. With reports that the social-networking giant tried to buy upstart Snapchat for 3 times what it paid just last year for Instagram, it’s clear CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes that if you can’t beat them, buy them. But while most of the …

This Scandal Over the Naked McRib Is Just Ridiculous

We'll slice it four ways for you<p><b>Can I really be the only man</b> that is not appalled by the naked McRib? An army of Reddit users, in response to a posted image of an uncooked one, have registered their displeasure with the sight. (That is, those who didn't let the chance for a "ribbed for her plasure" …

JPMorgan humiliates itself in front of all of Twitter

<b>(Reuters/Yuri Gripas)</b><p>An invitation to ask the vice chairman questions elicits quite a lot of excellent ones — here are the best<p>Jim Newell<p>November 14, 2013 8:46pm (UTC)<p>God, the folks who run JPMorgan Chase are so smart. So smart! Heroes, too -- never forget how they were nice enough to take over …

Team Hired to Photograph Florida's Beaches for Google Street View Traumatized by Nudists

34 Cool and Modern DIY Concrete Projects

Concrete is, believe it or not, a very versatile material. It’s not used just in big projects and buildings but also for smaller, DIY projects. You …

Concrete

Hilarious Cynicism Conveyed Through Minimalist Illustrations

In this digital age, using smartphones, deciphering icons, and clicking “like” have become second nature. It's inevitable that our minds might begin to apply these many technological trends to everyday life. In his series called <i>Cinismo Ilustrado (Cynicism Illustrated)</i>, illustrator and designer …

Minimalism

Facebook lets beheading clips return to social network

<b>Facebook is allowing videos showing people being decapitated to be posted and shared on its site once again.</b><p>The social network had introduced a temporary ban in May following complaints that the clips could cause long-term psychological damage.<p>The US firm confirmed it now believed its users should …

Trompe l'Tweet: The Twitter-Bot World @Horse_ebooks Left Behind

There’s an Ancient Greek story that many art lovers know, from the 5th century BCE. Zeuxis and Parrhasius were known as the best painters of the …

Here are all the rumors about how Apple might bridge the gap between tablets and laptops

As everyone knows by now, a storm is raging in the world of personal computing. PC sales are down and mobile devices like phones and tablets are the culprit. PC makers are trying to regain lost territory by offering “convertibles”—Frankenstein’s monsters that combine the worst traits of the laptop …

MacBook Air

Facebook Users Can No Longer Hide From Search

There was a time when Facebook users could make themselves “unsearchable” by changing a privacy setting called “Who can search for me by name?” Their accounts would still be visible to people who clicked their names in a News Feed story or on a mutual friends’ timeline, but the random person who …

FYI: Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

Short answer: the egg.<p>Chickens, as a species, became chickens through a long, slow process of evolution. At some point, a chicken-like bird produced an offspring that, due to some mutation in its DNA, crossed the threshold from mere chicken likeness into chicken actuality. That is to say, a …

A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

Nightwatch: The Haunting Light Painted Nightscapes of Noel Kerns

Dallas-based photographer Noel Kerns specializes in capturing haunting night scenes of ghost towns, decommissioned military bases, and industrial …

Revealing Portraits of Prisoners in Ukraine and Russia

<b>Natalia, Sentenced for stabbing, Juvenile Prison for Girls, Ukraine 2009</b><i><br>Sailboats and Swans</i> is an intriguing portrait series by Israeli photographer Michal Chelbin that takes a look at inmates serving their time in prison. The series features seven different prisons in Ukraine and Russia that house …

Rap Genius: the website that crunches hip-hop lyrics

Eventually, it seems, the ultra-nerds invade everything, and the latest sphere of popular culture to fall is hip-hop. It's already creaking under the weight of self-consciously spoddy lyricists and battlers, such as the UK's Marlo, Shuffle-T and Mos Prob, and insanely anal compilers of statistics …

Deltron 3030 Travels Back To The Future With 'Event II'

It's a hazy world in Deltron 3030's <i>Event II</i>. The hip-hop trio's highly anticipated second album continues to depict the journey of Deltron Zero, the privateer featured in the group's self-titled debut, released more than a decade ago.<p>Revisited in the year 3040, the character — voiced by veteran MC …

On its birthday, Siri’s U.S. voice actress revealed, ‘I had no idea I would be on the iPhone’

An Atlanta woman has come forward to CNN as the U.S. voice of Siri, the built-in “personal assistant” first introduced in the iPhone 4S. Susan Bennett says she first discovered that her voice was being used on Apple’s smartphones when a friend emailed her and asked if it was her voice on the iPhone …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

Travel

This Water Droplet Maze Is Mesmerizing

Watch it in action. Plus: learn something about the Leidenfrost effect.<p>Have you heard of the Leidenfrost effect? If not, it's about to be your favorite effect. If yes, same.<p>The basic idea is, when a liquid comes in contact with something really hot--about twice as hot as the liquid's boiling point, …

Billionaire Dan Loeb Blasts Sotheby's CEO For Spending 'Hundreds Of Thousands' On Luxury Lunches

Billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb doesn’t care that Sotheby’s recently replaced its CFO for a former Goldman Sachs partner and managing director, and that the auction house is reviewing its books to increase shareholder value. On Wednesday, the head of Third Point sent a scathing letter to …

Apple is sitting on 10% of all US corporate cash

Don’t be surprised if the next rumor out of Cupertino is that the new gold iPhones are forged from the company’s own melted-down ingots: Apple is richer than ever. It is holding onto $147 billion, which amounts to 10% of all corporate cash.<p>Non-financial companies are collectively holding onto $1.48 …

The City

Sandwich Board: Pastrami & Hash at High Street

After 21 hours, Cruz ends Senate floor marathon

After more than 21 hours and no bathroom break, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his talk-a-thon against Obamacare at high noon on Wednesday.<p>The conservative firebrand's marathon speech against health care reform ended as the Senate calendar moved to a new day's business for procedural purposes. Though he …

Kenya attack: a photographer's view from the Westgate mall

I was at home when I heard from a friend about something happening but we weren't sure what it was so I went to the Westgate mall and saw some bodies lying in the car park and realised it was serious. I saw some police so I hid behind cars to take cover and slowly got closer to the gate. An injured …

Travel photography tip: Intro to landscape photography

One of the ultimate goals of anyone traveling with a camera is to produce images that instill a “sense of place.” It can be portraits, street …

Landscape Photography

The Man Who Gets The Science Right On 'The Big Bang Theory'

Sure, Bob Newhart may have won his first Emmy for guest-starring as Professor Proton on the hugely popular show <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>, about four young scientists at Caltech. But behind the scenes is a real-life professor, David Saltzberg of UCLA.<p>Saltzberg studies high-energy particle physics and …

Travel While You're Young

This is the time for small paychecks and big memories. This is the time for travel. We are about as attached to one location as we are to our favorite Chinese take-out place. We know what we like about it, and we take comfort in the familiarity, but that's about it.- Jessy Tapper<p><b>Last June, Jeff</b> …

Daniel Lieberman: 'Dieting is a disaster for everyone'

Daniel Lieberman is a professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard and has published numerous studies about why the human body looks and behaves the way it does. His new book is <i>Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health and Disease</i>. One of his current areas of study is the advantages of …