Steph Mannis

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Vine Resume May Be the World's First

Since it was introduced last month, Twitter's Vine has been used for advertising, breaking news and, of course, porn. But an aspiring journalist has …

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Paint Exploding in Slow Motion is Colorfully Spectacular

The Slow-Mo Guys are at it again, but this time they are making a mess of rainbow proportions.<p>They lit jars of paint on fire and watched as they blew …

Hiring Experts Reveal Resume Pet Peeves

Crafting a resume that is unique and impressive is the goal of every job seeker. However, there is no one blueprint to follow in this process. …

How to Nail The Social Job Interview

Job seekers, listen up! Your interview doesn't begin when an employer calls you. It doesn't begin when you walk into an office. And it certainly …

It's Time for Truth on Social Media

“If your mother says she loves you, check it out.” I heard those words early in my journalism career. Reporters are trained to verify information …

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Obake stretchy touchscreen concept lets you pinch, prod and pummel data

A 3D touchscreen display prototype that can be pinched, pulled, and pushed around might represent the future of digital interaction, allowing …

LinkedIn Doesn't Matter To The People Who Need It Most

The career site's struggle to court young adults and recent graduates.<p>LinkedIn is powerful, profitable, and growing. The only problem? It may be leaving behind the audience that needs them it most: young adults and recent graduates.<p>LinkedIn isn't alone. Plenty of legacy social networks are up …

Google Cares Less About SAT Scores And GPA Because They Have Better Hiring Data

Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college GPA, which have long been critical tools for gauging potential.<p>Prasad Setty, Google's vice president for people analytics, told The New York Times that they've found that those numbers alone didn't lead to success at …

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Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>In Portland, Oregon, an eco-friendly home …

Astonishing Hyper-Realistic Scenes Made With LEGO

It's rare that a collaboration can produce such magnificent results as this.<p>Nathan Sawaya (known to many as 'The Brick Artist' these days) is the …

Pure Salvage: 10 Eclectic Tiny Homes Built with 99% Scrap

The premise of this small design-build firm is simple: almost everything you could want or need to build a new house is already in a a disused or …

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10,000 Books Create a Painting-Like Nature Scene

Built for one of Toronto's Nuit Blanche arts festival, this stunning tower of books, by artist Tom Bendtsen, resembles a nature scene complete with ethereal clouds and a setting sun. His towers, called <i>Conversations</i>, are mean to push the limits of what can be done with books. In this piece, called</i> …

Watch This City Made Out Of Bread As It Decays

In his 2007 book <i>The World Without Us</i>, author Alan Weisman imagines what Earth would be like if humans disappeared today. Your home would give way to natural forces faster than you might think. And 500 years from now, your whole neighborhood would revert back to its pre-human state–most likely a …

Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …