Tim Puranen

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Meet Yung Lenox, The Nine Year Old Kid Whose Hip Hop Art Has Made Him A Cult Sensation

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 16<p>An Instagram hit, the Seattle-based Yung Lenox, 9, doodles hip-hop artists and the album …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Meet the composer of the Seinfeld theme

Vintage interview with Jonathan Wolff, composer of the iconic Seinfeld theme (and music for Caroline in the City, Full House, Saved by the Bell, and …

Make Your Own Doritos With This Seasoning Blend

Nacho Cheese Doritos are a perfect junk food and, until now, my only way of getting more Dorito flavor in my life was putting them in a pepper …

These $70 DIY synthesizers are a hobbyist's dream

For me, one of the most interesting parts of Moogfest is the Circuit Bending Challenge. Sure, the performances and tech demos are great, but it's always a treat to see what a community of tinkerers can come up with on a tight budget of $70. I've seen everything from a wearable helmet instrument to …

This Old iMac Recap

Back in December, I noticed my 2011 iMac was starting to show signs of getting on in years. The hard drive that once seemed vast was down to its last 100 GB. Programs didn’t launch as quickly as they used. The Photos app, saddled with a knee-buckling 45,000-picture library, was practically …

iMac

History's Most Iconic Sneakers Drawn With Just One Line

Think you’re a lost-cause as an artist because you only draw stick figures? Now would be a good time to reconsider. The illustrators over at design …

SF teachers struggle amid costly housing

Teachers priced out<p>SF educators struggle to stay amid costly housing, stagnant salaries<p>Every morning, Rebecca Sheehan-Stross and her kindergarten …

Mental Floss

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5 Ways To Earn Money From Home Cooking

If you’re passionate about food and cooking, then there’s no reason why you shouldn’t use that passion to earn some extra cash. After all, everybody …

Entrepreneurship

For white folks who teach in the hood: A lesson in campus colonialism

How power dynamics & cultural clashes stemming from whiteness work against young people of color in urban schools<p><b>Commencement</b><p>I sank, exhausted, into the backseat of a small sport utility vehicle as it pulled onto a sparsely populated Wyoming highway, finally getting some rest after a long day. As I …

Rabbit or duck? This 124-year-old drawing has both if you can spot them

Check out the drawing below, which was published around 1892 in a German magazine. Do you see an animal? Do you see two?<p>According to a psychologist, your ability to flip between seeing a rabbit and a duck in the drawing is indicative of your creative prowess.

Nerdy Valentines to print and love

Evil Mad Scientist Labs have released their latest set of nerdy Valentines ready for you to print, glue on cardstock, and use to win your true love's …

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

Science Fiction

Technday.com

DIY Barn Doors for Every Style

If you don't live in a classic farmhouse but love the look of barn doors, these five DIY barn door projects are just the thing to help you achieve …

How to Break Your Netflix Binge-Watching Habit

Vegging out in front of the TV can be a fun activity for a lazy Sunday, but while you’re binge-watching every episode of Jessica Jones, your weekend …

Bob Ross Ipsum Generates Dummy Text with Happy Little Paragraphs

Need to generate some placeholder text? Sure, you could use the standard Latin gibberish, but a more soothing and entertaining alternative is this …

The anti-Guy Fieri bows out: “Cook’s Illustrated” won’t be the same without Christopher Kimball

Hopefully, “America’s Test Kitchen” can retain its signature restraint without the measured New England cook<p>In a move that sent shockwaves through the PBS-subscribing, why-yes-I-do-have-strong-feelings-about-pineapple-in-carrot-cake cognoscenti, America’s Test Kitchen announced Monday that Cook's …

DIY VIDEO: How to Turn Your Blender into a Magic Bullet-Like Smoothie or Juice Machine

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Move over 3D Touch, angular finger sensing is what's next

I love 3D Touch, but FingerAngle, by Carnegie Mellon spin-off Qeexo, may have just upped the ante.<p>The researchers behind FingerAngle, a new algorithm that allows smartphones to estimate the angular position of a finger, are aiming to change the way we interact with our smart devices for good.<p>While …

InterAct

Build a Stylish, Modern Desk with Flip-Up Storage

With the flip desk, I set out to create a small, simple desk designed for multi-tasking. It’s tailor-made for the small apartment or office where space and storage are at a premium. More than just a workstation, the desk can double as a craft table, a dinner table for one, a make-up station or …

Woodworking

Why some LAUSD teachers are balking at a new approach to discipline problems

In a South Los Angeles classroom, a boy hassles a girl. The teacher moves him to the back of the room, where he scowls, makes a paper airplane and repeatedly throws it against the wall. Two other boys wander around the class and then nearly come to blows.<p>"Don't you talk about my sister," one says …

Irfan Khan

Man interviews himself 38 years later and makes it into an amazing movie

This is wonderful. When Stoney Emshwiller was 18 years old, he filmed himself interviewing his older self. Thirty-eight years later a 56-year-old …

Pay what you want for this incredible iOS 9 developer bundle

Unlock a world of career opportunity by mastering the latest and greatest Apple platform, iOS 9. With hours of coding instruction and a library of …

Make Animated GIFs from Still Images in OS X with a Right-Click

Have a bunch of still images you’d like to turn into an animated GIF? Blogger Jacob Salmela’s shows off how to add that option to the right-click …

Fire

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These Chameleon Pens make creating art much easier

When studying art, you have to work on a variety of different aspects to make the finished product believable. Obviously being able to draw bodies, …

Graphics

San Francisco Scrambles to Make Housing More Affordable for Teachers

The plan would finance a 100-unit housing complex for educators in the increasingly high-rent city.

Housing