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Far away from any witnesses, my small town is being poisoned by fracking waste

In a tiny south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills, the Hazel Ginsburg Well is holding waste from out-of-state fracking operations – a sludge of toxic chemicals and undrinkable water<p>Some days, the air would smell acrid, sharp like bleach, and I would hurry from the car into the house. …

Top 10 Contemporary Design Trends in eCommerce

This column is authored by Dimitris Papoutsis, Manager, Synergic Software eCommerce web designThe post Top 10 Contemporary Design Trends in eCommerce …

eCommerce

Trump and the True Meaning of ‘Idiot’

In a recent Quinnipiac University poll, respondents were asked what word immediately came to mind when they thought of Donald Trump: The No. 1 response was “idiot.” This was followed by “incompetent,” “liar,” “leader,” “unqualified,” and finally, in sixth place, “president.” Superlatives like …

The History and Future of Everything -- Time

YouTube

The Voices in Our Heads

Why do people talk to themselves, and when does it become a problem?<p>“Talking to your yogurt again,” my wife, Pam, said. “And what does the yogurt say?”<p>She had caught me silently talking to myself as we ate breakfast. A conversation was playing in my mind, with a research colleague who questioned …

Election Panic! Political Cartoons from American History

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Republican Party

Racism is their best weapon: How the 1 percent divided the American people and conquered the country

The greatest trick the right ever pulled was convincing the working class to fear people of color above all else<p>What if I told you the single most important solution to economic inequality isn’t an economic policy, it’s tackling racism?<p>For the past 40 years, the right wing has peddled a winning …

UI Motion Design References

There are quite a few things I like to do before opening my computer and using a design tool like Sketch of Photoshop. One of the first things I do …

Joey Roth Steel Speaker

Designed with the same minimalist aesthetic that put Joey Roth on the map, this solitary Steel Speaker fills the room with high end sound in style. …

How to create killer GIFs on your Mac in 60 seconds

I love animated GIFs. As far as I’m concerned, they’re the greatest gift God ever bestowed upon the Internet.<p>While most Mac users probably think making them requires Photoshop and some superior skills, creating GIFs can be dead-easy for your Mom to do, as long as you know which tools to use.<p>In …

Apps

ZelectricBug

Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>9<p>9<p>SHARES<p>VW can update and redesign the Beetle all they want, but it will never ever come close to capturing the …

The Glenlivet Whiskey Chair

The Glenlivet distillery is the biggest selling single malt whiskey in the United States, and to celebrate their new Nadurra whiskey, they have …

How To: Clean Install OS X 10.10 Yosemite [Step-by-Step]

Last week, we showed you how to keep a physical copy of your Mac App Store digital download of OS X 10.10 Yosemite in the form of a bootable install …

Operating Systems

On the Red Couch With DJ Spooky

<i>Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky doesn’t just want you to dance. Though the musician still spins experimental music at clubs and museums around the</i> …

How To Take Screenshots On Your Mac The Right Way [OS X Tips]

Here at Cult of Mac, we take quite a few screenshots. Our current favorite for taking and annotating them is Share Bucket, and of course you can always use Preview or Grab to take your screenshots, but what about the basics? Not everyone needs fancy screenshot capabilities. Aren’t the built-in …

Operating Systems

Harper government's extensive spying on anti-oilsands groups revealed in FOIs

The federal government has been vigorously spying on anti-oil sands activists and organizations in BC and across Canada since last December, …

Surveillance

Get Ready For iOS 7 – Make Your Own Parallax Wallpapers [iOS 7 Tips]

While we’ve noted that you can use panoramic photos as wallpaper on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in in iOS 7, we haven’t spent a lot of time talking about the other major visual wallpaper and lock screen facelift: parallax.<p>In iOS 7, the background behind your Home screen apps is just a little …

iOS

Communist auto worker beautifully explains capitalism & racism in the Detroit auto plants, 1970

<i>The League of Revolutionary Black Workers</i> <br>The video below is an excerpt from the 1970 documentary, <i>Finally Got the News</i>. The film tells the story of …

Black History

Miró Watches | Great looking watches for unique individuals

Miró Everyday 40<p><i>The perfect Everyday companion</i><p>We designed the Miró Everyday to be the greatest watch with reason. It’s a daily wearer for every man …

Watches