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Shift Messenger, Designed To Help Co-Workers Share Schedules, Raises $1.5M Seed Round

Managing and trading shifts is one of the most onerous tasks faced by retail employees, especially since many don’t have set hours. Shift Messenger, a Y Combinator alum, launched earlier this year to give workers a communication tool specifically designed to help them manage their schedules. Now …

Apps

Japanese manga charger supports your smartphone with cute power

LAS VEGAS — Japan's obsession with all things cute may sometimes be forced, but when done right it's hard to resist, especially when that "kawaii" …

10 Best Free Books To Learn C++ Programming Language

Share Email Comments<p>C++ is the most popular and widely used dynamic computer programming language. It has been in use on several operating system …

How to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1

Here’s how the game of iOS cat-and-mouse jailbreak works. A team releases a working jailbreak for the most recent version of iOS to the public. Apple moves to eliminate the exploit that made the last jailbreak possible, releases a new version of iOS, and stops ‘signing’ previous jailbreakable …

Poignant Portraits of Americans in Debt Explore the Role Debt Plays in Our Personal Identity

For photographer Brittany M. Powell, debt isn’t just the subject of a personal portrait project, it’s a harsh reality that she’s had to face …

Is joining a tech startup like buying a lottery ticket?

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I don’t usually meddle in my kids’ career decisions, but I think my son is about to do something he’ll regret. He’s been working in IT at …

How to Make a Dirt-Cheap DIY Ring Light from a Frisbee and Some LED Strips

Got $30, a frisbee and some free time this week? Need a ring light? If you answered yes to both of those questions, we’ve got a neat, quick and super …

Azure Striker Gunvolt Review - Review

Given developer Inti Creates’ pedigree and the structure of their new game Azure Striker Gunvolt, it might just appear to be a Mega Man-inspired …

Indie Gaming

Fascinating Portraits Reveal How New Yorkers Eat Dinner

A single mom eats alone while watching TV; a teenage girl has a bowl of pasta on her bed with eyes fixed to her computer screen; a mother feeds her …

SoHo Photo Walk

PS3 Emulator For PC: 'RPCS3' Plays Games At Acceptable Fps! [VIDEO] Xbox 360 Emu 'Xenia' Shows Remarkable Progress!

It is finally here, PC gamers! A real working PS3 emulator for the PC has arrived and we've got some videos of the PS3 emulator RPCS3 playing the …

Relive the 2014 World Cup in 99 Seconds of Stop-Motion Awesomeness

The World Cup is over. Germany came out victorious over Argentina, with a final that managed to bring in an estimated 26.5 million in the US, alone. …

MIT Offers Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Course for Free Online

It’s not unusual for colleges with large open-source programs to put out a number of courses free for the world to browse through online. In the past …

Underwater Photos of Sporting Dogs Bursting with Playful Energy

Dogs are just an endless source of enjoyment and entertainment, and their abilities are certainly not limited to just land-based activities. …

These Creative Wedding Invitations Made from Film Canisters are Perfect for Photographer Couples

If you’re a photo lover and you happen to be getting married to another photo lover, you’re going to (at the risk of sounding repetitive) <i>love</i> this …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

A Collection of Powerful Black and White Images

I have a background in black and white photography – using actual film and processing in a darkroom. The entire first year of my two year college …

Photography

How to Take Professional Food Photos

Photographing food is a lot more difficult than it seems. Not only do we have to work to get the right composition but we have to use light in a very …

The Most Valuable Photography Tips Ever - Results of a Social Media Survey

I recently asked the following question on social media: “What was the most valuable photography tip you ever received?” Needless to say, I received …

8 Lessons Robert Capa Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<b>Robert Capa</b> is one of the greatest photographers to have ever lived. When he was still alive, he was proclaimed as “The Greatest War-Photographer in …