We are only a week away until our big SXSW party!!! And we are THRILLED for this next performer to take the stage! Lindsey Stirling is one of the best and raddest violin players in the world! Just check our her exclusive performance she filmed for our site of Crystalized above! Lindsey will be sharing her talents with [...]
“There is a myth, sometimes widespread, that a person need only do inner work…that a man is entirely responsible for his own problems; and that to cure himself, he need only change himself….The fact is, a person is so formed by his surroundings, that his state of harmony depends entirely on his harmony with his surroundings.” —Christopher Alexander, The Timeless … ?
Renowned animator Sylvain Chomet (best known for The Triplets of Belleville) guest-animates The Simpsons' iconic opening couch gag, and to give the opening a Francophile touch, he illustrates Bart Simpson opening a "DIY foie gras kit for kids." The rest...
Here's a video of chef/Institute of Culinary Education creative director Michael Laiskonis making Vietnamese apple kebabs as he mans the IBM Food Truck at SXSW this week. The truck creates dishes using computer-generated recipes and dishes are then voted...
It might soon be much easier for all of us to become a little more Christ-like, if only in the “being able to turn water into wine” department. As you’ll see in this infomercial/informational video (seriously though, why is there a fireplace in the background? weird vibes), a tech entrepreneur and a wine expert have [...]
Reeses Peanut Butter Cups meet a Butterfinger bar in the newest item in the candy aisle.
Last night, my partner noted that a very decidedly millennial Internet thing is the “blank as blank” re-imagination. The Santa Claus as a horror film. Breaking Bad as a 1995 dramedy. Disney princesses as sloths. Your favorite childhood character who was definitely not supposed to represent an adult as a soft porn star. Show More Summary
HEY, APW! It’s been of those weird, shitty, hormonal weeks. You know the kind, don’t lie to me. The best I can say about any of it is that I absolutely obliterated my Oscar Pool, only missing foreign short and film editing (what was I THINKING, not voting for Gravity?). Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. If you don't want to see the cutest thing on the face of the Earth, I suggest you stop reading. Because you're about to get a whole lotta adorbs up in yo' face if you continue on with this blog post. ForShow More Summary
I’m writing my next book, Before and After, about how we make and break habits–an issue very relevant to happiness. Each week, I’ll post a before-and-after story submitted by a reader, about how he or she successfully changed a habit. We can all learn from each other. If you’d like to share your story, contact me here. To be notified … ?
As long as there are fast food restaurants, there will be attempted burglaries. And because not all crimes happen when there are people around, we’re especially thankful to the Philadelphia Burger King that caught two bumbling buddies who forced their way inside in the wee hours of the morning and proceed to generally be incompetent. Police are looking for the … [More]
THIS is gonna be the best day night of our lives! Why????? Because American Authors are gonna rock our 7th annual "One Night in Austin" concert next Saturday, March 15th, and they're gonna rock it hard! We love them and we expect them to break BIG this year! The Brooklyn boys will bring their folksy and uplifting pop/rock [...]
When I first saw the commercial for the Papa John's Double Cheeseburger Pizza ($12), I wasn't sure what to think. The first thing you see is John Schnatter himself (he loves being in his commercials) flipping a magical burger patty on a grill, turning it into a pizza that he proudly serves up on the counter to a very, very excited crowd of patrons. Show More Summary
If you haven’t quite got the Friday feeling just yet, this fun Save The Date film will put some serious spring in your step. Created by Milk & Honey Productions, and set to the tune of Pharrell Williams’ Happy, this film shows (the so...Show More Summary
In this article we’ll bring to you ten heavy hitting architectural trends and give reasons why they’ll continue to grow in strength in 2014. 1. Passive Homes One of the most prevalent trends in the architectural world today is the shift towards a reduction in the consumption of energy; a reduction in carbon emissions, a focus on green principles. Show More Summary
It’s a shame about the 2014 Dodge Durango. Every car eventually gets wound down, but the Durango will be going out in its prime. If the way a vehicle drives is a high priority for you, it’s hard not to adore the Durango’s comportment. More tragic, the Durango has been the quiet way to get […]
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 6, 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide. Show More Summary
Santander en movimiento – Timelapse – by www.mariosetien.com from Mario Setién on Vimeo. Videographer: Mario Setién Capture Date: February, 2014 Location: Santander, Spain About: The intention of the video is to help both natives and...Show More Summary
100,000 miles? 200,000 miles? 300,000 miles? Everyone has a certain point with their daily driver when they would rather see money back in their pocket, instead of seeing more money fall out of their pocket. Time marches on. That old clunker loses it’s endearing qualities and then, what do you do? Well, the answer depends […]
Here's a pretty dramatic trailer/commercial for Oscar Mayer's latest stunt product: a "bacon alarm clock" that awakens users with the sound of sizzling bacon and a spritz of pork scent. According to its official website — developed by the...