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Tech Innovators

In SciDev: This month’s podcast features two female innovators who are making a difference in the developing world. First we meet Neeti Kailas, an award-winning Indian designer who is working to improve the early diagnosis of hearing impairment in newborn babies. Show More Summary

The Sixth Smoke Farm Symposium Is Next Weekend

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Clark Martin at Smoke Farm Symposium from Jason Evans on Vimeo. The Symposium is a Saturday of lectures and conversations in a barn that I co-host up at Smoke Farm, a retired family dairy farm about an hour north of Seattle. Our speakers...Show More Summary

Cocktails Made With Energy Drinks Make You Want to Drink More

Gives you a hangover. It sounds like common sense, but now there's a scientific study that suggests there's a good chance that the fruit-juice-sweetened vodka (or rum) and Red Bull cocktail you order as a pick-me-up might compel you to order way too many more fruit-juicy Red Bull and vodkas. Show More Summary

Gaza conflict: the social media front line

Credits: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Alt Text: Social media: creating propaganda in the Israel-Palestine conflict? Israelis and Palestinians wage an online war of information, but is it just a 'minefield of propaganda'? Talking Point Friday,...Show More Summary

None More Blue, None More Pink: Bienvenidos a Miami, 94117

TweetIn the spirit of None More Black, here’s electric blue and neon pink on Central Avenue: Click to expand Someday, there’ll be an NFL football team with these colors…

In Culture News: Blindfold Gallery to Close, Sun Ra Rises Again, and Local Filmmakers Earn Praise

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Blindfold Gallery to Close at the End of This Year: One of the bright spots of Capitol Hill's fragile art scene is closing in December after a 2 1/2-year run. Blindfold Gallery first opened on the ground floor of the painting studio shared by Laura Hamje and Sara Long. Show More Summary

A Love So Low: Lewis' L’Amour

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Lewis’ L’Amour album might be the most mystery-shrouded release in Light in the Attic’s history—which is saying something, as the Seattle/LA-based reissue specialists have a knack for unearthing records with mighty peculiar back stories. According to record collector/blogger Jack D. Show More Summary

Watch Daniel Patterson in a Really Contemplative ‘Chef’s Night Out’ Episode

Feasting on caramelized anchovies with peanut butter and cooking for 26 people in 15 minutes doesn't exactly seem like a night off, but that's what chef Daniel Patterson does in the latest installment of the ongoing Vice series. Unlike...Show More Summary

This Guy Has the Ability to Pour Beer With His Head

William, who is visiting Charleston and loves the city, says as much just moments before he somehow affixes an ordinary cold and full can of beer onto his forehead, cracks it open, and proceeds to pour it into a pint glass without spilling a single drop. Show More Summary

Dunwoody Elementary crossing guard makes City a proposal to assist with troubled intersection at the High School.

Video At the Dunwoody City Council Meeting on Monday, Mr. Larry Adams the crossing guard at Dunwoody Elementary presented the City Council with a proposal to assist with traffic control at Dunwoody High School both in the morning and afternoon after his shift at DES. Show More Summary

The Sublime as Urban Density: Ghost in the Shell

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In this video, scenes from the anime masterpiece Ghost in the Shell are matched with shots of the real Hong Kong. Both enter my soul in the way that stretches of light and stars enter an inescapable black hole and are eventually concentrated at a single and very intense point. Show More Summary

Poetry in Fire Island Pines

After a tremendous, word-of-mouth build-up, the Fire Island Pines Arts Project produced the first ever Frank O'Hara Fire Island Poetry Festival on Saturday, July 12 featuring fifteen poets and artists, including Paul Muldoon, the Pulitzer...Show More Summary

July 16?s Best Morning Reads

There’s a true sense of wonder and excitement in the streets of Atlanta this week. That’s because KISS will be here soon. “You Matter to Me” by Peter ‘Catman’ Criss… He will not be performing on Friday, however. A week after being named UPS CEO, Dave Abney speaks out for fair-trade agreements, says drone delivery […]

Why Apple is cosying up to former rival IBM

Credits: Ken Ishii/Getty Images Alt Text: Apple logo Apple and IBM's plan to co-produce apps will trouble rivals Microsoft, Google and Blackberry, say analysts First Reaction Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:39pm Apple and IBM's new partnership...Show More Summary

Starbucks Warns Baristas to Stop Making Record-Breaking Espresso Monstrosities

Enough caffeine to kill a man. Starbucks Corporate was forced to grin and bear it again yesterday when it learned a Florida woman With the shock value of these monstrosities seemingly as durable as consumers' desire to copycat them, Starbucks clearly needs a plan to deal with the rise of Brobdingnagian-portioned Fraps. Show More Summary

Reclaiming the City from the Madness of Parking

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

After watching this video about massive parking creators in downtown areas... Parking Craters: Scourge of American Downtowns from STREETFILMS on Vimeo....I began to wonder if Houston is even really a city. A city, we must all agree,Show More Summary

New Wave Music Video Stars 1980s Times Square

Speaking of 1980s Times Square... have you ever heard of The Sharks? The new wave band from Lancaster, Pennsylvania existed from 1979 to 1992, and during that time they built up a pretty solid following, and eventually landed a contract with Elektra. Show More Summary

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