LinkedIn Is a Smoke and Mirrors Illusion
There was the time I decided to make my own mosaic mirror, and broke enough mirrors to guarantee bad luck for life. Or the time I decided to tackle the small task of repainting my bathroom and ended up peeling off the bubbling, existing paint in huge sheets for days before I could even get started. More
BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM The OXD Mirror is a weekly music column brought to you by the boys of OCCUPY THE DISCO (OXD), a New York City based movement created by three music lovers, Ru Bhatt, Josh...
When the Cut proposed a diary of Gatsby-inspired beauty routines, I pictured myself at a dressing room mirror, surrounded by experts wielding eyeliner and hot rollers, and thought, yeah! Then I realized I would be the one applying the flapper eyes and “finger-waving” my own hair. Since my beauty routine ... More »
"How can Merck look itself in the mirror?", asks Josh Bloom over of the American Council for Science and Health (see here)."This week, Merck, with some questionable help from the FDA, gave more ammunition to industry critics, who typically...Show More Summary
With the NFL draft in the rearview mirror and the majority of the Bears' roster set for the 2013 season, there are still some areas in which the team can add solid depth through free agency. Realistically for the Bears, after they complete...Show More Summary
BEVERLY HILLS: The 73-year-old Polo Lounge, inside the Beverly Hills Hotel, has reopened after a nip and tuck from designer Adam Tihany. The green and white colors remain, but new art, mirrors, lights, fixtures, and furniture were added. The...
The draft is fading into the rear-view mirror, which means that the new NFL front offices are finalizing their staffs. In Kansas City, new Chiefs G.M. John Dorsey has hired Marvin Allen to serve as the director of college scouting. Allen, who most recently served as a National Scout with the Falcons for four years,…
Nearly every one of us looks into a mirror daily. The reflective surfaces are ever-changing due to objects and people moving in front of them and then away, but we can always count on seeing a somewhat-predictable image when we approach a mirror. Paulo J. Futre‘s mirrors, on the other hand, are anything but predictable. [...]
Star Trek Into Darkness uses physical sets instead of greenscreen, as much as possible — they even filmed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, for a key sequence aboard the Enterprise. And when we talked to Simon Pegg and John Cho yesterday, they told us some of their Enterprise scenes were so demanding, Pegg actually threw up. Read more...
With another episode of Dodgers-Giants in the rearview mirror, it’s a good time to take a look back at the history of the greatest rivalry in baseball. The Giants followed the Dodgers to the West Coast prior to the 1958 season, and although the two were rivals in New York prior to the move, being the only teams west of St. Show More Summary
The me, me, me generation? Really? To a large extent, the things that Millennials value in life mirror the things older generations value. Family matters most, and fame and fortune are much less important. When asked to rate how important a … Continue reading ?
Post by Maressa Brown It's not every day we see a model -- especially a model in a bikini -- whose body reminds us of our best friend, sister, or our very own reflection in the mirror. That's glaringly apparent, given the extreme shock and stunned excitement that's unfolded in response to H&M's choice of Jennie Runk as their 2013 beachwear model. Show More Summary
After six long decades and several hit singles, we’ve finally discovered a rare group of people that doesn’t enjoy dancing to David Bowie’s music in front of the mirror: the Catholics. (Then again, what do Catholics like?) In a blog post condemning Bowie’s newest star-studded music video for “The Next Day“, Catholic League President Bill [...]
We weren't trying to pull an April Fool's Day joke in May. A temporary glitch caused the latest distributions of PHP to not properly propagate to the mirror servers. This has been fixed at the root level, and it's now being distributed to all of the mirrors. Show More Summary
Last week MirrorCase announced its iPad case on Kickstarter with a splash, raising about 75 percent of their goal in the project’s first week. Already available for iPhone 4, the MirrorCase case design uses a high-quality mirror to reflect back any image that is in front of the device, allowing users to capture images and video from [...]
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber Dried-up sea hag Gwyneth Paltrow wants to know what it would be like to be super pretty. I guess after years of looking at herself in the mirror and seeing a pimply-faced, overweight, just plain weird reflection, we would, too. Show More Summary
Sigh. If Chloe Sevigny did it better than this last year and hers had ACTUAL MIRRORS, then you need to go home and re-evaluate. Read More...
Every morning, after I shower and get dressed, I take a moment, just for myself, where I stare into the mirror and wonder, longingly: “Is this the day an up-and-coming American folk artist will finally give Sixpence None the Richer‘s seminal 1998 hit “Kiss Me” the cover treatment it deserves?” And at the end of [...]
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