During World War II, Rosie the Riveter became a cultural icon symbolizing women at work in manufacturing. The hit 1942 song “Rosie the Riveter” paid homage to a tireless assembly line worker while government photographers captured striking photos of women at work building airplanes and ships for the war. Show More Summary
On April 25, the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform’s Gregg Cunningham debated Abolish Human Abortion’s T. Russell Hunter on the topic, “Pro-life Incrementalism vs. Abolitionist Immediatism.” As faithful readers to my blog know, I followed...Show More Summary
Today Caitlyn Jenner introduced herself to the world in a fabulous Vanity Fair spread. “Call me Caitlyn,” she tells the public in this latest cover story and through her recently launched @Caitlyn_Jenner Twitter handle. It is important...Show More Summary
(PG-13 Language) CollegeHumor’s cynical break down of some of the people that join recreational sports leagues and their reasons for signing up. Hint: it’s not about health. Well, not physical health.
Our Paper Life’s Room in a Box consists of water-resistant and 100% recyclable cardboard furniture. You’ll get a chair, a desk, a trash bin and 12 drawers that can be arranged into a bed and a shelf, plus a wheeled storage box.
She's watching (Image via Wikimedia) Book awards may not attract as much attention as say, Neil Patrick Harris walking on stage in his underwear, but they still get plenty of press (and way more respect). Novelist Nicola Griffith follows...Show More Summary
Street artist Javier De Riba uses spray paint and stencils to create patterns that look like floor tiles, adding a surprising bit of life to the sites where he paints them. You can buy prints of Javier’s patterns from his shop.
Categories: Skepticism Tags: pop culture criticismReviewswinewine scores If you purchase wine regularly, you’ve probably come across “shelf talkers,” the laminated tags displayed with wine that often include a review from a prominent magazine or critic such as... (Read more...)
In a new series, Grist explores the Emerald City, where the future looks increasingly crowded.
Mike Szczys of HackADay shows off a neat trick using a grid of SmartMatrix RGB LEDs, a Teensy 3.1 circuit board, and a classic Atari joystick. The end result – a fully playable version of the arcade classic Pac-Man. Full build instructions here.
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Dancer Madd Chadd appears to be more robot than human as he pops, locks and breaks it down into controlled mechanical movements all while he maintains his balance on a wheeled Airboard. The track is So by Dabow.
Hooded Figure Spooks Drivers in Australia Dashcam footage shows a creepy figure walk out on to the road and lunge at a car as it passes by.The driver had been traveling along Lake Road near Kearsley at around 1:30am when he came across...Show More Summary
Advertisers have wasted millions of brain cells with catchy commercial jingles that burrow into our heads. YouTuber Grant Woolard turned 25 of the most memorable jingles into one long earworm.
The music video to accompany Feministing favorite Ana Tijoux’s feminist anthem has finally been made and it’s everything we’ve been waiting for and more. Created from an international open call for submissions, the video shows womenShow More Summary
A Bluetooth keyboard with infrared sensors that turn the entire area above the keys into an invisible touchpad when you hold down one of its mouse keys. The touchpad function works with PCs and Android devices.
Save 39% off the MSRP on this streamlined and easy to use smartwatch, which tracks your movements, sleep habits and offers text alerts from your iOS or Android smartphone. Includes three different band colors in the package.
One very prominent name was missing among the several high-ranking FIFA officials indicted on corruption and bribery charges last week. That person, of course, was FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who as John Oliver described on the latest...Show More Summary
Erick Solis and Ricardo Trevino aka Playback Collective edited clips of the sublime Mad Max: Fury Road to make an ’80s-style trailer for the flick. Or at least a music video for Power Glove’s badass song Vengeance.
"I have committed voter fraud, yes, but she didn’t win so it didn’t matter. I voted for her twice, because in those days they didn’t have picture ID. So in California, I would ask people, ‘Are you gonna vote?’ and if they said no, I would go vote for her. Show More Summary