News and notes from around the interweb: There’s a new app that tells you when you can take a very short walk to avoid Uber’s surge pricing. That seems to me very much in the spirit of surge pricing itself, getting both consumers and drivers to react, to shift both supply and demand. Show More Summary
By now you should have completely abandoned the iOS default keyboard in favor of one of the many fantastic third-party options available -- if you haven't, what is wrong with you? -- and if SwiftKey is your weapon of choice you'll find that an app up...
To really get in the holiday spirit, Jimmy Fallon’s doing a “stocking stuffer sweepstakes.” Fallon’s Twitter presence is enviable and he’s tapping into the platform to give away free stuff. Last night, it was five Bose speakers. Tonight? Who knows. Show More Summary
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My Grandma A. She is my hero. She is a free spirit, living in a renovated chicken coop in the hills of Northern California. When she’s out in public, she sports leotards and skirts (only the good-for-spinning kind). When she’s … read more
Whether you like just a little something or to go all out with holiday decor, a piece of holiday art on your wall will add some stylish festive spirit to your space. What's great about these posters is that they're all free and you can...Show More Summary
Fri 12 Dec The festive spirit is starting early at the Light Brigade with free beverages between 6 and 7pm and a complimentary Christmas carvery and nibbles throughout...
Post by Sasha Brown-Worsham Steve Jobs was, at heart, a free spirit who embraced the idea of living on the edge and pushing the limits. You don't have success at that level if you don't. He didn't play by the rules and, as such, embraced counter-cultural icons, like singer Joan Baez. Baez is famous for her beautiful voice, true. Show More Summary
21-23 Dec Kweichow Moutai, the national spirit of China, is throwing a three-day ‘East meets West’ Christmas celebration in their Sydney showroom. Guests will...
News and notes from around the interweb: 10 Veteran Aircraft Types You May Be Surprised Are Still in Service 500 free US Bank FlexPerks points Spirit Airlines takes on United: So much for low cost carriers focusing on underserved cities. Show More Summary
Last week I shared a collection of free seamless knitted Christmas jumper patterns for my readers to download the get their design in the festive spirit. A few of you guys were interested in seeing how they were made, so today I’ll be showing you the techniques I used to build them. Show More Summary
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Verizon is getting into the spirit of the holiday season by giving away a host of digital content today, which the carrier is calling Connection Day. Starting today, all users, regardless of wireless carrier, will be able to access free content from iTunes, Amazon, Pandora, Conde Nast, Boingo and more, courtesy of Verizon.
Volunteer María Angélica Marín has translated more than 1,300 stories. Juan Arellano asks her about her experiences with Global Voices and beyond.
That moment when pinks and orange meet a horizon, my spirit dances. It doesn't matter where in the world I am, a sunset makes me smile. It's simple. It's natural. It's good. It's real. It's free. A sunset is like a real kiss. A sunset is like a real laugh. Show More Summary
First it was a revolution, then it became a "spirited satire!" Here is the trailer for the movie Free the Nipple, which can probably be summed up in the three words written by FIRST YouTube commenter Kyu: "needs more tits." Read mor...
"When planning your user journey, think of ways to take people out of the predictable linear from time to time. Give Free Spirit Explorers something to look forward to!"...
Friends knew Jay Michael Manzo as the life of the party, a former professional stand up comic and free spirit who loved to make people laugh.
Maybe it’s because today is Friday, or maybe it’s because My Theresa has such great pieces right now (and free shipping worldwide from Nov. 18-24), but I’m feeling the spirit of holiday gift-giving already and I’ve pulled together aShow More Summary
In a meeting with the World Evangelical Alliance Thursday, Pope Francis expressed his hope in greater unity and collaboration between the two faith communities. “If we really believe in the abundantly free working of the Holy Spirit,”...Show More Summary