Editor's note: Bill Gross, the founder of idealab, gave a great presentation at LeWeb last week reflecting on his 30 years as a serial entrepreneur. Over his amazing career, which began when he was 12, Bill has founded more than 100 companies in dozens of industries. Show More Summary
C Spire Wireless today announced that the Sonim XP 3400 Armor phone is available via its web site and telesales. The XP 3400 is a BREW-based handset that has been ruggedized for use in outdoor or harsh environments. The phone is certified against salt, fog, humidity, shock, and operates in temperatures ranging from -5 degrees F to 130 degrees F. Show More Summary
Composer and violinist (ah heck, we may as well mention he plays tuba and erhu as well) Eyvind Kang, who is most known for his Athlantis and The Yelm Sessions, is releasing his latest full-length, The Narrow Garden, on Ipecac come January 31. Show More Summary
By Michael J.W. Stickings I can't quite believe it, given what a crazy right-wing nutcase he is, but, well, credit where credit is due and all that. Here, via Think Progress, is what the extremely conservative Oklahoma senator said yesterday...Show More Summary
The Broadband Forum has introduced a new specification to address the use of MPLS in the mobile backhaul network as they move from TDM to packet-based wireless backhaul. With the "Technical Specification for MPLS in Mobile Backhaul Networks,"...Show More Summary
Lately, Tennis has been revving up with songs like “Origins” and “Deep In The Woods” as the Denver group preps for next year’s sophomore effort Young And Old, and today they dove back into their covers cupboard to recast Broadcast’s “Tears In The Typing Pool.” Stream the track after the jump. Tennis’ second LP, Young [...]
I saw pictures of this place last year and could not find enough information about it to share, so I am delighted to find this article. Taichung City in Taiwan, a military dependents village founded over 50 years ago, is one of the most colorful places in the world, thanks to 86-year-old artist Huang Yung-fu. Huang [...]
If you're a barber in the District, you have to be licensed and regulated by a city board. But if you're a tattoo artist or piercer, you're in the clear -- currently, the District remains one of the last places in the country in which tattooing and piercing are wholly unregulated. Show More Summary
Our giveaway today comes from Johan Lindeberg’s BLK DNM line. The New York based online brand, which offers a direct to sale model to consumers has garnered a serious following in the city and beyond. Their Perfume 11 is the latest addition to their offering. It is a true unisex fragrance which mixes in various [...]Show More Summary
We’re delighted to announce that the latest installment in our mix series comes from Scottish producer Lockah. You may remember his phenomenal “Video Games” remix we featured a little while...keep reading ? The Shuffle Mixes – Lockah, Indie Shuffle - MP3s, Downloads, Album Reviews and New Music. Show More Summary
In 2008 Gensler broke ground on the sustainable Shanghai Tower in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China. The tower is currently in construction and is one of three supertall buildings in Pudong, including the Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. An elegant structure, spiraling up to the sky, once the tower is [...]
Dear Upper Freehold, Here's some information for you as you continue to battle the placement of a greenhouse to grow medical marijuana in your lovely suburban town. There are people in Upper Freehold injecting heroin made from poppies...Show More Summary
This is a video of some idiot trying to run over his girlfriend in a truck after she ducks into a gas station for safety. He misses her, but manages to hit the owner after plowing though the entire store. But the excitement doesn't stop...Show More Summary
Remember how Neo cheated fast-tracked his Kung-Fu and weapon proficiency in The Matrix…? That might soon be possible in the real world. In the false world. In our world. This one. Dammit. Whoa. A recent set of experiments have indicated that it’s possible to teach a person by copying
Google says its annual Zeitgeist report, the newest edition of which is out today, shows us the pinnacle of what "mattered in 2011." If that's true, we should all be ashamed of ourselves. More »
As their own site reads:On October 9, the Brooklyn Night Bazaar had its inaugural event at Dekalb Market in downtown Brooklyn. A talented group of local artists, designers, musicians and chefs were joined by over 5,000 visitors for what...
When Melinda Star Guido was born Aug. 30, she weighed 270 grams, just over half a pound. Born 16 weeks early, she was the third smallest baby in the world by gestational age and weight.
What do you get when you add a drift-crazy Kiwi criminal to the Hyundai Genesis Coupe drift car, mix in a little humor, a donut-munching security guard, some pretty marginal acting, and a suitably X-treme!! soundtrack? This video. Made by Hyundai just weeks before the planned demolition of the old Hyundai Motor America headquarters building in...
Forest dwellers in India gathered today to protest against the Forest Rights Act. They demanded that the government place their forest land under control of their own village community, instead of under the forest department.
The Guardian: There are plenty of good reasons to hate football. The diving; players snot-rocketing and wiping their noses on their jerseys in front of the camera; the ever-burgeoning breed of hypersensitive fans; Cristiano Ronaldo’s stance before taking a free-kick; the imaginary card waving; the lack of loyalty; the cliché-ridden post-match interview; Alan Shearer; Fifa; [...]