Deadline reports that playwright Chris Boal has been hired to pen the screenplay for the latest itteration of the masked hero, though it sounds like this is going to be a different Zorro than we are used to seeing. Read the full article...Show More Summary
Here's perhaps the only lighthearted revelation from Edward Snowden's NSA leaks: The spy agency has its own advice columnist. The anonymous writer, who uses the pen name "Zelda," has covered everything from flip-flops in the office to nosey supervisors. Read more...
NH Gov. Maggie Hassan, get your bill-signing pen warmed up! The Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity has been running ads in New Hampshire—using Republican activists as "victims"—and lobbying the legislature to kill Medicaid expansion. Show More Summary
Artist Mark Powell uses a ballpoint pen to create finely detailed drawings on vintage newspapers, maps, book pages, and other paper scraps. Powell’s drawings are focused on two subjects: the faces of elderly people, and birds. Prints and originals are available for purchase. via Hi-Fructose
Products virtually identical to e-cigarettes are known by names like e-hookahs or vaping pens, thwarting efforts by health officials to track their use, especially among young people.
A Girl Scout troop in California is a few dollars lighter after crooks used fake 50-dollar bills to purchase cookies. A pen used to detect counterfeit cash did not identify the bill as fake at the time of purchase, but the girls uncovered the scam when they attempted to break the bill with a cashier. KCAL-TV's Crystal Cruz reports.
Douglas Boin has penned a useful OpEd in the New York Times … some excerpts: Last year, Dirk Obbink, an Oxford University papyrologist, received a call from a private collector who possessed a piece of papyrus, extracted from an Egyptian mummy casing, which had writing on it. Examining the markings, Mr. Obbink determined they were […]
USB keys, pen drives, memory sticks—they're not necessarily as harmless as you might think. Before you insert one that you don't 100% trust, think about what might go wrong (hint: a lot). The Super Users at Stack Exchange list a few very realistic USB nightmare scenarios. Read more...
First Appeared on Food Riot, by Sara Bir I still use cookbooks because I have cookbooks. A lot of them. I still use cookbooks because I like to write on their pages. Sometimes with a fine-tip Sharpie and sometimes with a pen. If I really love a recipe, there are notes all over it, probably with a few different writing implements. Show More Summary
Mark you calendars for March 5th, and use a purple pen.
Many people said ho-hum when President Barack Obama threatened to change any law with his pen or phone, and even use that power to personally alter Obamacare and the welfare law, and to "legislate" the Dream Act that Congress refused to pass. Show More Summary
There comes a time in every aspiring graphic artist's life when he or she must learn to use the pen tool in Photoshop. It's a trying time for sure, as the would-be artist struggles with unfamiliar tools often; the modern mouse just isn't meant to make lines that clean and precise. You don't have to sit around in confusion, though. Show More Summary
Studios used to weigh the pros and cons before getting on with a sequel to a successful film. The question was, is there a story there? And often, there wouldn’t be, which was why a sequel would be expected, but rarer. But in 2014, franchises...Show More Summary
Using the 3Doodler left my hand achy and tired. The Dim3W has a slimmer profile, which could make it significantly easier to use.
When combined with the right techniques, the Pen Tool in Photoshop is an incredibly powerful tool to help you create your artwork. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a glossy, bubble gum text effect using a combination of Photoshop's Pen Tool and Layer Styles. Show More Summary
For the past 15 years, I’ve signed everything in green ink. I don’t remember how it started – it just did. I think I found a green Paper Mate felt tip pen that I liked and just started using it. So – if you have something from me signed in green, you know it’s an […] The post Please Sign In Blue Ink appeared first on Feld Thoughts.
Josh Wilson of Chicago is looking to manufacturer the Tech Force Pen, a "minimalist pen and ruler sleeve, precision machined from aircraft aluminum." Like many people he is using Kickstarter to fund his undertaking, and as of today he's...Show More Summary
The team soldiered on, with the help of whiteboards and a field correspondent named Nancy, stuck in a terrible Chicago snowstorm with the station's only working microphone.
From the editorial board of the Arizona Republic: Gov. Jan Brewer’s pen is a powerful economic-development tool. She should use it to veto legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians on religious grounds. Show More Summary