Maine’s GOP governor used official letterhead to pen an angry letter to a constituent on July 16, according to the Maine Beacon. In blue ink, Gov. Paul LePage wrote a brief but testy response to constituent Louise Sullivan of Cape Elizabeth, a coastal town in southern Maine. She had asked him...
It’s a must to keep your gun properly lubricated in order to ensure reliable function, especially if you’re using an AR platform. If you’re looking for a way to keep your gun lubed without messing with spray cans of oil or pots of paste,...Show More Summary
When was the last time you wrote anything down? Like, pen-to-paper?... Oh, well, a "pen" was an analog writing device used many years ago, eventually replaced by computers, and then later replaced by abandoning the written word all together with emojis and GIFs. Show More Summary
Meek Mill threw the Internet into a frenzy this week when he accused Drake of using a ghostwriter to pen his raps. The Twitter rant ellicited responses from everyone from Rick Ross to Chris Brown. Even Charlamagne Tha God, who has been one of Drake's loudest critics in the past, jumped into the conversation to weigh in. Show More Summary
YouTube artist CJB Games has posted a speed art video where he drew Silent Hill‘s Pyramid Head using pen. The drawing took half an hour but was sped up so that you can see the process in less than a minute and a half. What I like about the drawing is that the artist specifically […]
Using a pen on a touchscreen Windows 10 PC should be as good of an experience with a remote connection as it is when using a mouse, a keyboard or a finger. That's what Microsoft has in mind with the improvements it is making to the Remote Desktop software when connecting from a Windows 10 client to a system that's also running the new OS.
There’s a lot to learn when first making icons in Photoshop. The Pen tool is a necessity but it comes with so many alternative tools and techniques that it can take months to really understand. I wrote a brief guide to the PS pen tool as an introduction but never went into pragmatic detail. For […]
No matter how many new forms of technology we come up with for writing, pen and paper always seems to have a place. It's with this in mind that smart pens like LiveScribe and the Neo Smartpen N2 have come into use. Now, a new deviceShow More Summary
This week, we looked at the story of Laura Poitras, who sued the government to find out why she was detained every time she flew anywhere. In one instance, she was denied use of a pen, lest it serve as a weapon, prompting one anonymous...Show More Summary
Brad Pitt has penned an open letter to Costco CEO Craig Jelinek urging him to use higher standards for their caged chickens. “As you know, these birds producing eggs for your shelves are crammed five or more into cages that are not large enough for even one hen to spread her wings,” the 51-year-old actor [...]
Please just don’t: “Should Happy Hour be banned?” [New York Times “Room for Debate”] “This furniture must be affixed to the wall with the enclosed wall fastener.” Ikea liable for tip-over hazard anyway? [Nick Farr, Abnormal Use, Pennsylvania]...Show More Summary
The Pen Tool is iconic to vector creation and is often used as a symbol to represent vector elements or programs. However, it is notoriously difficult to master and can become a learning block for those wishing to get into vector. This...Show More Summary
The 3Doodler is a lightweight, easy-to-use and affordable 3D printing pen that uses heated filament in 76 different colors to draw solid plastic lines that can be formed into different projects of any size and shape. The 3Doodler 2.0 Exclusive Bundle is currently available for purchase at the Laughing Squid Store. The age of 3D […]
Interactive stories carve out one of the gaming medium’s most diverse landscapes Twine is many things First and foremost, though, Twine is a writing tool, specifically for making interactive stories. It can be used to pen digital text...Show More Summary
On CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, Jake Tapper described Hillary Clinton‘s handlers using a rope to pen in reporters who were covering Clinton as she walked in a New Hampshire parade as a win-win for critics of Clinton–and the media. “A lot of Republicans loving it,” Tapper said, “because they hate us more than they hate her.” S.E. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Sometime in the next few weeks, aides expect President Obama to issue orders freeing dozens of federal prisoners locked up on nonviolent drug offenses. With the stroke of his pen, he will probably commute more sentences at one time than any president has in nearly half a century. Show More Summary
Chinese artist Pinpin Co uses gel pen ink to draw intricate, flowing patterns onto the faces and bodies of her subjects, spending about 5 hours on each one. Like Chooooosan’s disconcerting extra body parts we posted about last week, these creations aren’t permanent and will eventually wash or wipe away. Show More Summary
In November of 2014 the Baxter State Park Authority penned a letter to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Let’s be honest, it may have been addressed to Wendy Jassen, but it was written to you, me and everyone else using the trail. The letter should have open opened a flood gate of outcry, and public shaming from those on and......
What You'll Be Creating Today I’m going to show you how we can create a flat, minimalist rock card using some of Illustrator’s basic tools such as the Ellipse Tool and Rectangle Tool combined with the power of the Pen and Direct Selection Tools. Show More Summary
Drones are so hot right now. Amazon aims to start using them to deliver packages in the United States in 2016. Martha Stewart penned an op-ed last year gushing about hers and lamenting that Louis XIV didn’t have one at Versailles. And...Show More Summary