by Anna Fitzpatrick I am completely charmed by Uncovered Classics, a project by writer and designer Amy Collier to celebrate 20th century novels by women. (The project was created in response to Modern Library's dude heavy list on the...Show More Summary
Are you ready for some (spring) football?! While it's nothing compared to the real thing, college football's regular season is still more than five months away. Spring football is as close as we're going to get right now, and the upcoming...Show More Summary
We often identify ourselves and one another as being black or white, or red or yellow. But Angélica Dass, a Brazilian photographer, has set out to record and catalog every precise variation of human skin tone there is. Dass has aptly titled the project HUMANÆ and says says all the participants are volunteers that reached [...]Show More Summary
SmartBear announced that it has acquired the Swagger API Open Source Project from Reverb Technologies. The deal puts SmartBear in charge of two of the larger open source projects (Swagger & SoapUI) within the API economy.
The New York Times reports that a trove of 30,000 police photos from the New York City Municipal Archives will soon be available online as part of an impending digitization project. The photos were originally taken by detectives from the New York City Police Department Photo Unit between 1914 and 1975. They include images of […]
Earlier this year, Prurient — the noise project of Dominick Fernow — announced a new double album called Frozen Niagara Falls, to be released on Canadian metal label Profound Lore. Now, we have our first taste of the record: “Dragonflies To Sew You Up,” a growling, relentless, five-minute industrial assault. The song has no proper […]
America's homeless face myriad challenges, from mental illness to problems with addiction and substance abuse to amateur typography. The last of those is something that a Chicago art director is trying to address through a project called The Urban Type Experiment. Show More Summary
Briefly: Even though Michael Keaton didn't win an Oscar for his performance in Birdman, it sounds like The Weinstein Company thinks he's got another chance with his next project The Founder. Keaton is playing Ray Kroc, the salesman from...Show More Summary
I grew up on Sailor Moon, so my love for tough female characters started at a very young age. The last zine project I curated was Moon Power, which was a Sailor Moon fanzine, and after the success of that project I decided I wanted to do a new zine that focused on female characters and had original content from artists. Show More Summary
By Janet Hernandez, Senior Civic Engagement Project Manager, NCLR The most recent snow storm to hit the Washington, DC, area could not stop Karina Velasco, a 25-year-old DACA recipient, from meeting with her congressional representatives and advocating for administrative relief. Show More Summary
As the saying goes, in Chicago there's only two seasons: winter and construction. Here's how to survive the Jane Byrne Interchange construction project. [ more › ]
One of my very first projects at Muslimah Media Watch was to review dating sites. The experience of discussing how we use technology to find a mate (here, here, here and here) baffled me a little because of the gendered and racialized aspects that I found while doing research. Later on, I also discovered that the [Read More...]
Unconditional love knows no boundaries. In this short film called “Blind Devotion,” produced by the Jubilee Project, we see a married couple redefine their relationship as the wife, Cecilia, goes blind. Their normal interactions andShow More Summary
Divorce lawyer David Pisarra looks at the universal reasons why people stay with abusive partners. The post Men Stay in Abusive Relationships for the Same Reasons as Women appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Parents Raise Awareness in Honor of Love Remembers Day The post What Food Allergic Parents Really Want You to Know appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The project is a clever reminder that the majority of iPhone owners still just use their highly capable smartphone camera to take bathroom mirror selfies.
Links for you. Science: It’s time to reboot bioinformatics education Why Don’t Animals Get Schizophrenia (and How Come We do)? Rethinking the brain: Critics of the European Human Brain Project were justified, says an independent report on the project. Both … Continue reading ?
Leftfield are finally ready to release a follow-up to 1999's Rhythm and Stealth. The British electro project, which notched a couple of minor U.S. dance hits with cinematic "Song of Life" and "Afro-Left" in the mid-Nineties, will put out a new, 10-track record – Alternative Light Source – on June...
A season full of optimism and expectations for the Seattle Mariners is less than two weeks from getting underway. The Mariners far outperformed projections last season with an 87-75 record, falling just one game short of breaking a franchise playoff drought that now stands at 13 years. Show More Summary
Two engineering students at George Mason University in Virginia have invented something that might revolutionize the way we fight fires. Inspired by the “Prometheus Project” at West Georgia University and DARPA’s work with acoustic suppression,...Show More Summary