It’s Okay To Be Smart host Joe Hanson takes a look at six chemical reactions that changed history. Host your WordPress blog with Laughing Squid Web Hosting. This post was written by Scott Beale and published May 18, 2016 on Laughing Squid.
Let’s Melt This unmelts a candy lollipop in an oddly satisfying video. Host your WordPress blog with Laughing Squid Web Hosting. This post was written by Scott Beale and published May 17, 2016 on Laughing Squid.
Hydraulic Press Channel has some fun crushing a Remington typewriter with their hydraulic press. Host your WordPress blog with Laughing Squid Web Hosting. This post was written by Scott Beale and published May 17, 2016 on Laughing Squid.
One of our cats, Ika Zaru, has been pretty finicky lately, so we picked-up some Catchup and Meowstard cat condiments by Petchup to liven up her food a bit. How could we resist with such great pun product name? photo by Scott Beale
(Video Link) While walking through Central Park in New York City, Scott Beale of Laughing Squid spotted this unusual clock. It looks like an ordinary street clock of antique design, but it's not. The face rotates backwards while the second hand remains pointed straight up at all times. Show More Summary
Four all-star entrepreneurs -- Allison Beal, Jim Mitchell, Scott Painter, and Hayden Slater -- explained at Inc.'s iCONIC L.A. conference how they transformed their startups from 'broom closets' to serious businesses.
photo by Scott Beale New York City-based artist and performer Tina Trachtenburg aka Mother Pigeon crafts incredibly real-looking pigeons and other urban wildlife inspired from those she encounters. Her current series is called “New York City Nature Scene” in which she creates a “flashflock outstallation” of pigeons pecking at the ground in a park or […]
George Johnson’s recent piece in the New York Times demonstrates what’s wrong with status quo science and lazy science journalism. Photo by Scott Beale New York Times science writer George Johnson just published an article bemoaningShow More Summary
Laughing Squid circuit board, original photo by Scott Beale Emoji Mosaic is a new tool created by Eric Andrew Lewis that converts uploaded images to mosaics made up of emoji. The Great Wave off Kanagawa, original image via Wikipedia A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, image via Wikipedia via Product Hunt
Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about. The actor: When an actor’s first big break is a box-office blockbuster, they can often find it to be an albatross. Show More Summary
Featured image by Scott Beale/Laughing Squid I recently conducted an online seminar with my favorite online community, dedicated to discussions around documentary filmmaking, The D-Word on my Twitter workflow. After hacking at Twitter...Show More Summary
Laughing Squid circuit board, original photo via Scott Beale Color Palette Generator is an online tool created by Steven DeGraeve that generates a ten-color palette from online images. Users paste a link to an online photo or image, and the tool returns matching HTML hex codes that can be useful when creating design featuring the original image. […]
Photo by Scott Beale via Creative Commons With more than 20 testimonies in favor of landmarking Stonewall Inn coming from LGBT activists, preservationists, local politicians, and Stonewall riot survivors—and none in opposition—a "no" from the Landmarks Preservation Commission would probably...
I spotted this hilarious LeBrawny James illustration by Hanksy today as I was walking up Orchard Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. We’ve posted many of Hanksy’s prolific puns in the past. photo by Scott Beale
It is with three heavy yet hopeful squid hearts that I bid you farewell, dearest squid readers. My whirlwind time as contributing editor at Laughing Squid has been a wonderful experience thanks to Scott Beale, tentacles past and present, and your fascinating feedback. Until our paths cross again (and after that too), please be kind. […]
Walking through Tribeca Park in Manhattan today I came across “Head of Goliath”, a wonderful sculpture by Nicolas Holiber of a giant human head made out of reclaimed wood. photo by Scott Beale
Jacob Nicholson of HostingAdvice recently spoke with Laughing Squid founder and Primary Tentacle Scott Beale about Laughing Squid web hosting, the Laughing Squid blog and the origin of the Laughing Squid name in a really well-researched and very informative interview that was posted online today. Originally started in 1995 in San Francisco as a film […]
See you at the crossroads, Bradley.
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While the Atlanta Hawks' 19-game win streak recently ended, they're still giving it their all. With the Hawks holding on to a nine-point lead against the Washington Wizards Wednesday, Mike Scott drove to the rim on a fast break, putting Bradley Beal on a poster with a huge slam dunk. Show More Summary