Alex Arena created Preferences Quick Launch (Free) in a weekend because he wanted a quicker way to get to the Sound pane buried in OS X’s Preferences. His project is our gain, as the set of applications in this package make getting to any of the different settings in Preferences even easier. Show More Summary
This: Family Acceptance Project The full film will premiere this weekend (6/22) at San Francisco's Frameline film festival. Here's hoping it makes its way to the private film festivals that play out in the living rooms across this great (but...
Adafruit Industries has put together a weekend project for people worried the NSA is watching how many reruns of Seinfeld they watch on their tablet. The Onion Pi Tor Proxy is a weekend project that uses the Raspberry Pi microcomputer, along with a USB WiFi adapter and Ethernet cable to create "a small, low-power and portable privacy Pi".
Rapper Kanye West is poised to release his latest opus Yeezus tomorrow via Roc-A-Fella Records. Over the weekend, West hosted an L.A. listening party where he projected a short film that is basically a shot-for-shot copy of the classic Huey Lewis And The News scene from American Psycho. The short film stars reality TV star... Read More
Though it is more noticeable with mobile data networks since those are generally used in different locations, the home internet has dead zones and gaps of poor coverage as well. Over the weekend, Google launched Project Loon, an initiative to help fill in those internet gaps through the use of networked balloons.
Over the weekend, in between celebrating the birth of his child and screaming at people about the Yeezus leak, Kanye did some more projections. And if you were one of the people gathered outside the Yeezus listening party in Los Angeles, then you caught a first glimpse of 'Ye's Scott ... More »
Over the weekend, the Washington Post published yet another revelation about the NSA's surveillance capabilities, including some details of various "code named" data collection projects like MAINWAY, MARINA and NUCLEON. NUCLEON is the program for intercepting telephone calls (the actual content), though that's apparently limited. Show More Summary
Another FOMC meeting preview from Jon Hilsenrath and Phil Izzo at the WSJ: Forget Fed-Speak, Look for the Latest Growth View Weekend: • Schedule for Week of June 16th • FOMC Projections Preview: Disinflation Watch • Mid-year Review:Show More Summary
The latest Superman reboot set a new record for best-ever June opening weekend with a projected four-day cumulative total of $125.1 million domestically and $196.7 million worldwide. The less obviously heroic bros of Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg'ss apocalypse comedy This Is the End brought in a projected $20.5 million for the ... More »
For this week's awesome stuff post, we're going to suggest it's about time you kicked back and had a cool drink. You deserve it. Thankfully, there are a bunch of crowdfunding projects to help you make that cool drink a reality. First up, The Ice Baller, for those of you who think your ice cubes are too cloudy, too small, and too... Show More Summary
Rough week at the office? No plans for the weekend? Here are 10 projects that'll ease your mind and give yourself a break. Read more...
If ever there was a match made in supermarket aisle heaven, it's Nilla Wafers and bananas. They're best known for their masterpiece duet entitled Banana Pudding, but have you ever thought to put them in a cake?
Last weekend the National Mall in Washington, D.C. was covered in one million handcrafted human bones in the collaborative art project, “One Million Bones.” The installation served as a “visible petition” against ongoing genocide and mass atrocities in Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burma, Somalia, and Syria. The bones, made of paper [...]
Todd VanDerWerff: Like you, Ryan, I just spent the weekend at the second annual Austin TV Festival, and like you (I assume, because I just project my own thoughts onto everybody around me), I found myself impressed by quite a bit of the festival while also wondering how it could be improved. Show More Summary
The big international tournament of the summer kicks off this weekend in Brazil with the start of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, a tournament which pits the best nations from each FIFA zone against each other. As something of a dry...Show More Summary
A one-off Greek supercar dubbed the Korres Project 4 is set to be unleashed at a motorsport event in its homeland this weekend. Created by architect and designer Dimitris Korres, the Project 4 borrows its 377kW/637Nm 7.0-litre ‘LS7? V8 from … Continue reading ? The post Korres Project 4: 7.0L Corvette heart for Greek supercar appeared first on CarAdvice.
Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have projected an $85 million opening weekend for Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" with some analysts predicting up to $105 million over the three days.
Last weekend, I let you know that a new Beastles album was forthcoming from djBC, who was reprising his mid-2000s project to mash up the Beatles and the Beastie Boys, which disappeared thanks to legal threats from EMI.
Trunk Clothiers London (get to know them better here) announce their latest project. Launching this weekend, we get a preview of Trunk LABS, “a new accessories shop from the award-winning Trunk Clothiers featuring a lovingly curated range of the best… Trunk Clothiers London Launch New Homewares & Accessories Store – Trunk LABS is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.
This weekend is the annual CAARI (Cyprus-American Archaeological Research Institute) Workshop. This meeting attracts archaeologists from all over the Republic of Cyprus to present their work often as their field or study seasons are underway. At its best, it is a great way to catch up with both old friends and professional news. Typically, my […]