An exciting trend is growing in art: the clever combination of manmade objects and nature. Our surrounding environment provides an exhaustive palette of wonderful backgrounds and vegetation, which take on a whole new meaning following a little creative application. From bush hairdos to walls peaking out at you, these street artworks are sure to make… Continue reading Where Street Art Meets Nature [10 Pictures]
Facebook has announced the ability to embed public Facebook posts onto websites, similar to Twitter’s functionality for embedding tweets on websites. The feature is currently available only to Facebook’s media partners, including Bleacher Report, CNN, Huffington Post, Mashable, and PEOPLE, but the company has promised to roll out the feature more broadly soon. To embed a… Continue reading Facebook Makes Public Posts Embeddable
Do you ever think of Earth as a living, breathing creature? If so, you are not alone. Using images from the NASA Visible Earth project, John Nelson of IDV Solutions created timelapse GIFs that give you an outer space view of Earth’s changing seasons. The looping effect of the GIFs lends a humanness to the planet as it appears to breath in and out.
Facebook is testing a feature for the News Feed that will let you glimpse into your past. Called On This Day, the feature will display a feed of your friends’ posts from this day in previous years. Facebook confirmed that this feature is being demoed in certain users’ News Feeds, but not everyone’s, according to Inside… Continue reading Facebook Adding ‘On This Day’ Feature so You Can Reminisce
Google has announced that it will soon bring free and faster Wi-Fi connections to all 7,000 company-operated Starbucks stores in the U.S. Beginning in August, Starbucks stores will convert to Google’s network, enabling connections up to 10 times faster or, in Google Fiber locations, up to 100 times faster than before. The conversion process will… Continue reading Would You Like Some Google with Your Frap? Faster Wi-Fi is on the Way to All 7,000 U.S. Starbucks Stores
The word “isometric” comes from the Greek term for “having equal measurement.” In that vein, the Isometric GIF Project is a series of animated scenes presented in an isometric perspective, that is, where a three-dimensional object is visually represented in just two dimensions. The project, by Guillaume Kurkdjian, promises to deliver one animated GIF per… Continue reading The Isometric GIF Project: 12 Creative 3D Animations
Savvy web users know better than to judge an app by its icon. Nor is any web service truly free. In the age of “like my page, and I’ll like yours,” what else can you count on people saying on the Web 2.0? You know what they say, never bite the hand that provides feeds… Continue reading Sayings 2.0
Many of us use Google Chrome for our Internet browsing, yet it isn’t always perfect. Sometimes you open a YouTube video and it starts acting funny, or you go to a webpage that just doesn’t want to load. And, despite our continuing quest to cure the Too Many Tabs syndrome plaguing millions of users, too… Continue reading Chromedictable: Google Chrome has Crashed [COMIC]