To little surprise, Republicans and Democrats couldn’t agree on a spending plan for the fiscal year that started on Tuesday. Haggling over spending on Obamacare, they left the nation in a state of flux. One of the main responsibilities of Congress is to pass bills to fund the government budget. When this doesn’t happen, you… Continue reading The Government Meltdown and Obamacare: What’s Next?
Setting a new world record for crowdfunding, Dutch households purchased a wind turbine in just 13 hours through Windcentrale, a company that facilitates cooperative wind turbine purchases.
Imagine if one day everyone had access to the Internet? The mission of Internet.org is to make basic internet services affordable so at least everyone with a phone can get online. Currently, two-thirds of the world is still in the dark. Internet.org is led by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In a promo video for the… Continue reading The Plan: Make the Internet 100X More Affordable
Our society has been a sucker for the big exit since the days of Jerry Maguire’s famous last words, “Who’s coming with me?”, to Peter Gibbons from Office Space deciding, “I’m just gonna stop going.” It would take a lot of passion, flare, or lack of care to top these departures in real life. Marina… Continue reading I’m Gone: How to Quit in Fabulous Style
Are you a fan of live music and real-time drama? Today YouTube has introduced a new music awards celebration coming in November featuring your favorite video producers from over the past year! The live event on November 3 will feature performances by Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire, and many YouTube-born stars like CDZA and violinist… Continue reading YouTube Announces Its First-Ever Music Awards
Are you an internet photographer or obsessive screenshot taker? Whether you need an image for a new article or looking to share a screenshot with a friend, capturing images off the Web on the fly is handy. Dropbox has always been a great place to easily and safely store pictures and screenshots from your phone… Continue reading You Can Now Quickly Save Screenshots to Dropbox
Photo shows actually worth seeing? Check. Interactive exhibits and workshops? Check. Free talks given by talented artists? Check. Laid-back Brooklyn vibes set to a backdrop of the breathtaking Manhattan skyline? Check. Photoville, the up-and-coming multi-day photo fair in Brooklyn Bridge Park, has it all. Photoville is a pop-up photo gallery hosted inside recycled freight containers… Continue reading Photoville 2013: Highlights from a Pop-Up Photo Gallery Hosted in Recycled Freight Containers