Working at a startup, especially an early stage startup, can be a life changing experience that allows you to hone a variety of skills in an insanely short amount of time – not to mention the financial payout that sometimes accompanies working at successful startups. So it’s no wonder that startup jobs are hot on… Continue reading 5 Things to Avoid When Applying to a Startup
It’s been two decades since South Africa adopted its democratic government and ended apartheid. A lot has happened since then, including two major events in recent years: hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the passing away of the revolutionary Nelson Mandela. In this time, how far has has South Africa come toward making Nelson… Continue reading ‘Twenty Journey’ Is a Photographic Kickstarter Campaign Documenting South Africa 20 Years after Apartheid
What’s better than a free art exhibit? A free art exhibit that doubles as a live painting show and fundraiser for rescue dogs! This Saturday, grunge artist Lora Zombie will give her first solo show, Backward Amnesia, in (you guessed it) an abandoned Bushwick warehouse in Brooklyn, New York. The show – Zombie’s biggest to… Continue reading Watch a Grunge Artist at Work Live while Benefitting Rescue Dogs This Weekend
The opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the world is getting pretty excited – especially host country Brazil. From donning silly outfits to dressing up their dogs, Brazilians and people around the world are already cheering on Brazil. Here are some of the best Instagrams of people preparing… Continue reading Preparing for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as Told by Instagram [PHOTOS]
As Brazil gears up to host the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup vs. Croatia on June 12, Twitter is preparing to host the games online. From announcements of teams’ final rosters to speculation about game outcomes and trash talk between fans, Twitter is abuzz with World Cup chatter. So how can you… Continue reading How to Follow the 2014 World Cup on Twitter
They say the best camera is the one you have with you. Does this go for light meters too? According to Palo Alto-based hardware developer James Flynn, absolutely. Flynn and his team have developed a light meter that attaches to any smartphone, iPod or tablet with a front-facing camera. The device, called Luxi for All,… Continue reading Luxi for All: the Small Smartphone Attachment that Can Help You Take Perfect Pictures
If the dawn of the internet has shown us anything, it’s that no one wants to pay for music. Despite the fact that 28 million people around the world paid for a music streaming subscription in 2013, free ad-supported listening through services like Spotify, Pandora and YouTube (not to mention the good old AM/FM radio)… Continue reading Are Hard Bundled Songs the Next Big Thing in Music?
Following in the footsteps of video streaming services like Netflix and Yahoo Screen, Vimeo too has commissioned its own original comedy series. The series, High Maintenance, follows the intermingling lives of a pot dealer and his clients while shedding light on the multifaceted realities of “typical” New Yorkers. Six new episodes of High Maintenance will… Continue reading Vimeo Adds Its First Original Comedy Series, ‘High Maintenance’