Amazon employees in Germany and potentially the U.S. are looking to improve their working conditions in a series of wildcat strikes against the e-commerce giant. These mark the first strikes against the major online retailer anywhere in the world and involve hundreds of Amazon workers at two fulfillment centers. Now protesters are hoping to bring… Continue reading Amazon Strikers Take Protests to Seattle
The proliferation of web-based tools seems to be growing with an ever-increasing pace. Teachers have a lot to gain from these new resources that are making their work easier. However, with the immense choice of websites and online tools devoted to the educational process, it may become difficult to determine the ones that are really… Continue reading Top 13 Educational Tools Online that Every Teacher Should Know
Meet meat manager Kieran Gormley, from Seattle’s famous Uwajimaya grocery store and the food artist extraordinaire behind the blog Epic Grinds. Gormley recently created an interesting Halloween series of ground beef and pork sculptures inspired by some of our favorite ghouls and characters like Frankenstein, his bride, Dracula and even Batman for you to enjoy!… Continue reading 15 Halloween Inspired Ground Meat Sculptures
New York and London are two of the most interesting and historical places in the world, but what if you merged both cities into one mega metropolis? That’s exactly what photographer Daniella Zalcman was hoping to do in a beautiful collection of double exposure photography that brings NYC and London together. Zalcman is an award-winning… Continue reading New York Meets London in a Collection of Stunning Double Exposure Photographs
So you’re old and out of touch. You’ve been too busy keeping up with the Jones’s to notice the Zuckerberg’s, Page’s, Systrom’s, Huffman’s, and all the other geeks creeping round the bend. Maybe you can’t understand WTF your kid or grandkid is saying when they tell you on Skype that they’ll TTYL ‘cause their BFF… Continue reading A Mini Guide to Internet Literacy
It turns out Snooki and Mike, The Situation, aren’t the only ones causing trouble on the Jersey Shore these days. A few rowdy celebrations circa July 4th turned into a real-life episode as one Google Glass enthusiast happened to be testing out the video recording option on his Glass device. Chris Barrett, founder of PRServe… Continue reading Citizen Journalism: ‘I filmed the first fight and arrest through Google Glass’
With the release of his long awaited new studio album Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay-Z is doing something different: giving away one million copies of his album days before its official release – for free. Starting July 4th at 12:01AM ET, the first million Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Note II owners to… Continue reading Jay-Z’s New Album to Be Released to Samsung Galaxy Owners for Free Days Before Official Debut
Do you keep a diary? Do you have a closet dedicated to the family photo albums and scrapbooks? Do you write letters and save those you receive in old shoeboxes? If you answered no to these questions, chances are Facebook, Twitter, and/or Tumblr now fill the role of a diary. You store your photos online,… Continue reading One Foot in the Digital Grave: Who Controls Your Online Remains When You Die?