Elon Musk’s Twitter feed is the one you need to pay attention to

May 20, 2017

… work, picking and choosing what he wants to SHARE with the world within the realm of his vast responsibilities. It just so happens that what he wants to SHARE often has an outsized shot at changing the world so those tweets are well worth paying attention to. WATCH: Elon Musk’s vision for traffic-skipping underground tunnels looks pretty incredible More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Media Marketing Agency YES, I’d like to join the Social Media Marketing Agency …

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Patreon grows like crazy as creators sour on ad-driven platforms

May 20, 2017

… when its crackdown on unsavory ad placements led to drops in ad revenue across the board. Instagram and Snapchat don’t offer creators any cut of the advertising income they generate, and Facebook only recently started granting select video makers a SHARE of a little more than half. Patreon, on the other hand, skims up to one tenth of income generated on the site, depending on the size of a given creator’s audience. YouTube personality Phillip DeFranco said last fall that he was …

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Why it’s finally time to dump Apple Photos for Google Photos

May 19, 2017

… looking at who you SHARE certain photos with, and then suggesting them as potential people to SHARE with in the future. Not only that, but Suggested Sharing can also identify the people in your photos and then suggest sharing those photos to them because why wouldn’t they want that group selfie they’re in? Coming soon on #GooglePhotos, we’re bringing more ways to SHARE photos and hold onto the moments that matter most. #io17 pic.twitter.com/QcU9Y7spFf Google (@Google) May …

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Robot-makers are posting record figures in Japan because there just aren’t enough people

May 17, 2017

… “The SHARE of capital expenditure devoted to becoming more efficient is increasing because of the shortage of workers,” Seiichiro Inoue, a director of Japan’s industrial policy bureau of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, told Reuters. The number of people who are of working age peaked in 1995 at 87 million and has been falling since; it is projected to fall to 76 million this year, according to government statistics. Customisable solutions are popular amongst small …

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5 of the most unique chocolate chip cookies out there

May 17, 2017

… bring all of these incredible creations to life. Check out the below infographic to see just how many. Happy Chocolate Chip Day! Want to show off your own cookie creations, and enter to win a free stay at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel? Follow @doubletree and SHARE your own DoubleTree Cookie-inspired recipe using #WeHaveCookies for a chance to win! More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsKonvertio FE Multi Domain WordPress Engagement Plugin[Luke] Live Leap Funnel 3 pay …

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The songs that take us back to our high school graduations, by class year

May 14, 2017

Everyone has one song that brings them back to those late June evenings when they realized their hormone-fueled high school days were over. We asked Mashable staffers to SHARE the songs that remind them most of their last days of high school. (And yes, someone chose Vitamin C, but don’t hold it against him.) Class of 2000: “Rocks Tonic Juice Magic” – Saves the Day “Me and my friends were obsessed with Saves the Day’s second record Through Being Cool. We …

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Free Comic Book Day lets parents and kids join forces for an epic, one-day geekout

May 8, 2017

Zounds! ‘Tis Free Comic Book Day, when younglings and olds alike descend upon their local comic book merchants in search of the only nourishment that will slake their savage geek thirst: MOAR COMIC BOOKS. But despite the feeding frenzy focused on the wonder secreted in the pages of these paper treasures, Free Comic Book Day is actually a sweet moment for many families when friends and family get to unapologetically SHARE their collective guilty pleasure. SEE ALSO: Researchers have …

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You can keep your Spotify subscription. I want my own music.

May 6, 2017

It's MINE.Image: Vicky Leta/mashable Sorry, Spotify I have no interest in your streaming. When it comes to the music I love, I’m possessive to a fault. I want to own it all. Case in point: on April 14, Kendrick Lamar released “DAMN.”, his latest opus. I immediately bought the album on iTunes, because a version in my preferred format, vinyl, won’t be available until July. If something isn’t yours, how do you really SHARE it? At each evolution of the medium …

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‘Second Wives Club’ star Shiva Safai talks 33-year age gap with her man, dishes on Gigi and Bella Hadid

May 5, 2017

Shiva Safai is engaged to real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid and shes willing to SHARE their ups and downs in front of cameras. The 35-year-old model and entrepreneur is appearing in E!s new series, Second Wives Club where she, along with three other celebrity wives, will chronicle what their high-profile relationships are really like. Safai spoke with Fox News about the couples 33-year age gap, and being welcomed by fashions It girls, her future stepdaughters Gigi and Bella Hadid: Fox News: What …

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These companies offer crazy-awesome perks and benefits

May 5, 2017

… transparency within our company. How would you describe the general environment at work? Open, collaborative, comfortable, safe, creative, welcoming, weird, and wonderful. Image: Imaginemaw/pixabay Andres Nino and Nicholas Hurtado, co-founders of Beckett Simonon What do you do to keep your employees happy? We’re a small team at Beckett Simonon, probably smaller than people would expect. In the office, we all SHARE one big desk and collaborate on pretty much every aspect of the …

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Tainted love: Bob Thissen finds beauty in derelict Japanese love hotels

May 4, 2017

(CNN)In one photo, a dusty chandelier hangs from the ceiling above a large circular mattress framed by a mirrored headboard. In another, an abandoned suit of armor stands guard over a chariot bed adorned with stained pillows. Signs of decay, from the scattered debris of a collapsing roof to water stained walls, are everywhere. Yet the images — all taken in the rooms of an abandoned Japanese sex hotel by Dutch photographer Bob Thissen — seem oddly serene, like staged monuments …

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How to protect yourself when live video shows a suicide

May 1, 2017

… all provide users a way to report suicidal behavior or content, and Schwartz says following those guidelines can make someone feel less helpless. (If someone appears to be in immediate danger, you can also contact local law enforcement or 911.) Finally, he urges people experiencing relentless despair or suicidal thoughts to discuss their feelings, seek profession help, or call or text a hotline. Know someone going through a tough time? SHARE our inspirational #YouMatter tumblr with them for a …

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Tony Blair’s legacy 20 years on – BBC News

May 1, 2017

He did not SHARE the euphoric mood of supporters. “I was scared,” he later wrote in his memoirs. It was a Labour landslide of historic proportions, handing Blair a Commons majority of 179, although the collapse in the Tory vote made it appear more dramatic. John Major’s Conservatives had won more votes in 1992 – 14,093,007 – than Blair’s 1997 total of 13,518,167. But none of that mattered to the ecstatic crowd at the Royal Festival Hall, as Blair sketched …

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This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple’s new music deal and more

May 1, 2017

… sure to check out last week’s look at top apps. Gabsee Image: gabsee Wonder what all the fuss is about augmented reality? Look no further than Gabsee a new app that shows just how much fun AR can be. Make an avatar (think, 3D Bitmoji with fewer customization choices), choose a mood, and watch your avatar act out the mood right in front of you. Gabsee uses your phone’s camera to overlay your avatar right onto your surroundings and you can record videos of your creation to SHARE …

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Netflix has found a way into the world’s biggest streaming market

April 27, 2017

… star thinks show should be mandatory school viewing “China is an important market for obvious reasons; it’s also a challenging market for obvious reasons,” Roy was reported as saying by THR. “Right now what we will do is look to license content into China. We closed a deal with iQiyi, which is exciting.” The company declined to SHARE details of the deal, but it is understood that original content by Netflix could be available on the same day it is released in other …

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Cancer survivor tells date about her prosthetic leg and I’m not crying you’re crying

April 27, 2017

… out and uncover it, so they can see and it’s there and it’s out in the open,” she continued. Sarah and Phil’s date went really, really well, and they both confided in one another about coming to terms with their respective experiences. Viewers took to Twitter to SHARE how moved they were by the couple. “Properly weeping at Sarah and Phil,” wrote one person. “You’re a beautiful girl. And I’ve got total admiration for you,” Phil said. …

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

… SHARE what she’s learned with the hope that it helps others seems to be innate, even irrepressible. It’s earnest and eager, qualities that aren’t cool these days, but ones that are necessary if alleviating suffering becomes part of your life’s mission. Sandberg and Goldberg at their wedding. Image: sheryl sandberg As someone who studies trauma and resilience research closely, I know that people who experience tragedy often yearn to find greater purpose and meaning in …

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‘Touching my dreams’: Designer turns ideas into surreal images

April 24, 2017

… through a forest and cliffs, while in another, a young monk holds the entire world in his hands. He has now recently started to experiment with the graphics interchange format’s moving images, commonly known as Gifs. What sort of possibilities does this type of photo enhancement allow for? I produce the images that I SHARE on social media because I personally enjoy it — I want to recreate a world that exists in my mind and showcase it through imagery. I’m touching …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… been highly esteemed for his 17 seasons as photographer and judge on the hit TV show Americas Next Top Model, has spent majority of his career working on marketing campaigns and advertisements for a plethora major fashion, makeup, and beauty labels. So who better than Baker to help break down the ins and outs of inclusive marketing? Nigel stopped by #BizChats, Mashable’s business show, to SHARE with us the five simple ways any business or brand can appeal to a more diverse audience in an …

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This rainbow font lets you raise the LGBTQ pride flag with every letter you type

April 22, 2017

… “People can now raise the rainbow flag with every letter they type.” Image: Type With pride The typeface is available for free download here. The creators also encourage members of the community to SHARE their creations with the font, using the hashtag #TypeWithPride. WATCH: What it’s really like to be LGBTQ and Muslim More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEZ Popups – Core (Monthly) EZPopups is the ultimate traffic maximizer for smart marketers who …

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From Sea To Shining Sea, A Solar System ‘Road Trip’ With Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 20, 2017

… a lot of really profound conversations happen in cars. Along the way, Hadfield picks up some interesting hitchhikers to SHARE his adventure: theoretical physicist and popular futurist Michio Kaku, astronomer Derrick Pitts from Philadelphias Franklin Institute and astronomer Laura Danly of Los Angeles famous Griffith Observatory. CuriosityStream By putting the sun at the tip of Long Island and putting Pluto on the tip of the Santa Monica pier, and then showing the fact that, by the time you …

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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

… PTSD) or individuals who are looking for people to meet and SHARE experiences on the medicinal side,” Roberts said. Roberts said there is substance to the cannabis community that may be misunderstood. One of the first user profiles established was from a woman who had terminal cancer, who turned to cannabis for pain relief, he said. The womanwanted to SHARE her experiences from dealing with her illness and offer others suggestions on the medicinal benefits of the drug. “That’s …

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Too shy to send a dick pic? This code will salvage your sexting game.

April 19, 2017

Image: rachel thompson/ mashable Sexting is a scary business. The idea of sending out an intimate photo of your genitals to someone you quite fancy is terrifying. And, sometimes a simple just won’t cut it. Behold the “Dick Code,” a way to SHARE a unique and anatomically accurate image of your penis without actually taking a photo of it. SEE ALSO: How to explain sexting and dick pics to your British mum The Dick Code is the handiwork of 28-year-old web developer Gyrgy Szcs, …

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Corona never paid a dime for millions of dollars of ‘Fast and Furious’ product placement

April 15, 2017

… first installment, eight times in the fourth, seven times in the sixth and once in the seventh. The remaining three are apparently Corona-less. The newest film, which hit theaters on Friday, apparently belongs to that latter category. The Fate of the Furious reportedly features Budweiser and Stella Artois, suggesting a possible shift in allegiances. Both of those labels, however, still SHARE a corporate parent with Corona in monster conglomerate Anheuser-Busch-InBev, making the switch all the …

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Snapchat is helping advertisers by sharing where you snap

April 14, 2017

… geofilters you use. Sounds like a lot of data and targeting something that Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has preached he is quite cautious over. Snapchat cautioned in their release notes that the company is dedicated to protecting users’ privacy. Snap does not SHARE location information with advertisers, and Snapchat users can also opt-out of any location-based targeting by turning off location services. Unlike other apps (*cough* Facebook and Uber *cough*), Snapchat does not track …

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A field of Lego daffodils has sprouted in a UK city centre

April 13, 2017

… Twitter to SHARE photos of the incredible installation. Love these #Hull #CityofCulture #LEGO #daffodils pic.twitter.com/pcSZN1QZ8t Vicki Harsley (@Vickiwol) April 10, 2017 Sorry Mr Bee , no pollen on these daffodils! #hull #lego @2017Hull pic.twitter.com/QI5hhAHAX6 Andy Marsters (@TheMarsters) April 10, 2017 …

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