‘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 ProductsWordRecon Monthly Membership WordRecon – The Ultimate Keyword Discovery PlatformVidCuratorFX …

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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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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… social media allows people to communicate freely and SHARE information, it enables the creation of like-minded groups. If these groups are big enough, or driven enough, they have the potential to positively influence and shape cultural progress. Recent examples of this include the Green Revolution in Iran, Arab Spring, the Occupy movement, and #BlackLivesMatter protests. And, of course, the new grassroots movement to end the stigma of addiction. Our community, once marginalized and shamed into …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… throughout the land,” portends an imminent battle. Let the (yet-unformed) Continental Breakfast Society or at least every budget hotel lobby armed with a toaster and aging fruit basket be warned. World’s 50 best foods Mountain rivalry Everest vs. K2 The number of climbers who’ve reached the top of the world’s highest peak, rival city. Usually they’re within easy driving distance and SHARE the same highways, currency, soap operas, chain restaurants, hated domestic …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… second to the young American, and was tied 10th last year. “You’ve got to be aggressive at times, there’s certain pins you’ve got to take advantage of but this is a golf course you’ve got to pick your moments,” Rose told Sky Sports. “That will be the gameplan.” Garcia, 37, part of a four-way SHARE of the lead at halfway with Hoffman, Fowler and Pieters, is still chasing a first major title in his 74th attempt, a run which has included 22 top …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… remains a new but important thread in U.S. global behavior. The striking and ongoing fascination with Assad in far corners of the right and the left is the best evidence of this. The factions agree on two main points when it comes to the Syrian strongman. (They also SHARE views on other broad matters, like the need to replace what they see as an , pro-war status quo.) Calling Assadsecular is a favorite tactic, one Gabbard frequently. Its useful in her effort to discourage U.S. involvement …

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Is the humble Lada now a classic car? – BBC News

April 6, 2017

… ‘capitalist West’ as it were.” In addition to his five Ladas, Mr Hughes’ collection of “Eastern European motoring delicacies” includes three Wartburgs and a Trabant from former East Germany; a Moskvich from Russia; and a Zaporozhets and a Tavria from Ukraine. He also has “a half-SHARE” in a Izh Oda, also from Russia. Mr Hughes says he wouldn’t swap his collection for a Ferrari, because he argues that anyone with a “big enough …

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Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 6, 2017

… hosted by Reply.ai, and while there are no plans to retire her in the near future, when she disappears, those records are designed to as well. Once you’re finished getting advice from the bot, try saying thanks. She’ll give you articles to peruse and prompts to SHARE the tool on social media, but not before signing off with a pat on the back and an obligatory curse word. Because why not have some irreverent fun when you’re doing something a little scary? UPDATE: April 4, 2017, …

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Facebook’s new News Feed: Your go-to destination for spam, probably

April 5, 2017

… the ad-serving pleasure, double the ad-revenue fun. SEE ALSO: Facebook wants you to explore a new News Feed This new feed, identified by a rocket-ship logo, isn’t the same as your current stream of family-focused updates. Instead of pushing out every nut-bag conspiracy theory your former high school gym coach sees fit to SHARE, it appears to exclusively focus on popular content tailored to your particular interests. Notably, it is from Pages that you have not liked. “We are always …

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Meet Memoji, the app that turns you into an emoji

April 2, 2017

… like this otherwise cute selfie I took in February that will now give my friends nightmares: Or this gif I saved of Daniel Radcliffe that will never be the same: “Emojis have become a part of everyday conversation and guide the way we chat and SHARE our emotions, but the overall reach and impact of this important technology is limited,” said Nir Pochter, chief marketing officer of Lightricks, in a statement. “As emoji connoisseurs, we knew that the next level of …

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Heres how two local Welsh lads made brewing history

March 31, 2017

… and not taking ourselves too seriously. This ethos has carried through from the early days to now the company may now be a global success but its still unapologetically built on a sense of fun. Like with most startup ventures, the team faced their fair SHARE of barriers to success in the early days especially given the economic climate within which they were trying to launch. “Pubs were closing around the time we were setting up, which meant investment was a challenge. Bradley recalls. We …

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Grindr isn’t just a hookup app, it’s now an LGBTQ publisher too

March 30, 2017

… “uplifting” positive stories, real-time advice on where to go in cities around the world, info on the latest trends from people setting them, and first-person accounts of LGBTQ events and issues. “People hook up on Grindr, but its about more than that. Into focuses a lot on travel, since our users like to travel and go out,” Simkhai said inan interview with Forbes. “Into will help you navigate while travelling, as well SHARE travel info relating to nightlife, …

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Snapchat turns to sponsored geofilters as it pushes to compete with Facebook, Instagram

March 28, 2017

… player advantage. Snapchat is hoping its reach helps it rise quickly. More than one billion snaps with geofilters are viewed on the app every day. Yet, not every ad resonates well with users. “Some friends on my Snapchat feed have sometimes doodled out brand names,” said Julian Gamboa, a digital marketing course instructor at UC Berkeley. Image: Snapchat Gamboa said while he’s been on spring break in Las Vegas, he’s noticed his fair SHARE of sponsored geofilters. …

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‘The Hate U Give’ tackles race, police brutality and the nuances of being young and black in America

March 28, 2017

… into the life of Starr Carter, a 16-year-old living in a predominately black neighborhood but going to high school in an affluent white one. She is battling issues that black kids everywhere recognize, from code switching to confronting racists to death’s unfortunate and early knock. SEE ALSO: ‘History Is All You Left Me,’ our next MashReads book, will break your heart At her all-white school she stresses over how much of her home life to SHARE with friends and her white …

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Hoverboard fires are still a problem, so here’s another product recall to remind you

March 26, 2017

… cost more than $200, the deal seems to fall short of doing the right thing, and outright replacing a potentially dangerous device. You are a cool person! But can you be cool as #jamiefoxx riding his hoverboard? Tag someone you know that has a hoverboard in this post so they can SHARE their cool pictures. #hoverboard #smartbalancewheel #selfbalancingwheel #skateboarding #skateboarder #skateboard #skatelife #electricscooter #hoverboards #selfbalancescooter #selfbalancingscooter …

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Red Nose Day 2017 raises 71m for Comic Relief – BBC News

March 25, 2017

… sitcom Car SHARE. Sir Lenny Henry, Graham Norton, Russell Brand, Emeli Sande, Romesh Ranganathan, Jonathan Ross and French & Saunders also put in appearances in an attempt to persuade BBC viewers to part with their cash. Image caption Sir Lenny Henry and Jonathan Ross were among the presenters of the fundraiser Comic Relief has raised more than 1bn since it launched in 1985. The first Red Nose Day took place three years later. The charity says it uses the money to “tackle the …

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Social media has turned me into a sexual oversharer

March 25, 2017

… know about my sex life, and without even testing the water I had imposed it upon her. My face flushed red with shame and I felt guilty and angry at myself. Why did I think it would be OK to SHARE something so intimate and private with someone I barely knew? This wasn’t the first time this had happened and it became abundantly clear that any previous barrier I’d felt about talking about my sex life with strangers was now completely gone. Upon reflection, the dropping of that barrier …

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Tokyo: Insider Travel Guide

March 23, 2017

(CNN)Tokyo is a city that can roar one moment and whisper at the next, a place where almost anything seems possible. After all, 13 million people SHARE this 2,188-square-kilometer piece of the planet, which is home to some of the world’s top restaurants, stores and cafs. It’s also a one-stop center for the best of Japan — culture, quality products and impeccable service. …

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In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone SHARE comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …

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