Microsoft is holding a press conference today in New York. The conference is about to start. This time, it’s all about the education market. While many schools have been buying a ton of Chromebooks and iPads, Microsoft is about to fight back. Rumor has it that the company is about to unveil a lightweight version of Windows 10 with fewer apps and a lot of cloud functionality. Just like… Read More"Watch Microsoft unveil its Windows 10-based Chromebook competitor live right here"
Say what you will about Jenelle Evans, the woman has provided Teen Mom 2 fans with a lot of unforgettable moments over the years. We’ve marveled as the mother of three has made just about every bad life decision in the book. We’ve been shocked by Jenelle’s many arrests and violent episodes, saddened by her painful struggles with substance abuse. Jenelle frequently assured fans that she had every intention of turning things around, but the refrain sounded awfully…"Jenelle Evans to Fans: Hope You Enjoyed My Trainwreck Years!"
Someone has beaten me to it: a fidget toy make of clicky keyboard switches. Clickeybits is a polyhedron into which six keycaps will go, and you can peck away at them individually or just roll it around for an orgasmic deluge of clicks. (more…)"Clickeybits: fidget toy made with clicky keyboard keys"
[[tmz:video id=”0_av970t94″]] A super popular musician in Atlanta collapsed onstage Monday as the crowd celebrated his 70th birthday. Col. Bruce Hampton — known as the Granddaddy of the Jam Scene — was in the middle of an encore — “Turn on Your… Permalink"Col. Bruce Hampton Collapses Onstage, Dead at 70 (VIDEO)"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o4mwFv71-c&feature=youtu.be Admiral, your fleet awaits! I don’t fancy your chance against the Unicode Menace, but do what you can. The game/generator is called Vortex, but apart from this Reddit thread where creator Huw Millward linked to the video, it doesn’t seem to have a homepage. He’s got other similar projects, too: I like the look of Feud, a seriously old-school text-based sim set in 13th-century England."Random ASCII spaceship generator"
Microsoft is about to unveil new products — both hardware and software — Tuesday, and you can join the fun and follow the event live over the internet. The education-centered #MicrosoftEDU event starts at 9:30 AM ET in New York City, and will likely bring two key new products. On the software side, the company is rumored to launch a new, web-centric version of Windows 10. On the hardware front, Microsoft will likely unveil a…"How to watch Microsoft's #MicrosoftEDU event live"
Felix Semper paid tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. in the only way he knew how: by sculpting a slinky-esque coil of flexible paper into a remakably lifelike work of art. (more…)"Notorious B.I.G. sculpture is actually a giant paper coil"
Just when you thought you were starting to understand fashion … in cometh the 2017 Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art. But just because you have no idea what’s going on in the fashion world doesn’t mean you can’t gawk and, way more… Permalink"2017 Met Gala Fashion — Hits, Runs and Errors (PHOTO GALLERY)"
About.com, one of the internet’s oldest and most familiar websites, is about to fully fade to memory. The IAC-based company has been slowly dismantling its content from an all-in-one site to branded vertical sites, including Verywell (Health), Lifewire (Tech), The Balance (personal finance), The Spruce (home and food) and ThoughtCo (education). And today, About.com is ditching its old… Read More"About.com rebrands to Dotdash"
Kobo doesn’t upgrade its products much, because, let’s face it, the e-reader market isn’t what it once was — and what’s left of it is still dominated by Amazon. Still, the Canadian-turned-Japanese company consistently releases some of the best e-readers out there. And while this morning’s Aura H2O announcement doesn’t mark a huge departure from its… Read More"Kobo’s Aura H2O gets an upgrade, but waterproofing is still its standout feature"