PRINT is NOT DEAD! I’m liking what cineprint is doing!!! But if you already own a tablet, won’t you get your magazines from a digital source?! Confused but still cool!


theatlantic:

The 4 Rich Countries Where Women Out-Earn Men (With 1 Huge Caveat)

the stats for women in Korea & Japan is depressing but it’s awesome to know that Irish women out earns men (if they don’t have children)!

theatlantic:

The 4 Rich Countries Where Women Out-Earn Men (With 1 Huge Caveat)

the stats for women in Korea & Japan is depressing but it’s awesome to know that Irish women out earns men (if they don’t have children)!


2012: Top Ten Signs of a Warming World

newyorker:

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Another year, another set of climate records. Here, Elizabeth Kolbert looks at the top ten signs you are living in a warming world, 2012 edition: http://nyr.kr/ZdDsOw


Photograph by Peter van Agtmael/Magnum.


fastcompany:

Our picks: 2012’s Best Business Books. What would you add to this list?


fastcompany:

fastcodesign:

A year ago, two MIT Media Lab graduates raised half a million dollars on Kickstarter to create Twine, a cigarette-pack-sized chunk of Internet magic that promised to turn any object in your home into a web-connected, interactive “smart product.” Want your basement pipes to send you a text message when they’re in danger of freezing up, or your garage door to ping you if you forget to close it? No problem: With Twine, building your own personal “Internet of things” is supposed to be easier than programming a VCR. And now that the product is available for purchase, it looks like creators John Kestner and David Carr have very nearly delivered on that ambitious promise.

A gateway to The Internet Of Things, Twine lets you connect the objects in your home to the digital realm…

This seems VERY cool!

fastcompany:

fastcodesign:

A year ago, two MIT Media Lab graduates raised half a million dollars on Kickstarter to create Twine, a cigarette-pack-sized chunk of Internet magic that promised to turn any object in your home into a web-connected, interactive “smart product.” Want your basement pipes to send you a text message when they’re in danger of freezing up, or your garage door to ping you if you forget to close it? No problem: With Twine, building your own personal “Internet of things” is supposed to be easier than programming a VCR. And now that the product is available for purchase, it looks like creators John Kestner and David Carr have very nearly delivered on that ambitious promise.

A gateway to The Internet Of Things, Twine lets you connect the objects in your home to the digital realm…

This seems VERY cool!


Can your Galaxy III phone survive the rain? Apparently…YES. The video is in Korean but it really speaks for itself, the results of the stress test. 


virtual keyboard on any surface is becoming a reality it seems….  


nprfreshair:

Is this what the future holds?
nationalpost:

‘Toilet Bike Neo’ goes where no john has gone beforeJapanese toilet maker TOTO rolled out a “Toilet Bike Neo” to raise awareness about bathroom emissions and water savings. The eco-friendly three-wheel 250cc motorcycle with a specially customized toilet-shaped seat runs on bio-fuel from the discharge of livestock or waste water. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)


EWW

nprfreshair:

Is this what the future holds?

nationalpost:

‘Toilet Bike Neo’ goes where no john has gone before
Japanese toilet maker TOTO rolled out a “Toilet Bike Neo” to raise awareness about bathroom emissions and water savings. The eco-friendly three-wheel 250cc motorcycle with a specially customized toilet-shaped seat runs on bio-fuel from the discharge of livestock or waste water. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

EWW


Has anyone tried this lip balm? I did…. It smells good like a jolly ranchers candy flavor but it seemed to dry out my lips! It has SPF 20 so that’s what sold me; it felt moisturizing but within a few hours lips felt more dry than usual. Hmmm has anyone experienced the same?

Has anyone tried this lip balm? I did…. It smells good like a jolly ranchers candy flavor but it seemed to dry out my lips! It has SPF 20 so that’s what sold me; it felt moisturizing but within a few hours lips felt more dry than usual. Hmmm has anyone experienced the same?


A Q&A About Bath Salts

Q: So what the heck are bath salts?
A: “Bath Salts” is the nickname for a type of designer drug that’s sold over the Internet, in head shops, and even at gas stations and convenience stores. They come in the form of capsules, powders, or tablets, and are snorted, injected, or swallowed.
Q: What are bath salts made of?
A: Most bath salts contain one of two psychoactive chemicals: MDPV (also known as 3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone) or mephedrone. Both are synthetic versions of a natural ingredient found in the East African khat plant.
Q: “Bath salts” is a ridiculous name for a drug. Where did it come from?
A: No one knows for sure. But because MDPV and mephedrone occupy a gray area legally, distributors have marketed them as something else: plant food, bath powder, and yes, bath salts.
Q: What do you mean by “a gray area legally”?
A: MDPV and mephedrone have been illegal in the United States since 2010, but the manufacturers try to avoid prosecution by slightly modifying the compounds to make them technically legal.
Q: How much do bath salts cost?
A: About $25 to $50 per packet.
Q: Will taking bath salts cause me to become a cannibal?
A: Unlikely. But the effects of bath salts are powerful. They stimulate the central nervous system like methamphetamines, plus cause hallucinations, and even psychosis. Other effects: agitation, suicidal thoughts, chest pains, high blood pressure, and rapid heartbeat. On the plus side, you can get a good deal of vacuuming done.
Q: But can bath salts kill me?
A: Yes. As with methamphetamines, the increased heart rate can cause a heart attack.