Paul Szoldra, a former Marine sergeant, came up with the concept almost by accident. While developing a Web site designed to help veterans succeed in college, he penned a couple of satirical posts that got far more attention than his tips for student vets.
“When I first started it, it gave me a board to [...]
A smartphone application that converts pictures of the user into cute cartoon characters has become a hit overnight in China, with the number of subscribers topping 20 million in the fourth months after its launch.
The application, called MomentCam in English — a phonetic rendering of the Chinese which means “magic manga camera,” rose to [...]
How to make liquid whey and cream cheese too
The overall process is getting the right bacteria to convert milk into whey and cream cheese. Start with unpasteurized milk. Let it sit out until it curdles. Strain the liquid – whey. What remains is cream [...]
I often find myself pressed for time. Wouldn’t it be great to be in two places at once, being twice as productive?
This is where a company called MobileWorks comes in extremely handy. It’s a crowdsourced virtual personal assistant platform that funnels your tasks to workers around the world based on who’s best [...]
Alison Gold – Chinese Food (Official Music Video)
Take a look at the image (below) of a town. What is the name of this town?
Hint: What is the type of the building in the image?
The building in the image is a mosque . A simple search of Google Images for Africa, Mosque would give up the answer. I [...]
Adversity makes for unlikely allies in “Zaytoun,” an odd-couple road movie set in 1982 as Israel is preparing to invade Lebanon.
As the film opens in a Beirut already roiling in civil war, the director, Eran Riklis, injects chaotic street scenes with vigorous energy. When Fahed (Abdallah El Akal), 12, a recently orphaned [...]
I was checking out the Naval Diplomat and stumbled onto this interesting film – Asha and Hank.The author of the Naval Diplomat, James Holmes, pointed out this film. In the film one can see this building tension between two unlikely strangers who live far apart. As they get to [...]
Let’s take the advice of the attorney general of the United States. Let’s have a national conversation about race in the wake of the Zimmerman case. Let’s make it a painfully honest conversation — except about all the things that are painful for us to admit.
Let’s take a tragedy and make it a racial [...]