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From the Eye of a Fish

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 | 0 comments

From the Eye of a Fish

After shooting with toy cameras, researcher Greg Dash became hooked on the random results and reveal that came with developing film. However, he couldn’t share all his film photos digitally and on top of that, was unable to find a decent-priced fisheye lens for his SLR. He decided to make his own. Dash’s camera body is about as thick as an iPhone 5, takes HD video and has a 170...

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Get The Job You Want By COLD E-MAIL

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Get The Job You Want By COLD E-MAIL

If you’ve read an article about job searching — ever — chances are you know that 70% to 80% of positions never get advertised. This reality is mega-frustrating when you’re hunting for a new gig. You can hit up desirable employers directly, but the “cold” email method is rife with uncertainty. Is reaching out to someone you’ve never met even worth the effort? Well,...

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It’ll Be Like She NEVER Existed

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 | 0 comments

It’ll Be Like She NEVER Existed

There are so many ways to burn bridges. And Valentine’s Day could be the PERFECT time for you to dump that annoying soon-to-be ex from your life. Your Facebook life, that is. New mobile app KillSwitch makes it easy to eliminate your ex’s entire presence on your Facebook timeline — in one fell swoop. The app is set to launch Thursday, February 14, you know, the Hallmark holiday of...

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Wanna Get Fired? Here’s How!

Posted by on Jan 27, 2013 | 0 comments

Wanna Get Fired? Here’s How!

We’ve all had work days in which we wished we’d be asked to leave and never come back. Then comes the hard-hitting reality that unemployment is about as bad as it gets in the professional world. Phoenix resident Amy McClenathan, who is still heartbroken over the loss of her mother, learned this lesson after updating her Facebook status with the confession, “I wish I could get...

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Do You Still Buy CDs?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Do You Still Buy CDs?

I do. I want to see it, touch it, read it, and taste it. I want to OWN IT. Amazon announced AutoRip on Thursday, a free service that gives consumers a cloud-based backup for every CD they’ve bought from the company since 1998. For Amazon, it’s another move towards ensuring that consumers consider the company their primary stream of content, whatever the format. However, the...

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