Google Wave – 100,000 Invites Go Out on Sept 30th

Big news is breaking over at Mashable. On September 30th, Google will start sending out about 100,000 invites for the next version of Google Wave. (Right now, only a select number of people, mostly developers, have their hands on it.) You can sign up to be part of their next wave of testing subjects, here. What is Google Wave? A real-time communication platform that combines aspects of email, instant messaging, wikis, web chat, social networking, and project management. You can bring a group of friends or business partners together to discuss how your day has been or share files. Read more about it, here. Or, if you have a lot of time on your hands and love all things Google, check out this video.



December 2, 2016

Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

Last year, the holiday season was set ablaze by France’s Pompiers Sans Frontières (Firefighters Without Borders) and their sizzling, stripped-down calendar. Shot for a good cause by renowned Paris-based fashion photographer Fred Goudon, the risqué calendar proved to be a popular Christmas gift—both in France and abroad. In keeping with tradition, Goudon has photographed a new crop of au naturel pin-up models for his 2018 edition: French farmers.

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December 1, 2016

Meticulous Landscape Paintings Beautifully Represent Intangible Emotional States

Artist Crystal Liu intimately ties her emotional states to beautiful abstract paintings. In large-scale works, she constructs landscapes that are metaphors for the intangible forces that drive us. Visually, elements of the Earth and sky are the actors for the feelings we cannot easily imagine. Together, the sun, mountains, and more depict “narratives of conflict, entrapment, longing, and precarious hope.” These symbols allow Liu to seem removed, yet make the pieces deeply personal.

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