Kickstarter Employees Plan to Unionize

Kickstarter Employees Plan to Unionize

Image: KickstarterEmployees at Kickstarter, the decade-old crowdfunding platform, are planning to unionize—potentially making them the first organized labor force among major tech firms.The move comes less than a week after Gimlet Media—the podcasting company soon to be acquired by tech giant Spotify—announced its own plans to unionize with the Writers Guild of America East. It…

Quebec taxi protests suspended after man harms himself on live TV – Montreal Gazette

Quebec taxi protests suspended after man harms himself on live TV – Montreal Gazette

Quebec cabbies are calling for the total withdrawal of Bill 17. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette Quebec’s taxi industry announced on Friday an immediate suspension of all pressure tactics to protest against the provincial government’s proposed reform of the industry after a taxi permit holder committed an act of self-harm on live television.The Regroupement des…

Why You Need to Respect the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II Fighter

Why You Need to Respect the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II Fighter

Sebastien RoblinSecurity, The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a legendary aircraft — an icon of the Vietnam War and the archetype of the third-generation jet fighter designs that entered service in the 1960s. More than 5,000 of these heavy supersonic fighters were built, and hundreds continue to serve and even see combat in several air…

Ambedkar Jayanti: Here Are Some Lesser-known Facts About The Father of Indian Constitution Dr B R Ambedka… – News18

Ambedkar Jayanti: Here Are Some Lesser-known Facts About The Father of Indian Constitution Dr B R Ambedka… – News18

File photo of Dr BR Ambedkar. (Getty Images) Ambedkar Jayanti | Bharat Ratna Dr. B R Ambedkar gave India it’s the biggest asset which helped our country to become a successful democracy. The chief architect of our constitution, Dr. B R Ambedkar has also been the flag bearer of Dalit activism in India, giving a…

Would you buy a vinyl recording of 20 minutes of silence?

Would you buy a vinyl recording of 20 minutes of silence?

March Mindfulness is our new series that examines the explosive growth in mindfulness and meditation technology — culminating in Mashable’s groundbreaking competitive meditation bracket contest. Because March shouldn’t be all madness. The sound of silence hasn’t been this popular since Simon and Garfunkel.  A Kickstarter campaign for a double-sided vinyl record containing 20 minutes of…

The Humm.ly app uses music to tune out stressful thoughts

The Humm.ly app uses music to tune out stressful thoughts

By Victoria Rodriguez2019-03-30 10:00:00 UTC March Mindfulness is our new series that examines the explosive growth in mindfulness and meditation technology — culminating in Mashable’s groundbreaking competitive meditation bracket contest. Because March shouldn’t be all madness. Tracks progress • Rewards consistency • Provides morning affirmations • Offers music and guided meditations for specific scenarios •…

Amazing Paper Work By Julie Wilkinson

Amazing Paper Work By Julie Wilkinson

« I wanted to make something decorative about an unsual topic », says Julie Wilkinson. The artist, co-founder of Makerie Studio, offers here a singular paper art project called « manifestation », about hypochondria. « I’ve been hypochondriac for as long as I can remember and I have always had a fascination with medicine and the psychology related to certain conditions.…

Man accused of fatally shooting Nipsey Hussle charged – CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News

Man accused of fatally shooting Nipsey Hussle charged – CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News

LOS ANGELES — The man suspected of killing Nipsey Hussle was charged Thursday with murder and two counts of attempted murder over an attack outside the rapper’s South Los Angeles clothing store on Sunday. Los Angeles County prosecutors filed the charges, including two counts of attempted murder, against Eric Holder, 29. He is set to…