Research suggests Coffee for Health in 21st Century

Drinking Coffee, for Your Health Research suggests that a person’s consumption of the beverage is determined in part by his or her DNA—and that its benefits could extend beyond a caffeine buzz. ANDREW GIAMBRONEOCT  In college, when I worked part-time as a barista at a local coffee shop, I would often serve the same customers…

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ArtSpotter to Be a Social Platform for Art Fans to help Gallery Goers find works they like

Gallery Going Gets Social: TechCrunch ?s ArtSpotter   TechCrunch, the start-up news site, has a crush on ArtSpotter, the app that is meant to help gallery goers find works they like. The app has done a pivot, as they say out West, and become more social. The new focus is about discovering art through the…

Burning Man Rite Of Passage: A Dissconnect From The Default World

Burning Man is, in some ways, a virtual world. It’s not unlike Second Life: a flat, empty plane onto which creator/participants build a temporary society however they can, making every decision into a work of art. Indeed, Second Life founder Philip Rosedale is a longtime Burner himself, and the Burning Man organization now holds an…


Social Media inspiring bloggers as citizen journalists

The future of social media in journalism will see the death of “social media.” That is, all media as we know it today will become social, and feature a social component to one extent or another. After all, much of the web experience, particularly in the way we consume content, is becoming social and personalized….