From being a finalist in the UK Blog Awards to my podcast crashing its way into the top 10 list, I have a lot to love each and every single one of you for this Valentine’s Day.Read More
I went along to cover the British Toy Fair, but not before watching the WWE Royal Rumble live with my mates (hence the huge bags under my eyes). Here's a day in the life of me, driving down to London and running around like a tired mad man.Read More
A rather chilly Saturday morning kicked off GameCity 9, introducing Nottingham to a rather different festival than what has been considered the norm over the previous eight years.Read More
So here I sit on the balcony at my flat, drinking cider and eating pepperoni pizza to perfectly accompany the arrival of summer: an ideal place to write the second part of New Rising Media's return.Read More
The Daily Mail has been caught copying an article from comedy website Cracked.com. Plagiarism is never a good idea, especially if it's committed by one of the most well known news publications in Britain.
Do you feel cereals don't pay a worthy tribute to your favourite rap legends? Well worry no more, as freelance designer Brittany Meronek has brough this to life, combining hip hop with nutritional value.
The white background. The use of myriad pro font. The boring minimalist layout. All of it is pretty synonymous with Apple; but what would it look like if this style was adapted to an ad for Coca-Cola, Levis or even bread? Think no more, as we introduce Art Director Bryan Evans' blog 'Applefied Ads.'
Having already introduced changes to Facebook Chat that sees users informed when a message has been seen by a recipient – to the chagrin of avoidant types – now Facebook has announced an overhaul to Groups which allows users to identify exactly who and who has not seen certain posts. Were the company to roll out the feature to the rest of the site, could Facebook ‘stalking’ soon be a thing of the past?
So the general trend of Google search results seems that Tumblr is going to eclipse the general term 'Blog' before the end of 2012, cementing its meteoric rise to the most popular blogging platform.
But in the grand scheme of things, I find it difficult to classify Tumblr as a blogging platform.
On Saturday night, a woman named Betty Wheeler was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver near a highway intersection in Waynesboro, Virginia. As the scene of the crime was investigated, one piece of evidence surfaced: a car part (an air dam) that broke off upon impact (the image above). This is when the community of commenters around the car culture blog Jalopnik took action, and may have just given the authorities some valuable information about the case.
So a rather basic looking blog titled NoHopeLeft.com has been growing in audience, displaying a series of inauspicious photographs, 'Blair witch' style videos, and a conspiracy theory about linked cities. But from all the Biohazard logos dotted across different pieces of media on the blog, we can't help but detect the viral marketing capability here, possibly for the next Resident Evil.
It seems weird seeing these drawings at first; but then you realise just how much detail of a video game world can be recalled soully from your memory. This is what tumblr blog Mapstalgia has chosen to celebrate.