Barista's edition for Sun 01 November 2015
Your favorite horror movies remade with kittens is shockingly cute
These adorable kitties will provide welcome relief from the scares of Halloween, as they reenact The Purring (1980), The Texas Chainpaw Meowsacre (1974), Psycat (1960) and Cattie (1976). The real horror is that too many cats need a home. To help out, whether you're looking to volunteer, donate or adopt, visit an animal shelter near you.
Is Your Business Guilty Of These Branding Fails?
Branding fails are usually reserved for the big guns of the consumer world, when they tweet unsuitable material by accident or set up content to auto generate without thinking about how people will take advantage of an opportunity to be offensive - such as when the New England Patriots tried to simply say thank you to their 1 million followers and unknowingly sent out a racist tweet.
full article at Bit Rebels →
Stunning photos from the first World Indigenous Games in Brazil
Forget the World Series. Brazil is currently hosting the first ever World Indigenous Games, which some have dubbed the world's "first Indigenous Olympics." The event has featured indigenous groups from nearly two dozen countries, including Brazil, Finland, New Zealand and Mongolia, participating in bow and arrow competitions, log carrying contests, tug-of-war and beauty pageants.
full article at Mashable →
Kim Dotcom reveals more about his alternative Internet
Kim Dotcom, the creator of notorious file hosting service MegaUpload.com, took time from fighting extradition charges in New Zealand on Thursday to address the Sydney startup conference SydStart via video link. The pitch? His coming alternative Internet, MegaNet. Wanted in the U.S.
full article at Mashable →
The latest advance in 3D printing: replacement teeth
The latest 3D printing innovation could change the way you think about your visit to the dentist. That's because Dutch researchers at the University of Groningen are working on the creation of a 3D-printed tooth made of an antimicrobial plastic that kills the bacteria responsible for tooth decay on contact.
full article at the Guardian →
The beauty and brilliance of 3 amazing kinds of GIFs
The modern Web is abuzz with animated GIFs, because they offer an easy way to enhance a story or conversation. Whether it's to add a clever reference, express ourselves or showcase memorable moments from movies and shows, the image format has never been more popular since it was introduced 28 years ago.
full article at The Next Web →
Sugar isn't just making us fat, it's making us sick
Children are manifesting increased rates of adult diseases like hypertension or high triglycerides. And they are getting diseases that used to be unheard of in children, like Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. So why is this happening? Everyone assumes this is the result of the obesity epidemic - too many calories in, too...
full article at Quartz →