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Brooklyn, NY
Editor, Yahoo Makers — Yahoo
As seen in:  Yahoo, Mashable
Covers:  web culture, pop culture, cultural trends, twitter
Doesn't Cover: business

Editor @YahooMakers, formerly @Mashable. Internet enthusiast. Comes from a line of unicorns.

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My coverage on viral culture has launched careers. I profiled Ben Lashes, which gave him a huge boost in recognition and business.

Inexplicable Fashion Laws From All 50 States — By: Emily Singer Credit: Flickr/angus mcdiarmid Most people think more about office dress codes than dressing within state legal bounds. But just as each state has quirky (and occasionally messed up) laws that have somehow made their way into the legal books, each state has some mandate dictating what
Oct 03, 2015

RT @Yahoo: It is illegal for any beautician to hum, whistle, or sing while with a customer in this city

Retired Man Makes Amazing Train for Rescue Dogs in Need — Eugene Bostick is 80 years old, but you couldn't tell that by the way he's been chugging. Shortly after retirement, the Fort Worth, Texas native spent his free time caring for abused pets that were left for dead by his house, The Dodo reports.

9 Super-Smart Kitchen Hacks To Keep Your Groceries Ultra-Fresh — Bananas gone mushy and overripe (again)? Avocados turned brown? Ground coffee tasting a bit...meh? We've all been there. For the love of having food that tastes good and stay fresh, you're going to want to put all of these clever food hacks into practice immediately.

‘Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards’ -- So Much Better Than Your Usual Cat Pics — These aren't your average funny cat pictures. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards showcases the lighter side of photography. Most photography competitions , especially for wildlife, focus on the composition and technique. However, there is an art and skill to witnessing the perfect moment and being able to capture it in an image.

Bizarre Coffee Lid Is Only For the Most Extreme Java Lovers — (Photo: Jang WooSeok ) Coffee lovers have an intimate relationship with their brew. But just how extreme is your love for coffee, really? Korean designer Jang WooSeok takes the obsession with java to another level by making a coffee lid that looks just like a human face.

Young Girl Bullied for Loving ‘Star Wars’ Receives Extra-Special Stormtrooper Suit — A young girl named Layla just witnessed the powerful impact of the Jedi Code. The 8-year-old was ridiculed by classmates for her interest in "Star Wars" - sadly still stereotyped as a "boy" thing. When other fans heard her story, they did something wonderful.
Aug 25, 2015

Organized army of Star Wars fans arrange giving a bullied girl a custom set of Stormtroope…

Aug 25, 2015

Young Girl Bullied for Loving ‘Star Wars’ Receives Extra-Special Stormtrooper Suit

This $4.4 Million NYC Rooftop Cottage Is the Penthouse of Tiny Homes — Why escape the exciting city life for a quaint, tiny cottage when you can have both at the same time? In New York, even penthouses won't do anymore. Situated at the top of an East Village apartment building's top-floor residence is a rooftop cottage, which could all be yours for an easy $4.4 million.
Aug 21, 2015

In case you were wondering why I wasn’t tweeting it’s because I am too busy living in my new home.…

Photographer Shares the Powerful Bond Between Shelter Animals and Volunteers — Animal shelter volunteers are committed to a tough, thankless job that usually provides little to no pay. Photographer Jesse Freidin wants to recognize those compassionate people. Finding Shelter is a photography series that looks at animal shelters from the viewpoint of volunteers who dedicate countless hours to helping animals in need.
Aug 13, 2015

Dog photographer (dream job) @JesseFreidin shines light on the volunteers who keep animal shelters running.…

11 School Supplies You Should Buy at the Dollar Store — Shopping for school supplies is probably one of a kid's first experiences with what's considered "cool." If you grew up in the '90s, you had to have a Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper and gel pens. If you grew up at any other time, I'm not sure what you had to have because all I cared about was a Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper and gel pens.

Hoarders’ Daughter Finds Healing By Turning Parents’ Stuff into Art — After spending a decade avoiding her past, artist Stephanie Calvert revisited her old, abandoned home to face the thing she was so ashamed of. When Calvert was 11, her family moved to Thatcher, Colorado - a rural, unincorporated area where they lived in an abandoned schoolhouse without plumbing, heat or electricity.
Aug 12, 2015

An artist revisited the abandoned schoolhouse where she grew up to turn her parents' hoarded items into sculptures.…

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Oct 05, 2015

@MaxKnoblauch I knew this was you before clicking because you are a definitely not fake person…

Oct 02, 2015

My parents just moved on the water, and the poles sticking out in the middle are the pier. #VAwx

Oct 01, 2015

@mhess4 i know there’s a hurricane and all but I’m writing about brusselS sprouts.

Oct 01, 2015

Don’t worry, y’all. @Seamless has my back for the great soup mystery of 2015. #TheGreatSoupMysteryof2015

Oct 01, 2015

@emjbanks @TheRealKSD @mattpetronzio this note! It was taped to the shelf where we pick up delivered lunches.

Oct 01, 2015

@TheRealKSD @mattpetronzio why was it on the menu and why did they decide it was most efficient to leave a note, not, idk, CALL ME

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