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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.

Discarded Christmas Trees Transformed Into an Ethereal Forest — The few weeks following the holidays are depressing for a lot of reasons, but none so clear as the Christmas-tree casualties lining every block. What once filled your home with all that's merry and bright now sadly sits atop a pile of garbage. Artist Michael Neff turns Brooklyn, N.Y.'s trashed trees into treasure.
Jan 14, 2016

RT @RIRRC: Discarded Christmas Trees Transformed Into an Ethereal Forest #Reuse #TREEcycle

These Magical Street Murals Appear Only When It Rains — Rainy days would be a lot more cheerful with a pop of color. A group of designers from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) decided to fix that problem with a special type of paint.
Nov 06, 2015

These Magical Street Murals Appear Only When It Rains…

Instagram Your Most Creative Halloween Costumes and Win an Awesome Instant Camera — Halloween is like a field day for us makers. There's nothing better than the pride that comes with a totally original costume. And rightfully so! You spend anywhere from hours to weeks planning for the big night. That's why we're inviting you to show off your most creative work for a chance to win a Fujifilm instax mini 8 camera.

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.
Sep 24, 2015

RT @Yahoo: Retired man creates train to give abused rescue dogs a fun ride

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.…

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Feb 06, 2016

RT @RobLowe: One of the great rewards of being an adult is deciding ON YOUR OWN who (and what) you should be interested in. #RIPTwitter

Feb 06, 2016

@GRChamber hi! @TrevorDickerson is making everyone jealous of his Get Off in Richmond poster. Any chance you could to mail one to Brooklyn?🙏

Feb 05, 2016

Hope you all have a productive weekend preparing your thinkpieces on the death of real-time…

Feb 05, 2016

Have you guys watched this show called Better Call Saul it's pretty good

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