"[W]hat's been pretty seriously under-covered is this past weekend's amazing outburst of out-of-control NYPD tactics on Occupy Wall Street," writes Choire Sicha at the Awl, along with a roundup of links and videos illustrating just how out-of-control those NYPD tactics are.
"Anyone out there has an illegal dirt bike, don't even think about it because the NYPD will find it and will crush it," said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday. Then he had two bulldozers do just that. Video below. Apparently they crushed 500 bikes last year but the number will be around… READ THE REST
While doing inspections, a steeplejack recently shot this stunning, if not a bit dizzying, selfie video of himself on top of New York's Chrysler Building. It's fun to compare this footage to the brave workers on top of the same building in 1929 (video at bottom of post), when, apparently, safety helmets and harnesses were… READ THE REST
Two hotel doormen who watched a savage New York City street beating without intervening have been fired. The 65-year-old Filipino-American victim was on her way to church when she was attacked without provocation, pushed to the ground, repeatedly kicked in the face and subjected to racial abuse on a Manhattan sidewalk. Footage released by police… READ THE REST
For any sales-driven team, turning leads into closed deals is the name of the game. To satisfy your clients and drive more business, you've got to be fast, functional, and always improving your proposals. It also helps if you have the right tools to show you what's working and what isn't. Sizle Pro Presentation &… READ THE REST
What do hangnails, spoiled milk, and overbearing mother-in-laws all have in common? None of them are half as annoying as a failing Wi-Fi signal that cuts your online streaming session short right in the middle of an important scene. Nobody deserves weak Wi-Fi in their own home, whether you're listening to music, streaming content, or… READ THE REST
Before we had access to drones, aerial videography and photography were really left to the professionals, or at least those who could afford the right equipment. But with superior tools, like the Phantom DJI Drone, taking breathtaking shots is completely possible — as long as you know what you're doing, that is. Whether it's content… READ THE REST