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Paul Rudd has been handing out cookies to Brooklyn voters waiting in rain

I'm voting in Brooklyn and Paul Rudd is handing out cookies pic.twitter.com/XH4ikButCL— Brian Rosenworcel (@Bowl_of_Worcel) October 29, 2020 In Brooklyn Thursday, all-around-good-guy Paul Rudd thanked folks waiting in line to vote (in the rain!... ...

Brooklyn pizza joint delivers “comforting words” for $1.00

If I lived anywhere near Brooklyn, I'd be ordering takeout from Vinnie's Pizzeria all the time. I just want their delivery person to look me right in the eyes and lie to my face for a dollar: "EVERYTHING'S GOING TO BE OK AND YOU'RE DOING THE BEST YOU C... ...

Remotion raises $13M to create a workplace video platform for short, spontaneous conversations

One of the broader trends of the pandemic has been the unbundling of Zoom with startups pulling out a feature or two and designing entire products centered around a specific vision of remote work. One of the more tempting product ideas has been the development of the omnipresent always-on video workspace where managers can always ...

Mystery man dumped more than 100 live eels into lake in Brooklyn, New York park

On Sunday night in Brooklyn, New York's Prospect Park, a fellow was spotted dragging two big trash bags filled with live eels to the lake there and dumping the animals into the water. Dominick Pabon approached the man and captured the interaction on th... ...

Carbon Health to launch 100 pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics across the U.S.

Primary care health tech startup Carbon Health has added a new element to its “omnichannel” healthcare approach with the launch of a new pop-up clinic model that is already live in San Francisco, LA, Seattle, Brooklyn and Manhattan, with Detroit to follow soon – and that will be rolling out over the next weeks and ...

Loot: a kids-only comic “store” in Brooklyn that incubates young comics fans and creators

Loot is a Brooklyn comics "store" (463 Court St, Floor 2, 11231) that is oriented around encouraging local kids to become comics creators. Adults are only admitted if they're with kids, and the store sells $30/month memberships that entitle kids to use copious art supplies and meet with artist-mentors, as well as to borrow comics ...

How ‘the Internet broke America’ with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz

When Elizabeth Warren took on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook earlier this week, it was a low moment for what New Yorker writer Andrew Marantz calls “techno-utopianism.” That the progressive, populist Massachusetts Senator and leading Democratic Presidential candidate wants to #BreakUpBigTech is not surprising. But Warren’s choice to spotlight regulating and trust-busting Facebook was nonetheless noteworthy, ...

Thinkful confirms data breach days after Chegg’s $80M acquisition

Thinkful, an online education site for developers, has confirmed a data breach, just days after it confirmed it would be acquired. “We recently discovered that an unauthorized party may have gained access to certain Thinkful company credentials so, out of an abundance of caution, we are notifying all of our users,” said Erin Rosenblatt, the ...

How to go to market in middle America

There comes a time for many startup companies where they either realize they need to do a nationwide roll-out, or they need to actively target buyers in the middle of the country... ...