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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... ...

This historic naval machine shop in Brooklyn is now a high-tech center for innovation — Future Blink

07.17.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The New Lab is an 85,000 sq ft building covering four different floors and over 600 entrepreneurs. It is located in the iconic Brooklyn Navy Yard. Read more...More about Startups, History, Mashable Video, Buildings Architecture, and Brooklyn ...

Guys, Brooklyn Ball Barbers cater to your manscaping needs

Good gentleman of Brooklyn, there's a place in your borough that specializes in artisanal manscaping. It's called Brooklyn Ball Barbers and they claim, "Your **** pick game will be second to none."

Oh nuts, Comedy Central. You had me going for about 12 seconds there.

But, can we just take a moment to admire the attention ...

This pirate radio station broadcasts from an RV under Brooklyn train tracks — Mashable Originals

05.30.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

With space at a premium in New York City, this pirate radio station started broadcasting from an RV parked in Brooklyn under the M train tracks. Read more...More about Radio, Brooklyn, Millenials, Mashable Originals, and Culture ...

How a Brooklyn renewable energy company ended up making a surveillance drone — Future Blink

03.25.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Pliant Energy Systems has spent the last two years developing a drone named Velox. The robot, which was initially meant to be a generator that could harness the flow of water, is now more of a sleek-looking surveillance drone with potential to one da... ...