Monthly Archives: May 2017

La Croix got its very own song, because seltzer is the new champagne

If you have an unhealthy obsession with La Croix, you’re about to fall in love. Rapper, Big Dipper has created the perfect love song for fans of the flavored seltzer aka “water juice.”

The “LaCroix Boi” music video has slow-mo bottle popping, sexy water pouring, 2000’s R&B vibes, and bubbles. Basically, it has everything you could want in a seductive music video dedicated to sparkling water.

Grab a cold one, crack it open with the bois, and enjoy.

[h/t: AV Club] Read more…

More about Viral Video, Rapper, Music Video, La Croix, and Culture

AT&T acquisition of Time Warner will not be blocked by Trump, CEO predicts

 Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes talked about the pending sale to AT&T on stage at Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Wednesday. Bewkes told the largely tech and media crowd that he doesn’t think that the Trump administration will have a big impact on the proposed deal, despite previous claims by the president that he’s against it.  Bewkes hoped that the… Read More


Clinton: “email account was turned into the biggest scandal since Lord knows when”

 Hillary Clinton appeared on stage at Code Conference on Wednesday in Rancho Palos Verdes, California and reflected on why she lost the U.S. 2016 presidential election. Unsurprisingly, the widespread coverage of her unsecured email usage was a sour point. The “email account was turned into the biggest scandal since Lord knows when.” She griped that the “mainstream media… Read More


Facing exclusion with data

 What does Automattic – a technology company, MIT Center for Civic Media – a research powerhouse, and The Mash-Up Americans – my media firm, have in common? We’re all working together to have honest conversations, build empathy, and help make the world a more inclusive and compassionate place. In our second Design and Exclusion conversation, I was lucky enough to talk… Read More


Rapper performs emotional song written by an 11-year-old to his bully

An 11-year-old boy named Isaac wrote a powerful rap about being bullied by a former friend named Thomas. 

Isaac, who was too shy to read the rap himself, emailed his favorite rapper Mac Lethal and asked him to perform the song for him. 

“My best friend Thomas who grew up down the street from me… Well he used to be my best friend, now he hates me and hurts me whenever i see him,” Isaac writes. “He has made my entire school not like me and they always make fun of how I walk and talk. I am nice to all of them but they are cruel to me except for my friend Jonas and Sarah and some girls who like me.”  Read more…

More about Watercooler, Music, Viral Videos, Kids, and Bullying

'Overwatch' goes to space on new Horizon Lunar Colony map

Overwatch is going to the moon with a brand new assault map, available to play on the PC’s public test region today.

Horizon Lunar Colony joins Hanamura, Temple of Anubis, and Volskaya Industries as the fourth assault-style map in Overwatch. Attacking and defending teams battle for control in the scientific moon base, witnessing the fate of the colony that lost contact with Earth years ago.

Image: Blizzard entertainment

During a developer update video, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan mentioned that there will be a small portion of the map outside the lunar colony. That means low gravity, a first for Overwatch. Read more…

More about Gaming, Esports, Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment, and Horizon Lunar Colony

Elon Musk will leave Trump councils if U.S. withdraws from Paris agreement

 Elon Musk says that he’ll have “no choice” but to withdraw from the advisory councils he’s currently serving for President Trump, should Trump decide to step back from the Paris climate agreement as he’s reportedly been considering. Musk tweeted the ultimatum on Wednesday, in response to a question from a follower on the social network. Will have no choice but… Read More


Porat: Google’s “biggest risk is complacence”

 Google’s “biggest risk is compliance, not innovating, not investing,” said Ruth Porat, the CFO of parent company Alphabet at Code Con on Wednesday. It’s important that we “continue to evolve what the user experience is,” she added, emphasizing that technology companies need to keep coming up with new ideas to stay ahead.  Porat said that we should… Read More


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