LED Lights Are Ruining Laundry Detergent’s White-Brightening Trick
Robert Sorokanich, gizmodo.com

LED lighting is great. The right bulbgives the same warm incandescent glow you love from a fraction of the energy. But there’s a downside: while LEDs make cities look awesome, the most common type of LED lighting dims the ultraviolet trick laundry…

Seattle will issue cease-and-desist to ride-sharing companies if deal can’t be reached
Taylor Soper, geekwire.com

Seattle will issue a ceast-and-desist letter to app-based transportation startups like UberX, Lyft and Sidecar if an agreement between the companies, taxi drivers and city leaders cannot be made by the end of May. In an interview with GeekWire tod…

MandyWRAL: Really digging the new terminal …
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Real­ly dig­ging the new ter­mi­nal at RDU. As a fre­quent @South­wes­t­Air flyer I approve! pic.twitter.com/F5We5r6uFm

Bring Back the Mixtape With Sharetapes
Whutsiznaim, uberreview.com

Those of us that grew up in a simpler time remember when passing a physical mixtape to a friend or love interest was everything. Sure, now you can just email a collection of music, but what’s the fun in that? Sharetapes allows you to bring…

Car-Sharing Means There Are Already 500,000 Fewer Vehicles On The Road
BEN SCHILLER, fastcoexist.com

It’s working!

Dri­ving around U.S. cities, it may not seem like there are fewer cars on the road. Many places are as con­gest­ed as ever. But a new study sug­gests that it could be a lot worse. Chang­ing atti­tudes about own­ing a vehi­cle and t…

The Mobile Browser Is Dead, Long Live The App
Ewan Spence, forbes.com

Ana­lyt­ics firm Flur­ry has pub­lished data on mobile usage by US con­sumers dur­ing Q1 2014. While users are spend­ing more time on their devices (an aver­age of 2 hours and 42 min­utes per day, up four min­utes on the same peri­od last year), h…

Matt Yoder, awfulannouncing.com

Turner is experimenting with local teamcasts tonight with alternate feeds dedicated to each team competing in tonight’s Final Four. While the national feed is on TBS, TNT and truTV are dedicated to broadcasting the games from one of the team’s…

Twitter Will Blow Up Your Feed With 15 Kinds Of Ads
Sam Frizell, time.com

Twitter will introduce a variety of advertising formats over the next six months in an effort to boost revenue and attract new advertisers. The social network’s new advertisements will encourage users to download apps

Your Twit­ter feed will ret…

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Expert Advice for Parenting in the Digital Age
Ashley Oerman, parents.com

When Fish­er Price intro­duced its iPad Baby Boun­cy Seat late last year, many par­ents (and con­cerned cit­i­zens like myself) won­dered, have we gone too far? But not long before com­pa­nies were dan­gling iPads above babies’ heads, par­ents wer…

Wedding Photography Tips: Ryan Brenizer on How to Shoot Engagement Sessions
Gannon Burgett, petapixel.com

Leave it to none other than award-winning wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer to create a wonderful breakdown on how best to approach engagement photography. In this eight and a half minute video created by B&H Photo, Brenizer does an incredible jo…