The Hawkeye Initiative: Special Guest Edition: The Hawkeye Initiative IRL! -
I recently received an email from an anonymous fan sharing how she pulled a Hawkeye Initiative themed prank on her CEO to illustrate a problem with some artwork.
My personal compliments to her and her accomplice on a mission well done; they perfectly took the concept of The Hawkeye Initiative one…
Raising awareness and blasting ignorance in a beautiful, righteous way. Nicely done.
Dove Canada Uses Photoshop Trojan Horse to Shame Potential Body-Shamers -
Battles can’t always be fought like a football game, with the offense and defense meeting each other head-on. Sometimes it’s most advantageous to infiltrate the enemy for a sneak attack—which is exactly what Dove is doing in its ongoing war against unrealistically svelte depictions of women in advertising.The decade-running “Real Beauty” campaign, which won a Grand Prix at Cannes in 2007, continues its assault on Photoshop by fighting fire with fire.
There are two main reasons why I use Dove. The first one being that I love the products and they work for my skin, but the campaign for real beauty is definitely the second.
How did you get the name Wonder?
It was given to me by Berry Gordy. They didn’t like “Steve Morris” so they changed it.
Were there some alternatives?
”Little Wonder” … “Wonder Steve … ” I think we should change it to Steveland Morris [laughs]. That would put a whole different light on everything.
Happy 63rd birthday Stevie Wonder! Read our 1973 interview with the singer where he talks about the beginnings of his career and 11 years later, being in absolute control of it.
Give It Up For Little Stevie Wonder, On This His 63rd Birthday
Happy birthday to ya, happy birthday to ya, happy burrrrthdaay!
Slow roast pork belly with apple salad… #nom
Langoustine. Yes yes YES.
Legendary jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Mary Lou Williams, born May 8, 1910 – a remarkable woman in a then-man’s world – in William Gottlieb’s portraits of jazz icons.
Africa’s tech hubs
Business Insider recently named Uganda, Ghana, and Tanzania among the world’s fastest growing economies, with developing countries joining the ranks of “industrialised” nations within the next decade. Take a look at this digital map of Africa’s tech hubs, innovation hubs and hackerspaces.
(via Hubs in Africa)