Shane Snow

Shane Snow

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I'm a journalist.

Shane Snow is a technology journalist in New York City and CCO of Contently. MS/Journalism, Columbia; Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts.

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A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny : The New Yorker

A Quest to Understand What Makes Things Funny

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Can You Rewire Your Brain In Two Weeks? One Man's Attempt ...

The electrodes needed to be adjusted to fit my sweaty head, which was apparently the largest size the device could accommodate...

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Data Shows: New Yorkers In A Blizzard Are Gluttons

A quick piece for NYMag about our greasy eating habits, and snowstorms.

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How Matt's Machine Works ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

With a new version out and millions hooked, WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg's unconventional model can make or break the Web.

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How Real Navy SEALs Would Handle Famous Movie Missions

Navy SEALs are having the best year and a half ever. We've been inundated with tell-all books, documentaries, and big-budget action movies (the upcoming Zero Dark Thirty) about the special-ops frogmen... and then there's that whole Team-Six-killing-Osama thing. We're beginning to think there's no task too big for these badasses.

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How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With Samsung

How Stars Like Jay Z And Martha Stewart End Up With Samsung Phones

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New York's Most Misunderstood Mammal | Observer

How bad science and bureaucracy bred NYC’s strange relationship with ferrets.

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Orson Scott Card Talks Ender's Game in Rare Interview

The sci-fi writer opens up about Ender's Game and more.

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Soylent: What Happened When I Stopped Eating For 2 Weeks

A first-person science experiment with author Tim Ferriss and a supply of tasteless, white goo called Soylent.

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The Art of Strategic Laziness | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

The team was in third place by the time David Heinemeier Hansson leapt into the cockpit of the black-and-pink Le Mans Prototype 2...

The Innovator's Question: What Would Fosbury Do? - HBR

The Innovator's Question: What Would Fosbury Do? - ...

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The Music at Your Next Rave Could Be Produced in the Cloud ...

The Music at Your Next Rave Could Be Produced in th...

The power of a simple compliment - Fortune

The power of a simple compliment - Fortune

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What We Learned From Sending 1,000 Cold Emails | Fast Company ...

COLD EMAILING POTENTIAL CONTACTS IS A NECESSARY EVIL IN BUSINESS. SO WE SENT 1,000 TO BUSY EXECS TO SEE WHAT WORKS AND WHAT DOESN'T.

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Mmm, Braaaains! Undead Actors Chomp on Sorbitol

In a zombie apocalypse -- as everyone knows -- the undead eat brains (or other body parts, depending on which mythology you subscribe to). On a film set, however, zombies basically eat Jell-O. Recipes vary, of course, but in Resident Evil: Retribution, out Friday, the walking dead chew on a version fortified with glycerin and sorbitol, compounds often used to make soft-gel pills. Find out how to make it here.