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Architecture That's Part Space Opera, Part Science
A new exhibition of projects by the wildly experimental Bjarke Ingels Group shows a commitment to functional sci-fi design.
According to Bjarke Ingels, design…
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Outlier - Highline MagazineHighline Magazine
“I think the whole event bothered the searchers more than it did me.”- George Joachim, September 2013
When you ask members of the Jasper Parks Canada visitor…
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6 hours ago
Path — Mia Judkins
It has come to my attention the kibble bowl is empty. Also pet me. [pic] —
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4 days ago
IKB
This is pretty much my new favourite website. i like websites that do nothing at all.
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4 days ago
CABINET // The Coldscape
Issue 47 Logistics Fall 2012 Nicola Twilley More than three-quarters of the food consumed in the United States today is processed, packaged, shipped, stored,…
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7 days ago
The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House | Audre Lorde (1979)
In the 1970s, women of color and lesbians in the United States called on feminist scholars to recognize their own discriminatory practices and to analyze the…
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7 days ago
To Be More Creative, Cheer Up - Issue 20: Creativity - Nautilus
I pour a cup of coffee, sharpen my pencil, and get ready to create. I’ve dusted off a half-conceived novel outline I abandoned three years ago, but this time…
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7 days ago
http://maisonneuve.org/article/2015/01/21/face-new-west/
Face of the New West I WAS IN THE FIRST GRADE when a guide dog defecated in the library of my elementary school. A neat dollop of feces next to a shelf of old…
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9 days ago
Oregon Was Founded As a Racist Utopia
I wrote a little something about Oregon's founding as a whites-only utopia http://t.co/jJNbqoMDOs http://t.co/UV60fLKNzd
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9 days ago
Finally, the Museum of the Future Is Here
I think this story is about how to make a better public, slowly, indirectly, with old institutions & the Internet. http://t.co/1tCWkmdF45
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10 days ago
LRB · Iain Sinclair · Into the Underworld
They dig and the earth is sweet. The Hackney Hole is eight square metres, straight down through the lawn of a decommissioned rectory. This secret garden is…
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12 days ago
The Birth of Pulp Fiction
Back when people had to leave the house if they wanted to buy something, the biggest problem in the book business was bookstores. There were not enough of them.…
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12 days ago
The Delicious Chaos of Cairo’s Chinatown
I’ve never been to China so I don’t know what “real” Chinese food tastes like. But what I like about these places is that they aren’t trying to be anything but what…
13 days ago
Big Block of Cheese Day Is Back - YouTube
OMG OMG
The cast of the West Wing ✓

Cheese puns ✓
Big Block of Cheese Day is coming back.
Watch →
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14 days ago
But Where Do People Work in This Office?
In one study after another, workers failed to give much weight to decor in choosing, for instance, among variously colored panels and fixtures. The feeling seemed to be that depressing surroundings…
14 days ago
Amazon's New Series 'The Man In The High Castle' Is Amazing
Whoa: the pilot for PKD's THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE on Amazon is online and, says , is fantastic:
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15 days ago
my podcast list, 10jan15
[RSS] Weird Shift Radio [RSS] w-h-y ? podcast - www.w-h-y.org [RSS] Uncensored History of the Blues [RSS] Ultima Thule Ambient Music
15 days ago
5,200 Days in Space
NASA An exploration of life aboard the International Space Station, and the surprising reasons the mission is still worthwhile January/February 2015 When humans…
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16 days ago
New Tools, New Recruits, for the Republic of Letters » Robert C. Binkley
New Tools, New Recruits, for the Republic of Letters, the first page, hectographed on Joint Committee letterhead.
This is the 1934 memorandum, which formed the…
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17 days ago
Unmournable Bodies - The New Yorker
The Eiffel Tower after its lights were shut off in memory of the victims of the attack on Charlie Hebdo; January 8, 2015. Credit Photograph by Dursun Aydemir /…
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20 days ago
The need for design history in HCI | ACM Interactions
Last summer I had the opportunity to visit the Triennalle di Milano, an Italian design museum. One of the exhibitions was “Italian Design Beyond the Crisis:…
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22 days ago
'In the 2000s, there will be only answers'
Some writers we know write about the future: William Gibson, Margaret Atwood, Octavia Butler, Philip K. Dick, Ursula Le Guin. We expect them to find insights…
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22 days ago
US must not forget its history of dispossession – Claudio Saunt – Aeon
Between 1776 and the present, the United States seized some 1.5 billion acres from North America’s native peoples, an area 25 times the size of the United…
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23 days ago
Instagram
Three years ago, a team of my friends helped me bring this cat in from the cold. Happy Zoe-versary, fuzzball.
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24 days ago
Towards the Perfect Coin Flip: The NIST Randomness Beacon
Since early evening on September 5th, 2013 the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been publishing a 512-bit, full-entropy random…
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25 days ago
The Anti-Tolkien - The New Yorker
A sentence I never thought I'd write: The New Yorker profiles Michael Moorcock. http://t.co/zHZiten0QH
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4 weeks ago
Graphene: Fast, Strong, Cheap, and Impossible to Use | The New Yorker
Until Andre Geim, a physics professor at the University of Manchester, discovered an unusual new material called graphene, he was best known for an experiment…
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4 weeks ago
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