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"The American Room" in The Message
The first time I noticed the room was in the Numa Numa video of 2004, circulated pre-YouTube, in which a New Jersey man named Gary Brolsma danced in his chair…
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8 hours ago
Board Games with Scott 024 - Die Macher - YouTube
Die Macher: Board game simulation of the German electoral process with a 5 hour play time. Breathtaking.
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20 hours ago
Twitter / kb: @consumernz A bit of ...
A bit of experimentation reveals that the problem is when I tap one of these links on my iPad.
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yesterday
Stuff
RT : Good to see the disgusting anti-homeless 'Alternative Giving' campaign has been dumped (seen this I assume ?)
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yesterday
Subscribe & Shop - ZYZZYVA
Editor’s Note: A slightly different version of this essay by author Katie Crouch was originally published in ZYZZYVA’s 100th issue, which is very good (and now…
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yesterday
Twitter / emilymuller: Les Mills now not only films ...
RT : Les Mills now not only films some gym classes, it also dictates what I can wear while they do so. Seems reasonable.
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yesterday
Brett Ratner's Hercules Is Bullshit and I Will Never Forgive Him
RT : Favorite paragraph from my favorite review of Hercules, which can be found here:
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yesterday
Twitter / mathematigal: Favorite paragraph from my ...
RT : Favorite paragraph from my favorite review of Hercules, which can be found here:
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yesterday
The Distress of the Privileged
In a memorable scene from the 1998 film Pleasantville (in which two 1998 teen-agers are transported into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV show), the…
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2 days ago
You Are Not Late — The Message — Medium
Can you imagine how awesome it would have been to be an entrepreneur in 1985 when almost any dot com name you wanted was available? All words; short ones, cool…
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2 days ago
Twitter / USNRL: We love @USMC's instagram of ...
Because I’d hate for you to think I faved because I *liked* it.
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2 days ago
Unmaking Things 2013-14 | Airport Terminals: Space & Typeface Intertwined
Tania Messell Roissy typeface, still from ‘X-Height: Frutiger’, http://vimeo.com/30415047, [Accessed 16 July 2014].
With summer holidays (hopefully) being on…
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3 days ago
Busty McGlittertits (MeganWegan) on Twitter
I really want to draw, like a puppy, then a kitten, then a duckling on top of this.
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3 days ago
Twitter / NatDudley: Turns out that baby goats like ...
Turns out that baby goats like almost as much as we all do
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3 days ago
kb | This Is My Jam
“Darkness on the Edge of Town” by Bruce Springsteen is my new jam. ♫ Listen:
from twitter
3 days ago
Untitled (https://www.spotify.com/nz/connect/)
And the firmware upgrade that gives it direct Spotify Connect () is killer.
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3 days ago
Review: Pioneer A4 Wireless Speaker | Sound & Vision
Bought one of these on clearance to replace my deceased Airport Express/speaker setup. It’s pretty good.
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3 days ago
The Westeros Wing
Or this one, which may be even better.

Closing tab, backing away now.
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4 days ago
What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to Do With Global Warming?
‘In Sichuan, we’re eaters,” said Chen Zemin, the world’s first and only frozen-dumpling billionaire. “We have an expression that goes, ‘Even if you have a very…
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4 days ago
The Geography of Melancholy | The American Reader
In Robert Burton’s mammoth 1621 The Anatomy of Melancholy , a meandering discourse on soul-sickness, Burton treats melancholy as a universal phenomenon,…
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4 days ago
A Commons of Unwanted Things
The 2014 Urban Omnibus writing competition, entitled Common Shares, invited writers to respond to the overlapping themes of common ownership, private property,…
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4 days ago
Boost In Good Company Space! by Mariya, Zoe, Tim & Gabs — Kickstarter
I think is a cool thing that deserves to succeed. They are raising money. You should give them some.
from twitter
4 days ago
The Believer Logger - The Place Makes Everyone a Gambler — The Place Makes Everyone a Gambler
  Alice Bolin on Joan Didion and Los Angeles When I first moved to Los Angeles, I sat by Echo Park Lake and read Joan Didion’s 1970 novel  Play It as It Lays…
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5 days ago
What Is Public?
Someone could make off with all your garbage that’s put out on the street, and carefully record how many used condoms or pregnancy tests or discarded pill…
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5 days ago
(500) http://xn--tepokooteika-mrc.ac.nz
Excellent point. I’ll see what our options are for registering our name in te reo. possibly?
from twitter
5 days ago
Home | Victoria University of Wellington
Quite chuffed with our revised homepage, ackshooley.
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5 days ago
Matt Haughey
And the Best Novelty Domain Name trophy passes to , for the record-breaking
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5 days ago
Twitter / upviktirto: 石ひんやりして気持ち良い http://t.co/9ogvE ...
wow that bear looks well fed…hey has anyone seen newt gingrich lately
RT : 石ひんやりして気持ち良い
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6 days ago
The Fasinatng … Frustrating … Fascinating History of Autocorrect | Gadget Lab | WIRED
David Sparshott
Invoke the word autocorrect and most people will think immediately of its hiccups—the sort of hysterical, impossible errors one finds collected…
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7 days ago
Colonising the Clouds
Colonising the Clouds: @thejaymo's ace talk on the geopolitics of the giant tech companies: https://t.co/1mMGa3hrvR
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8 days ago
“Why, you’re not Tuesday at all! You’re just that Monday with... on Twitpic
“Why, you’re not Tuesday at all! You’re just that Monday with a fake mustache and a wig!” —
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8 days ago
Twitter / kb: This page of the flyover EPA ...
This page of the flyover EPA decision is truly remarkable:
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8 days ago
No Life Stories
"I can toss my phone in a lead bag .. but [that] won’t affect the social infrastructure I'm embedded in."-@RobHorning http://t.co/Ilh23USvqS
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9 days ago
The Evolution of Joe Biden
At noon on Thursday, July 17th, Vice-President Joe Biden was on his way to Detroit for a day of light political fare: a fund-raiser, a community-college visit,…
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9 days ago
Virginia Woolf’s Idea of Privacy - The New Yorker
These days, when we use the word “privacy,” it usually has a political meaning. We’re concerned with other people and how they might affect us. We think about…
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9 days ago
Last Call - The New Yorker
From time to time, Ittetsu Nemoto gets a group of suicidal people together to visit popular suicide spots, of which there are many in Japan. The best known is…
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9 days ago
Can we consume our way to a fairer, more prosperous society?
Westerners are constantly worrying about consuming too much and living too well. This is not a new concern. For at least the past 2,000 years we have worried…
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9 days ago
Powers of Ten™ (1977) - YouTube
Your irregular reminder that you could be watching Powers of Ten instead of whatever it is you’re doing instead.
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9 days ago
The Pickpocket’s Tale - NYTimes.com
Wilfred Rose, 58, spent a career studying the pants pockets of New Yorkers, always on the lookout for “a nice stiff wallet” full of cash, or better yet, the…
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10 days ago
Hessian
This is amazing. And I don’t mean that as a compliment.
from twitter
10 days ago
Untitled (http://www.winfreedom.co.nz/How-to-use-the-App)
Furniture placement apps are honestly one of the few applications of augmented reality that are worth the candle.
from twitter
10 days ago
Influx of South Americans Drives Miami’s Reinvention - NYTimes.com
MIAMI — As the World Cup played out over the past month, yellow-clad Colombians packed the Kukaramakara nightclub downtown, Aguila beers in hand, shouting,…
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10 days ago
Instagram
O hai, filing. (Diner mug for scale.)
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10 days ago
Twitter / kb: I kind of don’t want to agree ...
I kind of don’t want to agree with this statement because that subordinate clause is so irritaitng.
from twitter
10 days ago
BBC News - Immigration report 'too pro-European', Tories complain
Home Office draft report suggests immigration not a problem, ‘benefit tourism’ nonexistent. Shit. REWRITE!
from twitter
12 days ago
Twitter / raena: GENERAL WARNING TO PEOPLE OF ...
GENERAL WARNING TO PEOPLE OF WELLINGTON: you have precisely this long to prepare yourselves
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12 days ago
Cities thrive most when they are a tangled mess
Whitechapel Underground Station in the East End of London is a long, wide trench, an unexpected burst of sunlight that comes just a couple of minutes after your…
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13 days ago
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