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The crazy years - Charlie's Diary
"...the breaking news from Saudi Arabia is that twelve camels have been disqualified from a beauty pageant because their handlers used Botox to make them more handsome..."
writing  future 
4 hours ago by warrenellis
Facebook announces that it has invented a new unit of time
- (launches a thousand hot takes about this most impressive power move - Facebook Branded Time)
web  weird 
yesterday by warrenellis
Instagram tests new 'Type' feature for Stories and screenshot alerts
"Instagram is testing the ability to send a notification when someone takes a screenshot of your story."
web  apps 
6 days ago by warrenellis
Eugenics Is Not a Fringe Issue – It Influences UK Immigration Policy | Novara Media
'“However shit your schedule looks today,” Marina Hyde tweeted, “cherish yourself a little for the fact that you will never create the calendar event Secret Eugenics Conference.”'
pol  weird 
10 days ago by warrenellis
Life-supporting pilot plant
- "international ESA-led Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative, or MELiSSA"
space 
12 days ago by warrenellis
Yellow Year Records + Foie Gras
- One of my favourites, Foie Gras, has a new recording deal
music 
13 days ago by warrenellis
Chinese dissident stands trial after 2 years in detention
' A prominent activist who called himself the Ultra Vulgar Butcher'
crime  pol 
28 days ago by warrenellis
10 Of The Deadliest Drinks Known To Man - Sabotage Times
"Think of it as a very risky pub crawl with Ray Mears holding your taxi money."
drinks 
7 weeks ago by warrenellis
Ancient data, modern math and the hunt for 11 lost cities of the Bronze Age - The Washington Post
Using numbers scrawled by Bronze Age merchants on 4,000-year-old clay tablets, a historian and three economists have developed a novel way to pinpoint the locations of lost cities of the ancient world.
history 
9 weeks ago by warrenellis
Meet your inner lizard
An ancient little lizard-like creature from the Scottish Borders is the missing ancestral link between human beings and the fish we evolved from millions of years ago.
history 
12 weeks ago by warrenellis
Astronomers discover sunscreen snow falling on hot exoplanet
Astronomers at Penn State have used the Hubble Space Telescope to find a blistering-hot giant planet outside our solar system where the atmosphere "snows" titanium dioxide—the active ingredient in sunscreen. These Hubble observations are the first detections of this "snow-out" process, called a "cold trap," on an exoplanet.
space 
12 weeks ago by warrenellis
Wind-Ways | The Dark Mountain Project
"Today our forecasts might be shaped with the aid of satellite images and fantastically complex computer models, but the assumption is the same: that the invisible patterns of wind can be interpreted to understand the future."
myth  writing  future  landscape 
october 2017 by warrenellis
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