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mardi 12 juin 2018, 12:18
Jason Crane's Congress Tracker is a Glitch app that automatically collects statements (official and otherwise) made by U.S. congresspersons. The initial focus is on gun control but it could be forked to target any issue. Here's a little thing I made to help keep track of...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz8JepbR6d0 Unreal Tournament was the multiplayer 3D shooter that stole Quake's candy, and now it's been demade to run on a toaster. Gone is the expansive virtual enrivonment and motion sickness; still in play is the cyberpunk...
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These 3-color block prints on matchboxes by Denver-based wife-and-husband team Arna Miller and Ravi Zupa are the cat's meow! The set, titled Strike Your Fancy, depicts 'cats drinking at the bar and the good, embarrassing and confusing situations we have all found ourselves...
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Designed to look like something running on the Commodore Amiga but with all the modern conveniences, Grafx 2 is pitched as 'The ultimate 256-color painting program.' GrafX2 has a long history, with the first versions being published in 1996. The development by the original...
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Commodore made the world's most successful 8-bit personal computer, the C64, and its most iconic 16-bit one, the Commodore Amiga. But the latter was a weird, complicated, two-faced beast, dooming a badly-managed company to a dead end of its own making. What if it had instead ...
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Yoyoka Soma (YouTube) is an 8-year-old Japanese drummer. When I was a just small baby, my parents had a home studio and there were various kinds of instruments. My parents were performing music activities as amateur singer-songwriters and they cradled me with their music....
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Nine of thirteen 'landmark' baobab trees across southern Africa abruptly died in recent years, reports Agence Presse-France. Climate change is blamed. “It is definitely shocking and dramatic to experience during our lifetime the demise of so many trees with millennial...
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The attitude towards marijuana has changed a great deal since the days of Nancy Reagan's 'Just Say No' campaign in the 1980s, which was an escalation in Nixon's war on black people. Several states in the US have legalized recreational marijuana and more are considering it. A ...
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I could not be more thrilled that Come Inside My Mind, a documentary about the legendary Robin Williams, will air soon. Look for it on HBO starting on July 16. The film explores his extraordinary life and career, revealing what drove him to give voice to the characters in...
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lundi 11 juin 2018, 23:50
This past weekend, a woefully overloaded rescue ship operated by SOS Méditerranée and Médecins Sans Frontières made its way across the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to Europe, looking for a safe port in Italy. Many of the 629 migrants on board of the ship, all of which...
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Håkon Wium Lie has many claims to fame -- he not only created Cascading Style Sheets, an integral part of the web, but he also was the first person to publish the laws of Norway (which are public domain, but were behind a $1/minute paywall at the time) for free, online....
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZjUsfrqYiA John writes, 'My partner, Valery Estabrook, is an artist who has started a Kickstarter for a project of limited edition coins based on actual historic events associated with the Trump administration. The first of these is a coin...
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Spain's got a stiffy for football, or soccer, if you must. When a football match is on, just about everyone in the country loses their minds. TVs are gathered round, siestas are forgone, and team songs, in any bar you chance, will be full of scarf-swinging loons banging on...
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Nestled between two national parks, Sequoia and Death Valley, there is a ghost town for sale. For a little under a million dollars, you could own a piece of the American West: an abandoned silver mining town founded in 1867 called Cerro Gordo. Mental Floss reports: Located...
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It's been a year since the Mueller investigation began and the Trump administration and its goons have been working harder to derail it than they have on pretty much anything else, aside from creating massive divides in the American people. I've gotta say, things are looking ...
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IHOP caused quite a stir last week by claiming they are changing the restaurant chain's name to IHOb. They aren't. It's (duh) a marketing stunt and the 'b' stands for 'burgers.' From the New York Times: Many people said they were distressed, some because they hate the sound ...
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In Portugal, there are two 18th century libraries where colonies of bats are invited to roam free. Why? They eat the insects that would otherwise munch on the pages of the books shelved there. From Smithsonian: In Coimbra, a colony of Common pipistrelle bats makes their...
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The city of Xi'an in Shaanxi province has designated one of the sidewalks on Yanta Road for 'phubbers' -- slow-walking smartphone users who shuffle while they read and text. (more…)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qc5P2bvfl44 SIGGRAPH is coming, when all the amazeballs graphics research drops, and the previews are terrifying and astonishing by turns (sometimes both!). (more…)
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Here's the fourth and final part of my reading (MP3) of Petard (part one, part two, part three), a story from MIT Tech Review's Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling; a story inspired by, and dedicated to, Aaron Swartz -- about elves, Net Neutrality, dorms and the...
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