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27 Nov. 2023 - 17:42 UTC
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24 Nov. 2023 - 15:28 UTC
Rights advocates warn the draconian law will enable unprecedented surveillance, raising Palestinian fears of arrest for their online activity. The post Israel’s ‘thought police’ law ramps [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 17:07 UTC
The list of Palestinians slated to be exchanged for Israelis should provoke reflection over the role of mass imprisonment in the occupation. The post What Israelis won’t be asking about the [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 20:24 UTC
Seeing the Gaza war as a golden hour to fulfill their West Bank ambitions, Israeli settlers have chased out entire Palestinian communities in Area C. The post ‘If you don’t leave, we’ll kill [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 17:29 UTC
Against overwhelming calls for revenge in Israel following Hamas' assault, relatives of victims and hostages are among the loudest advocates for a full ceasefire and a new approach with the [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 1:45 UTC
The Cassette tape was great in so many ways, but let’s be honest, they never really sounded great.  But because the cassette was so much cheaper and easier to use and portable, a lot of people [...]
15 Nov. 2023 - 2:10 UTC
In a lot of ways, Lincoln Heights, Ohio, sounds just like any other suburb. If you walk around town, you’ll hear kids playing outside the local elementary school. You’ll hear the highway that [...]
7 Nov. 2023 - 23:39 UTC
In the mid-1900s, people flocked to Reno, Nevada -- not for frontier gold or loose slots, but to get out of bad marriages.  The city became known as the "Divorce Capital of the World." For much of [...]
31 Oct. 2023 - 21:35 UTC
Most heists target gold, jewels or cash. This one targeted illegal seeds. As the British established their sprawling empire across the subcontinent and beyond, they encountered a formidable adversary [...]
24 Oct. 2023 - 20:22 UTC
For decades, society has dealt with people with dementia and other forms of cognitive decline by storing them away in unstimulating, medicalized environments. But around the world, a new [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 14:00 UTC
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Manshen Lo                                                     [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 14:00 UTC
New York City-based photographer Casey Steffens I am a photographer from Upstate NY, now based in NYC. I’ve been able to work on some personal projects over the last couple years with one taking [...]
20 Nov. 2023 - 14:00 UTC
Sue Palmer Stone                                                     [...]
17 Nov. 2023 - 14:00 UTC
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27 Nov. 2023 - 20:29 UTC
Oddly disconcerting footage of eyes being stamped onto the faces of flexible plastic dolls at a toy factory in Adana, Turkey.
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:34 UTC
Ally the Piper performed a badass cover of the classic Ozzy Osbourne song "Crazy Train" on bagpipes inside a moody industrial setting.
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:00 UTC
Walking Bass Piano Man performed a jazzy piano cover of the Sesame Street them, increasing the jazz factor by seven more levels.
27 Nov. 2023 - 15:26 UTC
A Sulcata tortoise named Penzi shared a vegetarian meal with a cheetah named Tuesday at Carson Springs Wildlife in in Gainesville, Florida.
27 Nov. 2023 - 15:02 UTC
Mark Rober created a nine-part underwater maze for his pet octopus that included incrementally increasing the difficulty levels.
27 Nov. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
Cognitive scientist Tomer Ullman, head of Harvard’s Computation, Cognition, and Development lab, may have inadvertently blundered into an untapped vein of LEGO Icon inspiration when his interest in [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 9:00 UTC
The iPod shuffle recently enjoyed a bit of a comeback on TikTok. Can the Mikiphone be far behind? The invention of siblings Miklós and Étienne Vadász, the world’s first pocket record player [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 5:39 UTC
Here’s a holiday season deal worth mentioning. For Cyber Monday, The Great Courses (formerly The Teaching Company) is offering every course for $40-$60. The sale runs until midnight on Monday [...]
24 Nov. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
Observers have expressed a variety of reactions to the organizational drama unfolding even now at OpenAI, the non-profit behind the enormously popular ChatGPT. Some have already written speculative [...]
24 Nov. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon turned 50 earlier this year, which perhaps makes it seem easy to dismiss as an artifact of a bygone era. It belongs to a period in popular music history [...]
21 Nov. 2023 - 15:08 UTC
Edison Studios film showing the lights of Luna Park and Dreamland during the peak of the famed New York amusement district.
21 Nov. 2023 - 14:19 UTC
In the 1850s, as photography took its first steps toward commercial reproducibility, a more intimate use for light-sensitive plates briefly bloomed. It had a few names: heliographic drawing, [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 12:31 UTC
Handmade book showing Paul Claudel's scenario, with illustrations by Audrey Parr and Hélène Hoppenot, for Darius Milhaud's ballet *L'homme et son desir*.
16 Nov. 2023 - 0:27 UTC
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9 Nov. 2023 - 14:05 UTC
19th-century German chromolithographs of paper lanterns, the kind used to celebrate St. Martin's Day.
japanese #art, #design and #culture
24 Nov. 2023 - 17:09 UTC
“Aquarium of Leaves” A 37-year old Japanese artist who goes by the name Lito has been living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) his entire life. Lito had been searching [...]
18 Nov. 2023 - 19:24 UTC
2023 felt like a turning point for Japan. After several years of covid-induced seclusion, tourism rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. And although just anecdotal, so many people we spoke to who [...]
14 Nov. 2023 - 13:59 UTC
As a child, growing up in Japan, there was one book that terrified me. Luckily, I didn’t own it. The red hardback sat on the bottom shelf in my friend’s room and every time I went over to play I [...]
12 Nov. 2023 - 14:44 UTC
I like to eat apples and bananas. Yuni Yoshida, the creative director known for her mind-bending visual illusions, likes to alter them, creating visually arresting compositions that make you look, [...]
4 Nov. 2023 - 16:21 UTC
Yuho Tanaka (田中幽峰) was an accomplished artist and draughtsman active in Kyoto during the late-1800s. At the height of his career in the 1890s he created numerous graphic patterns inspired by [...]