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Still no real interest in seeing either of these but they do tell a good story on what our society is interested in off screen as well.
A few days ago, many people were shocked—shocked!—at a pair of new studies that found that many Americans have authoritarian tendencies. They want a strong leader, who can sort out “those” people. This went against everything we had lazily chosen to believe about America! But it’s also pretty apparent if you pay any attention at all to the headlines about police violence and the rise of a certain would-be strongman. And that makes it especially f...
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Nerding out on this before/after on Mad Max
Find out how the more than 2000 VFX shots in George Miller's Fury Road were made.
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A Chicago history lesson via Urbex
Peek into the history of one of Chicago's most dangerous public housing projects and the controversial policies that brought it into being and later spurred its demolition.
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President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works.
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This is up there with The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

http://www.ourladyofperpetualexemption.com/index.html
The Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption Church, brought to you by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
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I need to go to Russia..these are amazing.

#urbex   #UrbexTravel  
Russian photographer and urban explorer Ralph Mirebs just published one of the saddest photoseries on space exploration. He managed to get inside an abandoned hangar at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, where two Burans—the prototype space shuttles of the Russian space program—are slowly decaying in their burial crypt.
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Love these retro styled ads for new band merch.

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Why it takes a team to build quality products/solutions.
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"Coders are essentially linguists who translate human language into a foreign programming language suitable for an unforgiving machine to process."
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A Chicago history lesson via #Urbex
Peek into the history of one of Chicago's most dangerous public housing projects and the controversial policies that brought it into being and later spurred its demolition.
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This makes my inner nerd happy. Also show if there's a will, there's a way.

#commodore64   #oldschool   #graphics  
Old computers were weak, like really weak. They could barely handle code for games, let alone the impressive colors and art desired by advancing video game technology. Engineers needed to get creative with their approach to coding, here's how they beat the data caps.
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Instagram photos sell for $90k @ a LA Gallery...without the photographer's knowledge or consent.

#photography   #instagram   #copyright   #modernart   #controversy  
Controversial artist Richard Prince screenshotted and sold public Instagram photos without permission. Here's how he isn't violating copyright laws.
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User Experience, Digital Strategy and the ways to make it pretty. If you post about these things let me know so I can add you to one of my Design, Technology and UX Circles (or Photography a big hobby of mine).
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Experience, design, strategy...big ideas with a love of photography
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I'm a technology addict, photography hobbyist, and urban explorer living in Chicago.
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Killer space, great views, tasty cocktails. Service was friendly but a little absentee.
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Voted top pizza shop in Chicago for a reason. Consistently great food & fast service whether eating in or to-go. It has gotten busier since the accolades, but totally worth the wait (if there is one).
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Small space, friendly staff. They've gotten busier over the years and good reviews. Personal fav is their larb. If you can handle spicy, their extra spicy will be perfect for you.
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