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When Brandon Li, a 34-year-old American, went to Hong Kong, he was so taken by the city that he made this stunningly beautiful short video about it, which shows the people, both rich and poor, eating, playing, working, competing, and celebrating. Li told the South China Morning Post, “Hong Kong is a city which feels like it cannot exist. Show More Summary
Here's a gentleman taking a nap while his Tesla drives for him. From Electrek: Tesla’s Autopilot requires the driver to always monitor the vehicle and be ready to take control. If the system lacks data to continue to actively steer the...Show More Summary
Join Tom the Dancing Bug's INNER HIVE in May, and more than the amount of your cost to sign up will be donated to help protect journalists around the world! You get exclusive access to comics and other stuff, and journalists get to do...Show More Summary
Bubble machines tend to be flakey, touchy things that break a lot. Dan Das Mann, creator of the Funn Machine, the Funn Beast, and now the Funn Pack swears by the Bubbletron. Designed to be an entire festival-in-a-backpack, the Funn Pack...Show More Summary
Supaid?man (???????) aired in Japan for one season from 1978-1979. Spider's suit is familiar, but in this series his main power is that he, um, pilots a transforming robot named Leopardon. From Wikipedia: Although the show's story was...Show More Summary
Long before Sergio Aragonés filled the margins of MAD Magazine with tiny, weird cartoons, the margins of medieval manuscripts were a playground for bored monks with crude senses of humor. (more…)
I'd never heard this Sammy Davis Jr. cover of José Feliciano's charming Chico and the Man theme! Chico and the Man told the story of Ed, an alcoholic garage owner in 1970s East L.A., and Chico, a struggling young man looking for work. Show More Summary
A Chinese government official told the South China Morning Post that a Foxconn factory has "reduced employee strength from 110,000 to 50,000 thanks to the introduction of robots. It has tasted success in reduction of labour costs. More...Show More Summary
Lions Gate Entertainment is auctioning off a slew of screen-used props from Mad Men, including Don Draper's 1964 Imperial Crown Convertible. Less than 1,000 of this car were made and fewer than 200 are still around. Also in the Mad Men...Show More Summary
Over 90 tents, sleeping bags, coolers full of food, and of course trash were left strewn about California's Lake Shasta. Some of the detritus was proudly emblazoned with University of Oregon logos, and those of the fraternal organization Lambda Chi Alpha. Show More Summary
Zurich-based Illustrator and graphic novelist Martin Panchaud created a massive infographic adaptation of Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. If printed, the document would be more than 400 feet long. You might think of it as a visual Star Wars Torah scroll. SWANH.NET
Secret Life of the Human Pups is a Channel 4 documentary that takes a "sympathetic look at the world of pup play, a movement that grew out of the BDSM community and has exploded in the last 15 years as the internet made it easier toShow More Summary
Tristan Harris was Google's "Design Ethicist" where he studied how design choices directly affect people's behavior in conscious and unconscious ways. He's also a practicing magician! As he says, "Magicians start by looking for blind...Show More Summary
When a computer stops behaving, the solution often involves looking up an obscure command and pasting it into the terminal -- even experienced administrators and programmers aren't immune to this, because remembering the exact syntax for commands you use once every couple years is a choresome task. (more…)
A sweet high-content wolfdog named Lakomi, who was found by the Larkwood Animal Rescue Center at 8 months old wearing an undersized harness that nearly killed her, gleefully rolled over for some yummy belly rubs from her favorite human Sarah and eagerly asked for more when she felt she hadn’t had enough. According to Sarah, […]
The Freedom of Information Act specifies that government agencies must give a discount to "educational institutions" when they file requests, but for years, agencies led by the Department of Defense have argued that this discount only applies to faculty, not students, who would have to pay full rate even though they generally have less money to begin with. (more…)
Faception uses 15 secret classifiers of facial features to accuse subjects of terrorism and pedophilia, as well as predicting their poker abilities. (more…)