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Ten years on, the people behind the famous ‘Get a Mac’ ad campaign reminisce [Videos]

14 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

It’s ten years since the launch of the famous ‘Get a Mac’ ad campaign, admired even today as one of the most entertaining and effective series of ads ever produced. The team responsible for it – from creative directors to Mac & PC actors...Show More Summary

Where are the Heroes Anymore?...RIP John Glenn

22 hours agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

Hero: a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities Photo from NASA It's hard to find heroes today, although they most certainly exist. Some people maintain that people who can catch footballs or swings bats are heroes, but those athletes are well paid in money and accolades. Show More Summary

Enigma machine sells for a record US$463,500

One of the rarest surviving Enigma cipher machines has sold at auction for a record price of US$463,500. An artifact of one of the most exciting episodes of World War II, the fully operational Enigma M4 was made in 1943 for Admiral Donetiz's Kreigsmarine to send secret messages to the German U-boat packs at the height of the war. Show More Summary

Spieth wins Aussie Open in playoff, hopes to springboard into 2017

Your browser does not support iframes. Jordan Spieth has a way of hanging around, even when he’s not at his best. His peers say the most admirable — and, to them probably, annoying — trait is his way of turning in scores better than how he played. Show More Summary

5 Badass Female Politicians Tell Us About The Women They Admire Most

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Women are sorely underrepresented in politics. In the January 2017 Congress, women will take 21 out of 100 total seats. There were some shining moments in November—like big Senate wins by Kamala Harris (D-CA), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)— to help tip the scales toward gender equality. Show More Summary

A Rabbi's Letter to the Next President

Dear Mr. Trump, We met once at my synagogue and you greeted me most graciously. Though I did not vote for you, I have many friends who did: people I admire and whose wisdom I trust. I write you now hopeful of your support. You are well-aware how the hard-fought presidential campaign laid bare a national divide on a wide range of policy concerns. Show More Summary

Fidel Castro Turned Out to Be Right About the US Role in Latin America

Reactions to the death of Fidel Castro Ruz have highlighted some of the differences in the way the Cuban revolutionary and long-time head of state is perceived throughout the world. Most of the world admires Castro and Cuba as having...Show More Summary

5 years after his death, Steve Jobs still among top ‘current’ tech leaders

Put it down to Steve Jobs’ astonishing legacy or else poor reading comprehension, but according to a poll of 700 tech company founders, Steve Jobs is among the most admired “current” tech leaders — despite having died five years ago....Show More Summary

Mr. Mxyzptlk Is Coming to Turn Supergirl's World Upside Down

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The CW/DC Universe has already handled some of the weirdest sides of world of DC Comics—but you have to admire its gung-ho desire to bring some of its most bizarre concepts to the big screen. Arrow did Ragman, Flash got Grodd, and now Supergirl is getting everyone’s favorite wanderer of the fifth dimension, Mr.… Read more...

Survey Reveals Founders Really Do Love Elon Musk

A survey of 700 entrepreneurs found that the Tesla and SpaceX founder is the most admired leader in tech.

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Selected as Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in Canada for 3rd Time

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is thrilled to be selected as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in the Broader Public Service category.

Diplomats aghast at Trump’s calls with world leaders

Expressing admiration for despots and for Pakistan has left diplomats aghast. In the calls, he voiced admiration for one of the world’s most durable despots, the president of Kazakhstan, and said he hoped to visit a country, Pakistan, that President Obama has steered clear of during nearly eight years in office. Mr. Trump told the [...]

From US to Europe to Syria, stars align for Putin

Held at diplomatic arm's-length for years, Russian President Vladimir Putin is pivoting back to centre stage as his admirers and international allies rise to power, a move that analysts say the Kremlin will be quick to exploit. MostShow More Summary

It’s a Soap! Admiral Ackbar Will Take Evasive Action at Bath Time

Lead a galactic rebellion against grime with this handmade Admiral Ackbar soap, which will ensure the Force is with you when you need it most. The post It’s a Soap! Admiral Ackbar Will Take Evasive Action at Bath Time appeared first on

WeTransfer reveals new brand identify and UI

WeTransfer is one of the mostly widely admired start-ups of the last decade. In many ways it embodies what we tell our clients to aspire to: a simple idea, solving a common problem, well executed. What really makes WeTransfer standout is the high-value it places on design; since its launch in 2009, WeTransfer has used […]

NSA Leaked More Hacking Tools, Leading To Calls To Fire Its Director... Who Ran To Trump For Support

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Since Admiral Michael Rogers took over for previous NSA boss, General Keith Alexander, a couple of years ago, he's mostly stayed out of the public eye. While Alexander became the face of excessive NSA surveillance exposed by Ed Snowden, Rogers seemed to want to present himself as the face of a cleaned up NSA. Show More Summary

Coming back from heartbreak: Northern Iowa’s journey past a tourney collapse

The Panthers have bounced back admirably from one of sports most painful collapses.

Tributes Pour in for Gwen Ifill, “a Standard Bearer for Courage, Fairness and Integrity”

Gwen Ifill, the co-host of PBS NewsHour and one of the most respected and admired journalists in the country, has passed away at the age of 61, PBS announced on Monday. Ifill—who took a leave of absence in the spring and had been originally scheduled to cover last Tuesday’s election but had to miss it—died from cancer, multiple news outlets reported. Show More Summary

Trevor Noah Talks About His Favorite Writers

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Some of the writers that Trevor Noah most admires include J. K. Rowling, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Paul Krugman.

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