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Mighty Mies: The Strange Tale of How Mies' Design for a Bacardi HQ in Cuba Turned into Berlin's Iconic Neue Nationalgalerie

Photo by Achim Kleuker/ via Stone Ideas The Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, long considered to be Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's final masterpiece, opened in 1968 on a barren stretch of land not far from the border checkpoints of the...

The Strangest Sunrise in America

A recent New Mexico sunrise appeared as a surreal confluence of arcs, flares, halos, and rainbows, bearing little resemblance to familiar daybreak scenes in region. The video above explains the strange phenomena, courtesy of the National Weather Service.

Immigration Reform Advocates To Lose Champion With Harry Reid Retirement

9 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Friday morning was strange for Astrid Silva, a 27-year-old undocumented immigrant in Las Vegas. Just before 5 a.m. PST, her longtime pen pal, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), announced plans to retire from the Senate at the end of his term. She started getting text messages and calls from people on the East Coast. Show More Summary

Friday Link Dump: Cyborg Signs With the UFC?!! (Sort of), Ronda Rousey Re-Ups, The Sylvester Stallone Kill Count Supercut + More

(The latest episode of UFC 189 Embedded, which features Conor McGregor in full-on meth tweeker mode and Jose Aldo threatening decapitation. This fight cannot come soon enough.) In Search of Strange Brew... (MMAFighting) Ronda Rousey,...Show More Summary

Europe’s Cities Pledge To Buy Eco-Friendly

Strangely and sadly, you won’t find this development covered much in the US news media, but it made a pretty big splash in the rest of the world. Yesterday (Thursday, March 26), leaders of 30 European cities met in Paris to announce common commitments to clean-climate policy. Show More Summary

Vertigo's 'Strange Sports Stories' #1 is So Good We're Using Sports Metaphors

Over the last several years, Vertigo has revived several forgotten anthology titles with good results: Strange Adventures, Mystery in Space, The Witching Hour and Time Warp. With Strange Sports Stories, Vertigo once again dips into comics...Show More Summary

Events: 6 Ways To Diversify That Conference Or Panel (ie, "Pass The Mic")

Pic: Strange to go from @priforce and @howardlfuller to all white male panel #backtowhy #YaleELC pic by @Brandie_Burris — alexanderrusso (@alexanderrusso) March 27, 2015 This year's education conferences seem...Show More Summary

Up South

“Young black fiction writers in the U.S. often face a strange obstacle as they try to figure out who they are — it’s called American literature. A high number of pre-civil-rights-era novels by white American writers are likely to include tossed-off racial slurs and/or stock black characters, some of which make racially conscious readers want to […]

Strange 'Froot': Marina and the Diamonds on Why She's Not 'Pop'

Marina and the Diamonds – the Welsh singer born Marina Diamandis – has worked with the biggest producers in music and scored a Number One album in her home country. Froot, a groove-heavy chronicle of high highs and low lows, just debuted in the U.S. Top 10, but the singer still...

Arizona Coyotes analyst Nick Boyton arrested after biting security guard

16 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

It’s been a rough year on and off the ice for the Arizona Coyotes, and their long season took another strange turn on Thursday morning. Radio analyst Nick Boynton, a former NHL player who was hired by the team this past July after an...Show More Summary

HMO Must Pay $28M For Delaying MRI That Could Have Saved Cancer Patient’s Leg

Back in 2009, a then 17-year-old woman in California visited a Kaiser Permanente office because she was experiencing strange back pain. In the months that followed, she and her mother say they repeatedly requested an MRI but Kaiser doctors would only tell her to lose weight or get acupuncture treatments. All the while, a cancerous tumor was growing that would … [More]

Ganymede's Bizarre Bulge Baffles Scientists

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There's a strange bulge on the Solar System's largest moon, one that measures 375 miles wide and nearly two miles tall. Scientists aren't entirely sure why it's there or what caused it, but it may have something to do with the Jovian moon's subsurface ocean. Read more...

New Orleans Airport Machete Attacker Dies From Gunshot Wounds, Had Molotov Cocktails

16 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

UPDATE: Richard White, the 63-year-old man who is suspected of carrying out a strange machete attack against security at the New Orleans International Airport died hours after he was shot by police. Authorities say the attacker in the...Show More Summary

Office Spaces: Shipping Container Work Space is a Crystal Cluster in a Forest

Renderings via Hechingen Studio For the latest in strange and innovative shipping container projects, architect James Whitaker designed a cluster of shipping containers arranged so that sunlight passes through the various interior spaces at different times of the day....

It Follows: A Horror Classic For Sexually Obsessed Millennials

  After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her. (C) Radius-TWC       With a...

Father-Son Team Resurrects a Strange, Forgotten Concept Car

When car designer Preston Tucker first imagined the Torpedo, back in the 1940s, it seemed to belong in some fanciful future. Alas, this road shark never got built. The post Father-Son Team Resurrects a Strange, Forgotten Concept Car appeared first on WIRED.

Strange developments at Hernandez trial

On Thursday, a bomb threat interrupted the first Aaron Hernandez murder trial.  On Friday, things could get even more interesting. The day has begun with Judge E. Susan Garsh individually questioning the jurors, in the presence of the lawyers and Hernandez.  Via Michael McCann of Sports Illustrated, the jurors were standing two feet from Hernandez…

Did This 29-Year-Old California Woman Fake Her Own Abduction or What?

19 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Here's a strange story out of California: in the early afternoon on Monday of this week, 30-year-old Vallejo resident Aaron Quinn called the police, saying that his girlfriend, 29-year-old Denise Huskins, had been kidnapped from his house that morning and was being held for ransom. Huskins' father spoke to the local news channel, expressing the first seeds of doubt: Read more...

Pray That These Praying Robots Don’t Kill Us

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

Artist Kal Spelletich has created this series of strange life-size “praying robots”. What the heck is he doing? Surely he knows that humans are the ones that should be praying. Praying that robots don’t kill us…

Now There's Big Mac Apparel For When You're Too Ironic to Function — Design News

Don't go checking your calendars—April Fools is still a few days away—but McDonald's did have some strange new product releases this week. On Tuesday, the fast food chain launched a Big Mac clothing and home line that plasters the signature sandwich on rain boots, dog coats, duvets, wallpaper, and running leggings (oh, the irony). Show More Summary

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