[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
Mitchell & Webb Nazis – "Extract from the much loved sketch show" oldie but goodie
Typewriter Assemblage: Jeremy Mayer – "Jeremy Mayer's typewriter assemblages are sculptural pieces made purely from typewriter parts. In a process he calls "reassemblage," Mayer fits the pieces together into likenesses of living creatures using no welds, glue, solder, or external parts."
Chuckles the Red Fox – "Chuckles gets excited to see people. Especially first thing in the morning!" or are you just happy to see me?
Jeb Corliss " Grinding The Crack" – "Multiple camera angle flying the crack. I already know the exit was horrible but the flight made up for it :)"
The Street Aesthetic of New York City – the xx music works really well here
Mila Kunis About WoW – "Mila Kunis Talking About World of Warcraft"
Irene NYC – "Two young filmmakers went out during Hurricane Irene to document their Manhattan neighborhood."
AI vs. AI. Two chatbots talking to each other – "I am not a robot. I am a unicorn" why is the female so pushy?
A Dangerous Mind – “Margaret Thatcher has eaten my sperm.’ I started laughing, so he became bolder and added, ‘At least five times.”
Apple Investigators Allegedly Posed as Cops in iPhone Prototype Hunt – "The man who’s home was searched by what he believed to be San Francisco Police Department officers was Bernal Heights resident Sergio Calderón, SF Weekly discovered. And the police officers? They may have been investigators working for Apple who were actually impersonating police officers."
Bizzarre: Scientology Goes All Out on Nasty New Yorker Parody Issue – "Scientology is going to odd lengths to prove it isn't a cult. Yesterday, outside Conde Nast headquarters, volunteers handed out weird parodies of the New Yorker created by the Church, "parodies" which included unflattering pictures and personal digs at reporters"
2ManyDJs Live @ Reading Festival 2011 – "2ManyDeejays @ Reading-Festival, with Tracklist."
http://www.mcluhangalaxy.net/mcmovie/linz2 – derrick de kerckhove's slides @ ars electronica 2011 . origin
WiFi – SM: feel the global pain – "You have the impression that the disasters of the world do not touch you anymore? You feel vaguely sorry for other people's misfortunes but you don't feel the inner urge which used to make you help your neighbour ? WiFi-SM is the solution ! "
Download MP3 of 'Missing', taken from Scintilli – album forthcoming on Warp – "Following the announcement of forthcoming album Scintilli, Plaid have shared an MP3 of album opener 'Missing' – which you can download below."
Guardian denies responsibility for unredacted cables – "It looks like Wikileaks screwed up somehow by letting the unredacted cables get into the wild, and that The Guardian screwed up by publishing the password to it. Apportion blame according to preference."
Old S.F. – "Old S.F. is an interactive map of 16,000 geotagged photos of San Francisco from the time period 1850 to 2000. The photos are sourced from the San Francisco Public Library’s Historical Photograph Collection, which includes some 40,000 photos."
Tabloid Magazine Interventions – mashup magazines and shop drop them. "they’ve gone into magazine stands, bookstores and pharmacies throughout Hollywood, Manhattan, Williamsburg, LAX and JFK to drop copies of these little artistic interventions for the unsuspecting public."
82% of Obama Voters Will Vote To Reelect Him If He Raises Taxes On The Rich – "A new survey of Obama voters by Survey USA found that by a margin of 82%-18% they are more likely to support him again in 2012 if he raises taxes on the rich."
ArtLeaks – “ArtLeaks is collective platform initiated by an international group of artists, curators, art historians and intellectuals in response to the abuse of their professional integrity and the open infraction of their labor rights.”
Drexciya’s early releases to be reissued – "Very little information available at this time, but it’s still news, and very good news at that: Drexciya’s early releases are going to be reissued."
Inside David Lynch's Paris nightclub – "Inspired by the deeply strange Club Silencio in Mulholland Drive, the film director has opened a nightclub in the French capital"
"Like This", 2011 – ""Like This", 2011 Interactive Object 29 x 47 x 4 cm Wood, Acrylic, Alkyd Paint, VFD-Display, Arduino"
Panda poop may solve biofuel woes – "Cellulose-digesting bacteria found in panda feces could break down woody, inedible plants into biofuels."
Jig – needs meet skills
Hear Jamie xx’s remix of Radiohead’s ‘Bloom’ – "Jamie xx was at the controls for BBC Radio 1′s Essential Mix on Friday. Comprised of a whopping 41 tracks, you can listen to it in full below; included on there is his remix of Radiohead’s ‘Bloom’."
Meat-eaters are selfish and less socially – ""Flesh brings out the worst in people. Conclude that psychologists of the Radboud University Nijmegen and Tilburg University from various studies on the psychological significance of meat. "
magda trzaski: what happens when you leave coffee in your mug for a few days: – cute monsters auto-knit themselves?
100 'radioactive' figures haunt the Hamburg landscape – "According to the collective, the installation, titled Radioactive Control, was created to "demonstrate, in a humorous tone, the paranoia that we are suffering from since the escape of radioactive material in Japan which brought into question the safety systems of nuclear power plants."
BD VIntagefoto Droplets for Lion – "By popular demand we just updated the «BD VintageFoto droplets» to work with Adobe Photoshop CS5 and higher on Mac OS X Lion (native code for Intel processors). Next to the two classics “Green” and “Red” we added a new “Cool” droplet."
Channel 4 are broadcasting Chris Morris’s film Four Lions the week before the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Insensitive publicity stunt, or important alternative voice? – "Chris Morris's suicide-bomber satire Four Lions was deemed close to the bone by many reviewers. Have Channel 4 gone too far this time?"
The Art Of Clean Up: Ursus Wehrli Meticulously Rearranges Everyday Objects – "In his forthcoming book, The Art of Clean Up he brings his passion for sorting things to everyday life and objects."
Why Yoga Can Be So Irritating (Although You Should Go Anyway!) – “You wrote an entire book about yoga and meditation and you never mentioned, 'oh, by the way, sometimes you will want to punch these people in the face'?"
How To Experience Burning Man 2011 Remotely – "Can’t make it to Burning Man 2011 this year? Here are a few ways you can experience the event remotely."
bashko trybek: anti stress chair – this chair, especially the skull layout, awesoem, want!
Comeback of an Automotive free Spirit: World debut of new Bulli by Volkswagen in Geneva – "New compact van concept has pure electric drive"
FACT mix 278: Global Communication – "It’s a warm, immersive selection comprised entirely of their own work – as GC and also such aliases as Jedi Knights, Secret Ingredients and Reload – and it takes in deep techno, low-slung hip-hop, sinewy sci-fi electro, ambient jungle and other vectors into the unknown."
Whiteboard – A Free WordPress Framework – “Powerful, clean, simple, and well-noted code for efficient WordPress theme development”