ruff linkage 201210

[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]

#watch and

Cobwebs – “CYRIAK: A brief journey through a world of spiders and the never-ending networks that bind their universe together.”

Fresh Guacamole – stop-motion animation

Ralf And Florian: the Kraftwerk sitcom – “Just discovered in a Dusseldorf car boot sale is this rare pilot for the uncommissioned Kraftwerk sitcom, “Ralf and Florian”.”

Guardian open journalism: Three Little Pigs advert – three little pigs treated as if it was a breaking news story

Cops Get Owned!!! – Epic Pee Prank – “This was just a fun old fashion way to trick a cop! and get away with it.”

Foot Elevator (Rémi Gaillard) – so it seems rémi has moved into an elevator


A New Role for the One Percent – “The debt crisis is not entirely President Bush’s or President Obama’s fault. It’s not even Congress’ fault. It actually resulted from a short-term “fix” to the economy made about 700 years ago.”

Insects may have ‘personalities’ like humans – “Bees have different “personalities”, with some showing a stronger willingness or desire to seek adventure than others, according to a study by entomologists at the University of Illinois.”

OccupyCampDavid and OccupyNATO – “They’re scared, ladies and gentlemen. They are scared and they are running. So what do you do when a band of criminals run? You chase them.”

Choose your color – “je me suis fait vraiment plaisir à concocter un petit Pantonier en forme de tartelettes ! Vous pouvez retrouver toutes les recettes dans le dernier Fricote”

nomad tablet table by spell – “this side table is designed by spell and the various ranges of tablet systems can be used for waiting, working, relaxing or even for small meetings.”

Light in the Alleyways, Positive Word Murals for a Brazil Shanty Town – ““Luz nas Vielas” (“Light in the Alleyways”) is a participatory street art project in which children were invited to paint positive words like “love” and “pride” on the alleys of one of the shanty towns, or favelas, of São Paulo, Brazil.”

Rush Limbaugh: a vicious clown – “When somebody is paid to say the worst possible thing, it allows someone else to say the next worst thing and sound sane.”

Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot face trial for cathedral protest – “Pussy Riot is one of the most unusual of all the opposition groups that have arisen in Moscow over the past few months. They perform political songs dressed in colourful mini-skirts and balaclavas. Their faces are covered so anyone can potentially join in. They were arrested after performing an anti-Putin punk prayer in Moscow’s Christ the Saviour cathedral”

McDonald’s and NYPD, together – “With “Three Strikes, You’re In!,” individuals who are stopped and released three times without charge are eligible for one Happy Meal™ at participating McDonald’s stores. To receive their Happy Meal™, customers must record each stopping officer’s badge number, as well as the the time and location of the stop, on a voucher obtainable at these stores.” another yes lab spoof

Tag Challenge – “A band of jewel thieves is on the run in five cities across the world. We need your help finding them. On March 31, 2012, we’ll release their pictures to the public. Be on the lookout.”

DAVID LYNCH DOCUMENTARY by LYNCH THREE PROJECT – “Our goal is to make a film that deeply explores the influences and experiences that have helped shape one of the most distinctive voices in modern cinema: David Lynch.”

amnesty international campaign silences dictators in cake – “the project pictures cake-sculpted heads of dictators fidel castro of cuba and alexander lukashenko of belarus with
a slice taken out of each leader’s mouth.”

LulzSec Leader Was Snitch Who Helped Snag Fellow Hackers – “When he went dark and tweeted the famous Usual Suspects line about the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist, I thought then he was snatched up by the FBI. Then he came back a month later and like nothing ever happened — like he took a break or just went on vacation” sad to see the rumors confirmed

David Lynch @ Tilton Gallery, NYC – “Tilton Gallery in NYC is set to open an exhibition of paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, and drawings by famed filmmaker, David Lynch. The exhibition marks Lynch’s first art show in NYC since 1989.”

Screw Art by Andrew Myers – “Southern California based, German-born Andrew Myers takes hundreds of screws, nails them to a wood panel, and then paints over each screw top to get these interesting, three-dimensional appearing portraits.”

blue forest: eco-perch – “the structure may be implemented within 5 days, minimally impacting the landscape with adequate site preparation beforehand. contained within a 6 meter by 8 meter footprint, the combined kitchen, dining, living area and bedroom may comfortably accommodate four people. wrapped with a continuous roof surface”

FACT mix 319: Juan Atkins – “Unlike some of his peers, age hasn’t dulled Atkins, as anyone who’s seen Model 500’s Kraftwerk-meets-Funkadelic live show or heard ‘Control’, Model 500’s fiery new single for R&S, will attest to.” wicked raw heavy dj mix

▶ Burial + Four Tet – Nova by Four Tet – brilliant collaboration joining talents beyond good

Negative space invader – lol graphic

Youthful rebellion turning inward with deadly consequences – “Work hard; eat less; consume frantically; be thin and perfect and good; conform and comply; push yourself to the point of collapse. It is no accident that eating disorders are often associated with obsessive overwork and perfectionism at school, in the workplace or in the home. We followed all the rules, sufferers seem to be saying – now look what you made us do.”

Three Occupy Oakland protesters charged with hate crimes – “Three Occupy Oakland protesters accused of surrounding and taunting a woman before stealing her wallet were charged on Friday with robbery and hate crimes, authorities said.” seriously? if this is true, way to help the “cause”.

Freiwillige HelferInnen für den Menschenstrom gegen Atom gesucht! | MenschenStrom gegen Atom – “Um diesen wichtigen Grossanlass zu ermöglichen, sind wir dringend auf Hilfe angewiesen. Während der Kundgebung, bei den allerletzten Vorbereitungen und dem Abbau braucht es viele helfende Hände und mitdenkende Menschen die uns als freiwillige HelferInnen unterstützen.” – “The hottest site for free corn on corn action” lives up to the claim. NSFCorn

Stuff on Scout’s Head – scout is a dog. and yeh what it says on the tin

Listen: MOO covers Radiohead’s Lucky, Tarantino-style – “And yeah, that’s what they did do… covering Radiohead’s Lucky, as it was scored for a Quentin Tarantino vs. Ennio Morricone film”

Your Five-Minute Primer to Tomorrow’s Totally Corrupt Russian Election – “Whatever happens tomorrow, one thing’s certain: on Monday night, there will be protests. During a protest last week, attempts were made to hand out tents, viciously thwarted by the authorities fearing a Ukraine-style Orange revolution in Russia. The Interior Ministry has already stationed 6,000 police reinforcements in Moscow. When asked about a planned crackdown, Putin quipped, “Why do I need to do that?””

julius von bismarck: punishment I – “‘punishment I’, an exhibition of photographs, film, and artefact at the alexander levy gallery, showcases the journey made by german artist julius von bismarck in his quest to ‘whip nature’, actualized by his traveling throughout the world to physically whip natural objects and monuments. included on show are the actual whips von bismarck used.”

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