ruff linkage 201304

[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]

#watch and

Bonobo : Cirrus [Official Video] – Brilliant Cyriak animation, and looking forward to the new Bonobo album.

The Flaming Lips – “Sun Blows Up Today” – “”Sun Blows Up Today” will be available as an instant grat bonus track on January 29. The new Flaming Lips album The Terror will be released on April 2nd.”

Inauguration 2013: Cassetteboy VS Obama – that was fast

Major Scaled #2 : REM – “Recovering My Religion” – “REM famous ballad “Losing My Religion” digitally reworked with a major scale.”

Is punk back from the dead? – “Jon Snow speaks to Henry Rollins of Black Flag.”

Reggie Watts covers Van Halen – “Reggie Watts gives Van Halen’s “Panama” the Reggie Watts treatment.”

(Polite Korean Kid) – Bowing practice


Sleeping Around – Compact luxurious hotel rooms – “Sleeping Around transformed 20 feet containers into luxurious hotel rooms. ”

“My Story” – “There are a lot of sports autobiographies called “My Story.” I did a search on…”

Butthurt Report Form v2.0 | Over 60 years of excellence in Rump Rectification. – Finally! The service we, the frequently butthurt, have been waiting for.

Aaron’s Army – “I wish we could change the past, but we cannot. But, we can change the future, and we must. We must do so for Aaron, we must do so for ourselves, we must do so to make our world a better place, a more humane place, a place where justice works and access to knowledge is a human right.”

UTOPIA – Cristobal Tapia de Veer’s – Cristobal tapia de Veer made the soundtrack for the brilliant sci fi TV series Utopia on Channel 4, some of it was made on human bones.

Utopia Soundtrack on Bandcamp – Oh, here’s the fantastic soundtrack of the brilliant science fiction series Utopia on channel 4:

Did Porn Warp Me Forever? – “Like other boys my age, I grew up with unlimited access to smut. At 23, I wonder if it’s totally screwed me up”

Bloomberg Billionaires – Aliko Dangote, then richest man of Africa, ranked 45. Thanks to this nice interactive graphic on the world’s richest people.

The Untouchables: How the Obama administration protected Wall Street from prosecutions | Glenn Greenwald – “The real mystery from all of this is that it has not led to greater social unrest. To some extent, both the early version of the Tea Party and the Occupy movements were spurred by the government’s protection of Wall Street at the expense of everyone else. Still, Americans continue to be plagued by massive unemployment, foreclosures, the threat of austerity and economic insecurity while those who caused those problems have more power and profit than ever. And they watch millions of their fellow citizens be put in cages for relatively minor offenses while the most powerful are free to commit far more serious crimes with complete impunity. Far less injustice than this has spurred serious unrest in other societies.”

Boycott South African Wine – “Don’t buy South African wines: striking workers’ plea to foreign consumers via @guardianworld”

iPad Hack Statement Of Responsibility – “Ivy league educated and wealthy, Aaron dealt with his indictment so badly because he thought he was part of a special class of people that this didn’t happen to. I am from a rundown shack in Arkansas. I spent many years thinking people from families like his got better treatment than me. Now I realize the truth: The beast is so monstrous it will devour us all. None will be spared.”

Urban Green: 8 Ingenious Small-Space Window Garden Ideas – “City condos often lack room for a full garden, or even a small backyard. There are box and kit solutions, sure, but these creative alternatives preserve your views and limited sill space while providing green growth and unique outdoor connections.”

Occupy My Ass – Really? Porn Movie Title: Occupy My Ass.

WikiCancel – “This Wiki lists the steps to delete your online accounts, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, cancel contracts with companies”

Book review – Bad Graffiti – “Artist Scott Hocking has been spotting and photographing the most unsophisticated, the crudest, the clumsiest and the most idiotic graffiti in and around Detroit since 2007.”

Transition, Permaculture and Peoplecare: an interview with Looby Macnamara – “Looby Macnamara is a permaculture teacher and author of ‘People and Permaculture: caring and designing for ourselves, each other, and the planet‘.  According to the publishers, it is “the first book to explore how to use permaculture design and principles for people – to restore personal, social and planetary well-being. People & Permaculture widens the definition of permaculture from being mainly about land-based systems to taking it right into the heart of our own lives, relationships and society”.”

Lupe Fiasco Removed from Stage After Anti-Obama Comments – “He’s made controversial comments about President Obama before, and tonight, the controversy continued as Lupe Fiasco was removed from the stage during his performance at Hamilton Live in Washington D.C. Booked to perform in celebration of Obama’s reelection”

Ferrari Pierpaolo and Cattelan Maurizio : photographers – “‘toilet paper’. the magazine’s sophomore release was in january and is comprised entirely of photographs that combine high commercial production value with challengingly ambiguous narratives and a troubling imagination.”

Sophie In North Korea – “The longer I think about what we saw and heard, the less sure I am about what any of it actually meant.” Eric Schmidt’ daughter shares her impressions.

Taren at Aaron’s Memorial – “The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts must be held accountable for its actions. MIT must ensure that it’s never complicit in another event like this. All academic research from all-time should be made public and free and open and available to anybody in the world.”

Drones, the incomplete list of children Obama has killed by drones – Or; How I have a dream became I have a Drone.

Why is @KimDotCom free? – Why is @KimDotCom free while other file sharing pioneers still rot in jail? BECAUSE HE SNITCHED:

Online Permaculture Design Course – “Develop a FREE online permaculture design course, taking principles of sustainable living and design mainstream.”


Agraprofit – Faire Preise – volle Transparenz – nice german spoof on fair trade

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