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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]


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#biggest news this week

BBC staff ordered to stop giving equal air time to climate deniers – “The network will stop airing “debates” featuring members of the anti-science fringe”

#watch and

春勢  もろきゅう  包丁さばき – Cucumber sliceage.


Jeremy Deller gives away 10,000 works of art for free – “Fans can apply online for animation stills based on a piece from the 2013 Venice Biennale”

A Vegetable Growing Guide [infographic cheat sheet] with Free Printable Guide – “10 Things this Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet will show you When to plant How far apart to plant seeds What needs propagating What needs to be in a greenhouse What size pot to plant in Distance to thin seedlings out to Germination & maturation times Which pests to look out for What veg works best together When to harvest!”

The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People – “Discover how some of the world’s most original artists, writers and musicians structured their day.”

Food Pixel Art Style Information Graphic – “The goal for the project here was to translate amounts of energy into some form of visual reference that people could understand and relate to. Since food is our source of energy, I thought it would an ideal reference, as it familiar to everyone.”

Shocking Photographs Of People Lying In 7 Days Worth of Their Trash – “Gregg Segal, a photographer from California, aims to show this problem through powerful imagery, photographing people lying in their weekly load of trash. His ongoing project cleverly called “7 Days of Garbage” tries to portray people from different social backgrounds to reach largest audience possible.”

Lego told ‘everything is not awesome’ in viral Greenpeace video – “With nearly 1m page views, film of an oil-stricken Arctic built from Lego bricks is latest salvo in campaign against Shell deal”

An Error Puts a Church on George Carlin Way – “in an irony of Carlinesque proportions, a clerical error means that Mr. Carlin’s childhood church will indeed reside on a block ceremonially named for the comic who relentlessly skewered it.”

Did the UK Cancel Russian AES+F Exhibit Due to Political Tensions Over Crimea? – “An upcoming AES+F exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London has been cancelled. “Maybe it was an internal problem, or maybe it was a result of something in the political atmosphere”

Avast bought your phone on eBay & recovered what you thought you ‘wiped’ – “Security software firm Avast bought the phones as a test to see what they could find on theoretically “wiped” phones. What they found was a virtual goldmine of information: 40,000 photos — including nudie pics — 750 emails and texts, 250 names and addresses, one completed loan application, and a whole lot more.”

Naomi Oreskes on the roots of climate change denial – “The Merchants of Doubt were a small group of people, mostly scientists, mostly older physicists, who had created common cause with think tanks and the fossil fuel industry to challenge the scientific evidence of climate change.”

Soundtracks for Change – “Ole Reitov, executive director of the Denmark-based organization, talks about the reasons for music censorship, and what actually led up to the establishment of Freemuse.”


Nach WM-Aus : Frankreich erwacht im politischen Albtraum – “Sarkozy angeklagt, Hollande dilettiert, Le Pen von rechts – und dann Neuers Faust. Nach den Ferien dürfte den Bürgern auffallen, dass ihr Land weit davon entfernt ist, irgendein Ziel zu erreichen.”

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