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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]


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Edward Snowden: ‘If I end up in chains in Guantánamo I can live with that’ – “Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, talks exclusively to Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of the Guardian, and reporter Ewen MacAskill in Moscow. The 31-year-old former intelligence analyst discusses whether he is a Russian spy, his likely fate if he returns to the US and the relevance of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four in the age of Google”

“Apis Mellifera: Honey Bee” a high-speed short on Vimeo – “Bee’s are actually quite docile and would prefer not to sting. They just want to make honey.”


To the Street, My Friends!  – “Then to the Museum.”

forward thinking architecture develops floating responsive agriculture – “forward thinking architecture has strategized ‘floating responsive agriculture,’ a method to counteract the projected rise of food demand accompanied by the world’s increasing population. the proposal addresses the pressing issue of global food security and introduces a unifying urban design strategy based on a network idea which deals with supply needs and integrates connected self-sufficiency into cities.”

Slum Vacation – “Slum Vacation takes viewers on an up close and personal trip to the Klong Toey slums with a performance project by American artist Phil America, in which he builds a house to live in Thailand’s largest marginal settlement area (slum) for 30 days. He integrates himself into the local community, bringing awareness to the 1⁄3 of the world’s urban population living in slums.”

Why the NSA Can’t Listen to My Mixtape – “…and why I mailed it to them as a reminder.”

The magic button – “make everything ok”

Landmark Beastie Boys Album ‘Paul’s Boutique’ Receives Visual Companion – “Judging by the trailer below, creator Paolo Gilli has created a visual aid to play while listening to the original album, and will show music video clips as well as footage alluding to the ridiculously massive amount of cultural references strewn throughout all of PB’s lyrics.”

The Times are not a-Changin, they Have Already a-Changed – “Although many people blame this situation on the influence of the tech industry and the sweetheart deals those companies have gotten from the city government, it’s too simplistic to lay the blame on Google buses and Uber cabs, Twitter employees and Facebook middle managers.”

Yotam Ottolenghi’s A to Z of summer veg, with recipes to match – “Eat your Ps and Qs: an A-Z of seasonal treats to make summer truly scrumptious”


Spielverderber – “696 Demonstrationen gegen die Fussball-WM fanden bis zum Schlusspfiff am Sonntag in Brasilien* statt, 15 davon mit mehr als 50’000 Demonstranten. Dabei wurden acht Personen getötet, über 800 Personen verletzt und 2608 Personen verhaftet, darunter zehn Journalisten. Ach, Sie haben nichts davon mitbekommen?”

»Dieser Schmerz wird immer bleiben« – “Legende Henrik Larsson über Ronaldinho, Celtic und das Leben”

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