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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]


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#biggest news this week

Disaster Resilience Journal – “42 days of disaster resilience from around the world”

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Celebrating 100 years of Leica – It may be best to turn of the sound here, but the idea of re-creating some iconic photo moments for this 100 years of leica hommage does work.

Militant French Eco-Activists Protest Deforestation: Fight for the Forest – “Deep in the tranquil Forest of Sivens in the south of France, eco-militant activists and French riot police are fighting a violent battle in woodlands being cut down to make way for a dam, which will spell the end for 41 acres of trees.”

Hooligan wird Hose runter gezogen – “Passant greift in der S-Bahn ein.”

Thru You Too – “A music album composed of unrelated YouTube videos”

Cassetteboy – Cameron’s Conference Rap – “Contains swearing. Seriously though Dave, thanks for legalising parody videos.”

Guillaume Hoaraus Siegestor gegen den FC Zürich (28.09.2014) – Hopp YB!

Couch Gag from “Clown In The Dumps” – “Don Hertzfeldt ( answers the question of what it would look like if THE SIMPSONS went far, far into the future!”


Aphex Twin: ‘You have to be mentally ill to be famous’ – “James states that he “pretty much believes” in aliens, the Illuminati, and magic. “Even if none of it’s true, it’s just a thousand times better than any science fiction film that’s ever been written,” he said. “You can’t only believe things which can be proven. It’s boring.”” This guy sounds like he is even more nuts than some of the conspiracy nuts I know.

The Killing Class – “The police are defined by the power to kill with impunity, period. The police are the killing class.”

The rise of revolutionary street art in Oaxaca – “For years, the walls of Oaxaca have been a canvas for expressions of social anger, now the revolutionary role of local artists is finally recognized.”

Wanna Play? | Liebe in Zeiten von Grindr – Eine Aktion von Dries Verhoven – “If people are now only meeting online, can these apps also be used to look for a sincere connection? Or are intimacy and affection the new taboos of dating? Can we also show the vulnerable side of our personalities in the digital world, or do we just present our most desirable alter ego?” Some people really hate this project. Hmm. Why?

How to make it in the new music industry: The long slow ascent of electronic star Tycho – “In other words, the perfect time to sign with a label is the moment you no longer need one.”

Meet the people who want to turn predators into vegans – “They argue that if we don’t want animals to suffer in slaughter houses or tight cages, why wouldn’t we want to end their suffering in the wild too?”

intoxicating honey from Turkey – “The dark, reddish, “mad honey,” known as deli bal in Turkey, contains an ingredient from rhododendron nectar called grayanotoxin — a natural neurotoxin that, even in small quantities, brings on light-headedness and sometimes, hallucinations. In the 1700s, the Black Sea region traded this potent produce with Europe, where the honey was infused with drinks to give boozers a greater high than alcohol could deliver.”

Save the Humans | Moby – “A few years ago, I [asked] Al Gore: “Animal agriculture contributes about 18 percent of the gases that cause climate change. Why didn’t you mention this in your book or movie?” His answer was disconcertingly honest. I’m paraphrasing, but he said: “For most people, the role of animal agriculture in climate change is too inconvenient of a truth.”

bonernoise – Class act boner sound board.


„I have no problem to die here!“—Die gewaltsame Räumung der Berliner Flüchtlinge – “We are not criminals! I have no problem to die here!” schreit einer der 25 Flüchtlinge die circa 30 Polizisten in Kampfmontur und Helm ihm gegenüber an. Um den Hals trägt er eine schwere Eisenkette.”

Veganismus als modischer Kult: Essen und vergessen – “Die selbst auferlegten Speisetabus sind ein modischer, säkularer Kult.”

Nachruf auf den Sprayer OZ: Der Stadtgestalter – “Ich will Vielfalt statt einfältig, grau und monoton. Wenn man nicht kontert, dann ist es nur noch grau. Diese Werbefuzzis, die tun auch nichts anderes, als die ganze Stadt in Anspruch zu nehmen, ne? Da reden sie nicht von Verschandlung. Die Werbung, das ist für mich auch eine Art Faschismus mit immer wieder diesen schönen Menschen auf den Plakaten. Wenn da ein Graffiti dran ist, werden die Leute abgelenkt. Also muss alles sauber sein, völlig fanatisch graffitifrei. Die Leute sollen nicht abgelenkt werden von Leuten, die anders drauf sind. Die sollen alle gleichgeschaltet werden.”

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