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A Brief History of House Music – “MADE BY ECLECTIC METHOD”

Նռան գույնը (1969) – OST by Nicolas Jaar – “The Color of Pomegranates Written and directed by Sergei Parajanov”


Field Guide to Virtual Warfare – “In 2012, DARPA — the mad scientist wing of the pentagon, revealed a new and highly classified research and development project called PLAN X.” | Next Part | Last Part

UK Uncut EXCLUSIVE: Stream the UK Gold score
“UK Uncut is very proud to host the score of critically acclaimed documentary UK Gold, composed by Thom Yorke & 3D (Massive Attack) – also featuring Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) & Euan Dickinson.”

Snowden: Spy Agencies ‘Screwed All of Us’ in Hacking Crypto Keys – “NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden didn’t mince words during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Monday when he said the NSA and the British spy agency GCHQ had “screwed all of us” when it hacked into the Dutch firm Gemalto to steal cryptographic keys used in billions of mobile SIM cards worldwide.”

German atheists seek recognition for ‘Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster’ – “Rüdiger Weida, aka “Bruder Spaghettus”, founded a church dedicated to the worship of “the Flying Spaghetti Monster” in Templin, Germany.”

The Flow Hive: a Solution in Search of a Problem – “Conceptually, the idea that a beehive is like a beer keg you can tap is troublesome. A beehive is a living thing, not a machine for our exploitation. I’m a natural beekeeper and feel that honey harvests must be done with caution and respect.”

The History of, the Most Contested Domain on the Internet – “He was suspected to have had a sexual relationship with someone at Network Solutions, and conned someone into changing the email address to his email address, and used that to get the rest of the information changed”

«C’est reparti !» à la une du nouveau «Charlie» – “L’équipe a bouclé son nouveau numéro, en kiosques mercredi, et reprend son rythme hebdomadaire.”

Edit wars – “The most controversial Wikipedia articles worldwide”


Klaus Schroeder: “Die Gesellschaft ist nach links gerückt” – “Ansätze linksextremen Denkens sind weit verbreitet, zeigt eine Studie. Warum das kein Problem ist und wir uns trotzdem sorgen müssen, erklärt Mitautor Klaus Schroeder.”

Neue Wohnformen: Auf dem Zürcher Kalkbreite-Areal leben seit August 256 Menschen in einer neuen Wohnform – “Wie werden wir in Zukunft wohnen? Ein Blick nach Zürich zeigt: Auch utopische Wohnformen können wahr werden. Wie etwa auf dem Kalkbreite-Areal, wo seit einem halben Jahr 256 Bewohner zusammenleben.”

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