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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my diigo]


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A two-year-old’s solution to the trolley problem – “I’m a psychology professor who teaches a class on moral psychology. I decided to record my two-year-old son’s response to a commonly-discussed ethical dilemma so that I could share it with my class.”

Bagpipes Shut Down Hate Preacher – “A bagpipe playing student drowned out a homophobic bigot who compared being gay to bestiality in megaphone rant.”

Lost in Light – “Lost in Light, a short film on how light pollution affects the view of the night skies. Shot mostly in California, the movie shows how the view gets progressively better as you move away from the lights.”

We’re Still Here (now)… a documentary about nobody – De La Soul: “We just released our short film that details the creation of our new album “and the Anonymous Nobody”.”

KENZO World – The new fragrance – “Discover the film directed by Spike Jonze starring Margaret Qualley with an original track by Sam Spiegel & Ape Drums feat. Assassin “Mutant Brain””

Enter the Deadliest Garden in the World – “Locked behind black steel doors in Northumberland, England, the Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle grows around 100 infamous killers.”



BANKSY: HOW THE WORLD’S MOST ELUSIVE ‘ARTIST’ MAY IN FACT BE ‘ARTISTS’. – “Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja (‘3D’) is a massive Napoli fan and gave an interview to Naples’s Radio Marte in 2010, revealing his passion for the team – a passion handed down to him from his Italian father.”

All the World’s Immigration Visualized in 1 Map – “This map shows the estimated net immigration (inflows minus outflows) by origin and destination country between 2010 and 2015.”

Massive bee death after South Carolina sprays for Zika mosquitoes – “Millions of bees succumbed to acute pesticide poisoning after little-publicized switch to aerial spraying.”

A miniature version of a Silkscreen T-shirt Printing Press – “It is a functional and is able to print shirts for any standard sized Barbie doll!”

Anselm Kiefer’s studio robbed of 12 tonnes of raw marble and €1.3m lead sculpture – “According to Le Parisien, the current value of lead is €1,670 per tonne—therefore, the raw material of the stolen sculpture would be worth €16,700—a miniscule sum compared with the €1.3m value of the work of art. Kiefer has had work stolen previously for its raw materials: in 2008, works in lead weighing a total of 7.5 tonnes were stolen from his former studio in Barjac in the south of France, and recovered shortly after—in poor condition.”

Paul Kalkbrenner: Back To The Future – Part 1 – “This trilogy will not be sold, it was a labor of love, born of nostalgia and made for sharing.”

Why Celtic fans flew the flag for Palestine – “Solidarity with Palestinians shows the club’s supporters have not forgotten their own roots ”


Sifftwitter – Informationen über die schlimmste Hasscommunity im Netz – ““Sifftwitter” (Eigenbezeichnung, auch: “RU-Trollring” oder “Trolltwitter”) ist die bisher organisierteste Community von Trollen, Rechtspopulisten und Hetzern auf der Internetplatform Twitter, die seit etwa einem halben Jahr aktiv ist. Es handelt sich um einen sehr engen Verbund von etwa 200 bis 250 Accounts, die oft als einzigen Content Hass gegen Leute twittern, die es nach ihrer Ansicht “verdient haben”.”

Oraison funèbre du Parti Socialiste – “Enterré ce week-end à Nantes, un prêtre est revenu sur les 111 années qui ont précédé cette délivrance.” – “Einfach so, a limine, kurzerhand haben wir 32 Schaukeln in Berlin verteilt. Wir kennen den Unterschied zwischen Fallschutzsand und Spielsand, zwischen Aufhäng- und Abhänghöhe, zwischen Spielzeug und Gerät.”

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Jan Zuppinger has been writing this blog since 2002. He likes to grow vegetables. He likes to eat them too. He has opinions on everything, but sadly no one cares. Jan Zuppinger is not joking, just joking, he is joking, just joking, he's not joking. *click.