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Here’s a look at some of the interesting things at SXSW. Here’s the Article: Wearable Drones Invade SXSW as Fashion Meets Technology Picture a stylish, blade-shaped drone on your necklace. As rain starts to fall, the device can fan out and fly above your head, spinning fast enough to keep you dry. Or imagine a […]

Valley of the Dolls – Not the Book, the Place

February 28, 2015

I absolutely HATE dolls – they creep me out; and the picture in the heading of this article falls into the category of creepiest thing in the history of the world. BUT…I’m oddly intrigued by this story. I wish the story was written a bit differently so we understood a bit more about the woman […]

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Mapping 61 Ancient Tattoos on a 5,300-Year-Old Mummy

February 5, 2015

I suspect the things we can figure out about our ancient ancestors will be incredibly cool the more our technology advances. This is an example of the coolness of our technology and what we have been able to learn. Read the Article: Mapping 61 Ancient Tattoos on a 5,300-Year-Old Mummy Wearing a surgical mask and […]

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Auschwitz Museum celebrating 70th anniversary of liberation with YouTube livestream

January 27, 2015

Go check this out…its worth it! Read the Article: Auschwitz Museum celebrating 70th anniversary of liberation with YouTube livestream Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, when Soviet troops marched into the Nazi death camp and freed its remaining survivors. By January 1945, the Nazi war machine had killed more than one […]

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This Guy Took a Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway

January 12, 2015

This is pretty awesome. I would love to be able to see this exhibit. If you are in the area, be sure to check it out. Read More: This Guy Took a Photo Every Time He Saw Someone Reading a Book on the Subway Reinier Gerritsen doesn’t think books will be around much longer. That’s […]

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Review: Culture Crash by Scott Timberg

January 8, 2015

I have to admit, I was sort of interested in Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class by Scott Timberg when I first heard about it. I’m not sure now. I don’t want a book that discusses a culture crash from only the white male perspective, as described by Evan Kindley from Slate in […]

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The Music Midnight Makes: In Conversation With Joni Mitchell

December 11, 2014

This is a pretty cool interview with NPR’s Renee Montagne and Joni Mitchell. And don’t forget to check out the music. And here’s a gift idea for you, some Joni Mitchell might be the perfect gift for the folk song loving parent of the mid 60s. Read more: The Music Midnight Makes: In Conversation With […]

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Chris Rock – What’s killing comedy. What’s saving America.

December 1, 2014

When one thinks Chris Rock, one doesn’t really start off with how intelligent he is, or how smart his comedy is – because he’s a great everyman. He’s the guy who can make you laugh and then make you think, and them make you laugh again, forgetting that you even had a moment of reflection. […]

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Unraveling a Mystery in Storage at the Seattle Art Museum

November 8, 2014

This is a longform article about a piece of needlepoint that was recently found in storage at the art museum in Seattle. The needlepoint was done 1831 by a liberated African slave living in Sierra Leone. I invite you to read the wonderful article below to learn a little bit about Charlotte Turner. Read more: […]

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MoMA’s Overwhelming Henri Matisse Exhibition

October 8, 2014

If you are in the New York area and looking for something to do, go check out the Museum of Modern Art’s Henri Matisse Exhibition, titled Hinri matisse: The Cut-Outs. Below is a stunning review of the exhibit. Do Not Miss MoMA’s Overwhelming Henri Matisse Exhibition. Nothing readied me for the visual thunder, physical profundity, […]

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Honk if you love the ASO

September 28, 2014

Apparently, there is a major lockout going on in Atlanta and no one is talking about it. So, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, with less than 80 musicians, have been locked out since the beginning of the season, when the contract expired. This is not the first time a lockout and picketing happened. There was three […]

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