Chinese school principal replaces exercise routine with shuffle dance moves (S China Morning Post):
"A Dozen Things I’ve Learned From Comedians About the Business of Life" (25iq, Dec 2014):
Games Workshop posts record sales and profit despite slower growth (Tabletop Wire):
Adblock Radio - an audio ad-blocker for radio and podcasts (Nov 2018):
Bird-watching in Red Dead Redemption 2 (Audubon Society):
Get a load of this font, Futuracha (Behance):
ResearchCoders: Use your programming skills to improve the world. "Here you can find great ideas from the scientific community for your next coding projects." Only one paper there right now; I hope this gets some traction.
December 8, 2018 is the 50th anniversary of Douglas Engelbart's "Mother of All Demos":
"There’s every reason to think investors, not local cab companies, will wind up being Uber's biggest roadkill." (Yves Smith, New York Magazine):
In #capitalism, stability is stagnation, leading to a crisis. -- Citard Musil
An 1861 Japanese book about American history depicts a bunch of truly kickass Founding Fathers. (SoraNews24):
Overlong article about the rise and fall of the box-office prediction market Hollywood Stock Exchange, ruined by 9/11 and then again by the 2008 financial crisis. This article, a decent tutorial about futures commodities markets, explains (at length) why the only two things that legally aren't "commodities" are box-office receipts and onions. (The Ringer):
John Dee painting originally had circle of human skulls, X-ray imaging reveals (Guardian):
"John Dee Performing an Experiment Before Elizabeth I":
Painting by Henry Gillard Glindoni (1852-1913): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gillard_Glindoni
1920s Polish ammo bunker converted into steampunky wine cellar (Cool Hunter):
http://thecoolhunter.net/private-wine-cellar-rasu-park-vilnius-lithuania/ /via Warren Ellis
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