Tuesday, October 25, 2016

A Man, A Plan, An Ad... Gerald!

30 years ago, a sci-fi/horror movie called "From Beyond" premiered and inadvertently predicted the future, only to be promptly overlooked and mostly forgotten
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THE HORROR, THE HORROR
REALITY WAS NEVER REAL
The Cult 80s Horror Movie That Foretold Our Augmented Future
motherboard.vice.com
30 years ago, a sci-fi/horror movie called "From Beyond" premiered and inadvertently predicted the future, only to be promptly overlooked and mostly forgotten
ALL THAT GLITTERS
Mining's Dark Heart
thewalrus.ca
Tallying the human cost of gold in one of the most remote places on Earth
WILL CAITLAN EVER COME HOME?
When The Taliban Takes The Girl Next Door
phillymag.com
In 2012, Caitlan Coleman and her husband were kidnapped by terrorists. They've been held in captivity ever since. Only after they vanished did friends and family learn Caitlan's gut-wrenching secret.
SHIRTS WE DIGG | SPONSORED
Why This Shirt Company Is Causing So Many Guys To Switch
propercloth.com
Proper Cloth is making it remarkably easy to get made-to-measure shirts. Between their sizing algorithm that creates a custom shirt size in seconds to their Design A Shirt tool that lets you customize every detail, everything is done online. No wonder they're the highest-rated online shirtmaker on Google.
FLAWLESS VICTORY
THE FUTURE IS A GOOD PLACE
Xiaomi Is Selling A Nearly Bezel-less Concept Phone And It's A Stunner
theverge.com
Xiaomi recruited noted French designer Philippe Starck to lead the design effort — which, frankly, with a display like this basically left him to just say "keep it simple, stupid" for the rest of the device.
DO IT FOR GERALD'S FAMILY
WATCH: The Best Political Ad Of The Year Is An Absolute Delight
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Gerald Daugherty is running for re-election as the Travis (TX) County Commissioner. For the sake of his family's sanity, please vote for him. Please.
DESIGNIN' IT OLD SCHOOL
THE ART OF WAR
The Glorious WW2 Posters of Patrick Cokayne Keely
flashbak.com
Patrick Cokayne Keely's workparticularly stood out for its use of simple objects together with rich colours making extremely striking images. His wartime posters are, undoubtedly, some of the best of the genre.
ABSOLUTELY ELECTRIC
The Spectacular Architecture Of Early Power Plants
fastcodesign.com
Architecture was an essential part of the strategy to embed electricity into the minds of consumers and get them comfortable with the technology.
WHERE THE SPEED COMES FROM
Under The Hood Of The Mysterious McLaren Technology Center
newatlas.com
As headquarters go, few come can come close to the McLaren Technology Center for sheer drama.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
BLOWING OUR MINDS
Windsurfing In Hurricane Conditions Looks Frickin' Bonkers
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Red Bull released this video to recruit participants for its upcoming Storm Chase windsurfing event, which seems misguided because good god who would willingly do this?
IN THE NEWS
Update Your iPhone's iOS Now. Like, Right Now.
Obamacare Premiums Expected To Soar 22 Percent
59 Cadets And Guards Killed In Attack On Pakistani Police College
'Jackie' Stands By Account, Says She Had Concerns About Rolling Stone Article Before It Ran
That's all for now. Please find a way to vote for Gerald today.

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