Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Shall I Compare Thee To An Awful McMansion?

Web design has, to put it gently, made great strides since the 2000s. Here's a look at some major websites from when they first hit the world wide web — some have definitely changed more than others.
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PICTURE IMPERFECT
PRETTY UGLY!
What Big Websites Looked Like When They First Launched
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Web design has, to put it gently, made great strides since the 2000s. Here's a look at some major websites from when they first hit the world wide web — some have definitely changed more than others.
DISTURBIA
The Horror Of McMansions
slate.com
The suburban monstrosities fit in a long American tradition of unnatural, ill-constructed, haunted houses.
PLENTY OF SPACE FOR EVERYONE
A GIF That Illustrates The Mind-Boggling Size Of The Universe
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You've probably seen the classic Hubble Telescope photo that reveals just how many galaxies are out there. But have you realized just how little of the night sky this picture actually shows?
FROM WIX | SPONSORED
Now You Can Build A Website With Artificial Intelligence
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Wix has developed the world's first website-building platform that uses artificial intelligence. The result? Impressively designed sites that are tailored to you and created in minutes. Hello, future.
HOW MUCH DOES CRIME PAY?
'WE LIVED LIKE ROCK STARS'
The Rise And Fall Of Deutsche Bank's 'Wiz' Kid
bloomberg.com
Mastermind or scapegoat, Tim Wiswell was at the heart of the bank's $10 billion mirror-trade scandal.
DIGG DIALOG
What's It Like To Be A Private Investigator? Come Ask One
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Patrick Hoffman is a writer and private investigator in Brooklyn, NY, and he'll be joining us today from 12-1 pm ET to answer questions about his work as a private eye. So if you're curious about what a real-life private investigator actually does, now's your chance to find out.
SUMMER GETAWAYS
AFTER THE WAR, BEFORE THE WAR
Photos From France's Anti-Fascist Youth Camps In The 1930s
flashbak.com
Pierre Jamet's photographs portray life in France's secular around youth camps and hostels between the wars.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY ALEX JONES
The Not-So-Secret Homes Of Super Secret Societies
atlasobscura.com
The clandestine corners of the world where the occult lives.
SKIES AND LIMITS
The Fight Over Hawaii's Billion-Dollar Telescope
nytimes.com
The Thirty Meter Telescope, which would be the expensive stargazing machinery ever built in the Northern Hemisphere, has been 14 years and $1.4 billion in the making. Unless a group of native Hawaiians can stop it.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
THE EARTH'S EYE LOOKS BACK
Dramatic Footage Of Hurricane Matthew From The Space Station
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Matthew, currently a massive category 4 storm, is set to slam into Haiti, and could hit the east coast of the US later this week.
IN THE NEWS
Category 4 Hurricane Matthew Slams Into Haiti
Google Set To Announce New Phones (And Probably More) Today At 12 ET
European Parliament Ratifies Global Climate Deal
The US Suspends Talks With Russia Over Its Involvement In A Recent Aleppo Bombing
Federal Court Blocks Mike Pence's Attempt To Bar Syrian Refugees From Indiana
Earth may be just an infinitesimal part of the universe, but we're already 20% of the way through the week.

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