Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Your Body Isn't Ready

Raymond Loewy, the father of industrial design, had a theory of popularity and culture — a four-letter code that he said could help artists sell anything to anyone. Was he right?
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WHAT IS TRENDING?
MAYA HE
What Makes Things Cool
theatlantic.com
Raymond Loewy, the father of industrial design, had a theory of popularity and culture — a four-letter code that he said could help artists sell anything to anyone. Was he right?
NDJUA LIKE IT?
What Is Nduja And Why Is It Suddenly On Every Menu?
bloomberg.com
The answer is simple: "It's great with anything."
THE ROBOT, BUT COOL
WATCH: The Mannequin Challenge Is Out, And The Chuck E Cheese Challenge Is In
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It takes a little more skill, but it's also a lot more fun to watch.
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What Screens Actually Do To Your Eyes
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Blurred vision, nasty headaches, and an easy way to stop it all.
EVERYBODY HURTS
THE PAIN WITHIN
Can We Biologically Inherit Trauma?
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Shayla Love's mother and grandparents lived through China's Cultural Revolution — now she wants to know what biological traces of their trauma she carries within her today.
THAT'S JUST THE REALITY OF IT
Your Body Is Not Ready For Virtual Reality
gizmodo.com
Our vestibular system is hyper sensitive and does not like to be tricked — yet that's exactly what VR does.
THREE HEART TO HEARTS
Three Men On What It's Like To Be Brought Back From The Dead
melmagazine.com
Last year, more than 300,000 people went into sudden cardiac arrest, during which their heart stops and doesn't start again without CPR or medical treatment. That is, they died  —  if just for a few minutes. The survival rate  —  or, revival rate  —  is bleak.
ORIGIN STORIES
THE UNITED STATES OF NOAH AND EMMA
The Most Common Baby Names In Each State Since 1910, Visualized
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In the 1910s, America was a nation of Johns and Marys. These days, Jacobs, Noahs, Sophias and Emmas rule the country's cribs. This nifty interactive visualization shows how the most popular baby name in each state has changed from 1910 and 2015.
THE INTERNET WORKS IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS
How Malik Obama Became A Twitter 'Shitlord' And Alt-Right Darling
buzzfeed.com
Barack Obama's half-brother had help transforming into a pro-Trump, anti-cuck memester: Notorious troll Chuck Johnson.
IT'S-A HIM
The Creator Of 'Super Mario Brothers' On Games, Design, And Working With Apple
glixel.com
Shigeru Miyamoto's been in the spotlight recently to hype up what's next for Nintendo — the Switch, a fresh "Zelda" and new smartphone games. In this interview he chats about why he's still in the biz instead of becoming a retired hobbyist carpenter.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
WHAT IN THE WHAT
A Tablespoon Of Olive Oil Dropped Into A Lake Can Calm Half An Acre Of (Small) Waves
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This trick isn't going to calm three-foot waves, but those little ripples all over the surface of a lake? Easily calmed with a tiny bit of olive oil.
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Our body is not ready for VR, but it's sure as heck ready for the weekend.

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