blackspark: Black Spark Film: “Kill The Boy” There is a growing debate about the validity of such work as art. I must admit the graphic nature of such film would, in our historically puritanical society, be considered porn. But porn is a means to an end with a singular purpose of being watched for sexual gratification - individually or otherwise. Such work as made by Black Spark, and there...
Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables →
Viktor Hertz and The Noun Project. Take Two
thenounproject: The Pictogram Poster Designer Viktor Hertz is at it again. This time instead of movie posters he is focusing on music and song. You can view his entire collection here. Below are some of our favorites. Keep up the good work Viktor!
A great democracy must be progressive or it will soon cease to be a great...– Theodore Roosevelt quotes, 26th US President, 1901-09
Japanese Gov't Destroy radiated-meat
According to Bloomberg News, the Japanese Government has established that roughly 1,200 head of cattle have been fed radioactive hay. The hay had been grown in the Fukushima Prefecture, made famous for the Fukushima nuclear disaster after the March earthquake. The Japanese government recall of the meat comes at an inopportune time for the small island nation as more and more food products continue...
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of...– George Bernard Shaw
We live in a world where of the 80,000 edible plants used for food, only about...– Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed
designing the post-political city ~ swyngedouw →
Swyngedouw points to a climate of global consensus that has become pervasive over the past twenty years, effectively suppressing dissent and excluding most people from governance. He explains this consensus as limited to a select group (e.g., elite politicians, business leaders, NGOs, experts from a variety of fields) and perpetuated through “empty signifiers” like the...
Center for Architecture Exhibit →
In jersey city for now. Trying to find a cheaper place. Hoping for the best. Manhattan was awesome today. Went to the Strand. Blew my face out the back of my head onto the wall.
Exxon says oil leaked into yellowstone
KALISPELL, Montana (Reuters) - An oil spill that leaked as much as 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River near Billings, Montana, had officials from Exxon Mobil Corp and the government scrambling on Sunday to assess damage and pinpoint the cause of the leak. Exxon apologized to those affected by the leak — which the company said was shut off within minutes of its discovery...