Other Ten Percent 8/28/13

Aug 28 2013

And once again I’m just not feeling commentary on a few of these so I’ll be drifting in and out here.
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Today’s schizophrenics hallucinate different things than those of your grandparents’ time
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
August 26, 2013 at 07:04AM
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The greatest mystery of the Inca Empire was its strange economy
Man every time you think you’ve got a handle on a good modern day analog for this it keeps getting weirder. Communist utopia that actually acts more like a capitalist state with food as a limiting factor and functioned using compulsory labor to the state but…not constant compulsory labor? It’s weird.
via io9 http://io9.com
August 26, 2013 at 07:00AM
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1996 Electronic Dream Phone reviewed
The best bit of games journalism you’re going to read all year and that goes even for those of you that’ll be reading another piece of games journalism this year.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
August 26, 2013 at 05:34AM
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kids rule while parents, in comparison, are the non-ceremonial seat of all actual power
via Dinosaur Comics http://www.qwantz.com
August 26, 2013 at 04:44AM
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The Players Club, David Carradine, And The Guy From Revenge of the Nerds: The Mystery of the Broken Window
Come for the weird David Carradine story STAY for the pictures of a 19th century social club.
via Scouting NY http://www.scoutingny.com
August 25, 2013 at 10:05PM
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Drone’s Eye View of San Francisco’s Mission District
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
August 26, 2013 at 12:04PM
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Must Watch: The CG Effects of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
It’s weird how expensive it was to make some of this stuff look like the cheap effect Gondry was going for and how much effort went into it.
via io9 http://io9.com
August 26, 2013 at 10:43AM
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Atlantis – “the world’s best anonymous online drug marketplace”
Man, I wish I could interview the people designing user experience for blackmarket economy websites specializing in drugs because that’s…a weird market to maximize for.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
August 26, 2013 at 08:46AM
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“blink·link (noun) A link that disappears after a certain number of people have seen it.”
Well…that could be useful.
via The New Aesthetic http://new-aesthetic.tumblr.com/
August 26, 2013 at 08:01AM
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Why CNN gave Miley Cyrus top spot over Syria
Just on the off chance somebody who reads this hasn’t seen it yet.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
August 26, 2013 at 03:52PM
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