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Thursday, 23 May 2024

An oral history of Roger Corman's unreleased Fantastic Four movie

quote [ As The Fantastic Four approaches its 30th anniversary, we talked to the actors, writer, and director behind Roger Corman's infamous unreleased film ]

I'm with the gang, fantastic four
[SFW] [tv & movies]
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Wednesday, 22 May 2024

A Janitor's Mysterious Masterpiece

quote [ James Hampton’s magnum opus was discovered posthumously in a rented garage he had converted into his studio. The installation features over 180 individual found objects, mostly collected from dumpsters on his way home in the early hours after midnight, when he would clock out from his janitor duties at the GSA in Washington DC. ]

Awaiting the masterpiece
[SFW] [art] [+2]
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Tuesday, 21 May 2024

How Viking-Age Hunters Took Down the Biggest Animal on Earth

quote [ New research suggests that medieval Icelanders were scavenging and likely even hunting blue whales long before industrial whaling technology. ]

I am a Viking of some note
[SFW] [history]
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Monday, 20 May 2024

Priss Fotheringham: London’s Second Best Whore

quote [ At the corner of Whitecross Street and Old Street in East London, on the walls above Jane Roe Kitchen, you’ll see a commemorative blue plaque dedicated to a certain Miss Priss Fotheringham, who has laid claim to the rather salacious title of “the second best whore in the city.” ]

Join the chorus of the second best (second best)
[NSFW] [history] [+4 Interesting]
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Homeland - Season 8, Episode 4

quote [ Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and others have been found dead at the site of a helicopter crash Monday after an hourslong search through a foggy, mountainous region of the country’s northwest, state media reported. Raisi was 63. ]

Really unfortunate. I'm sure conspiracy theorists are having a field day with this.

Archived link and full article in extended.

[SFW] [politics] [+3 Informative]
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Sunday, 19 May 2024

How men evolved to care for babies — before society got in the way

quote [ Hrdy argues that men were more involved in childcare before the invention of agriculture, and the ethnographic data from contemporary hunter-gather populations support her conclusion. Once agriculture was adopted — bringing with it the need to protect resources such as land and livestock — men tended to remain near their kin, whereas women moved away from their families when they married. ]

Interesting research on the history of parental roles
[SFW] [history] [+2 Interesting]
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Crew trapped on Baltimore ship, seven weeks after bridge collapse

quote [ Morale is low for the Dali's crew members, who are stranded on board by the ongoing investigation into the tragedy. ]

Y el puente de Key Scott (Francis Scott Key Bridge) me lleva a Rosslyn, a tu ayer
[SFW] [people] [+4 WTF]
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Saturday, 18 May 2024

Copyleft licenses are not “restrictive”

quote [ Permissive licenses do not provide any checks on this power; generally they preserve moral rights and little else. ]

Interesting opinion piece from the Sourcehut head. thumb via Clawmarks
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Good]
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The Creator Of 'Magic: The Gathering' Knows Exactly Where It All Went Wrong

quote [ When they were still in arts school in Seattle in the early 1990s, Jesper Myrfors and Sandra Everingham would sometimes look for inspiration by exploring Fort Worden, an abandoned 19th-century military base at the entrance of the Puget Sound. To them, it felt like a dwarven ruin. One day they found a trap door hidden […] ]

Magic the Gathering pull out my Vorpal Sword

[SFW] [games] [+3 Insightful]
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