Links van 16 mei 2018 tot 18 mei 2018

Total set to pull out of Iran gas deal without sanctions waiver – BBC NewsSlecht nieuws: “French energy giant Total is preparing to pull out of a billion dollar gas project in Iran in the face of renewed US sanctions. Total said it will unwind operations by November unless sanctions are waived.” 🙁 3D printed […]

Links van 24 oktober 2014 tot 27 oktober 2014

Gaming « The DishAm I wrong to detect in this pile-on another round of bullying of these people, of treating them as scum, of dismissing anything they might have to say? Here are Gawker’s Sam Biddle’s tweets last week: "Ultimately #GamerGate is reaffirming what we’ve known to be true for decades: nerds should be constantly […]

Links van 20 augustus 2014 tot 21 augustus 2014

How presidential elections are impacted by a 100 million year old coastline | Deep Sea NewsHale and Bamberg belong to a belt of counties cutting through the deep south–Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina–that have voted over 50% Democratic in recent presidential elections. Why? A 100 million year old coastline. Hillary Clinton’s 11th-hour […]

Links van 31 juli 2014 tot 9 augustus 2014

The War Photo No One Would Publish – The Atlantic“It was one picture after another of a sunset with camels and a tank.” An Empire of Stars » Lapsed HistorianAs the V-2 disappeared into the distance the men of the AVKO couldn’t help but smile and cheer. Their delight was catching, and soon the rest […]

Links van 18 juli 2014 tot 26 juli 2014

In a hospital. At the beach. Hamas, Israel tells us, is hiding among civilians | Richard Seymour | Comment is free | theguardian.comHamas, they tell us, is cowardly and cynical. Hamas Didn’t Kidnap the Israeli Teens After All — NYMagAfter Israel's top leadership exhaustively blamed Hamas for kidnap of 3 teens, they've now admitted killers […]

Links van 14 juli 2014 tot 18 juli 2014

Gamasutra – The History of CivilizationGamasutra is proud to be partnering with the IGDA's Preservation SIG to present detailed official histories of each of the first ten games voted into the Digital Game Canon. The Canon "provides a starting-point for the difficult task of preserving this history inspired by the role of that the U.S. […]

Links van 5 juli 2014 tot 9 juli 2014

‘Israel under renewed Hamas attack’, says the BBC. More balance is needed | Owen Jones | Comment is free | theguardian.com"Israel under renewed Hamas attack": this was last night's BBC headline on the escalating bloodshed in Gaza. It is as perverse as Mike Tyson punching a toddler, followed by a headline claiming that the child […]

Links van 25 november 2013 tot 26 november 2013

‘Pasen, Hemelvaartsdag en Allerheiligen geen wettelijke feestdagen meer’ – Gva.be1 april viel laat in 2010: "Pasen, Hemelvaartsdag en Allerheiligen verdwijnen als wettelijk betaalde feestdag. In de plaats komen (…) drie nieuwe verplichte niet-religieuze feestdagen: de Internationale Vrouwendag (8 maart), de Internationale Dag tegen het Racisme (21 maart) en de Werelddag van de Culturele Diversiteit (21 […]

Links van 7 november 2013 tot 8 november 2013

disney princesses with dope beardsWhat it says on the tin: Disney princesses with dope beards (118) Marc Bodnick’s answer to Facebook-Instagram Acquisition (April 2012): In light of the exuberant tech market that has emerged in 2013, did Instagram sell too early? – QuoraWelcome to the land of ridiculous hyperbole: "Facebook's aggressive strategy to acquire Instagram […]

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Man man man. Günter Grass wordt van antisemitisme beschuldigd wegens dit: Was gesagt werden muß Warum schweige ich, verschweige zu lange,was offensichtlich ist und in Planspielengeübt wurde, an deren Ende als Überlebendewir allenfalls Fußnoten sind. Es ist das behauptete Recht auf den Erstschlag,der das von einem Maulhelden unterjochteund zum organisierten Jubel gelenkteiranische Volk auslöschen könnte,weil […]

Links van 11 juni 2011 tot 12 juni 2011

Arabic under fire | Comment is free | guardian.co.ukA child on Hamas TV talked of annihilating the Jews … or did she? Last RitesSecretary of Defense Robert Gates has finally said publicly what everybody has assumed for a long time: NATO is dead. It's not dead in the sense that it doesn't exist anymore, but […]

Links van 8 juni 2011 tot 9 juni 2011

Former Mossad chief fears ‘reckless’ leaders – World – NZ Herald NewsCredited with sabotaging Iran's nuclear programme and overseeing a string of high-level assassinations in the Middle East, recently retired Mossad chief Meir Dagan has levelled his sights on a surprising new target – Israel's top leaders. The Secret Lives of Outdoor Cats Revealed | […]

Links van 10 maart 2011 tot 11 maart 2011

THE SPLENDIFEROUS ARRAY OF CULINARY TOOLSa thorough mapping of over 100 tools used in the preparation of delicious food. Printed with real copper ink, the same substance you might find in a fine piece of cookware 2011 Egyptian Revolution – chartbeatMohamed Nanabhay and the team at Al Jazeera have been using chartbeat to react swiftly […]

Galloway

Denk ervan wat je wilt, maar Galloway blijft toch een onderhoudende mens. Het minste dat ze ondertussen zouden moeten weten, als ze hem interviewen en meer dan een paar seconden soundbite-tijd gereserveerd hebben, is dat ze er iemand met dossierkennis moeten tegenover zetten. Het meisje doet nochtans haar best hoor, maar de trilling in haar […]