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Teardown: Same Product, Fifty Years Apart.

Fifty years is a long time, particularly in the life of consumer good. Fifty years ago transistor radios were trendy, color TV (showing three national TV networks!) cost as much as a car, and the portable gadget to wow your friends was a Kodak Instamatic camera with a flashcube.

from Pocket http://grathio.com/2016/08/teardown-same-product-fifty-years-apart/
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Cities on Instagram: the best shots of 2016 – from Seoul to São Paulo

High-rise housing in Hong Kong, shadow patterns in Porto, candy-coloured architecture in Warsaw: here are your best city Instagram shots of the year High-rise housing in Hong Kong, shadow patterns in Porto, candy-coloured architecture in Warsaw: here are your best city Instagram sh

from Pocket http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/dec/22/cities-instagram-best-shots-2016-from-seoul-sao-paulo
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I Was There When Acid House Hit London and This Is How It Felt

I was on the Tube. It was 1988. I was miles away from my country, heading at a terrific speed toward London’s West End. The train crackled and bumped. The night fell. The lights of a strange city rushed by. I was alone and looking at a clutch of young black men on the other side of the swaying car.

from Pocket http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/i-was-there-when-acid-house-hit-london-and-this-is-how-it-felt/Content?oid=8411924
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Are Tote Bags Really Good for the Environment?

They’re green in principle, but not in the way people use them. An Object Lesson. For at least a few decades, Americans have been drilled in the superiority of tote bags. Reusable bags are good, we’re told, because they’re friendly for the environment.

from Pocket http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/09/to-tote-or-note-to-tote/498557/
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The giant holiday popcorn tin has invaded your life once again

The giant tri-flavor holiday popcorn tin sends a message, which is, “I was thinking of you, but not until I was already in the checkout aisle of Big Lots.” It says, “Once again, I have drawn the Secret Santa name of a co-worker I do not know.

from Pocket https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-giant-holiday-popcorn-tin-has-invaded-your-life-once-again/2016/12/18/351bc7ba-c08e-11e6-b527-949c5893595e_story.html
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