A top-secret handbook takes viewers on an undercover journey to Titanpointe, the site of a hidden partnership. Narrated by Rami Malek and Michelle Williams, and based on classified NSA documents, Project X reveals the inner workings of a windowless skyscraper in downtown Manhattan.
from Pocket https://fieldofvision.org/project-x
A meat-and-potato pie is launched into space attached to a weather balloon in Wigan on Thursday. Space enthusiasts from Sheffield-based SentIntoSpace attached a camera and tracking equipment to monitor the pie’s progress.
from Pocket http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/video/2016/dec/16/pie-in-the-sky-as-pastry-is-launched-into-space-video
If the myth of Silicon Valley is to be believed, Eric Migicovsky should be ebullient. After all, he has failed.
from Pocket https://backchannel.com/the-real-story-behind-pebbles-demise-303802a7afaa
A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts.
from Pocket http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/30/magazine/how-to-hide-400-million.html
This article on U.S. record industry vault losses appeared in Billboard July 11 and 17, 1997. It was won both the first Billboard Donaldson Front Page Award and an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. BY BILL HOLLAND_Today, catalog preservation is more of a priority for the major U.S.
from Pocket http://web.archive.org/web/20090725005613/http://www.billholland.net/words/vault.html
The beauty and design ingenuity of airport terminals – where travellers spend so much of their time – are celebrated in a new photography book, The Art of the Airport
from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2016/nov/30/worlds-most-beautiful-airport-terminals-in-pictures
The huge gas-filled aircraft were once a symbol of modernity used to burnish the image of the Nazis. Now a vast hangar near Rio de Janeiro is all that’s left The last time a giant swastika flew above the Americas, it was on the zeppelins that pioneered commercial air travel across the Atlantic.
from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/27/brazil-zeppelin-hangar-nazis
Vaporwave isn’t just a genre; it’s an approach and an attitude—not just to music, but to popular culture.
from Pocket https://daily.bandcamp.com/2016/11/21/vaporwave-genres-list/
Cheetos, the brand that took cheese curls mainstream. Mike Mozart/CC BY 2.0A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. They change the color of our skin. They get stuck in our teeth.
from Pocket http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-brief-history-of-the-cheese-curl-junk-foods-happiest-accident?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=keywee&kwp_0=273510&kwp_4=1051421&kwp_1=494670