Monthly Archives: October 2015

In orbit

New view of a moon of Saturn / Inside Bolivia’s New Psychedelic Mansions, ‘Freddy Mamani’s flamboyant architecture is restyling Bolivia’s El Alto’ / Someone in Alabama Sold a Priceless Lunar Rover for Scrap Metal / Dakota Death Trip, a daily … Continue reading

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A cavalcade of destinations

Very slowly and quietly and sadly, the haddock turned over and went belly-up in the water. One of the longest-running things on the internet and once the start of our daily browsing / Why do so many Russians turn to … Continue reading

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Wonder me makes it ooh

A selection of pieces to read: The Finnish pocket computer that wants to take over the world / Inside the Secret World of Russia’s Cold War Mapmakers / How Esquire engineered the modern bachelor / the science behind fata morgana, … Continue reading

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Behind the bar

The origins of Chicken Tikka Masala / the death and life of a great British pub, fascinating insight into development, gentrification and all those things / sort of related, Exclusive Planned Community or Adult Film Performer?

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Whine and cheese

Reading Design is a repository for new and old writing about visual culture, from treatises on whether irony is killing design? to Sue Barr’s Autostrade photo series. The archive will grow as more is added in time / a colossal … Continue reading

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Build ’em up

A small tumblr selection: The Chemistry Set; Europa; Humboldt’s Gift; BrutalistParkingGarage; Polychroniadis (all via This Brutal House) / SideStory is a new travel website / yet more ruins, this time abandoned theme parks in China. We’re a bit over ruins, … Continue reading

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Fukushima, a photographic and text essay by Arkadiusz Podniesinski / abandoned Russia by Ralph Mirebs / illustrations by Guillaume Kurkdjian / maps by Stephen Walter / is this the end of Bugatti? VW looks to cut costs / the blackest … Continue reading

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This and that

Keep Calm… the original, alone amidst a sea of imitators / slang terms for death / behind the scenes at IKEA / UnCube dedicates an issue to Zaha Hadid / London Centric, stunning images by Jason Hawkes / yet more … Continue reading

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