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This is a really fun list from Chris Dixon originally posted here: https://gist.github.com/cdixon/ddb59e9d6782c00ec040
Couple married 62 years die together -
One can hope.
(Today is my ninth anniversary.)
Mobile Patterns -
A library of iOS and Android screenshots for designers and developers to reference.
Ok, Now There's an Actual, Official Contest to Name New Exoplanets -
The International Astronomical Union is throwing their own exoplanet naming contest
The most charitable explanation is one offered by a Canadian I know with deep diplomatic expertise in the Middle East.
He posited that the government of Canada, lacking the raw power of Washington — which ensured that American citizens facing charges were quietly allowed to leave Egypt — has perhaps been conducting back-channel talks with the Egyptians, and has secured some sort of face-saving deal to free Fahmy once the uproar has died down.
The other possibility my diplomatic acquaintance suggested was less palatable: that Canada’s government, like the far-right American politicians who cheered as the Egyptian generals grabbed power, has concluded that military oppression is greatly preferable to any governance by Islamic fundamentalists, even elected ones, and the regime’s excesses are the price to be paid. — http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/mohamed-fahmy-egyptian-injustice-and-canada-s-spineless-response-neil-macdonald-1.2685188
Nigerian Mobile Market
Myanmar's wildlife trafficking hotspot -
Mong La has become a hub for gambling, prostitution and illegal animal products like ivory and tiger skull.
so weird. terrible.
Zoona: Moving Beyond M-Pesa: Innovations In Financial Inclusion -
This is the promised land. This is where you can change the world.
In 2012/2013 spent one year teaching in the Video Game department at the Art Institute.
There were many positive and many negative aspects to that experience, the details of which don’t need to be fleshed out here.
But I was able to see my ratings from the students at the end of each semester and believe they were extraordinarily high compared to the average.
More than a year later I’m still proud of this.
Unsplash Search -
Easy Search in Unsplash pictures.
CHESSGAMES.COM * Free online chess game search engine -
The internet’s best chess database and community.