I’m revisiting this video I posted earlier of Kowloon Walled City. As I’ve mentioned before, this video probably gives the best images on record of the alleyways between the buildings in Kowloon Walled City and also shows some of the activities that happen here — like peeing, waste disposal, smoking, and other illegal activities. The [...]
A retro report from The New York Times about Keiko the orca who went on to play the famous killer whale in the movie Free Willy, and the attempt made by humans to bring Keiko back into the wild ocean.
The Associated Press’ Twitter account was hacked earlier today and has since been suspended after a false report of an attack on The White House. The false report caused stocks to go into a steep decline briefly. Can somebody explain why this happens?
After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT, Kottke posted this video from a few years back of Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe dissecting how news media reports on mass killings like this. Reminds me a bit about a section in the book It’s Not News, It’s Fark: How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off [...]