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11.14.13 Andy Cush

Those yearning for a quick escape from NYC drudgery can now get to the canals of Venice via Google Street View. I’ve never been to Venice. Seems cool, though! Google has been doing a lot of expanding of Street-Viewable territory; previously, we told you about the company’s trips through the Grand Canyon and the world’s tallest […]

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07.11.13 Theo Bark

I spent Saturday at Roskilde Festival drinking and watching bands, so today I make a blood oath to infiltrate the world of Roskilde camping. When I tell people I’m covering the festival, but I’m not camping on the grounds, they look at me like I’ve just said I’m on a pizza tour of the Baltic. […]

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05.30.13 Andy Cush

Net neutrality–the idea that internet service providers shouldn’t limit or regulate or throttle access to specific websites–is essential to keeping the freewheeling openness that made the internet so great in the first place. Here in the U.S., the net is pretty much neutral, but there are no laws protecting it. That is to say, Time […]

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09.14.12 Lily Streeter

European street art collective “The Wierd” joined together with various other artists to coat a wall in Differdange, Luxembourg with a Disney-inspired seemingly never-ending freak-show nightmare. Based in Germany and Austria, the group who created the mural consisted of artists like CONE, Sumo, VIDAM, Dexter, Rookie, LowBros, Frau Isa, HrvBias, Look, Nychos and Spike. Highlights […]

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12.16.10 Marina Galperina

The European Commission in Belgium has ruled that these installations by Dan Flavin and Bill Viola are not art, so in 2011, the British customs office can charge 20% value-added tax instead of 5% when they’re imported to galleries. That makes for some damn expensive lamps! […]

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10.04.10 Bucky Turco

Yesterday, the State Department issued a travel alert to U.S. citizens in Europe, reminding them that terrorists still exist and may want to kill them, just in case they forgot or something. Travelers are being urged to use common sense and avoid wearing American flag suits. Officials aren’t quite sure when or where an attack […]

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