newyorker:

With exposure lengths ranging from ten minutes to four hours, the Los Angeles-based photographer and video artist Kevin Cooley captures the takeoff and landings of commercial airplane flights: http://nyr.kr/1euvrwL

Above: Takeoffs, LaGuardia Airport, Runway 4 (2009). Photograph by Kevin Cooley/Kopeikin Gallery.


Go check out these photos.  Amazing.

Somewhat ironic that the IRS missed a deadline…


Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad. 
Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad.

Jon Stewart and Matt Taibbi discuss the different treatment afforded to ‘street’ based drug users and white-collar criminals profiting from the drug trade.

So sad.

(via emergentfutures)

This is just awesome - 3D printed holder for 6 gopros resulting in spherical timelapse video.  (via @ianmercer)

Great title for an article.  And a good article also on psychological phenomenon of seeing something significant in an ambiguous stimulus (apparently called pareidolia).

kafka-on-the-shore:

Booking.yeah

Not that I want to be plugging booking.com or anything (altough it is a service I do use), but I saw their commercial at the cinema yesterday and it cracked me up. 

squashed:

It occurs to me that the debate over whether or not college athletes should be paid is really a debate between three groups of people.

  1. People who think college athletes should be paid because talented and hardworking people should be appropriately compensated.
  2. People who think…

Indeed.