Australia’s terrorist attack killed far fewer people than the US’s mass shooting 24 hours earlier

Australia’s terrorist attack killed far fewer people than the US’s mass shooting 24 hours earlier

Why? Gun control. In the past week, cities on either side of the Pacific Ocean were rocked by violent attacks, 24 hours apart, in countries with vastly different gun laws. One attack saw a single life taken; the other, 12. As America comes to grips with yet another mass shooting, this one in Thousand Oaks, California, Australia is reeling from a terrorist attack in Melbourne which saw three people stabbed, one of whom died. On…

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Nintendo is shutting down streaming video for the Wii in January 2019

Nintendo is shutting down streaming video for the Wii in January 2019

You soon won’t be able to watch Stranger Things on your Nintendo Wii. Netflix emailed users saying that Nintendo will be shutting down all video streaming services for the console after January 31st, 2019. Netflix’s notification indicated that Nintendo will suspend all streaming services for the device, and that presumably means that Amazon Prime and Hulu also won’t be able to be used on the console. It makes a bit of sense, given the age…

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We’re charmed by these tech products, reimagined for a simpler time

We’re charmed by these tech products, reimagined for a simpler time

I’m a millennial, so of course I miss the mid-2000s and 1990s out of nostalgia. VHS tapes! Remember those! A freelance art and creative director named Tom Le French seemingly likes thinking about earlier days, too. He published a few images of what he imagines modern tech companies would have released decades ago. Facebook could have created its own pager, while Instagram would have a branded camera, for instance. There’s something charming about these mega-corportations’…

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Supreme and Chris Cunningham have released an Aphex Twin-inspired collection

Supreme and Chris Cunningham have released an Aphex Twin-inspired collection

Visual artist Chris Cunningham has collaborated with New York clothing and accessory brand Supreme for a capsule collection based upon “Rubber Johnny,” the iconic and unsettling video he created with Aphex Twin in 2005. Cunningham is probably best known for video work with electronic artist Aphex Twin — which also includes the music videos for “Windowlicker” and “Come to Daddy” — but has also worked with artists and brands like Madonna, Björk, PlayStation, and Gucci…

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