Links: September 8 2011

Welcome back from the Burn! I’m sure it’s tough to concentrate on work and, you know, anything not-Burning-Man-related, but hope this suffices. Apologies this is so long, but haven’t had an opportunity to do this in a while. Hope you like it!

Interesting read on the prison industrial complex: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/05/us/05prison.html?hp

The reconstruction of a Yugoslav bunker into an art shelter:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/05/arts/design/a-cold-war-bunker-shelters-art-in-former-yugoslavia.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

Democrats and the Obama problem:  http://www.salon.com/news/politics/war_room/2011/09/04/favoritesonsanddaughters

An account of a Golden Gate bridge climb:  http://www.nopromiseofsafety.com/?p=1680

 

A beautifully done Chipotle commercial – all stop-motion, no CGI!:  http://www.swiss-miss.com/2011/09/chipotle.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Swissmiss+%28swissmiss%29

Iceland’s war with the bankers:  http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/04/us-iceland-idUSTRE78324Z20110904

Under the microscope… a white blood cell CHASING BACTERIA!!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnlULOjUhSQ

 

9/11 stories… Endless War ( http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/a-decade-after-the-911-attacks-americans-live-in-an-era-of-endless-war/2011/09/01/gIQARUXD2J_story.html ) and The Reckoning (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/08/us/sept-11-reckoning/decade.html)

A pretty fall picture for you: http://i.imgur.com/V5SQq.jpg

Finally, here’s some Burning Man stuff for you… from the Design Observer (http://places.designobserver.com/entryprint.html?entry=23848) and here are some photos from space (seriously, this stuff just amazes me, can’t believe you got a chance to see this, it’s like another planet http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2034587/Burning-Man-festival-big-seen-space.html?ITO=1490)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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