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Painting the town red, blue and yellow – 100 years of De Stijl — notesfromcamelidcountry

Something unusual has been happening in The Hague this year. I’m not sure when I first noticed the red, blue and yellow blocks of colour that have appeared around the city, but the whole place is covered in them. It’s a bit like state-sponsored graffiti. They can be found on the side of buildings and […]

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‘Bonnie and Clyde,’ Pauline Kael, and the Essay That Changed Film Criticism — Flavorwire

Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Bonnie and Clyde, a nice round number of a milestone that will presumably be commemorated by retrospectives and analyses of the film – and for good reason. It was, most agree, the starter pistol for the “New Hollywood” movement of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s…

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Quiet Photos That Capture Japan’s Loneliness Epidemic — Flavorwire

In 2011, Japan’s national census reported that the number of households in the country is increasing steadily while the population is declining. Essentially, there are more single-person households now than ever before, and the number is growing. Loneliness is an epidemic in Japan. According to a 2013 article in The Guardian, “Japan’s under-40s appear to…

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Nielsen announces new division unit to measure e-sports sponsorships — TechCrunch

Another sign that e-sports are turning into a big business: Nielsen is launching a new division focused providing research and consulting to the industry. The measurement firm already has a unit focused on gaming — in fact, Nicole Pike, Nielsen’s vice president of gaming, said Nielsen Esports was created in response to growing interest from the…

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This 1914 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Alpine Model took Best in Show at Misselwood — Mind Over Motor

I knew this unbelievable 1914 Rolls Royce Alpine Model would win Best in Show the moment it pulled up to the preview for the Misselwood Concours. There were tons of stunning cars there, but this thing had that “pop” that separates the royalty from the mere aristocracy. This Rolls is pre-war, but we’re talking pre-World […]

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