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Everyone in the tech industry is passing around this video of Kevin Spacey talking about how Netflix (and other tech companies) will blow up the traditional TV industry.<p>In an edited version of Spacey's speech below, he touches on how Netflix, which has produced a handful of excellent original …Kevin Spacey
In 1931, John B. Sparks distilled human civilization into a single chart. Even today, it’s great infographic design.<p>If time is a river, the Histomap, created by John B. Sparks and first published by Rand McNally back in 1931, is a raging Mississippi. In that massive river of time, each of …Infographics
<i>On May 19,</i> New Republic <i>literary editor Leon Wieseltier spoke at the commencement ceremony of Brandeis University, addressing the graduates as "fellow</i> …Leon Wieseltier
Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …
<b>By Jed Lipinski</b><p>Herb Vogel never earned more than $23,000 a year. Born and raised in Harlem, Vogel worked for the post office in Manhattan. He spent …
<b>War is imminent.</b> <i>La guerre</i> at Roland Garros — the 2013 French Open. In broad strokes, it'll be hand-to-hand (or <i>raquette de raquette</i>) combat, commencing May 26. And this year's tournament is shaping up to be a rather (ahem) gripping showdown between the reigning champion of clay — Rafael Nadal, not a …Tennis
Ugh, I love this so much I can't even take it. A+++++ use of Vine.