Saturday, May 30, 2015

"I am Target Husk."

Facebook page for half-built Target in Los Angeles paralyzed by litigation.

I am the sentient husk of the Target that was meant to be at Sunset and Western.

Deluxe Mortal Kombat Scorpion figure with three heads available for preorder

By World Box.

"smog-tasting cart" in New York

""the collaborators are 'delighted to offer New Yorkers their first opportunity to conduct a side-by-side tasting of air from different cities'"

"If writing seems like a lonely profession, try ghostwriting children's books."

Atl:

When Lampton mailed in drafts, they came back with comments written in several colors. “There were other people, looking at your books, making comments. They're phantoms,” he says.

"The gala cost $363,413. But the real splurge? Bill Clinton."

NYT:

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Petra Nemcova, a Czech model who survived the disaster by clinging to a palm tree, decided to pull out all the stops for the annual fund-raiser of her school-building charity, the Happy Hearts Fund.
In addition to the cost of the party,
The former president of the United States agreed to accept a lifetime achievement award at the June 2014 event after Ms. Nemcova offered a $500,000 contribution to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation. The donation, made late last year after the foundation sent the charity an invoice, amounted to almost a quarter of the evening’s net proceeds — enough to build 10 preschools in Indonesia.

12 minutes of Soma gameplay

Best thing at any Disney park is The Evil Queen



Via.

"LSU Faces Dramatic Budget Cuts While It Builds An Expensive Lounging Pool"

HuffPo or The Onion?

Louisiana State University is currently facing the prospect of a $55.5 million state funding cut, even as it's building a large so-called lazy river in the shape of the school's initials as part of an $84.75 million overhaul of its recreation facilities.

Warhammer 40k army made out of Lego



By Kosmas Santosa.

Jaws 19 tee at Last Exit to Nowhere



Back to the Future 2-inspired t-shirt now available.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Nike: "Bots have been compromising the experience around specific products"

Nike:

Nike is committed to creating the most premium experiences for our consumers online. Bots have been compromising the experience around specific products. We’re working hard to make sure real consumers are the ones getting access.

As part of this commitment, we have decided to cancel the online launch of the Air Jordan I Pinnacle and the Air Jordan I High OG Varsity Red scheduled for tomorrow in North America. The launch of the Air Jordan I High OG Varsity Red scheduled for mainland China is also being canceled. Both styles will be available through select Nike retailers and through our stores.