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Media Barred From Photographing Romney with Cheney at Fundraiser

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The diamond invention—the creation of the idea that diamonds are rare and valuable, and are essential signs of esteem—is a relatively recent development in the history of the diamond trade. Until the late nineteenth century, diamonds were found only in … Continue reading

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Targeted Ads

People have been saying that ads are going to be more targeted on the Web since the 1990’s. The more data we give to corporations, the better they can “serve us” ads which “meet our needs”. I read that again … Continue reading

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Noncommutative distances between industries

The distance from your house to the grocery must be the same as the distance back, but 20th-century mathematicians speculated about circumstances where this might not be the case. Very small-scale physics is non-commutative in some ways and so is … Continue reading

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Good use of colour here. They break the “rule” of only using one colour, but by allying ‘Excedrin’ with ‘Effectiveness’ and ‘Tylenol’ with ‘Gentle’, they make the extra hue worth it. Hue comes to represent both the quality and the … Continue reading

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What car websites should be like: Car websites should be communities where people can openly talk about their model, give feedback to engineers (and designers for that matter). Car websites should tell the story how the car was built and … Continue reading

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I find this to be incredibly transparent.  It actually has pictures of McMansions side-by-side, even while the ad clearly wants you to buy into the images of beautiful Florida.  The picture of the kids laughing with their parents?  Hilarious! It’s … Continue reading

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