Items for March 2013

Second International Cat Video Festival coming to Oakland CA

Tags: internet, animals, media

You didn’t make the Harlem Shake go viral—corporations did

Tags: internet, business, culture

Why does Easter move around so much?

It all depends on the timing of the full moon relative to March 21st

Tags: religion, science

A Brief History of Book Vending Machines

Tags: books, tech

CS in VN

Tags: computers, education

Superheated American City Dealing with 110 Degrees for 33 Days — Phoenix Confronts Apocalyptic Climate Change

Tags: america, cities, climate, disaster

Abandoned Route 66: The Tourist Trap Ghost Town

Tags: america, travel, cities

Punk Band Shoots Porn Film on Front Lawn of Westboro Baptist Church

Tags: music, sexuality, religion

What Is the Business of Literature?

As technology disrupts the business model of traditional publishers, the industry must imagine new ways of capturing the value of a book.

Tags: books, publishing, tech

National Archives: Searching for the Seventies

Tags: vintage, america, photos

“Download this gun”: 3D-printed semi-automatic fires over 600 rounds

Tags: war, tech