May
4
2015

TODAY: Buy a bundle of wonderful games, send money to Baltimore kids

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The Devs With Baltimore bundle contains independently-made games “donated by their authors in support of the Baltimore Algebra Project and in solidarity with protesters resisting antiblack state/police violence and white supremacy.” It’s available til a minute before midnight EST today, May 4, so get it now. Read the rest

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May
4
2015

New iPhone app lets you compose music with geometric shapes

Our friend Meara O’Reilly and Sam Tarakajian have just released Rhythm Necklace, an iPhone app that’s a sequencer for composing rhythmic loops.

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May
4
2015

LISTEN: Lateral Thinking Puzzles

Here are six new lateral thinking puzzles to test your wits! Read the rest

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May
4
2015

Suspect identified in shooting at Mohammed cartoon contest

A suspect has been identified in Sunday’s shooting at a Texas “Draw Mohammed” event, ABC News reports. Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror…

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May
4
2015

White protestors politely asked to leave, black protestor pepper sprayed and dragged away

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Until recently, Baltimore has been under a curfew as activists protest the death of Freddie Gray Read the rest

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May
4
2015

Kylie and Kendall Jenner — Don’t You Dare Use Our Names!!!

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May
4
2015

When Ohio passed a law making "Hang on Sloopy" the official state song

The McCoys made the pop song “Hang on Sloopy” famous in 1965; twenty years later, the Ohio State Assembly voted it in as the state’s official rock song. The legislation makes for a pretty excellent read.

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May
4
2015

This cartoon basically sums up every episode of Star Trek: The Original Series

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Okay, so it might not include the sci-fi plotlines Read the rest

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May
4
2015

13-year-old kills it as Jean Valjean in Les Mis

Jean Valjean is the central figure of Les Mis and arguably the most iconic musical theater role for men Read the rest

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May
4
2015

Cambodian rock — before the Khymer Rouge destroyed it

In the 60s and 70, Cambodia had a thriving, free-wheeling rock scene. Then along came the Khmer Rouge. Filmmaker John Pirozzi hunted down the surviving members of that scene and created a terrific documentary about it.

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