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Link About It: This Week’s Picks : Data for cash, the world’s first paper snowboard, reviving the extinct passenger pigeon and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Design & Fiction: Panel Discussion Bringing together heavy hitters across numerous industries, the IDEO-hosted panel Design & Fiction explored the relationship between technology, design and fiction—all in the context of the past, future and present….

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Cool Hunting

World’s largest passenger airship grounded due to rising helium costs

Airship Ventures

In 2007 Airship Ventures was founded with the goal of bringing back the Zeppelin — but now that dream is dead. The company has announced that it is ceasing operations, citing a combination of the economic recession and a global helium shortage that bumped up operating costs. Making matters worse, the company also struggled to find a long-term sponsor. Operating largely in California, Airship’s Zeppelin Eureka shuttled more than 20,000 sightseers during its brief existence, and the company worked with partners as diverse as ESPN and NASA, to do everything from searching for meteorites to providing aerial coverage for football games.

According to the company, it was the first large-scale airship operation in America since the 1930s, and…

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Passenger Focus: responsive images done right

This responsive website for UK rail and bus passengers is a great example of a site that works well on hi-res displays. Paul Lloyd looks under the hood.

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