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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Paying tribute to iconic women of color, babies with three parents, dirty snow drawings and more in our weekly look at the web

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1. Vale Designer Kenji Ekuan
Kenji Ekuan, the award-winning designer behind Japan’s bullet train and the ubiquitous Kikkoman soy sauce bottle has died at the age of 85. According to the New York Times, his iconic bottle design has been used by Kikkoman……

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: An iPhone-controlled Batmobile, the Sun’s strange behavior, mesmerizing GIFs and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Peter Kogler’s Mind-Bending Spaces
Now on display at the Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art, artist Peter Kogler’s interactive and innovative spacial pieces are truly mind-bending. Kogler’s curiosity into computer-generated media allowed the Austrian……

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The Pirate Bay comes back online seven weeks after police raid

A phoenix has replaced the iconic pirate ship atop The Pirate Bay today, celebrating the site’s rise from the ashes. The torrent site’s servers were raided by Swedish police forces over seven weeks ago, and has been offline ever since. But today, The Pirate Bay lives once more.

At the time of the police raid in the greater Stockholm area last month, it wasn’t clear whether The Pirate Bay would ever return. The site and its founders have been relentlessly persecuted by authorities, with many of its original creators either behind bars or separated from the torrent site.

But The Pirate Bay has proven to be incredibly resilient. While it isn’t clear how the site has come back online this time, it is known that the site runs off of “…

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: The smell of rain, Tesla’s ‘Insane Mode,’ cannabis beer and more in our weekly look at the web

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1. Beer for Cannabis Connoisseurs
A new beer by Colorado-based brewery Oskar Blues keeps cannabis-inclined drinkers in mind. The new brew—dubbed “Pinner” (referring to the term used for small joints)—features a heavy, hoppy aroma that likens itself……

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Rick Owens goes full frontal, Microsoft’s HoloLens, meditating in a Vegas nightclub and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Krrb Classifieds
Nascar meets wheelchair in this polished tire rocker up for grabs on community-based classifieds site Krrb. The chair, named “El Rocker de Las Llantas Muertas” (The Rocker of Dead Tires), has been meticulously hand crafted by……

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Illustrators honor Charlie Hebdo victims, California’s bullet train, antibiotics pulled from dirt and more in our weekly look at the web

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1. Cartoonists Honor Charlie Hebdo Victims
Following the tragic attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, illustrators all over the world came to the support of their peers with some doodles of their own. While some are……

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Santa’s fashion makeover, creepy jiggly GIFs, Bond’s new set of wheels and more in our weekly look at the web

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1. Aaron Draplin’s Logo Tutorial
Aaron Draplin—owner of Draplin Design Co and creative mind behind the popular Field Notes memo books—documents his design process in a tutorial showing just how much calculation goes into creating the simplest of……

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Obama learns to code, an addictive digital spirograph, Behance’s year in review and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Obama Learns to Code
Last year when President Barack Obama delivered a YouTube speech encouraging young kids to learn to code, he hadn’t actually had any coding experience himself. To kick off this year’s Computer Science Education Week, POTUS……

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Portland, Oregon has sued Uber over last week’s illegal launch

It appears the city of Portland, Oregon is very serious about Uber operating its ridesharing service illegally, which it’s been doing there since last Friday. Today the city announced that it’s filed a lawsuit against the company, saying it’s in violation of its rules and regulations, and asking for the company to immediately cease and desist its operations there.

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