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Gwyneth Paltrow's pseudoscience

jkottke:

It is sad to see Gwyneth Paltrow promoting pseduoscience hucksters like Masaru Emoto in her very popular Goop newsletter. It begins:

I am fascinated by the growing science behind the energy of consciousness and its effects on matter. I have long had Dr. Emoto’s coffee table book on how…

Come on though, the fact that the scientist who might be using positive thoughts to change the physical structure of water is named EMOTO….that’s solid supervillain territory right there. Let’s focus on the silver lining.

The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

robertreich:

Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an air-tight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of the nineteenth-century robber barons, right-wing conservatives haven’t stopped lying about what’s happening and what to do about it.

midcenturymodernfreak:

SCANDINAVIAN AUCTION | Scandinavian Design | May 8, 2014

Wright presents Scandinavian Design at auction this May. From objects and furniture to carpets and lamps, this sale features preeminent modern designs of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland with works by notable designers from the region. The auction includes carpets from the renowned Märta Måås-Fjetterström workshop, a silver tea and coffee service by Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen, lounge chairs by Phillip Arctander with lighting designs by Alvar Aalto and Paavo Tynell. The works of Hans Wegner, Frits Henningsen, Arne Jacobsen and Finn Juhl also feature prominently in this sale. - Wright

Auction / Chicago
8 May 2014
12 pm cst

Preview / Chicago
1 – 7 May 2014
10 am – 5 pm
Sunday by appointment

1440 W Hubbard St
Chicago IL 60642
T 312 563 0020
F 312 563 0040

Preview / New York
5 – 26 April 2014
11 am – 5 pm
Tuesday – Saturday

980 Madison Ave
Third Floor
New York, NY 10075
T 212 585 0200
F 212 585 1085

midcenturymodernfreak:

1970s Gleaming Olivetti Lettera 35 | Design: Olivetti | Aluminum Casing | Italy | Check out an earlier model posted previously. - Via

vimeo:

If a vinyl record had eyes, what would it see as it spins? Wriggles & Robins give us a peek at this reality in "Record," created in collaboration with our friends at The Lincoln Motor Company for their series #HelloAgain.

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Albert McWilliams: You're Going to Kill Someone

albertmcwilliams:

If you keep driving like that, you’re going to kill a cyclist. When you do, it’s going to suck as much for you as it does for them. When you drive by my head at 50 mph I can’t have this conversation with you, so I’m going to do you a favor and talk you through all of your arguments as to why…