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Jul 31

WikiLeaks Victorian Court injunction suppression order -

The penchant of Victorian courts for throwing suppression orders around like confetti came unstuck overnight with WikiLeaks publishing an injunction by the Victorian Supreme Court. Victorian courts have a history of being willing to issue gag orders.

 

Jul 30

Inarc Architects have designed the Bluff House, a 2 level residence in Flinders, Australia. (via Bluff House by Inarc Architects » CONTEMPORIST)

Inarc Architects have designed the Bluff House, a 2 level residence in Flinders, Australia. (via Bluff House by Inarc Architects » CONTEMPORIST)

Not just by the river, with this five-bedroom modernist floating home on Taggs Island, Hampton, Middlesex, you are on it. (via On the market: Five-bedroom modernist floating home on Taggs Island, Hampton, Middlesex « WowHaus)

Not just by the river, with this five-bedroom modernist floating home on Taggs Island, Hampton, Middlesex, you are on it. (via On the market: Five-bedroom modernist floating home on Taggs Island, Hampton, Middlesex « WowHaus)

Jul 29

By Alan Stulberg’s own admission, Revival Cycles is “the kind of shop that puts subtlety high on the list of design priorities.” It shows—Revival’s builds are typically laced with well-considered details that are easily missed at first glance.
Case in point: this ’83 Ducati 650 Pantah. The client—a friend and ex-AMA racer—kicked off a conversation with Revival a year ago about building him a bike. “After much deliberation and collaborative conversations back and forth,” explains Alan, “he eventually decided on an ‘affordable’, simple and somewhat obscure Ducati model from the 80s.” (via Ducati 650 Pantah by Revival Cycles | Bike EXIF)

By Alan Stulberg’s own admission, Revival Cycles is “the kind of shop that puts subtlety high on the list of design priorities.” It shows—Revival’s builds are typically laced with well-considered details that are easily missed at first glance.
Case in point: this ’83 Ducati 650 Pantah. The client—a friend and ex-AMA racer—kicked off a conversation with Revival a year ago about building him a bike. “After much deliberation and collaborative conversations back and forth,” explains Alan, “he eventually decided on an ‘affordable’, simple and somewhat obscure Ducati model from the 80s.” (via Ducati 650 Pantah by Revival Cycles | Bike EXIF)

Jul 28

Meet Point Defiance Zoo’s 9-week-old Canada Lynx kitten. Jasper is part of the Species Survival Plan® for Canada Lynx, which are listed as endangered in Washington state. He now weighs about 4 pounds and is being hand-reared by Point Defiance Zoo staff. Jasper will make periodic appearances around the zoo this summer as he grows into his role as an ambassador for his species. (via Jasper The Lynx Cub Struts His Stuff At Point Defiance Zoo - ZooBorns)

Meet Point Defiance Zoo’s 9-week-old Canada Lynx kitten. Jasper is part of the Species Survival Plan® for Canada Lynx, which are listed as endangered in Washington state. He now weighs about 4 pounds and is being hand-reared by Point Defiance Zoo staff. Jasper will make periodic appearances around the zoo this summer as he grows into his role as an ambassador for his species. (via Jasper The Lynx Cub Struts His Stuff At Point Defiance Zoo - ZooBorns)

London-based workshop Untitled Motorcycles customised  this 1983 BMW R100 RS for Jakob Hölldobler (via BMW R100 RS by Untitled Motorcycles | Bike EXIF)

London-based workshop Untitled Motorcycles customised this 1983 BMW R100 RS for Jakob Hölldobler (via BMW R100 RS by Untitled Motorcycles | Bike EXIF)

The first phase building houses modern cool rooms and storages, blood collecting unit, a complex of advanced medical laboratories and blood radiation laboratory, offices and conference center. Within the building blood is being collected, tested, processed to divide into blood elements and purified with the technology based on radioactive materials. (via Blood Center / FAAB | ArchDaily)

The first phase building houses modern cool rooms and storages, blood collecting unit, a complex of advanced medical laboratories and blood radiation laboratory, offices and conference center. Within the building blood is being collected, tested, processed to divide into blood elements and purified with the technology based on radioactive materials. (via Blood Center / FAAB | ArchDaily)

Service Drains Competitors' Online Ad Budget -

The longer one lurks in the Internet underground, the more difficult it becomes to ignore the harsh reality that for nearly every legitimate online business there is a cybercrime-oriented anti-business. Case in point: Today’s post looks at a popular service that helps cro …

Google Protects Chilling Effects From Takedown Notices -

Chilling Effects is the largest public repository of DMCA notices on the planet, providing a unique insight into the Internet’s copyright battles. However, each month people try to de-index pages of the site but Google has Chilling Effects’ back and routinely rejects copyright  …

Japanese schoolgirl arrested for murdering, dismembering classmate -

A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a classmate and dismembering her body, local media have reported.
The suspect, whose name was not released as she is a minor, has admitted to strangling the victim and severing her head and left hand …

Brandis proposes website blocking and piracy crackdown -

A leaked discussion paper from both Attorney-General George Brandis and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has floated the possibility of websites being blocked, and measures to compel ISPs to take steps to prevent their customers infringing on copyright online.
Five mon …

Jul 27

Federico Babina is back with his latest illustration! This time, he explores 23 works of architecture through the lens of one interesting or intense detail that speaks to the character of the work as a whole. Seeing these illustrations as movie posters, which use visual imagery to suggest, insinuate, and convey “the essence” of the film, each illustration reflects the work and the architect’s aesthetic overall. (via ARCHIZOOM: Close-Ups of Architectural Favorites | ArchDaily)

Federico Babina is back with his latest illustration! This time, he explores 23 works of architecture through the lens of one interesting or intense detail that speaks to the character of the work as a whole. Seeing these illustrations as movie posters, which use visual imagery to suggest, insinuate, and convey “the essence” of the film, each illustration reflects the work and the architect’s aesthetic overall. (via ARCHIZOOM: Close-Ups of Architectural Favorites | ArchDaily)

This Triumph Tiger is the work of the Helrich Custom Cycles team of Dave Helrich and Jennifer Maa, and it’s an absolute gem (via Helrich Customs Triumph Tiger | Bike EXIF)

This Triumph Tiger is the work of the Helrich Custom Cycles team of Dave Helrich and Jennifer Maa, and it’s an absolute gem (via Helrich Customs Triumph Tiger | Bike EXIF)

David Jameson Architect designed the Barcode House in Washington, D.C (via The Barcode House by David Jameson Architect » CONTEMPORIST)

David Jameson Architect designed the Barcode House in Washington, D.C (via The Barcode House by David Jameson Architect » CONTEMPORIST)

Here Are The First Wolf Pups in the Cascade Mountains Since The 1940s -

Remember the “wandering wolf,” OR-7, who traveled from Oregon to California and back while wearing a GPS collar? The US Fish and Wildlife Service discovered that he’s now a proud dad to at least three pups, thanks to some camera trap photos.
The pups are also historic; OR-7 an …