From the daily archives: Thursday, January 13, 2011

Chinese authorities tore down the studio of artist and political activist Ai Weiwei in Shanghai this week.  Government officials had originally given him until Chinese New Year (February 3, 2011) to evacuate the building but actually began demolition this past Tuesday with no warning.  Mr. Ai is an avid democratic activist and believes that his […] more!

“N.J. Historical Society puts rare item on the auction block to pay down its debt. Some critics say the sale of the map … is a violation of the code by which museums live. The code says pieces of a museum may be sold to purchase additional items, not to pay for ordinary expenses.” Tweet more!

This is a picture of a young girl singing in Haiti on the anniversary of the devastating earthquake. It’s going to be so hard to recover but i commend everyone trying to help. I saw a doc on how inmates from prison had escaped and they kind of run things now, it’s sad but hopefully that photo is a sign of something good to come. more!

In Tucson, Obama Urges a New Era of Civility in U.S. Politics Tweet more!

Live spherically stay open opportunities will come in from any point, at any time and dreams will come true… Congratulations Tamara Magel! Tweet more!

Day 13 – 1.13.11 Drip. President Obama and the astronaut Mark Kelly. Week 2 Rules: Repeat rules from Week 1. Week 1 Rules: Manipulate front page image. Document with iphone. Tweet more!

Here’s a chance to see what random artifacts look like 60 years later.  Now online you can click to see the Kennedy Library archive and get nice high-res images of  the bar tab from Robert F. Kennedy’s bachelor party and to decipher John F. Kennedy’s Oval Office doodles. NYTimes. Death and randomness is in the air. Lots […] more!

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