"MIT startup Eterni.me wants to bring you back from the dead to create a virtual avatar that acts “just like you”: “It generates a virtual YOU, an avatar that emulates your personality and can interact with, and offer information and advice to your family and friends after you pass away. It’s like a Skype chat from the past.”"
Bathing suits are not the only things that have gotten smaller in the past fifty years.
All these photos were taken on the same dock after fishing trips in the same waters. The last one was taken by post-doc Loren McClenachan, the rest were compiled by her from the records at Key West’s Monroe County Public Library.
Using the display boards as a size reference (they haven’t changed in half a century), McClenachan was able to accurately plot the shrinking size of the fish.
Read more about big fish stories getting littler — from Robert Krulwich — here.
Tilda Swinton risked arrest waving a rainbow flag in front of the Kremlin in violation of Russia’s new homosexual propaganda bill. And she wants everyone who can to reblog it in solidarity.
Guys please reblog this, it won’t ruin your blog, this is important
Thank you Tilda
All 25 of the Empire X-Men: Days of Future Past Covers! Including a sentinel of the future!
In light of Bartkira, here’s Katsuhiro Otomo’s Batshort, The Third Mask, from Batman: Black and White Vol. 1
Found at The Guardian.
Caption: A superhero comes to town, but can he protect the residents against eviction notices? Families living in the Favela do Metro slum are refusing to have their homes demolished as part of a project to renovate the district before the FIFA World Cup starts in June.
Credit: * Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images*