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Online racist comments on billboards
Still not sure if this is really cool, or just waiting for trouble, but the idea behind it seems like a good one. A Brazillian group is posting people's racist and hateful comments in public, on billboards, near their homes. From The Telegraph: Criola founder Jurema Werneck told BBC Trending the campaign aims to encourage more people to speak out against racism: "Those people [who post abuse online] think they can sit in the comfort of their homes and do whatever they want on the internet. We...

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The Real Reason for the Cassette Revival
You’ve probably heard from your misguided hipster friends that the cassette is making a comeback. This old technology is being romanticized by those who long for the era of the mixtape, a labour of love that had to be put together in real time. Some suggest that this is what’s driving the cassette resurrection. But maybe not. Let me explain. There are 2.2 million people in American jails right now.  Prisoners aren’t allowed CDs because they can be turned into shanks. MP3 players aren’t...


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