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Monuments, Placeholders, Ghosts

May 24th, 2019|

One crisp afternoon this spring, I walked through the Mission and Potrero Hill to have a conversation with artist Abbas Akhavan, CCA’s Capp Street Artist-in-Residence, about his exhibition, cast for a folly, at the Wattis Institute. As I hurried along, I wondered (and worried) about the future of San Francisco, but mostly I thought about what I’d been reading earlier that day on the turbulent history of Baghdad. Deep in my own process of digging [...]

A new malaria vaccine begins testing in Malawi and more TED news

May 24th, 2019|

Faith Osier speaks during Fellows Session at TED2018 – The Age of Amazement in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED The TED community is brimming with new projects and updates. Below, a few highlights. Malaria vaccine begins wide-scale testing in Malawi. RTS,S — the only malaria vaccine to successfully pass clinical trials — will be made available to 360,000 children in Kenya, Malawi and Ghana in the first round of implementation testing. Immunologist [...]

12 leading artists come together to celebrate the career of legendary skier Lindsey Vonn

May 23rd, 2019|

Lindsey Vonn needs no introduction. After a remarkable career that spanned 433 races, 82 world cup wins and three Olympic medals, she retired as one of the greatest skiers of all time earlier this year. When paying tribute, sometimes words aren’t enough. To honour Lindsey’s 14-year partnership Red Bull, the brand decided to enlist the help of 12 unique artists, each with their own story of perseverance, setbacks and success, to highlight her accomplishments through [...]

Vox Sentences: The end of the road for Theresa May

May 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Vox Sentences: The end of the road for Theresa May

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. A growing state-level push to sidestep the Electoral College; [...]

Trump wants everyone to know he is extremely calm and Pelosi is the “crazy” one

May 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Trump wants everyone to know he is extremely calm and Pelosi is the “crazy” one

Trump called himself a “very stable genius,” after Pelosi suggested his family or staff should have an “intervention.” President Donald Trump questioned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s mental fitness on Thursday, just a few hours after Pelosi said she wished the president’s family or staff would [...]

Lil Nas X and Wrangler collaborated on a clothing line. Some country music fans aren’t having it.

May 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Lil Nas X and Wrangler collaborated on a clothing line. Some country music fans aren’t having it.

“Old Town Road” is the Western wear brand’s newsinspiration, a vote of support for the controversial country-trap star. “Old Town Road” star Lil Nas X’s latest move is into fashion, courtesy of a collaboration with Wrangler, the legacy denim and apparel brand that’s become a [...]

Audience reviews on Rotten Tomatoes are easily manipulated. That’s about to change.

May 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Audience reviews on Rotten Tomatoes are easily manipulated. That’s about to change.

Moviegoers will have to prove they bought a movie ticket for their ratings to count. A big, troll-fighting change is coming to Rotten Tomatoes. The website is changing the way it tabulates audience scores by only allowing users who bought a movie ticket through its [...]