This article on U.S. record industry vault losses appeared in Billboard July 11 and 17, 1997. It was won both the first Billboard Donaldson Front Page Award and an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. BY BILL HOLLAND_Today, catalog preservation is more of a priority for the major U.S.
from Pocket http://web.archive.org/web/20090725005613/http://www.billholland.net/words/vault.html
The beauty and design ingenuity of airport terminals – where travellers spend so much of their time – are celebrated in a new photography book, The Art of the Airport
from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2016/nov/30/worlds-most-beautiful-airport-terminals-in-pictures
The huge gas-filled aircraft were once a symbol of modernity used to burnish the image of the Nazis. Now a vast hangar near Rio de Janeiro is all that’s left The last time a giant swastika flew above the Americas, it was on the zeppelins that pioneered commercial air travel across the Atlantic.
from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/27/brazil-zeppelin-hangar-nazis
Vaporwave isn’t just a genre; it’s an approach and an attitude—not just to music, but to popular culture.
from Pocket https://daily.bandcamp.com/2016/11/21/vaporwave-genres-list/
Disposable cups, forming a permanent legacy. But whose? That was the question.
from Pocket http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2015/06/17/internet-looking-designed-cup-springfield/28881969/?from=global&sessionKey=&autologin=
Cheetos, the brand that took cheese curls mainstream. Mike Mozart/CC BY 2.0A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. They change the color of our skin. They get stuck in our teeth.
from Pocket http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-brief-history-of-the-cheese-curl-junk-foods-happiest-accident?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=keywee&kwp_0=273510&kwp_4=1051421&kwp_1=494670
The medieval ship lay more than a half-mile down at the bottom of the Black Sea, its masts, timbers and planking undisturbed in the darkness for seven or eight centuries. Lack of oxygen in the icy depths had ruled out the usual riot of creatures that feast on sunken wood.
from Pocket http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/science/shipwrecks-black-sea-archaeology.html
The winter-night sky above the Côte d’Or countryside of Burgundy, in eastern France, is cloudless, with just enough moon to illuminate the snow-covered ground and silhouettes. From dense woods atop a hill, a man emerges.
from Pocket http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/05/vineyard-poisoning-201105
Millions of Americans registered a protest vote on Tuesday, expressing their fierce opposition to an economic and political system that puts wealthy and corporate interests over their own.
from Pocket http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/opinion/bernie-sanders-where-the-democrats-go-from-here.html