[nonostantement #228] - one more try / frank abagnale / jibaro
Now with MORE skaters failing!
Welcome to nonostantement: a weekly newsletter with remarkable, refreshing, and outrageous stuff found all over the Internet.
Hello from Joele, who today sends you this email from Rome!
This Sunday, as every Sunday, you receive my little newsletter, in which I put all the interesting things I find during the week.
Soundtrack: ok, so, first you watch the first minute or so of Bonobo & Anna Lapwood perform Otomo live at the Royal Albert Hall, just because it’s amazing seeing someone enjoying their job like she does… then you listen to this better recording of the same live track Watch Bonobo live with organist Anna Lapwood at the Royal Albert Hall. Then you could listen to Eternel été, by Ezechiel Pailhès and Leadbelly - Where Did you Sleep Last Night.
These 36 World Cities Will Be Underwater First
There is little doubt our oceans are rising and cities will go under. It is no longer an issue of if but when. No one can predict exactly when, however, based on simple elevation maps, we can predict which major world cities are most likely to be underwater first.
[Video] - Paris 1920s in color [60fps, Remastered] w/added sound
a time travel in streets of Paris 1920s, we can clearly see what is happening in broad daylight.
[Video] - One More Try – an experimental skate video
An ode to effort.
How a Saxophonist Tricked the KGB by Encrypting Secrets in Music
Using a custom encryption scheme based on musical notation, US musicians smuggled information into and out of the USSR.
[Video] - Has Capitalism Killed the American Dream?
Jacobin founding editor, Socialist Manifesto author, and former co-chair of the Democratic Socialists for America Bhaskar Sunkara squares off with Libertarian Nick Gillespie, editor at large of Reason and host of the podcast, The Reason Interview, to determine whether capitalism is the best economic system for the country, or are we in dire need of revamp.
[Video] - What Google Search Is Like In 2022
[Video] - Frank Abagnale Stuns Everyone With Stories of Being a Con Man | Carson Tonight Show
Ok, but then…
New Evidence Suggests Con Man Frank Abagnale Jr. Made Up Most Of ‘Catch Me If You Can’
According to a new book about the true story of "Catch Me If You Can," many of Frank Abagnale Jr.'s alleged cons purportedly occurred while he was in prison. Frank Abagnale Jr. was one of America’s greatest con men.
‘Summer will be monstrous’: Barcelona wrestles with revival of mass tourism
As visitors return after easing of Covid curbs, talk of diversification of Spanish city has been drowned out by sound of ringing tills.
Ukrainian soldiers raise money by writing custom notes on artillery shells for $40 before firing them at Russians
Anton Sokolenko, a 22-year-old IT student based in Cherkasy, central Ukraine, told Insider he has raised thousands of dollars to support local troops through the $40-a-shell deal.
Amazon launches virtual try-on for shoes
Dive Brief: Following the opening of Amazon’s first apparel store in May, Amazon Fashion on Thursday launched a new mobile augmented reality tool called Virtual Try-On for Shoes, according to a press release shared with Retail Dive.
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Influencer Creep — Real Life
Self-documenting and self-branding are becoming basic to all forms of work.
[Video] - Love, Death + Robots | Inside the Animation: Jibaro | Netflix
Director Alberto Mielgo gives a glimpse inside the animation of Jibaro featured in Love, Death + Robots Vol. 3.
'Buy now, pay later' is sending the TikTok generation spiraling into debt, popularized by San Francisco tech firms
In California alone, 91% of all consumer loans issued in 2020 — defined by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation as loans for “personal, family or household purposes” such as car, utility or medical loans — were buy now, pay later loans, also known as point-of-sale loans.
Google to pay $118 million after being accused of underpaying 15,500 women
Lead plaintiffs to get at least $50K each after alleging pay gap for similar work.
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