Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: “Dumt & Farligt” (Don’t Ask, Just Watch)

I meant to put this up last week — this is perhaps the most pleasing group of things that go boom, a collected group of slow-motion highlights from the Danish television show “Dumt & Farligt.”

At 2,500 frames per second, I think I like the “Egg + Baseball Bat” one the best.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work