Basel in the spotlight: the city that learned to love LSD

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian ‘Bicycle Day’ on 19 April is the 75th anniversary of the day Albert Hofmann accidentally discovered LSD, changing his perceptions – and the city’s future Seventy-five years ago, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann experienced the world’s first full-blown LSD trip Läs mer…

The last town in Sovietland – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Up above the Arctic Circle, 40 hours by train from Moscow, sits the Russian city of Vorkuta. It was built by gulag inmates but was given purpose by the coal industry that used to be the region’s lifeblood. Now mining Läs mer…

Is This Donald Trump Statue Just the Thing to Jazz Up Your Living Room?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, Time The explicit, naked Donald Trump statues caused an uproar when they popped up in cities around the U.S. in 2016, becoming instant targets for photography, protest and vandalism. And now one of the Trump statues — the last one standing — Läs mer…

‘Tech CEOs are like cult leaders’ – the artists taking on Facebook and big data

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Langlands and Bell are celebrating their 40th year together – by taking an uncompromising look at Silicon Valley’s utopian promises By a remarkable coincidence, on Wednesday, right as Mark Zuckerberg finally addressed the unfolding Facebook data-breach scandal, British artists Läs mer…