<

Eclair Bandersnatch: Street Artist for the Snowden Age

Walk pretty much anywhere in San Francisco’s SoMa, Haight or Mission neighborhoods, and you’ll see one of Eclair Bandersnatch’s glittery stencils, often featuring “Saint Snowden” or Chelsea Manning. We talked to Bandersnatch about bringing art, tech and politics together on the streets. » 7/21/15 2:22pm 7/21/15 2:22pm

Auschwitz Guard Convicted on 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

Oskar Groening, a 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard, admitted to feeling “moral guilt” for serving as an SS sergeant at the infamous Nazi death camp. The landmark ruling shows that courts are willing to prosecute those involved in the Holocaust irrespective of their “minor” roles or advanced age. » 7/15/15 9:20am 7/15/15 9:20am

The Unbelievable Case of the Two-Year-Old Who Was Framed For Murder

Imagine enduring 25 years of being told that when you were two, you caused the death of your four-month-old brother. Conversely, imagine being the sort of person low enough to frame a toddler for murder. In 1971, a tragedy and its prolonged aftermath would go on to shape more than one life. » 6/29/15 4:30pm 6/29/15 4:30pm

How Police Body Cameras Were Designed to Get Cops Off the Hook

In the wake of protests over police violence against black men, many civil rights activists are calling for a high-tech solution: strapping wearable body cameras to cops. The idea is to hold police accountable for unnecessary violence. But the history of police body cams reveals that the devices have often had the… » 3/16/15 11:48am 3/16/15 11:48am

This music video is Rollerball directed by Michael Mann, starring Snake Plissken

For French electronic act Justice's track "New Lands," the director collective Canada combined Rollerball with more or less every other damn competitive sport ever conceived, save caber tossing. This possibly the closest we'll ever get to a Calvinball movie. A knockout music video, and hot dog! The song's not bad… » 7/12/12 1:10pm 7/12/12 1:10pm