“Daily” Links – 1/18/2016.

Time […] is neutral; it can be used either destructively or constructively. More and more I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people. Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of men willing to be co workers with God, and without this hard work, time itself becomes an ally of the forces of social stagnation. We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right. Now is the time to make real the promise of democracy and transform our pending national elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. Now is the time to lift our national policy from the quicksand of racial injustice to the solid rock of human dignity.

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, revisit his eloquent and continually relevant “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and recommit yourself to the cause of equality for all.

Viola Davis takes Hollywood to task for its consistent, unrealistic representation of women.

Dylan Matthews breaks down the Bernie-Hillary “single-payer” kerfuffle.

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Octopus Chair, Maximo Riera

Spanish artist, Maximo Riera creates beautiful animal-shaped furniture pieces through 3D modelling. The pieces, made of polyurethane, can weigh as much as 350-pounds and take 11 weeks and 30 engineers to produce. Click the link about to learn more about the artist’s process and/or see other examples of Riera’s work at his website.

Studio Brussels and the MIRA public observatory team up to give David Bowie his own constellation. The constellation, which has been officially registered, is in the form of Bowie’s iconic Aladdin Sane lightning bolt.

Marvel Editor-in-Chief, Axel Alonso talks about the upcoming Civil War II crossover.

 

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