For decades, dozens of forgotten Navy and merchant ships have been corroding in Suisun Bay, 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. These historic vessels—the Mothball Fleet—served their country in four wars: WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Desert Storm. After a decade of impasse, the ghost fleet is slowly dwindling as the ships are towed out one-by-one for scrapping. About 15 retired ships are already gone; by 2017, the entire fleet will be just a memory.
Let’s time-travel back to the year 2000 and have a look.
- Mixtape of the Lost Decade – Boing Boing
- This is so beautiful.
- Eye blog » Pan Am’s Helvetica dreamtime. How I unearthed a forgotten chapter in corporate design history
- Listen: Massive Attack and Burial Collaborate: "4 Walls" | News | Pitchfork
- The Wub Machine
- @yasmina sounds like someone just put random beeps into the wubmachine…
- You’re going to love or hate Nokia’s new dubstep ringtone
- RT @yasmina: Ugh, proof that everything shouldn't be crowdsourced – "Love or hate Nokia's new dubstep ringtone"
- [this is aaronland] Things I Have Written Elsewhere #1305615600
- Well yes but isn’t that a bit too soon? on Twitpic
- RT @codepo8: Well yes but isn't that a bit too soon?
These are my links for December 18th through December 21st:
- Get ‘Mini Squadron’… for Free | Touch Arcade –
- Epic 70-Minute Phantom Menace Review Justifies the Existence of The Phantom Menace – The phantom menace – Gizmodo –
- A Whole Lotta Nothing: In Defense of Twittering During Tragedy –
- The Twitter API is Finished. Now What? – Anil Dash – It's egregious that the newest implementations of the Twitter API are stil encouraging people to share their passwords with third-party sites. Five or ten years ago, this was common practice in APIs because we didn't have better options. Twitter started out using shared passwords, but mercifully has started to bring OAuth support online. But for new services to be encouraging the horrible practice of users entering their passwords into every application willy-nilly is just unacceptable.
- Sumerians Look On In Confusion As God Creates World | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source –
These are my links for December 9th through December 17th:
These are my links for November 15th through November 16th: