So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
Mixed Drink Typewriter
Press button, pour liquid. Fun idea, but just kind of a quirky concept with no real, I don't know, anything quite to it? I'm probably just cranky that I don't have one during my occasional 4,000 word workday. [BoingBoing]
New RED Scarlet Announcement Coming November 3rd
Announcements about announcements are the like a pile of mylar balloons that haven't been blown up yet. Who cares! No one, no one cares. We'll care November 3rd, when there is something to care about. In the meantime, here's a still from some test footage shot with a RED Scarlet back in June.
Political Ads Hit US Twitter Stream
And you hit back. By quietly scrolling on like you always do, glimpsing but not absorbing or connecting, because Twitter's not about how often people approach you, or who, it's about how often and with what vigor they acknowledge your self-absorption. [Politico]
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