2017年11月20日 星期一

pompadour

Outrageously HUGE pompadours
From the DM archives.
Wayne Cochran The saying “the higher the hair the closer to God,” usually only applies to women’s 60s-style bouffants, but in this case I’m applying the saying to men’s pompadours. Let’s face it, a lot of TLC, hairspray and wax goes into such a manicured coiff. And sometimes they’re HUGE. I mean lik...
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pompadour
ˈpɒmpədɔː,ˈpɒmpədʊə/
noun
  1. 1.
    a woman's hairstyle in which the hair is turned back off the forehead in a roll.
    "she combed her hair into a high, curly pompadour"
verb
NORTH AMERICAN
  1. 1.
    arrange (hair) in a pompadour.
    "his powder-blue drape and pompadoured hair"

Pompadour (hairstyle) - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pompadour_(hairstyle)
The Pompadour is a hairstyle which is named for Madame de Pompadour (1721–1764), mistress of King Louis XV.

2017年11月16日 星期四

skinhead, Gilbert and George

"In pictures blazing with anger, Gilbert and George chronicled a changing Britain. Should they really be seen as national treasures? As two shows celebrate their often shocking work, the duo talk skinheads, gentrification – and settle some old scores"
In pictures blazing with anger, they chronicled a changing Britain. Should they really be seen as national treasures? As two shows celebrate their often shocking work, the duo talk skinheads, gentrification – and settle some old scores
THEGUARDIAN.COM

Skinhead - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skinhead
skinhead is a member of a subculture originating among working class youths in London, England in the 1960s that soon spread to other parts of the United Kingdom, with a second working class skinheadmovement spreading worldwide in the 1980s.

2017年11月14日 星期二

Big Brother, Digital Pill


First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical 'Big Brother'

By PAM BELLUCK

The medicine, an antipsychotic drug, has a sensor that will show doctors whether and when patients are taking it. Other medicines will follow, experts say.

NPR
The sensor is about the size of a grain of sand. It's activated when it comes into contact with stomach fluid. The sensor detects and records the date and time the pill is ingested.
Abilify MyCite is a tablet with an embedded sensor activated by fluid in the stomach. Although the drug's approval is a big step for digital medicine, there are concerns about privacy and cost.
NPR.ORG

"If this were a just world, 13 facts would be etched on Castro’s tombstone and highlighted in every obituary, as bullet points — a fitting metaphor for someone who used firing squads to murder thousands of his own people." Via Washington Post Opinions, Outlook, and PostEverything


Thirteen facts about Fidel Castro’s cruelty should be etched on his tombstone.
WASHINGTONPOST.COM






Big Brother is a fictional character and symbol inGeorge Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is ostensibly the leader (most likely a symbolic figurehead) of Oceania, a totalitarian state wherein the ruling Party wields total power "for its own sake" over the inhabitants.

2017年11月11日 星期六

radioize, radioactive cloud


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radioize

(also radioise)

VERB

US 
rare 
  • with object To equip or provide with radio.

Origin

1920s. From radio + -ize.

Pronunciation

radioize

/ˈreɪdɪəʊʌɪz/