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Alexandra Lange wrote a brilliant piece on the modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts, who died this week at the age of 92. Birkerts was born in Latvia but fled his home towards the end of WWII as Russian troops entered. After graduating from Technische Hochschule in 1949, Birkerts eventually opened an office in Detroit. His love […]

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Mangle has created a random picture generator showing Russian culture in its rawest form using images from LiveJournal. But why does LJ have such a strong Russian following? Well, the company was sold to Russian media group¬†SUP Media¬†in 2007 and around half of LiveJournal’s audience are from or around Russia. In fact, Game of Thrones […]

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