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'The Shell Collector' wields a healing kind of poison

Feb 17, 2016

'The Shell Collector' wields a healing kind of poison

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In English, you usually don’t want to be compared to marine life. “Cold fish,” “shark” and “whale” are not often intended as compliments, and “come out of your shell” is commonly addressed to the anti-social. Japanese have a somewhat different take on the undersea ...

Apple fans get a fairly good origin story

Feb 11, 2016

Apple fans get a fairly good origin story

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‘It’s like five minutes before every launch, everyone goes to a bar and gets drunk and tells me what they really think,” laments Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) during the closing stretch of Danny Boyle’s buoyant, breathless biopic. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has done an ingenious ...