New French soda carries Obama's name.
Republican Caucus insists it be referred to as "Freedom Fizz."
But seriously, this story segues into some really interesting things about French society.
In case you haven't been over to see it. New NPR website launched a couple days ago. This video has NPR's Scott Simon explaining the new features. One commenter on YouTube says "This is a beautiful web site! Will this help avoid layoffs?"
In case you didn't notice. Cool new designs. Third Coast's, in particular, is a really fun departure as they move to independent organization status (formerly a WBEZ entity).
TAL also lauched a newly designed site.
A little insight into creating the sounds of transformers – those trucks and planes and whatnot that become robots. Close your eyes and it's like they're changing in front of you.
Playtime: 1 minute 30 seconds
PC Mag review's the NPR radio:
"With access to more than 800 NPR stations, 20,000 Internet radio stations, and Pandora, Livio's Radio isn't your dad's table-top radio"
Do you really need 800 NPR stations, though? 8... Hundred... If you are in an iron lung, this is the radio for you.
David Maxon AD - Hanoi
The Energizer Flickering LED Candle Lights moved Boingboing reviewer Rob Beschizza so much he could express his feelings only through audio. His feelings are clear…
Playtime: 1 minute 58 seconds
Adding 2 new (long overdue) links to the top of our links section (Look to the right. Over there -->)
99% Invisible and Love + Radio are great podcasts. I am not breaking news here. But if you haven't listened to them your really gotta check them out.
99% Invisible is about design the way that Radiolab is about science. Love + Radio, I am not sure how to describe without sounding stoopid. It's fun and interesting and edgy (see?).
Anyway, I hope you like them in your ears.