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FBI: North Korea is responsible for Sony Pictures hacks. We have proof.


A security guard stands at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los Angeles.[REUTERS]

A statement released by the FBI today blames the government of North Korea for the devastating Sony hack, which appears to have been motivated by offense taken at "The Interview," a film about the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Read the rest

Otis and Dorothy Shepard: exemplars of mid-20th century design

Anyone with even a passing interest in mid-20th century design has heard of Charles and Ray Eames, but Otis and Dorothy Shepard were arguably the more influential designing couple. Until recently, little was known about the pair, each of whom was an accomplished artist in their own right, efficient with line, unerring with color. A gorgeous new book by Norman Hathaway and Dan Nadal titled Dorothy and Otis: Designing the American Dream corrects this gap in the design literature. Filled with never-before-published materials from the Shepard family’s archives, the book is packed with both personal photos and key examples of their work from the 1930s to 1960s. Read the rest

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