Rock isn’t dead. Neither are weird Russian memes or fear of heights. FTN Daily Edition #107 with links from The New Yorker, The Poke, Global Voices, Uproxx.

Sergio Alejandro Ortiz

An interactive Feature

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/30/alternate-endings

Filmmakers push the boundaries. Raffi Khatchadourian for The New Yorker:

The result, empathetic and precise, could easily work as a gallery installation.


Feeling Jumpy

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/30/alternate-endings

This video is making the rounds for a reason. Poke Staff for The Poke:

67 people who had never been on a 10-metre (33 feet) diving tower before


Come and marvel at Zhdun

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/30/alternate-endings

This new Russian meme is quite weird. Of course it is. Kevin Rothrock for Global Voices:

Despite his lack of feet, Zhdun has even found himself in Vladimir Putin’s shoes.


Rumors of Rock’s death have been greatly exaggerated

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/30/alternate-endings

Despite all naysayers, Rock is alive and well. Steven Hyden for Uproxx:

Of course, there were those who argued that rock died before I was even born.


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