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The Artblog Reader Advisor

This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Get a little higher with a newly patented space elevator and a play about Sylvia Plath and Frida Kahlo smoking up; new Android updates; and the jerk who let a tiger loose in the Packard Plant without permission. -- Artblog editors


Need a Lift? Here’s the 12-Mile-High Space Elevator Patented Last Month, via TechNewsWorld

Six-y and He Knows It: Philly’s Famous Vine Star, via CityPaper

Android Marshmallow Adds S’more to User Interface, via Yahoo Tech

Image via TechNewsWorld.
Image via TechNewsWorld.

Novelists Safe From Being Replaced by Robots for Now, via Huffington Post

Transgender Teddy Bear Is Newest Children’s Book Character, via BBC

Hello, Morocco? It’s Nigeria: Google Brings Smartphones to Six More African Countries, via NBC

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Image via Hyperallergic.

Claws Out: Artist/Moron Releases Tiger in Detroit Factory, via Detroit Free Press

FDA-Approved “Female Viagra” Is Actually More Like an Anti-Depressant, via Gizmodo

High Art: N.Y. Play Envisions Frida Kahlo and Sylvia Plath Sharing a Blunt, via Hyperallergic