Even Better than the Real Thing:

When Ridley Scott wanted to recreate the Colosseum he stayed well clear of Rome, preferring to leave the real Colosseum to the tourists. Instead he used computer imaging and sets in Malta and Surrey. The star, Russell Crowe, a New Zealander, best known for The Insider and LA Confidential, is keen to reassure Italians that he does value their history.


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Behind Security Through Obscurity is Simon Denny

Behind Security Through Obscurity is Simon Denny

The death knell of the Patagonia vest, at least as a symbol of utopianism co-opted by the tech and venture capital world and transformed into shorthand for a certain kind of…