[Video Link] Since 2009, 27-year-old comedian Aman Ali and photographer Bassam Tariq have spent the Islamic holy month of Ramadan (which begins today) visiting a different American mosque each night. Together, they documented these journeys on their blog, "30 Mosques in 30 Days." This year, they invite others to join them in documenting Muslim-American culture—see the video above. And more in the New York Times.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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