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Exhibits at the 1939 World’s Fair. Left: Consolidated Edison, “City of Light.” [New York Public Library] Right: General Motors, “Futurama.”

Wired has a dandy appreciation of the "World of Tomorrow" exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair, the birthplace of the dark ride (the "Futurama," which motored you past enormous dioramae depicting the domed-city tomorrow).

1939’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Shaped Our Today

I've never seen a night view of the '39 NY fair before! Much like the Magic Kingdom at night.

As Israel Hits Mosque and Clinic, Air Campaign’s Risks Come Home

Israel struck a mosque, a center for the disabled and the house of a police commander in Gaza on Saturday. At least 20 people were killed in the strikes, bringing the total number of dead to at least Palestinian officials said.