Monthly Archives: May 2014

Examining rap lyrics to measure quality of life in Compton.

Examining rap lyrics to measure quality of life in Compton. An ambitious housing plan from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. How Boston is changing thanks to one architecture firm. Why Atlanta is putting all its money on the BeltLine. … Continue reading

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This Disney World Monorail Car Can Be Yours For Just $200k

Are you a Disney fan with $200k burning a hole in your pocket? Then why not buy this authentic Walt Disney World monorail car, which was in operation from 1971 until 1989. The eBay seller is asking for $189,000 or … Continue reading

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This Pop-Up Chair Would Make Long Layovers So Much More Tolerable

With the blazing speed of the internet mitigating our every expectation—especially wait times—it’s no wonder we get impatient so easily. Delays at the airport are particularly maddening, because there never seem to be enough seats to accommodate the many fuming … Continue reading

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Solar jet fuel has been created for the first time

Maybe we won’t suck up all of Earth’s resources and destroy our planet just yet. Scientists say that they have created solar jet fuel using just sunlight, water and carbon dioxide for the very first time. That’s basically creating fuel … Continue reading

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General Motors Will Build You A Tidy, Little Shipping-Container House

As someone who’s been inside a fair number of hotels, I do wonder about living in tiny-yet-functional spaces long-term. I’m intrigued by the idea of shipping-container workspaces and living spaces, and it looks like General Motors has been, too. Read … Continue reading

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