Sunday, September 30, 2012
The drones are all over my brain, I can’t sleep. When I hear the drones making that drone sound, I just turn on the light and sit there looking at the light.

Powerful account of how the constant presence of drones affects civilians in Pakistan. 

By Conor Friedersdorf in the Atlantic.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

theatlantic:

Is London Really Going to Erase Banksy’s New Olympics Art?

In cleaning up London’s graffiti for the Olympics city authorities threaten to squelch the work one of its biggest celebrities, the street artist Banksy, but on Monday the secretive graffiti artist showed he wouldn’t be deterred from creating Olympics-related art while the whole world is watching. The new pieces that appeared on Banksy’s website put police, who’ve threatened to remove any graffiti they find, in the position of having to power-wash valuable artwork.

Read more. [Images: Banksy]

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
motherjones:

“Guess What Percentage Of American Children Are Living In Poverty. Seriously, Guess.”
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motherjones:

“Guess What Percentage Of American Children Are Living In Poverty. Seriously, Guess.”

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

When I have five deadlines looming

theatlantic:

newscatgif:

Perfect.

Monday, July 2, 2012

fastcompany:

The man-made mechanical forest, five years in the making, consists of 18 supertrees that act as vertical gardens, generating solar power, acting as air venting ducts for nearby conservatories, and collecting rainwater. To generate electricity, 11 of the trees are fitted with solar photovoltaic systems that provide lighting and assist with water flow in the conservatories below. 

Singapore’s Supertrees Light Up The Night

Pure loveliness