wikimedia commonsIt has been a particularly grim summer already in music festival fatalities, with one death over the weekend at Electric Daisy and two more at Bonnaroo a couple weeks ago. But this is hardly a new phenomenon: The combination of crushing crowds, heat and mind-altering substanc ... More >>
"That does it! Release 'Quick Strike' and proceed to target. Launch all available missiles!"It's believed to be the only U.S. government film depicting the catastrophic atrocities of nuclear war, and for the first-time ever it's available to the masses. The Power of Decision was produced in 1957 ... More >>
kickstarter.comA home in the Benton Park West neighborhood is slated to get a temporary makeover this spring courtesy of about 800 square yards of elastic fabric.New York artist Leeza Meksin is currently raising funds to wrap the residence at Arsenal and Iowa in her favorite media: spandex. Few h ... More >>
What to do with all those vacant greenhouses? A California man turns them into aquaponic farms. The San Jose Mercury News talks to Chris Newman, who's taking spaces vacated by bankrupt nurseries and using them for aquaculture (fish farming) and hydroponics (growing plants in water).
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I've never been to the U.K. My idealized concept of British pubs was born from rich legend. Surely our drinking establishments are inferior.My friend Sally, a native Londoner, held similar stereotypes about American bars. They were either "Cheers" or like a bar from her childhood called "The Dive B ... More >>