Hi-fi Rob

All this time
The Sun never says
To the Earth,
“You owe me.”
What happens
With a love like that.
It lights the
~ Hafez

Happy Good News Tuesday™, friends.

For the first time ever, the number of poor people is declining everywhere. Brazil is kicking ass: they’ve just overtaken the UK as the world’s sixth largest economy. Their income inequality is dropping: they pay the poor to keep their kids in school.

Great news! More US employees are quitting their jobs.

This biodegradable urn contains the seeds for a tree, which will use your ashes for sustenance when you die. Become a tree!

Speaking of cool inventions, a Japanese researcher makes violin strings from spider webs. They sound amazing!

Inspiring: a 91 year old man learned how to read. At 98, he’s published his first book.

Costa Rica is next in line to ban smoking in public spaces.

This new, incredible educational software can not only teach, but respond to students emotions and boredom.

Absolutely stunning, classic US propaganda posters:


Havana bride:


Abandoned rollercoaster:


Hidden city:


Bedroom in Nature:


La, la love you.