Why You Beastin’, Son?

Whoa! I feel like I’m gonna blog all over the place. Unh. Nnnhhh. Here it comes…

Terrifying chart of the day: 40 years ago MIT researchers predicted that we are headed for disaster unless we curb our consumption. So far, not-so-good. Study this chart and think about what it means.

I knew that Stockton, CA is having a tough go of it, but, wow.

Along those lines, more than 1 million Americans who have taken out mortgages in the past two years now owe more on their loans than their homes are worth.

A video about a Utah man who lives in a cave.

An interesting article about the invention of jaywalking, or, when cars took over.

I would like one of these wearable muscle exoskeletons.

I sure do enjoy me some photo essays:

Interactive satellite imagery of urban sprawl from the 80s to today.

Welcome Homea beautiful, harrowing photo essay about a veteran’s struggle with PTSD and American society.

 

More and more Americans are living off-the-grid:

 

Super-cool, covert, egg-shaped, tree house:

 

Recent, visually stunning photos from North Korea’s celebration of the Kims.

 

The New York City Municipal Archives just released a database of over 870,000 photos. Here are 53 of them chosen by The Atlantic.

 

Check the mailboxes:

 

It turns out money can buy you happiness:

Wikipedia article of the day: Operation Vegetarian.

Phew! So sorry to blog everywhere like that, but, I’ve been backed up for a few days!

xo,

J

PS I think I found a name for my band: