leisure 03.1.17

Hump Day
Every Person in New York


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How small are we in the scale of the universe? Turns out, reallyreallyreally small.




Tales from a Street Photographer in St. Petersburg—great if you like cold, dark and deserted. If not, not.




Do not give James Howard Kunstler crap buildings. He will call you out: Eyesore of the Month.




A rare find: Preserved Anglo-Saxon Coffins from the 7th-9th century AD.





Visualizing Architecture proposes a Cliff Retreat [via: My Modern Met]




One billboard reads: "Winning design awards. And wars." Something has gone terribly wrong in the world of the future as envisioned by Simon Stålenhag. Disturbing and compelling. [via: Subtraction]




Climate of Concern, a recently rediscovered short video from 1991, presented by Shell (!), warning of catastrophic climate change.




How Canadian Scientists Are Leading the Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life [Photo: David Higginbotham]




How a Mexican Janitor Invented Flamin' Hot Cheetos




Brutal East: paper models of post-war Brutalist buildings in Central and Eastern Europe. [via: Web Urbanist]




Google Doodle 4: cast your vote.










Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for more at Jason's site and his book Every Person in New York.



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