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State Historical Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1970
(Ireland and Associates)
It warms my heart to see the Ohio History Center featured on Fuck Yeah Brutalism. It’s an amazing building.
In its original home, near Almaty in Kazakhstan, the apple can be the size of a cherry or a grapefruit. It can be mushy or so hard it will chip teeth. It can be purple- or pink-fleshed with green, orange, or white skin. It can be sickly sweet, battery-acid sour, or taste like a banana. Preserving this biodiversity can become a massive project, in life and art.
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More reasons to be disappointed in your local grocer’s selection of apples that only includes Red Delicious, Granny Smith and, if you’re really lucky, Fuji.
An even bleaker take on Yahoo!’s new ban on telecommuting.
It’s no surprise that DHH has possibly the most scathing, yet insightful, critique of Yahoo!’s decision to eliminate telecommuting.
Design studio Chaotic Moon is known for its work on the “Board of Awesomeness” and “Board of Imagination,” which push the humble skateboard into new territory with electric power and thought control. Its followup takes on a somewhat different problem: giving skaters and bicyclists an antidote to their vulnerable position on the road. The “Helmet of Justice,” demoed on CNN last week, was developed in response to a hit-and-run that left Chaotic Moon employee John Poindexter injured with no idea what had happened.
I was seriously considering a couple dash cams for my bike, but this is even better.
This Esquire article asks: Do We Really Want to Live Without the Post Office?
The postal service is not a federal agency. It does not cost taxpayers a dollar. It loses money only because Congress mandates that it do so. What it is is a miracle of high technology and human touch. It’s what…