1. The Work Magazine Blog: SLIM AARONS // HAPPY 97TH BIRTHDAY →

    theworkblog:

    There’s nothing quite like a Slim Aarons photograph to make you long for an endless summer and a glamorous gaggle of friends. A war photographer by trade, Aarons made a name for himself by capturing the private moments of old-world socialites and celebrities. Famously quoted as saying he made his…

  2. thisbigcity:

    These pink pipes pass through Berlin. 

    Any ideas what they do?

    Answer here

  3. kowalskivision:

    BON-FIRE

  4. thisbigcity:

    IBM installs ‘Ads With a Purpose’ as part of their smarter cities campaign

  5. Anthony Bourdain: K-TOWN  →

    anthonybourdain:

    “What, exactly, is ‘parts unknown’ about Los Angeles?”

    It’s a fair question that cuts right to the heart of what we’re trying to do.

    Of all the locations on earth, Los Angeles has probably appeared on film or tape or memory card more than any other. In fact, making Southern California look…

  6. 3 January 2013

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    Uncool: Parting Words from David →

    Too bad.

    uncoolmag:

    So, we didn’t make it. We asked for a lot of money for a niche product that not a lot of people want to pay for, so I’m not mad or surprised or any of that stuff. Other people are beginning to make this kind of project work - look at Marco Arment’s The Magazine or Andrew Sullivan’s…

  7. climateadaptation:

Satellites and tide-gauges show that oceans are rising 60% faster than the worst case scenarios of climate scientists. This new report analyzing reality vs computer models shows that scientific estimates of rising sea levels were too low and too slow. 

“The rate of sea level rise of the past decades, on the other hand, is greater than projected by the IPCC models. This suggests that IPCC sea level projections for the future may also be biased low.”

This is very bad news, and I’m nearly speechless after reading the report… The folks at Climate Central, who wrote this piece covering the report, are much more optimistic than I am.

    climateadaptation:

    Satellites and tide-gauges show that oceans are rising 60% faster than the worst case scenarios of climate scientists. This new report analyzing reality vs computer models shows that scientific estimates of rising sea levels were too low and too slow. 

    “The rate of sea level rise of the past decades, on the other hand, is greater than projected by the IPCC models. This suggests that IPCC sea level projections for the future may also be biased low.”

    This is very bad news, and I’m nearly speechless after reading the report… The folks at Climate Central, who wrote this piece covering the report, are much more optimistic than I am.

  8. You know in 1993 we weren’t the bicycling capital of America. Seventeen years later, for the equivalent cost of a single mile of freeway, we have a bike infrastructure.

    — Sam Adams, Mayor of Portland, Oregon; where ~8% of commuters cycle to work. (via tasfromtas)

  9. Soon Miami. Soon. standardhotels:

Purple sunset at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. Photo by Ben Stilleto.

    Soon Miami. Soon. standardhotels:

    Purple sunset at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. Photo by Ben Stilleto.

  10. Can city life be exported to the suburbs?  →

    From Washington Post