This is a good thing: [T]he OPW on Friday morning said it will not reopen the gates on Monday, and has not set any future date for their reopening. It has also given its strongest signal yet that the use of the park as a “throughway” to the city could be brought to an end […]
One thing about how humanity has dealt and is continuing to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak is that it’s really a huge experiment with country scale populations. Some really interesting effects are being seen, I’d say that the research hasn’t even really started yet. There’s all sorts of questions that could be examined, from mental […]
Don’t pack too light: A few weeks into coronavirus quarantine, a reader who had cleaned out his home according to the decluttering guru Marie Kondo’s ultra-popular KonMari method emailed me to ask if I had heard from anyone else who was regretting that move. He’d been happy with the results until the country’s circumstances had abruptly changed, […]
Protests over the murder of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer have reached every single US state, in a level of nationwide demonstration not seen since the 1968 assassination of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Curfews are in place across dozens of cities and National Guard troops have been deployed […]
Power granted must be limited, if not, it will destroy that which it draws power from.
“she was smitten with the Polaroid’s power to render a painting-size image so rapidly that she and her subject could watch the likeness materialize together before their eyes. “I was in love,” she said.”
I know it’s been predicted and pushed for, but maybe this time it’s happening. Mass burning of fossil fuels just isn’t sustainable. I like to think that burning a little is ok though, because I love my motorbike. For everyday transport, and for heating, cooling, no. The report says the world is “witnessing the decline […]