Core77’s Seven Designer Phenotypes: #7 – Off the Grid
Off the GridHabitat: Undisclosed. But you would be uncomfortable therePlumage: All-weather, lightweight, durable & shockingly expensiveAttributes: Secret Stash of Granola, Digital Compass, Dedicated GPS device. Spends a…
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A Plan To Hurricane-Proof New York, With A Ring Of Wetlands
By Linda Tischler, fastcodesign.com
A grassy buffer zone around Lower Manhattan might work better than big seawalls—and look better, too.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there have been a flurry of ideas on how to deal with the prospect that storms of such magnitude may no…
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Rogue Hurricane Sandy volunteers are redistributing wealth
By Liat Clark, wired.co.uk
New Yorkers weary of urban inequality have taken it upon themselves to pilfer equipment from luxury development sites in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and redistribute it to those in need. The group is operating…
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DC Rainmaker: How to swim with your Garmin Forerunner GPS.
This article is one of the growing number on ways to use your GPS device by attaching it to your head so you can swim with it and track your miles. There are also now GPSs for cycle computers and the best should have topo, altimeter, temp, traffic,