Architect Eduardo Souto De Moura Wins Pritzker →
The Braga Stadium is my favorite. IMAGE SOURCE LUIS FERREIRA ALVES VIA ARCH DAILY SOURCE NPR
Yeah, avocado milkshakes are pretty good →
My parents are in Vietnam right now and I don’t know their phone number. SOURCE SCPR
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Cosmonaut Crashed Into Earth 'Crying In Rage'
I clicked. Half thinking it was going to be about some band at SXSW and half not sure what to think (so is it whole going-to-be-about-some-band-at-SXSW then?). But whatever, I clicked. The space vehicle is shoddily constructed, running dangerously low on fuel; its parachutes — though no one knows this — won’t work and the cosmonaut, Vladimir Komarov, is about to, literally, crash full...
AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom
If this goes through, AT&T will be the only GSM carrier in the United States. What the fuck. Not only that, it will be the largest carrier in the United States. I’m conflicted because I like fast connections and better coverage from AT&T due to the merging infrastructures BUT I also like healthy competition because it totally benefits the consumer. In any case, it’ll be...
Ring ring, my alarm goes off. It’s 7. I have to be like vegetables, not wilted and downstairs. I’m going to get my bowl cut now, mother. Then serial numbers. I can visualize everything, even time. Tick and tock. It’s rush hour. But I don’t mind. I take the bus. I was about to board it when I saw my cohorts. A soccer playing friend in the front seat. My babysitter in the...
Science in the neighborhood: How to make really...
Sitting at the end of the long wooden bar, I watch with curiosity as Richie begins his pour. He starts the stopwatch on his cell phone and proceeds to pour steaming hot water over the coffee grounds in a precise choreographed motion. The water hits the grounds and starts to seep through while small bubbles rise up to form a layer of foam in its place. Richie adds the water in successive streams...
Dana's Best Day Ever
“Oh man oh man oh man today’s the best day EVER, mom.” “Why is that, Dana?” “I was with Chex and we were playing by that creek under the train tracks and then Chex started barking like RUFFRUFF and not ARKARK like he usually does and then I followed him and he ran past piles of trash it was yuck and then he started to climb up on some crates and then his leg...
spring break gives me time to work on this