posted : Friday, September 13th, 2013

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reblogged from : It's Complicated

posted : Friday, September 13th, 2013

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reblogged from : The Atlantic

themadeshop:

Illustrations from The Function of Colour in Factories, Schools and Hospitals, (1930)

(Source: presentandcorrect.com)

posted : Sunday, September 1st, 2013

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reblogged from : THE MADE SHOP

posted : Friday, August 23rd, 2013

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leslieseuffert:

Candy Chang - Sidewalk Psychiatry

posted : Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

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reblogged from : It's Complicated

theatlantic:

'Nail Houses': Unlikely Monuments to Anti-Government Resistance in China

Even as its economy slows, China’s investment in real estate and infrastructure has lost little steam. A common problem for developers, though, is that especially in and around major cities plum land parcels are often already occupied. The solution? Evict the residents. Sometimes developers or local governments compensate or relocate those they kick out, usually offering less than the original property’s value. Sometimes they don’t.
But occasionally this combo of force and pay-out doesn’t work. The result is what is popularly called “nail houses” or “nail households,” referring both to their residents’ stubbornness and how they protrude on the skyline of already razed land.
Read more. [Image: Reuters]

theatlantic:

'Nail Houses': Unlikely Monuments to Anti-Government Resistance in China

Even as its economy slows, China’s investment in real estate and infrastructure has lost little steam. A common problem for developers, though, is that especially in and around major cities plum land parcels are often already occupied. The solution? Evict the residents. Sometimes developers or local governments compensate or relocate those they kick out, usually offering less than the original property’s value. Sometimes they don’t.

But occasionally this combo of force and pay-out doesn’t work. The result is what is popularly called “nail houses” or “nail households,” referring both to their residents’ stubbornness and how they protrude on the skyline of already razed land.

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

posted : Monday, August 19th, 2013

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reblogged from : The Atlantic

posted : Sunday, August 18th, 2013

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reblogged from : asaucerfulofwheels

posted : Friday, August 16th, 2013

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reblogged from : THE MADE SHOP

(Source: itsannahurley)

posted : Friday, August 16th, 2013

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reblogged from : TypeToy - Graphic Finds

generalelectric:

Watch a potato powered light bulb come to life in this #6SecondScience experiment. More science projects here.

generalelectric:

Watch a potato powered light bulb come to life in this #6SecondScience experiment. More science projects here.

posted : Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

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reblogged from : General Electric