The Suburbanization of Poverty: An Infographic
For the last 500 years, the locals of Nongriat in Meghalaya, India have grown several hundred bridges across the region’s numerous water channels. Some of the bridges extend over 100 feet in length and are strong enough to support more than 50 people at a time.
If we are to improve the quality of life in our cities—27 of which are expected to have more than 10 million people by 2020—we will have to find a better way to build them. MIT’s new software will help.
No matter where you were, the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 made it a day filled with emotions. Many of you have told us what one word best describes how you felt that day, and what one word describes your emotions now. This graphic displays the connections between those words.
Esperanza Spalding doesn’t do a lot of tweeting. She is lo-fi and low-key, the kind of person who relaxes by doing some laundry and cleaning at home, one place in the West Village, one in Austin, Tex. (via Baby’s Got Bass - NYTimes.com)