2016-02-22 2 min read



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  • Gothamist published a good, long interview with Robert Caro about his work studying Robert Moses' and LBJ's political power. I've said this before, but I *really* recommend reading The Power Broker.
  • A bunch of physical kilogram standards are, over the next weeks, converging in Paris to test the redefinition of that basic unit in such a way that it's fixed to the Planck constant.
  • An ode to industrial supply catalogs.
  • A history of the shopping cart.

Stuff that doesn't fit into my dumb/arbitrary categories.


Photos of the World Trade Center under construction.
(Thanks, Dan!)

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