Saturday, January 31, 2009

Obama's a Leo

me, too
; )

Barbie's Glass Ceiling

video


I couldn't help but think of the term "glass ceiling' when I was at the Barbie center at F.A.O Schwartz...boys are building robots in one corner of the store, and girls are admiring high-heels in another.

Monday, January 26, 2009

NYC 1609 vs. 2009


This composite image splits Manhattan into two visions; how it looked in 1609, left; its more vertical profile today, right.

I'd love to see this blown up huge, and placed in Times Square. This is from an article in today's Times about the exploration of NYC. A quick excerpt before you get to whatever else you were doing:

Mr. Sanderson writes Mannahatta had more ecological diversity than Yellowstone, more native plant species than Yosemite, more species of birds than the Great Smoky Mountains.

“If Mannahatta existed today as it did then, it would be a national park,” Mr. Sanderson writes. “It would be the crowning glory of American national parks.”


Full article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/25/nyregion/25manhattan.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=henry%20hudson&st=cse

Thursday, January 01, 2009

Quote that i liked...

Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only then wiil you realize that money cannot be eaten.

This appeared in 'Here' magazine.

South Carolina Santas