Valentina Tereshkova orbited the Earth 48 times during her three day spaceflight in Vostok 6 in 1963. First woman in space!
tereshkova by philipjbond on flickr
Swipe back at MTA fare hikes. Make Wall Street pay, not transit riders!
…smart cities, in which the word “smart” disguises an oppressive disaster-capitalism. It is smartness imposed from above, created and dropped onto cities from a scorched-space abstracted void. Cities without history, where we don’t live and never will: cities consecrated to the administrative needs of corporate elites.
But another city is possible…
-Jasmina Tesanovic —
I feel these are prescient words of warning.
Overall, this piece on boingboing has a few great nuggets for me as I reorient my career and place amidst the web.
Eastward wind velocity is plotted at a variety of pressure levels. The animation goes with decreasing pressure, so increasing altitude. Things to notice:
- The jet stream behaving like an ocean wave breaking
- Disparities between the hemispheres
- There is a point directly above Chicago where the air stops trying to push people over
morning photoshop experiment - sabertooth tigers vs. wall street bull.
Must see graphic shows that arctic sea ice volume really is in a death spiral.
Just look at all this wind energy!
from the amazing http://hint.fm/wind/
Just look at all this solar energy potential!
maps via National Renewable Energy Labratory
Continuing to map the future I want… just look at the solar potential of the USA!
image via Slate