On Urbanism, Smart Streets, and Urban Livability
Check out the 11-minute video and short post Complete streets mean more than bike lanes over at Greater Greater Washington, a blog i read regularly and very much enjoy.
Also, might images of a skeleton slow down drivers in New York City?
Greater and Lesser Washington is a Flickr pool of images from the DC area, highlighting the best and the worst. Here's a breathtaking photo of Rosslyn, a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia:
On Politics and Social Commentary
The wealthiest 1% in the US doesn't live like you or me does.
A case against corporate tax subsidies, not least for the oil companies.
Social commentary true to both current US happenings, but to the Star Wars Galactic Empire. I found this one chilling.
Frank Kameny won a well-deserved award for his ground-breaking work in civil rights for homosexuals. If you're not familiar with Kameny, here's a link to his Wikipedia entry.