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Slate did a nice, if lengthy, four-part series on walking that i found completely worth reading, and hope you will find worth reading too.
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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.

And on a Lighter Note


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