Trains In the Netherlands Now Run On Wind [Inhabitat] Believe it or not, wind-powered trains have been around for centuries. Sort of.
A Single DC Resident Filed Over 6500 Noise Complaints [The Outline] Just based on the headline, I went into this story rolling my eyes at this guy, but by the time I got to the part where he’s installing half-inch thick windows in his house because the airport put their new flight path right over him, I was like, “wow, he only filed 6500 noise complaints?”
Court Reverses Approval for Blagden Alley Micro Units [Urban Turf DC] Between this and the McMillan reversal, the District’s mad rush of development has hit a bit of a speed bump. What’s the opposite of gentrification? And more importantly, will my rent go down?
Capitol Hill’s Shotgun House Probably a Lost Cause [Capitol Hill Corner] Yeah, but even as is it would still sell for $750K in less than a day.
This Guy Drove Through Eastern Europe Looking For Futuristic Communist Monuments [Bored Panda] As my grandmother always said, if your significant other isn’t up for an Eastern European Communist Monument tour, don’t marry them.
The 7 Most Majestic Infrastructure Projects of 2017 [Wired] You know what would really enrich the nation? Student loan forgiveness. (No, seriously though.)