Amazon Will Soon Deliver a Tiny House Right to Your Door [Apartment Therapy] Getting a house delivered to your house is like retail “Inception” for pathologically lazy people.
DC to Baltimore In 15 Minutes: 3 Proposed Routes for the High-Speed Train [Urban Turf DC] When I was a kid, we used to put pennies on the train tracks, to see them get flattened. This train would vaporize them.
Mayor Pitches 4 Neighborhoods to Amazon [DCist] If Amazon builds its new HQ here, rent is going to go up so much that Jeff Bezos is going to be looking for a roommate.
What to Do When Your Neighbor’s Whistling Annoys You [New York Times] I admit I was pretty amused when I realized this advice columnist basically advised to “get over it.” But I will offer this tidbit – when my father’s whistling gets annoying, the only way to get him to quit is to whistle along with him.
A Sneak Peek Inside DC’s New Museum of the Bible [Washington Post] I guess if there’s a Museum of Sex, there’s got to be a Museum of the Bible too. America is so hilariously American sometimes.
There’s a Baby Boom In DC – and on the City Council [WAMU] For eight weeks of paid leave, I will absolutely make up nine months of fake watercooler anecdotes about my fake impending child (“Yesterday’s ultrasound went great, y’all!”), and keep a framed picture of a stock photo baby on my desk when I get back from my two months of paternity leave. (That mysteriously left me tan and relaxed, almost as if I spent that time in a tropical climate, and not pacing a nursery all night, every night.)