The Worst Home Design Trends of the Past 50 Years [Arch Daily] While I beg to differ with a few of these (waterbeds are awesome, I don’t care what anyone says), I think we can all agree that “toilet rugs” are the absolute worst. I don’t even like to type “toilet rugs.”
Amazon Is Officially Too Big to Tax [Vice] Imagine being such a huge company that you could just say “nah” when the government tries to tax you. Are we sure we want HQ2?
This Concrete Can Trap CO2 Emissions Forever [CNN Money] How would you like to live in a stylish Brutalist-style concrete home? That’s saturated with deadly planet-killing gases?
Landmark Mall Is Now a Homeless Shelter [New York Times] Serious question – are malls dying because people realized they were miserable places to shop, or because no one has any money anymore?
Tangier, the Sinking Island In the Chesapeake [The New Yorker] Speaking of climate change, did you know that the Sahara desert used to be a thriving rain forest? (We’re screwed, aren’t we?)
Did This Old-Timey Gentleman’s Club Go Extinct? [DCist] *Realizes it’s not that kind of ‘gentleman’s club’* *Immediately loses interest*