In Other News …

0317061candy2These Bees Make Honey with Cannabis Resin  [Off Grid Quest]  Is stuff like this the upside or downside of marijuana legalization?  You realize that in our lifetimes, we’re going to be able to go to the grocery store and buy “Diet Coke – now with 10% THC!”

Pepco Substation-Turned-Home Hits Bethesda Market  [Washington Post]  Why pay $20,000 for a one-room 315-square-foot tiny house when you can pay $475,000 for one?

LA Skyscraper Installs Terrifying Glass Slide Ten Stories Up  [Travel + Leisure]  “Let’s build a huge transparent slide on the side of our skyscraper!”  “Okay, why?”  “……”

The Disappearing Rest Stops of the American West  [Hyperallergic]  When I was in high school, me and my friends would hang out at one of these benches-and-canopy rest stops out in the middle of nowhere, just because there was nothing else to do.  Parents: do NOT raise your children in the Midwest.

When It Comes to Sustainable Design, Architects Still Don’t Get It  [Arch Daily]   “Sustainable design” seems like an oxymoron, like “dehydrated water” or something.  Isn’t design designed to be disposable?

After the Fire:  A Capitol Hill Rowhouse Reconstructed  [Urban Turf DC]  I would actually be perfectly comfortable living in a house that had previously caught fire.  I mean, lightning doesn’t strike twice.

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