Bike Thefts Way Up In Shaw [Washington Post] I once caught a guy trying to cut through my bike chain with bolt cutters in Shaw. I was like, “hey, dude, don’t.” He just stood up and stared at me while holding his bolt cutters and I thought, hmm, this is strange, what’s going to happen now? Then he glanced over my shoulder and I turned around to see his partner sneaking up on me with a large blunt object. Consider yourselves warned.
Watch Surveillance Video of Someone Blowing Up A Car In NoMa With a Thermite Bomb [Popville] This is the creepiest video I’ve watched in a long time. Who stays that calm while planting a bomb? Also, I guarantee someone will recognize this guy from his walk.
DC Station Revealed for Georgetown Gondola [Urban Turf DC] This gondola is years away from happening and I’m already irritated by all the photos of the river at sunset people are going post on social media.
Arlington Approves Car-Free Streets [ARLnow] We should do this in DC, too. Also, I noticed they’re also going to have streets with both pedestrians and cars, called “shared streets.” I guess that’s catchier than calling them “pedestrian death alleys.”
Australia’s Thirty Year Real Estate Boom [New York Times] I keep bracing for the “bubble” to pop, but this article makes me think maybe I’m just projecting my anxieties onto the real estate market, of all things. I should do what most people do and project them onto my relationship. (Destroying it in the process.)
Watch a French Quick-Assembly House Being Put Together [Arch Daily] How can watching videos of stuff being put together be so satisfying, but actually putting stuff together be so soul-crushing?