Monthly Archives: January 2017

The End of Terrible Wi-Fi Is Near as Smarter Routers Hit Market

Four new Wi-Fi devices put an end to ugly boxes and spotty service Source: The End of Terrible Wi-Fi Is Near as Smarter Routers Hit Market

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Here Are The Locks A Master Locksmith Couldn’t Figure Out How To Open – Digg

He’s finagled open hundreds and hundreds of these babies but a few stood out from the rest. Source: Here Are The Locks A Master Locksmith Couldn’t Figure Out How To Open – Digg

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When fast food gets an Indian twist

The BBC’s in-house cartoonist, Kirtish Bhat, on McDonald’s bid to become “more Indian”. Source: When fast food gets an Indian twist

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BBC – Future – The unsurpassed 125-year-old network that feeds Mumbai

Dabbawalas deliver hundreds of thousands of meals on foot and by bike in one of India’s busiest cities every day. The new wave of food-delivery start-ups wants to know how they do it. Source: BBC – Future – The unsurpassed … Continue reading

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Living in China’s Expanding Deserts – The New York Times

People on the edges of the country’s vast seas of sand are being displaced by climate change. Source: Living in China’s Expanding Deserts – The New York Times

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The Unreal, Eerie Emptiness of China’s ‘Ghost Cities’ | WIRED

“Build it and they will come.” Except no one has. Source: The Unreal, Eerie Emptiness of China’s ‘Ghost Cities’ | WIRED

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The Erasure of Islam from the Poetry of Rumi – The New Yorker

Rumi is often called a mystic, a saint, an enlightened man. He is less frequently described as a Muslim. Source: The Erasure of Islam from the Poetry of Rumi – The New Yorker

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Great Train Story Diorama

This $3 million model train takes you through Chicago, Seattle, and the thousands of miles in between. Source: Great Train Story Diorama

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Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year | Motherboard

If we don’t find it soon, our best searches could be doing it wrong. Source: Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year | Motherboard

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