florafloraflora (florafloraflora) wrote,

Meaty Links

Here's some thinky reading for your Monday:

Hugh Bartling reports on a design competition to make central Arizona's strip malls greener and more people-friendly without tearing them down. Ideas range from a robotic parking tower to a billboard that provides the complex with solar power and shade to a permeable roof of solar panels over the whole thing.

Slate has a story on how not all subprime lenders are predatory scum.

Mark Bittman has a plan to save the world's fisheries from collapse: stick to eating better (wild-caught) fish, less often.

I'm sure everybody will be happy to hear that the US Supreme Court has upheld the Bill of Rights by a vote of 5 to 4.

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