“Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped to heat homes, water or used for cooking.”

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The results showed that Garamond used 24% less ink than Times New Roman. Once this was applied to the government’s annual ink budget of $467 million, he concluded that the federal government could save $136 million a year by exclusively using Garamond.

In the age of music piracy and streaming, Wu-Tang have created a unique and experiential way to experience their new record. By creating one copy that will tour museums and galleries, listeners must attend a specific location to hear the album. Lovely. (via Why Wu-Tang Will Release Just One Copy Of Its Secret Album)

Ai Weiwei’s passport has been confiscated since his imprisonment in 2011 and the flowers in the bike basket, replaced with fresh ones every morning, stand as a silent and beautiful protest against his imprisonment. (via Studio Visit: Ai Weiwei - Cool Hunting)

“Time is a reflection of the civilization that chooses to define it. At present, we live and die in a frame of time defined by the industrial revolution. A lot has changed since the industrial revolution…. I’m in the process of discovering that the only way to ‘rethink’ any established system, especially one as calcified as time, is to provide a tool that magnifies the value of the alternative.”