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robert j coady,
man of the soil.
Almost one year since creating the worst oil spill in US history, BP is holding steadfastly to its response strategy: Duck and hope for the best. At its annual shareholder meeting in London yesterday, five Gulf residents who flew in to tell investors about their loss of livelihood were denied entry. A few tried to sneak in, among them 62-year-old Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation fisherwoman from Seadrift, Texas, who covered herself in oil to make a statement. Police arrested her for "breaching the peace," the Associated Press reports. Others who made it in were dragged out by security guards
John M. Johansen Plastic Tent House 1974
on trashing roy
the modern cabin
17 % are empty
“If Florida is going to have a comeback anytime soon, investors are going to have to play a role,” said Rick Sharga, a senior vice president at RealtyTrac. “There are just too many properties for traditional home buyers to absorb.”
lamp fix 101
digging up Lisa Gherardini>
Going Condo or Getting Boutiqued?
The longtime residents of the Chelsea Hotel are playing a game of which is worse.
red and white quilts
New England Modernism
Ford, General Motors, Chrysler and Tesla?
A new report by Morgan Stanley suggests that electric car startup Tesla is in good position to break into the Big Three to become "America's fourth automaker." The brokerage believes that increasing gas prices and promises of governmental support for alternative fuel vehicles may help launch the manufacturer to global success.
The Jersey (City) Sting: A True Story of Crooked Pols, Money-Laundering Rabbis, Black Market Kidneys, and the Informant Who Brought It All Down
Over 8,500 very cool, funny, weird and nostalgic old commercials of 240 different brands were digitized by Skip Elsheimer of AV Geeks at the request of the Duke University Library’s Digital Collection. These commercials were created or collected by the ad agency Benton & Bowles or its successor, D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B).