Saturday Linkages: Bad Ideas and a Few Good Ones

EPA re-approves key Roundup chemical

Hollyhock House Archive

What happened to that $100 laptop idea?

Goodbye Mars One, The Fake Mission To Mars That Fooled The World

The 10,000-Year Clock Is a Waste of Time

The World’s Most Annoying Man

Car ads are bad for our cities

No Rational System Would Value Tesla at $100 Billion

‘Mindless growth’: Robust scientific case for degrowth is stronger every day

A dry (and warm, in most places) January in California

How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?

Saturday Linkages: It’s Caturday

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Attention US Army: Young Moki would make a fine tank operator. but it won’t be a volunteer gig.

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A kayak made from branches and tarp

FRED episode 2 – a vision of heaven

Unmasking the secret landlords buying up America

Bedouin Lifestyle – Documentary in Wadi Rum, Jordan

Saturday Linkages: Cat Memes, Food Allergies and a Monteverdi Drop

How a cat named Smudge’s distaste for salad created one of 2019’s most popular memes

Why the world is becoming more allergic to food

No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore

‘Like sending bees to war’: the deadly truth behind your almond-milk obsession

DIY Rolling Umbrella Base

A 27-year-old Costco fan loves the store so much he got a logo tattooed and had a birthday party in the food court

Music break: Lamento della Ninfa by Claudio Monteverdi

Saturday Tweets: Say Goodbye to 2019

Le Palais idéal. Image source: Otourly.

Facteur Cheval’s incredible endeavor, the Palais Idéal

Companion Planting: Fraud vs. Facts

Low-tech magazine is now a book!

At the Mexican Border, the Battle for Endangered Species is as Much About Water as About The Wall

Lies, Damned Lies, and Recycling

You Are Literally Working for Silicon Valley and Don’t Know It

Two young climate activists invite Pete Buttigieg to “rethink his strategy” on climate change

For Christ Was Born in a Refugee Camp

The Art of Memory