Weekly Links: Dust off your contract law books because car booting in Atlanta may be here to stay. Plus, 1.) many cities are offering cash to lure new residents, 2.) large cities may actually alter the structure of hurricanes to produce more rain, and 3.) libraries are getting in the seed-sharing business.
Weekly Links: Icy City of Stilts in Siberia, Germany’s Free Transit Experiment, and Tolkien-Style National Park Maps
This week Steeve Iuncker could only shoot Yanunsk, Siberia in 15-minute sessions to prevent his film from freezing, international satellite data confirms that seas are rising at an accelerated pace, Germany looks to follow Chattanooga in providing free transit to reduce pollution, and cool Lord of the Rings-esque maps of UK National Parks.
Chattanooga is a beautiful city tucked in the mountains of Southeastern Tennessee. Choosing it to be the first city to connect to Atlanta via High-Speed Rail would be a disastrous plan.
Streetlights could soon be equipped with meth-detecting technology. This technology is both exciting and scary since the Supreme Court doesn’t care too much about our privacy rights outside of the home.