Archive | March, 2014

These Cities Swapped Out Freeways for Gardens and It Worked Out Fantastically

Editor’s Note: We are going to acknowledge right off the bat that this post is based on Gizmodo’s fantastic piece, “6 Freeway Removals That Changed Their Cities Forever” Once upon a time, the automobile was born. Wheat-chewing farmers and cigar-chomping industrialists regarded the new machine with wonder and avarice, respectively. Baseball-loving boys and gradually-liberated girls […]

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Saving Grace Dog of the Month: Jimmy Olsen

In what we could have sworn would be the second installment, but turns out to be the inaugural, let us welcome you to our Dog of the Month partnership with Saving Grace NC. We’ve written about Saving Grace before for the work they do in rescuing animals—primarily dogs—and preparing them for new homes. Because many […]

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These Self-Smacking Wipers Knock Ice Off Your Windshield

Great clouds almighty: is winter over yet? Snow, sleet, freezing rain, hail—come on now! It’s been a season of much precipitation and through it Raleigh has received a hard lesson: we’re not quite as equipped for winter as we thought we were. As we drove through neighborhoods frozen by winter weather, however, we did notice […]

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