British Urbanists On The London Riots

August 10, 2011 by  
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Image credit Beacon Radio The British publication The Architects Journal asked some of the most prominent architectural thinkers for their comments on why Britain was burning. (and they even dropped their paywall so we could see it.) Some interesting excerpts: … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Would You Ever Eat Insects? (Survey)

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Photo: Wikipedia, CC “When they’re fresh, their exoskeletons don’t get stuck in your teeth.” Reading this article about eating bugs as a greener substitute to animal meat in the Atlantic almost made me swear off food for good. Intellectually, I know that there’s probably nothing wrong with insect-sourced protein and I’m ready to believe people who’ve eaten them that they can be tasty is cooked right, but my poor evolved brain has innate reflexes that make me feel queasy at the idea of putting these things in my mouth. Maybe if… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Slate Names Janette Sadik-Khan "One of the Most Innovative and Practical Thinkers of Our Time"

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Slate is in the midst of rolling out its ‘Top Right’ awards, a series that honors those who both have the audacity to think big and the pragmatism and gumption to put their ideas into action. The latest honoree is Janette Sadik-Khan , New York City’s Transportation Commissioner. We’ve written much about JSK’s work here on TreeHugger — she’s behind the pedestrian-izing of Times Square and the ambitious city-wide bike lane expansion. In other words, she’s helping to turn NYC into a healthier, more livable and more sustainable city. Check out

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Grilled Strawberries Over Vanilla Ice Cream

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Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch This recipe should be enjoyed with glass (or more) of 2008 Nativo from Oso Libre Winery . The wine is lush, dripping with strawberry jam and subtle notes of lavender and anise. With a hint of eucalyptus, this fruit forward wine is great for… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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