It’s a “Green Smart Cultural Vertical City” apparently. (Still a fantastic building, although not much seems to be happening inside yet.)
Sarcastic Exit-orientation cartoons are rare enough to be worth sharing.
Anything that isn’t China + robots gets priced into economic crisis eventually.
Do lunar Moon wolves howl at a full Earth? — Tweakable, but needed for a science fiction story title at some point.
All (known) Bodies in our Solar System Larger than 320 Kilometers in Diameter graphically cataloged (on a huge, scrollable image). 88 objects in total. The roll-call:
Four gas giant planets
Four terrestrial planets
Three dwarf planets
Four asteroids, and
51 Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs)
The Baltic Dry Index isn’t looking great these days:
Other important freight indices are telling roughly the same story.
Bloomberg concludes (understandably) “the world economy is toast”.
(Via. Follow the link for an expandable version.)
The New Shanghai Natural History Museum:
(UF hasn’t had a chance to check it out yet, but it’s hard to imagine the exhibition over-shadowing the architecture.)
The second UF course at the New Centre for Research & Practice starts Sunday. Putting Skynet-studies on the most secure attainable foundation.
From the NCR&P Facebook page:
(Olivia Dunbar, flagrant era (detail), 2015, mixed media painting.)