They Go to Impressive Lengths

I’m a sucker for lame jokes, and Unhappy Hipsters made me very happy with this, but I still prefer hipster puppies.

That sound?

It’s my adolescent revolutionary fantasies bubbling to the surface after years of critique and repression:

Photo by Vladimir Pirogov/Reuters via Unleashing Chiang.

Damage is a feature not a bug

Disaster porn for engineers:

This seemed like a good opportunity to point out that while that video makes the damage look pretty bad and cause youtube commenters to call for the designers heads, this is an example of a building behaving well. The concrete outside the wall rebar cage spalled off, which looks like failure, […]