The underground reservoir protecting Tokyo from floods (above) looks like an underground cathedral and is an amazing feat of engineering. Official studies have credited the facility with having saved ¥148 billion in disaster clean-up costs so far.
Britain from the Air: 1945-2009 Unique archive capturing 70 years of change to UK's cities and landscapes.
This week's house envy: A Modern House In A Floating Village In The Netherlands
Feeling crafty? Here's a way to use up leftover wallpaper scraps: How to Wallpaper a Lampshade - Step by step guide
Revisiting Frank Lloyd Wright's Vision for "Broadacre City" This new democratic city would take advantage of modern technology and communications to decentralize the old city and create an environment in which the individual would flourish. Via Things Magazine
The people whose homes are portals to the past Five people explain why they made their home into the perfect replica of an earlier era.
The Pigs of Celebrities In 1899 Strand magazine asked famous Victorians to draw a picture of a pig while blindfolded.
This is Lanie Gardner, a 21 year old singer from Nashville. She's pretty good. Thanks Bruce!
The Men Who Eat Like Boys I know men like this and I have to admit I get very impatient with them. Mr. Nag has never met a food he won't eat and I like that about him.
I like this artful Ikea hack kitchen