City Chop Block

This is an interesting set of graphics created by deconstructing cities into the shapes of the street grid.

#maps  #npr

Odd Things Happen When You Chop Up Cities And Stack Them Sideways : NPR
New York City is a bustling hub of creativity — except when it comes to the regular, geometric design of its city blocks. An artist's project deconstructs the design of several major cities, examining…

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Summer Science

The Perfectly Toasted Marshmallow

I like to let mine catch on fire, and then blow the fire out when the marshmallow has charcoaled. Mmmm.

#camping #summer #npr

Summer Science: The Perfectly Toasted Marshmallow : NPR
It's the epic quest of campers everywhere: How do you toast that marshmallow just right? As part of our Summer Science series, NPR turned to a fire engineer for some professional guidance.

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