Patagonia makes entire bag collection from recycled plastic bottles Patagonia must be one of the worlds most honest and great companies. Now they makes bags from recycled plastic bottles. A 55l duffelbag requires 33 plastic bags. This reduces the amount of plastic laying around or used as landfills around the world. More companies should look into similar initiatives.
The Jungle Prince of Delhi – NYT For 40 years, journalists chronicled the eccentric royal family of Oudh, deposed aristocrats who lived in a ruined palace in the Indian capital. It was a tragic, astonishing story. But was it true?
Ghost ships, crop circles, and soft gold: A GPS mystery in Shanghai – MIT Technology Review Cargo ships in Shanghai are disappearing and popping up in strange locations forming circles. Is it criminal activity to avoid detection by Chinese government or military experiments interfering with the GPS-system. Warfare or criminal activity today is vastly different from what it is used to be. This is a great and scary example of how vulnerable we are when new infrastructure, like when the GPS-system is hacked or spoofed.
Max Martin, the powerhouse of pure pop – The Guardian 75 top 10 Billboard singles, 22 No1 singles, third best ever, only beaten by Paul McCartney and John Lennon. This story has been written many times, but can’t be told enough times. The impact Max Martin has had on modern music is impressive to say the least. A shy, non-diva that genuinely seem to be a nice guy.