JR: Cincinnati, you’ve only got a couple more weeks to check out this excellent exhibit at the Contemporary Art Center.

Congratulations, Ohio! You Are the Sweariest State in the Union: a dubious honor.

Green Man +: in Singapore, a cool innovation addresses the needs of elderly and disabled pedestrians who need more time to cross the road.

Senior Year Transfer: Retiring in a College Town: if I ever retire, I’d love to go back to school in some charming college town.

The Invention of Jaywalking: and what streets are for.

The Hand-Painted Signs of Cambodia: tons of awesome typographic eye candy.

Gingers of the World, Unite!: mapping redheads.


2 thoughts on “Elsewhere

  1. per Jaywalking
    That book, Fighting Traffic, has some great graphics & photos from when people saw cars as a menace. They seem kinda strange today.
    As far as the term jaywalking, he explains in the book that a jay was a hayseed, hillbilly type who didn’t know how to behave in a city.
    Seems kinda funny that we have a legal term based on an ethnic slur.

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