What Did People Use Before Toilet Paper?
mentalflossr: Using the bathroom has come a long way from when ancient Greeks used stones and pieces of clay for personal hygiene. But what exactly did precede Charmin Ultra Soft? Speaking from experience the hand and water method is far superior to TP. Wish it was culturally appropriate in the US.
You’re Not a Stranger When You Leave →
Nice work Jed Lipinski! “Nudists who open their homes to budget-minded travelers take the intimacy of couch surfing to an extreme.”
Why Chinese Factory Workers Don’t Covet Your iPad →
Leslie Chang, ““Hundreds of millions of people are leaving the countryside for the city. This is larger than the number of people who came from Europe to America over a century,” Chang says. “The changes that they’re going through are immense and personal and let’s just give them their due that they’re choosing to go through these lives and not just think it’s about us and our IPADs.”
when I was a kid there was fever…in it there was a plane, the kind that is flat, it extended across the room, miles, it bounced from corner to corner, and slammed. it was loud. Painfully so. My hands did not feel like balloons, I wasn’t concerned with them, I wanted to stay away from the void, the plane was empty but forever. This is an ode to running into that void not away from...