A Fujian family hides in a tunnel to avoid heat stroke
YES! Another SCORCHER here in New York! It's hotter than Jennifer Lopez's career in 1999 and if you don't have air conditioning, you're screwed. Beat the heat with Gawker ::: Check out Fauna's post about Chinese People Coping With Hot Summer Temperatures. Stay cool, Albany! And you kids in Troy, stay off the 112th St. bridge!
With "Mean Girl" Lindsay Lohan headed for the pokey, Observer wonders who might replace her in the Linda Lovelace biopic?
I was busy doing something else the other day when a TV show announced it would be showing a report about the 10 best public restrooms ... I'm not sure if they were in New York or the USA or the world ... needless to say I didn't bother checking it out... but now comes word via Global Voices that Moroccan blogger Big Brother Maroc [Fr] reports on the launch of Bitelma [Fr] (which translates to Water Closet), a website that invites visitors to publish pictures of “the worst public toilets in the country” listed by city and address (train stations, bars, restaurants, malls, universities…) in an effort “to pressure the authorities and private owners to better maintain toilets used by the public.”
Now read this! The Lotus of Trinidad and Tobago: Kamla Persad-Bissessar (from Active Voice by Annie Paul!)
Technologists and Entrepreneurs Meetup at #swct - “How do we use the social web to help developers and entrepreneurs help each other?” That is the question...
Xiaxue has released a new batch of clicknetwork videos!