n. the tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it—whether through envy or pity or simple foreignness—which allows it to drift away from the rest of your life story, until the memory itself feels out of place, almost mythical, wandering restlessly in the fog, no longer even looking for a place to land.
Little Free Library
9-year-old’s front-yard library deemed illegal
Spencer Collins, a pint-sized librarian from the Kansas City ‘burbs, is taking on city hall after being asked to dismantle his code-breaking curbside book depository.
The Little Free Library is a project from Stereolab: a freestanding, inverted plastic tank that you stick your head into in order to browse the books that are sheltered from the elements. It’s been installed in New York’s Nolita.
I can’t tell what my favorite part is, but it’s either
- scientists wasting budget and time to see if ants count their steps
- the idea to put ants on stilts
- there had to be a guy who made ant stilts and put them on the ants
- confused ants