July 18, 1918.
95 years - and your tireless determination for equality and peace; your silent poise and grace; your strength through humility and patience -- through decades of affliction -- are still felt the world over.
A daring urban project proposed for New York City rivers. A self-filtering public pool designed to filter "the very river that it floats in." Pretty Neat.
+ POOL started with a simple goal: instead of trying to clean the entire river, what if you started by just cleaning a small piece of it? And what if you could change how New Yorkers see their rivers, just by giving them a chance to swim in it?
To learn more about the project, the amazing team behind it, or to help back the project, check out their Kickstarter page!
We morn the death of an Era as new Cooper Union President, Jamshed Bharucha, made a history-altering decision on April 23, 2013, to charge tuition to its students--abandoning Peter Cooper's 153-year old founding principal and belief that education should be as "free as the wind."
"[...Alexander Gorlin, Class of 1978, taught at Cooper and sat on the president's advisory council. "[This is] a sad day and especially ironic at a time when the gap between rich and poor has never been wider," wrote Gorlin in a statement to RECORD. "When the Mayor of New York is worth $17 billion and no one can figure out how to maintain Peter Cooper's 19th-century vision of education as 'free as the wind,' it appears that we are reverting in the 21st century to Thomas Hobbes' insight that the life of man is 'nasty, brutish and short.' As an alumnus of Cooper Union I am ashamed and embarrassed."]"
“It’s not about the pieces. It’s how the pieces work together,” says LA-based rapper Ice Cube. Whether sampling beats or designing architecture, beautiful things happen when you “take something that already exists and make it something special.”
..This is going Green 1949-style B*tch. Believe dat!
Read more about Anthony Kiedis on American artist, Edward Ruscha, here.
..from the former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, and self-made fashion designer extraordinaire, Tory Burch. , on the of a determined entrepreneur, at the Tory Burch Foundation's "Talk with Eric Schmidt on Entrepreneurship and Leadership." Lesson #1: Lesson #2: Lesson #3: