Items for July 2013

Decades of books have vanished because of US copyright protections

Tags: culture, law, america

Bob Mazzer On The Tube

Tags: cities, trains, photos

10 ways the UK is ill-prepared for a heatwave

Tags: uk, climate

'The Cuckoo's Calling' Reveals A Lot About Publishing

Tags: books, business, gender

The Increasingly Bad State of Disneyland Paris: A Neverending Story

Tags: cities, culture, business

The house that time forgot: Red brick semi is frozen in the 1920s with original decoration, food and furniture untouched for 90 YEARS

Tags: architecture, vintage

Moscow’s Protected Landscapes

My home town, Moscow, has earned its reputation for abandoned industrial zones, flashy business districts and traffic jams. Visitors are often surprised to discover that it is also a green city.

Tags: cities, environment

The Writer Automaton, Switzerland

Tags: cool, vintage, tech

BREAKING: Germany Sets Solar Power Record (Again) — 23.9 GW

Too bad it was on a Sunday when all the factories were closed. Again.

Tags: germany, energy

In Okinawa, Talk of Break From Japan Turns Serious

Tags: japan, politics

Is There Such A Thing As An American Novel?

Tags: america, books

Cory Doctorow: Teaching Computers Shows Us How Little We Understand About Ourselves

Tags: computers, education