Since 2006, teenagers and artist volunteers have been meeting at the First United Methodist Church of Germantown and putting together stained glass windows.
Yes, for the hundredth time, Arbor Day is an actual thing. But more importantly, the Philly Tree Map gives an interactive map of trees all over town.
New beer taps work like self-service gas pumps. You give the server a credit card, and she opens the table. Two beers later, you decide whether to open the table again.
A starlet’s home, America’s first Bible Society, a 300-year-old bridge that cars still use, and an early Jewish basketball team that now survives in a surprising form.
In an age of tax cuts and budget battles, we should show everyone how easy it is to live on five bucks a day in the low-budget, low-maintenance hollow of Philadelphia.
A new Electricity Price Ticker tracks the real time wholesale electricity price for the PECO area. You can waste a lot of power learning how much power you’re wasting.
On Reddit: “Was talking to my bf in Philadelphia (I am in Cleveland OH) when he suddenly started breathing heavily and had trouble speaking and I think he passed out…”
This is the sort of thing that attracts school field trips. But it mostly features science writers, poet laureates, and story tellers for a grown-up audience.
The National Constitution Center is asking for six-word stump speeches. Those could have made this election season a lot pleasant – stupid, simplistic, but pleasant.
It’s like the week after Thanksgiving, when you’re eating leftover turkey in every possible form. That’s what Jews are going through right now, but with matzoh.