This Day in Blogging History: Scenes from an LA mall; Kunstler's "World Made By Hand"; Tubemap with "walklines"

One year ago today

Scenes from an LA mall: Today we found ourselves in a mall in Glendale, which featured pureed cupcake beverages and signs warning chihuahua owners about escalators.

Five years ago today

World Made By Hand by James Howard Kunstler: In the sweet and sad novel, World Made By Hand by James Howard Kunstler, the population of the United States (and most likely, the world) has been decimated by an energy shortage, starvation, plagues, terrorism, and global warming.

Ten years ago today

Tube-map with "walklines": Rodcorp has taken a standard London tube-map and added "walklines" to it, showing stations that are separated by 500 meters or less.