Light Sanctuary

Yeasayer's creepy video, green golf, Michael Nyman's minimalist tunes and more in this week's look at the web

Renewable energy meets progressive design in Light Sanctuary, a solar power sculpture designed by the architects at Decker Yeadon. Built out of renewable material, the gorgeously-contoured sculpture measures 25 miles long stands at 33 feet tall, generating 5,000 megawatts of solar energy a year.

The Origins of ABC

Yeasayer's creepy video, green golf, Michael Nyman's minimalist tunes and more in this week's look at the web

For those curious enough (i.e. font nerds) to read through this extensive blog post, I Love Typography provides a deep and fascinating account of the early history and evolution of our modern alphabet.

Vineyard Golf Course

Yeasayer's creepy video, green golf, Michael Nyman's minimalist tunes and more in this week's look at the web

The first ever organic golf course, Vineyard Golf Course, uses environmentally-friendly practices to maintain its fairgrounds, making what typically is an obscenely wasteful and polluting enterprise into a chemical-and pesticide-free environment. Endorsed by President Obama as a favorite playing spot, the course will be a hit for those who want to play in truly “green” environments.