An article by Alexandra Seven on Russia Beyond the Headlines looks at the traditional homes of indigenous Siberian nomad families, with some really great photos. She describes the traditional structures: Siberian nomads made their traditional homes – chums, yarangas and yurts – from animal skins, wood, hair and wool. The frame was always wooden.
Our friend Steve is a dirtbag. Like, really dirty and really baggy. Like, who-let-him-into-the-yurt dirty. Maybe you’re a dirtbag too. Or maybe you’re just sociologically curious about that strange fringe of the population. Either way, he recently started a blog that is worth adding to your subscription list, in which he documents
Writer Erik Reece has a new book, just released today, about his road trip structured around modern-day utopian communities in the U.S. Road trip and egalitarian communities? I guess I know what I’m doing with my day. The Atlantic also published an essay adapted from the book (titled Utopia Drive), an episode