What We’re Reading: September 28-October 2

Supermoon, disaster prep, convertible desks, architecture, the future, project management, recycled homes, pods, housing trends, and maps!

Did you miss the Supermoon Eclipse Blood Moon on Sunday night? You can see the whole thing here!

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Speaking of tide-influencing events, are you in the path of Hurricane Joaquin? Prepare your home!

Find yourself getting sleepy at work? There’s a solution for you! Get a desk that converts into a bed — why wouldn’t HR will go for this, right?

Cold and flu season is around the corner, so here are some tips that will help you to survive it!

The Chicago Architecture Biennial begins Saturday, October 3 and runs through January 3, 2016 — check out this preview and the trailer! There are many public programs to take advantage of, and Curbed has put together a guide for ease.

Need more proof that we live in the future? Check out this collection of innovative designs in homes, transportation, and energy.

The future is now! Anyway, it’s October 2015, so it’s only appropriate that this trilogy will be available for streaming. How many of its predictions have become reality? There is one more that we in Chicago would like to see come to fruition! 20232614198_0f1550303c_m Ricardo 清介 八木/flickr/2015

How do you manage your projects? Walt Disney managed his productions using this creative flowchart!

This gives deeper meaning to “Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle.” Incredible!

Photo documentarian, Matt Tuteur, photographed Cabrini-Green amid its demolition, and saw these remains as reminders “that not everybody in those projects was some kind of monster, the way they’re portrayed to be in movies and culture.” In other words, they were an antidote to Cabrini-Green’s brutally dangerous reputation, rooted in a few highly-publicized crimes.

Oh, Keurig, we think you’ve jumped the shark on this one. Wasn’t soda enough to save plummeting sales?

It’s not just Millennials that are moving in with their parents. There has been an increase in multigenerational households in recent years.

Those cute bungalows seen in many cities? Viewed as tasteless eyesores when they were being built!

Do you have a sense of humor and require pet care? Why not visit Citizen Canine or Wiggly Field? This crowdsourced map identifies punny businesses and it’s amazing.



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