As in the days before, as it shall be in the days to come: Thursday means sharing links roundup. Enjoy and share on.
- Car-sharing services cut down pollution and traffic congestion, so why would governments tax them like alcohol and tobacco?
- More and more young people are unhappily forced to move in with their parents, but Hanna Rosin suggests this could have a beneficial effect on our definition of the American family.
- The new Google maps Android app makes it even easier to ditch your car with new real-time public transit directions. Just another way the smart phone is the new Prius.
- Now that the new Open Source Hardware standard has a logo, even the big-shot particle physicists at CERN have jumped on board.
- On Facebook and off, we all 'like' to be 'like'd, but is there an insidious evil of 'like' culture?
- A good DIY tip for the summer from the online marketplace Etsy: how to make your own home selzer machine.
- Is it possible to live affordably in Manhattan? I had assumed not, but some housing co-ops keep the dream alive.