1. Figuring out how to create more space in New York City is a total “fit a square peg into a round hole” situation. But those crafty New Yorkers have solutions, or at least inventive ideas of how to solve the problem. The folks over at Gizmodo dug into the annals of New York City’s planning proposals and found some absolute gems like filling up the Hudson River to add 10 miles of land to Gotham.
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2. Obamacare, normally in the news for being under attack, experiences a welcome respite. “Long Live Oregonians” is an Oregon state-led advertisement campaign to encourage residents to sign up for its health care marketplace exchange. The jingle’s singer, a twenty-something clad in hipster plaid and rolled up jeans, gives a strong indication of who the state is trying to appeal to. Didn’t the Pabst Blue Ribbon craze start in Portland?
3. Football coach Rex Ryan participated in the running of the Bulls, a Spanish tradition in Pamplona. Photos were taken. Proof here.