Sounds like Google is turning words into numbers to make machines better at understanding language.

Read more →

penn-station

A great article from The Awl about the horrible design of Penn Station and how that benefits most native New Yorkers (ie: shortcuts galore!).

This is the best video overall that I’ve seen of the abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike. This was shot in 2013. Beware, creepy video at times, with at lease one shot of a deceased floating animal in water.

This is a good map of the abandoned turnpike if you want to have a look.

Jordan Liles’ exploration video of an abandoned hotel in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee.

According to The New York Times, there’s a friend chicken boom right now. And part of that boom lends itself to restaurants, like these in NYC, serving freshly killed chickens instead of frozen ones.