Suburbia sucks. (TEDtalks: James Howard Kunstler: The tragedy of suburbia)

I’m sort of putting the finishing touches to tomorrow’s GMO lecture in ASIC200, but before I move on from the land of sustainability, here is a TEDtalks lecture I quite enjoyed about the problem with space and why Americans in particular suck at working with it (note: some gratuitous swearing in this lecture, although I might add in a good funny way).

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David (@ng_dave) is Faculty at the Michael Smith Labs. His writing has appeared in places such as McSweeney's, The Walrus, and He plans on using Terry as another place to highlight the mostly science-y links he appreciates. In fact, if you liked this one, you might also like his main site generally - this can be found at