What We’re Reading: December 10-14

 The history of traffic lights, insurance for stolen packages, fax machines, dangerous toys, architectural gingerbread and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist.

Cubicles=Freedom? Not so much.

Traffic lights are 150 years old.

Dagny Mol/flickr/2010

Police are teaming up with Amazon to outwit thieves.  Will insurance cover those stolen packages?  Maybe.

Does anyone still use a fax machine?

A shower for your dog.

Boxy apartment design and how it relates to housing policy.

Alaska repaired its roads within days of the earthquake, and Chicago can’t fix its potholes on main streets? Facepalm.

Dangerous vintage toys.  Remember Jarts?

How “algae curtains” can help fight air pollution.

Be thankful you aren’t on Dashlane’s list of 2018 worst password offenders.

What can you make out of gingerbread?  The Louvre, a University and a home by the sea, for a start.

 

 

Anne-Marie Siudzinski

Anne-Marie Siudzinski MS, AWHD, e-Pro®, Green, RSPS, SRES, is a senior information specialist for member support at the National Association of REALTORS®.

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