2001

9/11 Responders Left With Lung Problems, Asthma, Cancer

9/11 Responders Left With Lung Problems, Asthma, Cancer

Research conducted during 2009 shows that first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks suffer from asthma at more than twice the rate of the general U.S. population. They also suffer other ongoing lung problems and may have a higher risk of cancer.

2001's monolith in VHS format–literally

2001's monolith in VHS format–literally

Cue Richard Strauss’s “Also Sprach Zarathustra”: Using Styrofoam, Plexiglas, and latex paint, the artist David Herbert created this monolithic tribute to the monolith in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001. It appeared (or is appearing?) at the Saatchi Gallery in London. If I were rich and had a gigantic apartment, I would totally buy this. [via Looker.]