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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hello? Planet of Lost Cell Phones?

Rethinking our love ’em and leave ’em attitude toward cell phones Ah, the ubiquitous cell phone. So versatile. So indispensable. So short-lived. We make 1 billion of them every year because we can’t live without them, yet we cast them aside every 18 months on average. They collect in heaps and shipping containers around the […]

Hostel Territory Inland

Go East. You’ll Find Fine Hostels There Too.  Many of California’s hostels are situated along the state’s long, long coastline, which seems only natural. Not every state has a coast, let alone so much of it, so of course people want to go coastal here. But the Golden State barely even begins at the Pacific […]