Posts Tagged: subway

How to Keep Calm and Carry On

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Your mind doesn’t play tricks on you. You play tricks on your mind.

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Subway Reading Just Got Easier

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Reading is one of the best ways to make the most of an unpleasant commute. Presumably with that in mind, Penguin Random House, in partnership with New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, launched a program aptly called, “Subway Reads.” Now, NYC commuters can read free e-books using the New York City subway’s wireless network, which covers […]

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A Subway Library

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Beijing’s subway system is adding a new amenity: a library. The ultra-modern system already has underground wi-fi, but will now also include QR codes to free e-books. The books in the M Subway Library are curated by the National Library of China. Of 70,000 possible books, the librarians choose 10 that are thematically related. The […]

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Wendy MacNaughton Superlink

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Wendy MacNaughton’s visual blog provides “drawings of people on public transportation on their way to and from work. Five days a week, twice a day, twenty minutes each way. And other commutes to boot.” The effect is somewhere between the chillingly under-acted and over-costumed TV series Mad Men, a song by The Zincs, and drunken […]

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