Cafe’ News – Thursday, Aug. 13th

August 13, 2015

Leave the Tree

12 Architects Who Build Houses Around Trees Instead of Cutting Them



NY Times

Today is Earth Overshoot Day. Never heard of it? ‘We are using natural resources faster than nature can refill them.



Unreleased Kurt Cobain Songs Due to be Released in November



Equal Justice Initiative

“The Connecticut Supreme Court just declared the death penalty in Connecticut unconstitutional. In reaching this determination, the Court noted Connecticut’s ‘troubled history with capital punishment’ including ‘the freakishness with which the sentence of death is imposed; the rarity with which it is carried out; and the racial, ethnic, and socio-economic biases that likely are inherent in any discretionary death penalty system.’ As a result, the Court determined that Connecticut’s death penalty was unconstitutional because it “no longer comports with contemporary standards of decency and no longer serves any legitimate penological purpose.”



Rebuilding a Life Shattered by an Earthquake in China



Yo-Yo’s are still hip…




Why back-to-school lists are so long and specific.  And what’s up with the 3 dozen glue sticks?



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