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Roundup December, 30 2010

Selectism | Around the Web

01. Colorful Indonesian Clinic and Library Made from Shipping Containers

“Shipping containers are sturdy, versatile structures that have traveled the world over the course of their lifespans. The Contertainer is a poly-clinic and public library designed by Indonesian firm, dpavilion architects, that repurposes these adventurous vessels to house books, which serve as “windows” to the world at large. The name for the health clinic and public library is an amalgam of two words: container and entertainer, which reflects its goal of providing a better quality of living for those who have little money.” (Inhabitat).

02. England beat Australia in Melbourne to retain Ashes

“England have retained the Ashes for the first time in 24 years – and with a match to spare – after easing to a comprehensive win in the fourth Test.” (BBC).

03. Soul singer Bernard Wilson dies aged 64

“Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes singer Bernard Wilson has died at the age of 64.” (NME).

04. Dishes That Earned Their Stars (Above)

“I MADE a list of the 15 best things I ate in New York City in the past year of reviewing restaurants for The New York Times. It is an accounting that comprises restaurant dishes of uncommon excellence and flavor. Together they underscore New York’s place as one of the planet’s best cities in which to dine out.” (NYT).

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