Revolution for the Fun of It

Beginning of an American Uprising?

In Wisconsin, public employees and their supporters are drawing the line at Governor Scott Walker’s plan to eliminate collective bargaining and unilaterally cut benefits. School teachers, university students, firefighters, and others descended on the capital in the tens of thousands, and even the Superbowl champion Green Bay Packers have weighed in against the bill. Protests against similar anti-union measures are ramping up in Ohio.

Imperfect Beauty Salvaged from the Waste

Cathedral made from trash

We’ve seen some mind-boggling cathedrals in our time, but few top this one, which was built single-handedly from trash by a man named Justo Martinez in Madrid, Spain. The holy man started the soaring structure nearly 50 years ago in a quiet neighborhood, and has been working on it since. The impressive church is built almost entirely from local materials salvaged by Martinez, and now stands at a soaring 131 feet tall.