On the 19th of May, 1983, Eugene “Gene” Whelan was late to a party he himself was throwing. Because he was late, the Soviet Union dissolved and the Cold War came to an end. Strange, how life takes a turn sometimes isn’t it?
A term coined by Chinese developers, a “nail house” is a building owned by someone who refuses to leave in the face of local development. It’s a pun referencing a nail that can’t seem to be nailed down in wood. While buildings and property around the nail house may be torn down for new development, […]