Untapped Web Bites – Hipsters, Emile Weil and Electric Cars

A highlight of the best online reads each week from each of our cities and the most Untapped places across the globe.

The Untapped Web Bites are editor picks of the best online reads of the week from each of our cities and the most Untapped places across the globe.



The end is in sight. Soon, New Yorkers will be able to talk on their phones underground while waiting for their trains. [BBC]

More photos of witty and clever signs from the growing anti-Wall St. movement. [Gawker]



Scott Weaver’s Rolling through the Bay from The Tinkering Studio. [Vimeo] [The Tinkering Studio]

A requisite and hilarious hipster rant. [Thought Catalog]



Parisians, get ready, Paris is launching an electric-car sharing program called Autolib. [BBC]

Friend of Untapped, Luke Shepard, has put together another fantastic time-lapse video, this time for Nikon as they launch the Nikon 1. [Untapped]

The Emile Weil-designed triplex on St. Charles Avenue has avoided the chopping block . . . for now. Weil was also the architect behind the Saenger Theatre. [The Lens]

Occupy New Orleans protests draw a mixed crowd and receive mixed reactions. [The Lens]



The new “Re-Imagining the Rail Corridor” exhibition explores several creative ideas on what could replace the former Malaysian railway land, that snaked through Singapore’s Central Business District. [Channel News Asia]



Confused about all the occupy movements popping up? Here’s a site that’s not only keeping tabs, but reminding people why it’s happening, through charts! [Mother Jones]


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