- New app Getaround lets New Yorkers borrow cars from strangers on demand. It’s the freedom of driving without the anxiety of alternate side parking. More on Business Insider.
- Daily Intelligencer uncovers the little-known story of how the Apple cube actually landed in Midtown.
- Packtasche is an architect-designed cardboard carrier that makes toting groceries and the like while cycling through the city much easier. Arch Daily has the scoop.
- And in more cardboard design news….this $40 smartphone projector is light, compact, and transportable, so you can show your favorite cat videos to a crowd on the go. Check it out on Better Living Through Design.
- CityLab talks to photographer Brian Rose about documenting the extreme transformation of the Meatpacking District from 1985 to today.
Images: Apple Cube, via Wiki Commons (L); Packtasche, via Packtasche (R)