Here Is Your Open Thread

Drew Philp has a nice essay in BuzzFeed about buying an abandoned house in Detroit for $500 when he was 23, why he did it, and what his neighborhood and city means to him.

Off the Grid on the “Factor e Farm”

Considering what’s happened this week, why wouldn’t you want to read about a post-apocalyptic self-sustaining farm run by a bunch of 20-something nerds?

“Like a Villain in a James Bond Movie”

Bloomberg Businessweek has a pretty incredible story about a repo man who decided he was sick of repossessing minivans with baby seats in the back of them, and decided he wanted to focus on going after overleveraged rich people and their “high-dollar toys.”