Disposable America, A history of modern capitalism from the perspective of the straw.

The invention of American industrialism, the creation of urban life, changing gender relations, public-health reform, suburbia and its hamburger-loving teens, better living through plastics, and the financialization of the economy: The straw was there for all these things—rolled out of extrusion machines, dispensed, pushed through lids, bent, dropped into the abyss.

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/06/disposable-america/563204/

A Tiny Danish Town Will Get Western Europe’s Biggest Skyscraper

The new building was commissioned by family-owned Danish fashion brand Bestseller to host its new headquarters. 

https://hyperallergic.com/493248/a-tiny-danish-town-will-get-western-europes-biggest-skyscraper/