building: the Strata in London. Why hasn´t anyone else thought of putting wind turbines on the tops of buildings? There´s so much wind up there! Europeans take climate change seriously.
Also check out the garbage/recycling bins in Spain:
There´s no garbage here without recycling.
cereal: Choco All Bran. A reason to get up in the morning. Fibrous, yet filled with chocolate!
chess book: Chess Strategy for the Club Player by Herman Grooten.
I´m reading a chapter every other day (I alternate it with going to the beach) while in Spain. magical!
Russian policeman: Alexey Dymovskiy
American hero: Paul Krugman. not new, ok, but every time I read his column I want to cry/cheer/forward it