Wednesday lunchtime linkage

Ratner’s next project will block a view no one knew about [FiPS]
10 states with the best deals on foreclosed homes [Business Insider]
Even advertising looks cooler oversaturated Kelvin filter [Business Insider]
@NYTOnIt makes NY Times “trend pieces” relevant, almost [NY Observer]
Cross “Alien Invasion” off likely end of the world scenario list [Business Insider]
DT Max talks DFW at The Strand tonight [The Awl]
Obama OKs gas pipeline under Brooklyn, Queens [DNAInfo]
Red Hook, Coney Island get 1st round of Bklyn Recovery Fund grants [Brooklyn Eagle]
Expect a Thought Catalog diatribe about this “Gah, Twentysomethings!” lecture [92Y]