Stewart Brand (one of the founders of The Well, and the publisher of The Whole Earth Catalog) is the subject of The New York Times Magazine's
Cribs "Domains" feature this week. He lives on a tugboat in Sausalito.
Item you need on a tugboat: You’ll always be glad that someone has stolen a shopping cart, so you can get stuff from your car to your boat.
Also worth reading: an essay by Yale psychology professor Paul Bloom on the evolutionary roots of environmentalism.