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Holiday Giftlet

The fascinating story of tiny Ile Tromelin, as published in the double holiday edition of The Economist. via Lèse humanité | The Economist.

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Funny Story from The Week Magazine

> “A Singapore Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing after emissions from a flock [sic] of flatulent goats triggered smoke alarms. The cargo plane was en route from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, carrying 2,186 goats, when crewmembers heard … Continue reading

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Twenty-first Century Ambition . . .

from Dustin: <http://dustincomics.com/comics/november-14-2015/&gt;

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Living Wall on PNC Bank, Baltimore

Nice work, thanks PNC. Yeah, those are plants on the front of the PNC Building in downtown Baltimore . .

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A Wallace Fountain in Paris, France.

I found this version of the famous Wallace fountains in Paris, a week ago — on the Left Bank of the Seine, just across the river from Notre Dame Cathedral, in a small public space in front of a remarkable … Continue reading

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Kincey’s Kit

Kit, growing into his ears, on Childs Point Road, 15 July 2015

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Old News from WaPo: Sesame Street Is Good Education

In the early 1970’s, my first job after Peace Corps was working with Bill Darnell and Allen Benn at their start-up company, UNCO, a group that was applying advanced analytical processes (a al “operations research”) to social systems, such as … Continue reading

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