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Earth is so awesome

Check out Stochastic Planet. “Every day a PHP script picks a random spot on the land mass of Earth. The nearest photo to that spot is posted here.”

Here are some recent posts.  Be sure to click through for the full-size images.

54.297157°N, 123.192611°EAmur, Russia

17.443928°S, 40.200994°Wsouth of Medeiros Neto, Bahia, Brazil

 

12.562423°S, 59.561788°WComodoro, Mato Grosso, [...]

Honest

Thanks XKCD.

A lanyard

Up way too late last night — I blame lunchtime coffee — I had PBS on to keep me company, and they aired a short clip of former Poet Laureate Billy Collins reading to an audience. I have never heard his poems before — I know, I am a big illiterate dummy — and this [...]

George Tsutakawa sculpture in front of Seattle Public Library’s Central branch (Day 21)

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George Tsutakawa sculpture in front of Seattle Public Library’s Central branch (Day 21), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

Coincidentally, after the museum exhibit yesterday, I was at SPL today to pick up several holds. As I [...]

Ti leaf rain cape at Wing Luke Asian museum (Day 20)

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Ti leaf rain cape at Wing Luke Asian museum (Day 20), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

We went to the Wing Luke Asian Museum tonight for the opening of an exhibit about Hawaiians in the Pacific [...]