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view from the archipelago



a return to greatness



Updated: 2017-08-22T13:05:41.706-07:00

 



Total eclipse horizon panorama

2017-08-21T23:19:03.649-07:00

(image)

Casper, WY



Data of the moment

2017-08-20T21:42:23.859-07:00

1.1 billion people defecate in the open around the world.

60% of those live in India.

-- BBC



Quote of the moment

2017-08-20T17:30:10.571-07:00

"if you fancy yourself a one in a million kind of person, statistically there are over 7000 people just like you."

-- sign in front of Boomer's BBQ; Laramie, WY



Quote of the moment

2017-08-19T11:23:43.074-07:00

"don't be afraid to live a little, a lot."

-- Noosa yogurt wrapper



Quote of the moment

2017-08-09T22:53:07.246-07:00

"Chicken tenders are like subatomic particles: They change nature in context. They are an appetizer in any restaurant that has more than one television above the bar."

-- John Hodgman



Quote of the moment

2017-08-09T22:53:05.769-07:00

"articulating negative feelings with tact is a task most often assigned to those whose feelings are assumed to be trivial."

-- maya binyam



Datum of the moment

2017-08-09T03:38:42.726-07:00

An average of 37 children die each year in hot cars in the US.




Quote of the moment

2017-08-05T03:49:33.105-07:00

I am young, so I can learn to think like an Alien.

-- Jack Davis in his NASA application for Planetary Protection Officer



Headline of the moment

2017-08-04T11:00:46.515-07:00

Google's next Pixel might look a lot like the old one





Trivium of the moment

2017-08-03T23:08:01.996-07:00

More human disease genes have been found in UT than anywhere else in the world.

BBC



Quote of the moment

2017-08-03T22:58:12.534-07:00

"we now know that most people are walking around with at least one lethal recessive mutation (one that would kill us before we reach reproductive age) in their genome, around the same number as in fruit flies."

BBC.com



Datum of the moment

2017-08-03T22:50:50.699-07:00

in Asia, 1 in 12.5 men are direct descendants of Genghis Khan .

-- BBC



Trivium of the moment

2017-08-03T22:19:42.004-07:00

about half the world's population lives on less than $3 per day.

BBC.com



Quote of moment

2017-08-02T10:54:13.437-07:00

He sang in those mountains by a bonfire, old songs written by broken men in love with their own vanishing nature. 

-- Patti Smith on Sam Shepard



Headline of the moment

2017-08-02T10:48:49.761-07:00

Denver police investigate after decomposing body found in apartment elevator shaft





Headline of the moment

2017-07-31T00:13:01.709-07:00

Airport worker punches Easyjet passenger holding a baby





Headline of the moment

2017-07-29T14:17:11.097-07:00

PREGNANT DOCTOR DELIVERS BABY, THEN GIVES BIRTH HERSELF



(This actually rivals one of my favorite weekly world news headlines

"Clone of Elvis found on Mars -- and it's a woman!")



Quote of the moment

2017-07-29T00:13:03.852-07:00

"Washington is a place where a meeting is seen as an accomplishment. New York is a place where a fistfight is seen as an outcome."

-- Hank Sheinkopf




Pic of the moment

2017-07-26T12:32:45.666-07:00

(image)

(from the Dear Hunter's yard in MI)



Headline of the moment

2017-07-24T14:06:40.689-07:00

Michael Phelps 'Raced' a 'Shark,' Kind Of. Not Really.


-- New York Times
(The slow/funny news division I assume.)



Pic of the moment

2017-07-22T14:51:42.872-07:00

(image)

Taken (and sent to me) by the flyer.



Quote of the moment

2017-07-20T11:44:24.374-07:00

It took three shots to drop the hog, Seago said, and he later weighed it on scales at a peanut company.




Quote of the moment

2017-07-20T10:21:15.981-07:00

The winner of a sprint is not the person speeding up the fastest at the end but slowing down the slowest.

-- Jere Longman




Quote of the moment

2017-07-16T14:03:53.817-07:00

There's a saying in boxing that every great champion has one great fight left in them. 

-- Greg Couch



"I saw what you did there" of the moment

2017-07-13T09:29:35.466-07:00

An article about a man trapped in Texas cash machine...


... Includes the phrase, "Police thought it a hoax before kicking in a door to withdraw him."

The article doesn't say anything about whether they got a receipt on the transaction, nor what the remaining stockpile of men trapped in the cash machine might be.