Daily Archives: June 19, 2011

All about my father By Alexandra Styron

All about my father By Alexandra Styron [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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The Daily Joke

Bilingual Dog A police dog responds to an ad for work with the FBI. “Well,” says the personnel director, “You’ll have to meet some strict requirements. First, you must type at least 60 words per minute.” Sitting down at the … Continue reading

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The Daily Quote

“God gave men both a penis and a brain, but unfortunately not enough blood supply to run both at the same time” Robin Williams [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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The Mystique Of The Manual by Peter Foges – Roundtable | Lapham’s Quarterly

http://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/roundtable/the-mystique-of-the-manual.php

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Icebergs 10 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 10 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 9 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 9 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 8 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 8 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 7 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 7 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 6 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 6 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 5 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 5 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 4 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 4 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 3 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 3 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 2 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 2 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Evaluating the Drug War, By the Numbers

Evaluating the Drug War, By the Numbers [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, How to End the War on Terror

Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, How to End the War on Terror [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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How To Overcome Shyness

How To Overcome Shyness [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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NYTimes: Going Straight

As a young gay man, Michael Glatze seemed very happy with who he was. Then he changed his mind. http://nyti.ms/iDQbwr

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Scenes from the Underground 1

Scenes from Underground 1 Tourists visit the Kuha Karuhas pavilion located inside the Phraya Nakhon cave, in the Khao Sam Roi Yot national park, some 300 km south of Bangkok, Thailand, on December 5, 2010. The pavillon was built in … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Friendship of Justice and Magnate Puts Focus on Ethics

A Georgia project has thrown a spotlight on an unusual, and ethically sensitive, friendship between Justice Clarence Thomas and a wealthy supporter. http://nyti.ms/l4kG4D

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NYTimes: The Big Man, Much More Than Springsteen’s Sideman

Wielding his saxophone with Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, Clarence Clemons declared that the band was sharing rock ’n’ roll’s black heritage, not plundering it. http://nyti.ms/jex6C0

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Photos from Space 10 Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef (August 8, 1999) In the eyes of the creators of “Earth as Art,” these neon-green blobs look like dinosaur bones at a dig site. In reality, they are just a few of the 2,900 coral reefs that … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 9 Spilled Paint (February 10, 2003)

Spilled Paint (February 10, 2003) The various hues of this abstract scene represent the different landscapes present in Dasht-e Kavir, or the Great Salt Desert, of northern Iran. The sparsely populated desert is named after its many salt marshes (“kavir” … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 8 Okavango Delta (April 27, 2009)

Okavango Delta (April 27, 2009) The Okavango Delta looks like a giant green inkblot in the middle of northern Botswana’s Kalahari Desert. Unlike many deltas that form where a river empties into an ocean or lake, the Okavango Delta branches … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 7 Mississippi River

Mississippi River The creamy orange mosaic of farm fields, pastures and towns on the border of Arkansas and Mississippi is interrupted by the circuitous strokes of the teal Mississippi River. Here the river takes an especially windy path to the … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 6 Lake Eyre (August 5, 2006)

Lake Eyre (August 5, 2006) The ghostly face is part of southern Australia’s Lake Eyre. The desert lake remains dry most of the year, filling during the rainy season. When the lake is completely full—which has only happened three times … Continue reading

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